Treating Ltd. is located in Peterborough, Ontario,
Canada, about 100 km east of Toronto. Established in
1977, Trent Timber produces preservative treated and
fire retardant treated
wood products for the residential
and industrial markets.
Residential wood products are treated with Alkaline
Copper Quaternary (ACQ) preservative to protect
against rot, decay and termite attack. Products include
lumber for decks and fences; posts and timbers for
decks, fence posts and landscaping; and wood accessories
like fence caps, lattice and balusters for railings.
Industrial wood products are treated with Alkaline
Copper Quaternary (ACQ) preservative and used in heavy
duty applications like highway guardrail posts, highway
sign posts and
retaining walls. ACQ treated plywood is also manufactured
for sheathing applications. The treatment quality is
certified under the Canadian Wood Preservers Bureau
(CWPB) Quality Insurance Program and products are marked
Plywood and lumber can be treated with a fire retardant
chemical (Dricon®) to provide products with fire
and flame spread ratings where these products are required
for building code compliance.
Residential wood products are sold through a network
of retail building product dealers and big box retailers
throughout Ontario. Commercial products are distributed
through building product wholesalers and retailers
throughout eastern Canada.