Specifier Review


As a national distributor of the product, James Latham is seeing popularity of Accoya® – its modified, highly durable and dimensionally stable certified softwood – grow by the day.Accoya.jpg

Accoya® is one of the most advanced wood products on the market and uses Accsys’ proprietary wood acetylation technology to deliver outstanding levels of performance, stability and durability.

Lathams’ has a strong track record in successfully marketing new and innovative products and Accoya® is now available from all ten of its timber distribution points covering the UK.

Accoya® is a high performance product, which can be safely recycled and is as impressively durable as the highest quality tropical hardwoods.  Produced using modified fast growing species, Accoya® is a quality, long lasting product that is suitable for a wide range of external joinery applications

Plus, Accoya® is also helping to protect the world’s precious hardwood resources – it is guaranteed for 50 years in exterior use and 25 years when used in the ground. This long life also provides an added benefit – helping to reduce carbon emissions.

Chris Sutton, Director at James Latham, said:  “As well as our established customer base of joiners who are increasingly opting for Accoya®, we’ve also seen it open up opportunities with new customers as demand for sustainably modified products continues to grow. Whether for windows, doors, decking, cladding or other joinery applications, it’s a fantastic material for external specification and fits perfectly with our already established range of sustainable products. Accoya Window

“Architects are now looking for products which are not only more dimensionally stable and durable, but also legal and sustainable and Accoya® ticks all the boxes. ”

To learn more about Latham’s complete product range please visit www.lathamtimber.co.uk