Innovations

Viance History of Innovation

Viance, the leading innovator in the wood protection industry, began over 30 years ago and continues to develop advanced preservative solutions that improve the performance and durability of wood products.  

UltraPole NXT and UltraArm NXT with DCOI have environmental advancements developed for wood poles for the utility and communication industries. Standardized by the American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) and listed in the AWPA Book of Standards, DCOI is also included in the Rural Utilities Service, RUS Bulletin 1728F-700 for the Specification for Wood Poles, Stubs and Anchor Logs.

Timeline of Innovation

Timeline of Innovation
2018

EPA approves UltraPole® NXT as Alternative, Environmentally-advanced Preservative System for Utility Poles

EPA approves UltraPole® NXT as Alternative, Environmentally-advanced Preservative System for Utility Poles
2016

First FRTW Product to Earn GreenGuard Gold

First FRTW Product to Earn GreenGuard Gold
2015

Preserve® CA-C One Pack Formulation

Preserve® CA-C One Pack Formulation
2013

DesignWood® In-cylinder Colorants for Treated Wood

DesignWood® In-cylinder Colorants for Treated Wood
2012

Fluorescent Dye Tracers for Derterming Penetration

Fluorescent Dye Tracers for Derterming Penetration
2011

Ecolife® (EL2) One Pack Formulation

Ecolife® (EL2) One Pack Formulation
2008

Ecolife® Non-metallic Based Preservative

Ecolife® Non-metallic Based Preservative
2002

AuraLast® with Jeld-Wen, Commercialized 2003

AuraLast® with Jeld-Wen, Commercialized 2003
1992

Arsenic-free Preservative Preserve® ACQ

Arsenic-free Preservative Preserve® ACQ
1989

Stabilizers and Water Repellents

Stabilizers and Water Repellents
1985

D-Blaze® Fire Retardant For Wood

D-Blaze® Fire Retardant For Wood