Squirrel Tested, Nature Approved*

*No squirrels were actually “poled” for their opinions.

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Long-term Efficacy with Low Environmental Impact

If you liked Penta treated wood poles, you’re going to love UltraPole NXT with DCOI!

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The first major innovations in treated wood pole protection with 28 years of stake performance data.

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UltraPole NXT in the News

What THEY say about UltraPole® and UltraArm NXT with DCOI

Here’s what users say about the performance of UltraPole NXT and UltraArm NXT with DCOI: Bill Gay, National Sales Manager for W.C. Meredith, East Point, GA, stated, “As a treater, changing to DCOI was a seamless transition with the steam conditioning process plus the DCOI preservative has extremely good penetration all the way to the heart…

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New Creative Lineworker Safety Initiative Hits Home

Excerpts from article by Derrill Holly, a staff writer for NRECA on cooperative.com: Color for Safety Initiative Helps Louisiana Co-op Crews Avoid Live Wire Injuries From the article: “A lineworker’s gear bag had been decorated with messages from his children, so he saw those messages whenever he reached for his rubber gloves,” said Ricky Melancon. “The…

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Top 10 Facts on UltraPole® NXT with DCOI

UltraPole® NXT wood utility poles and crossarms with DCOI provide long-term efficacy with low environmental impact. They are the first major innovation in years for utility infrastructure with 28 years of performance data for treated wood pole and crossarm protection. Below are the key facts about UltraPole NXT and crossarms with DCOI. Top 10 Facts…

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When did Penta production end?

    The manufacturing of pentachlorophenol officially came to an end in December of 2021. This was the last location anywhere in the world that made pentachlorophenol.  However, penta will continue to be available from some pole producers for at least another year. Pole treating plants are working through their penta inventories while others have already converted to alternatives.

  • What is significant about UltraPole NXT and UltraArm NXT with DCOI?
  • What are the benefits for linemen?

What are Customers Saying

  • Brian Murch, Electric Distribution Supervison, Painesville, OH

    “The first things I noticed were the poles were odor-free
    and dry to the touch.”

    Brian Murch, Electric Distribution Supervison, Painesville, OH

  • Troy Carpenter – Foreman, J.F. Electric, Edwardsville, IL

    Working to rebuild an electric distribution line for
    South Central Power Company

    In replacing utility poles with DCOI treated UltraPole NXT utility poles,
    Troy Carpenter said,
    “Unlike the other poles, these don’t smell and
    they don’t cause me to sneeze.”

    Troy Carpenter – Foreman, J.F. Electric, Edwardsville, IL

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