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

Dr. Kevin Archer elected AWPA president

“Our success depends largely on the frankly heroic efforts of our technical committees that develop and promulgate the wood protection standards … a fundamental precept of our organization.” Dr. Kevin Archer, Director of Research and Development for Viance, was elected President of the American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) at the AWPA’s 118th Annual Meeting, held…

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Buy America Act and Buy American Act

The link to this document is the compliance certification letter that the Viance treated wood products listed below meet the requirements of the Buy America Act and the Buy American Act that are manufactured in the United States with American sourced timber. 1. UltraPole® NXT treated poles for infrastructure and industrial use (utility and communications) 2. DCOI treated crossarms for…

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Viance Expands R&D Department

Viance hires Dr. Rufai Ibrahim as Sr. Formulation Chemist Charlotte, N.C. (April 27, 2022) – Viance is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Rufai Ibrahim, an experienced formulation chemist with a history of working in biotechnology and the coatings industry. Dr. Ibrahim earned his doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) in Polymer Chemistry from the University…

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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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