BROOKLYN, NY – – Hodjera Architectural Products announced the appointment of Madera Trade as the exclusive representative for Kebony wood products to the architectural community throughout the New York City area, according to company president Matthew Hodjera.

“Madera Trade’s mission is completely aligned with Kebony’s business model,” Hodjera said. “Which is to offer a sustainable alternative to vulnerable tropical hardwoods. They know the New York market intimately and can help push this remarkable product into the nation’s largest design center.”

Specified for diverse commercial, municipal and high-end residential architectural projects throughout Europe over the past decade, Kebony’s wood products are “Kebonized” – treated and hardened with furfuryl alcohol, a waste by-product of crop production – a process that gives sustainably harvested softwoods like pine the look, feel and physical properties of tropical hardwoods.

“We have done extensive work to source sustainable alternatives to endangered woods in Latin America and Asia,” Madera co-founder Daniel Clason-Höök said. “Kebony provides the best option we’ve seen and will be very successful in New York, a market that is particularly fond of tropical hardwoods.”

Madera Trade is a Brooklyn-based firm that works directly with architects, designers and developers to supply high quality sustainable wood products for green building and design

Hodjera Architectural Products is a leading provider of modern, innovative European commercial interior/exterior finishes for the architecture and design industry. With more than two decades of combined experience serving the European and North American A+D community, Hodjera’s range of 3-D sculpted panels, award-winning durable and sustainable wood, and innovative hanging chairs deliver a sophisticated, elegant and thoroughly unique finish to any commercial space with a common thread of sustainability.

Source: Hokjera Architectural Products

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