VISTA, Calif., April 7, 2011 -- EcoBlu Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today a successful arrangement has been reached with Calvert Company to produce and private label its current line of GluLam beams with ECOB Red Shield™ coating. Calvert has approved ECOB's newly developed Red Shield™ technology employing special water repellency features coupled with Mold, Wood Rot, Termite and Fire protection.
ECOB's Red Beam is now shipping into wholesale positions around the USA. With Calvert "JAS approval " ECOB plans to introduce the Red Beam into Japan, China and Korea. Our Glue Laminated beam is the only product in wholesale distribution to offer the combined protection and employ the engineering values to replace any other beam on the market at competitive pricing.
"I am extremely pleased that we have been able to leverage our Wood Surface Film technology to develop a product with the efficacy of the industry standard wax coating for laminated wood and incorporate our protection against mold, rot, termites and fire for similar cost," said Steve Conboy, President and CEO of EcoBlu Products. "Our partnership with Calvert Company brings the world's first and only high strength glulam protected beam to the market," added Conboy.
"I am excited to produce our world class Glue Laminated Products with ECOB's newly formulated Red Shield™ coatings. The market demands wood protection, and our partnership with EcoBuilding Products allows Calvert Company to continue to meet market demands," said Doug Calvert, President of Calvert Company. "As the market moves toward protected lumber, the sales of our protected beams should increase exponentially," added Calvert.
About EcoBlu Products, Inc.
EcoBlu Products, Inc. is a manufacturer of proprietary wood products treated with an eco-friendly proprietary chemistry that protects against fire, mold/mycotoxins, fungus, rot-decay, wood ingesting insects and termites with EcoBlu's Wood Surface Film™ and FRC™ technology (Fire Retardant Coating). EcoBlu's product, " Red Shield™ ," utilizing patent pending technology, is the ultimate in wood protection, preservation, and fire safety to building components constructed of wood, from joists, beams and paneling, to floors and ceilings. EcoBuilding Products, Inc. is a registered DBA of EcoBlu Products, Inc.
About Calvert Company, Inc.
As one of the oldest continuous glulam manufactures in the United States, Calvert Company was founded in 1947 and brings more than 60 years of experience producing high quality glued laminated beams. These Calvert Beams ship all over the world with two manufacturing plants in the Pacific Northwest – Washougal and Vancouver, Washington – producing glulams for both commercial and residential projects around the world. www.calvertglulam.com
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