[VERNON, BC] January 16, 2013 – Tolko continues to focus on customer service excellence with the introduction of T-Ply, a new line-up of plywood T&G subflooring and underlayment panels. Tolko will offer three grades of subflooring panels under the new T-Ply brand, with new product features, enhanced packaging and explicit warranties against delamination.
Premiering at the Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA) Prairie Showcase in Saskatoon, SK, the new product features vary from greater strength and stiffness than standard OSB panels, to a smooth, precision-sanded face and superior water-resistant properties. The new subflooring products, including Tolko T-Ply Ultra T&G Subflooring, are specially engineered for the residential builder segments, including entry levels, move-up and custom homes.
Tolko is also introducing Tolko T-Ply Pro Underlayment, a new standard underlayment flooring panel ideal for new home construction and the do-it-yourself handyman. This new panel joins Tolko’s underlayment panel brand, Tolko Ulay Premium Underlayment, a panel that professional flooring installers and finishing carpenters have come to trust from the Tolko name.
“Through market research, our customers told us that the plywood industry needed to innovate its products and services to stay current with builder demands. Our customers range from the home handyman, to the professional builder, as such we’ve introduced a line of products that meet their needs for different projects,” said Hardy Wentzel, Tolko vice president sales, marketing and logistics. “We are pleased to be introducing new and innovative types of quality flooring to all builders that no other softwood plywood manufacturers in Canada, or importers, are currently offering. Our aim is to provide superior products that meet the needs of all our customers and we believe the new T-Ply brand will do this.”
To learn more about our new products, come see us at the WRLA, booth #407. Retailers at the show can also enter to win a big screen TV! Be the first to know about our release dates by signing up for our Tolko e-News.
Tolko Industries Ltd. is a private, Canadian-owned forest products company based in Vernon, British Columbia with approximately 2,900 employees. Tolko is a major producer and marketer of lumber, veneer, plywood, oriented strand board, and kraft papers, with manufacturing operations across Western Canada. The Company’s Woodlands operations have received third-party certification of their sustainable forest management systems.
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Larry Broadfoot, General Manager, Lumber & Plywood Sales
Tolko Industries Ltd.
T 250 550 1416 | M 250 558 9303
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Tolko Industries Ltd.
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