Feb 25 - 27, 2025 | Las Vegas, NV
Feb 25 - 27, 2025
LAS VEGAS, NV

Watkins Sawmill/SaferWood

Booth C2449

Watkins Sawmills is one of the largest manufacturers of cedar siding and roofing in North America. Family owned and operated since 1947 the company employs over 100 people across their logging, cedar shake & shingle mill, sidewall manufacturing & painting, dry kilns, wholesale & shipping, and two fire retardant treatment facilities (FSR-Fire Smart Roofing in Maple Ridge BC, Canada, and SaferWood by Chemco, Inc., in Ferndale WA, USA), providing IWUIC compliant, ignition-resistant, exterior FRTW.

 

SaferWood with Thermex-FR by Chemco, Inc., is the premier exterior fire retardant for wood building products. Continuously produced since 1981, SaferWood with Thermex-FR is the world's first and only FRTW evaluated by the International Code Council [ICC] to be compliant with the International Wildland Urban Interface Code (IWUIC) and is the only FRTW to pass California's 10-year natural outdoor weathering test. Backed by the industry's best and only limited lifetime warranty, SaferWood with Thermex-FR is world-class, ignition resistant, appearance grade FRTW. 

Since 1946, Watkins Sawmills has become one of the world's largest producers of cedar shakes and shingles and sidewall shingles from their 4th-gen mill in Maple Ridge, BC, Canada.

Since 1981, SaferWood with Thermex-FR by Chemco has been protecting property and saving lives with their world-class fire retardant for wood building products.

Today, the Watkins Group of Family Companies offers the world's first and only FRTW evaluated by the International Code Council to be fully compliant with the International Wildland Urban Interface Code (IWUIC) in the US and Canada, and OSFM [Cal-Fire] WUI Code 12-7A requirements for exterior wood building products in the State of California.

Backed the industry's best and only limited lifetime warranty, Watkins Sawmills and SaferWood by Chemco are the premier choice for architects, designers, developers, contractors, and trusted by fire and code officials, property and homeowners.

Their combined expertise, commitment to quality, investment in relationships, and unrivaled service, has long established the Watkins Group as the leader in exterior, ignition resistant, appearance grade, fire retardant wood building products.

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  • Exterior Cladding
  • Lumber
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