Is Synthetic Wood Better than the Real Thing? Click Wood Might Be.
From the houses we live in to the paper we write on, wood is a natural resource on which we rely. (And that’s not even mentioning the role of trees in producing the air we breathe!)
New technology from BlitzGreen is gaining popularity from everyday consumers looking for a bargain die-hard “tree-huggers” and major developers, as it offers a versatile, durable and affordable alternative to normal treated wood planks.
BlitzGreen is the exclusive developer of WPC, an eco-friendly synthetic wood made using chaff. This product is the first of its kind in Korea and earned BlitzGreen an international patent.
From WPC, BlitzGreen makes a synthetic wood called “Click Wood,” which it developed in 2008. It comes in a variety of colors, is safe against insects and other animals and is even made of a non-slippery texture.
Because it’s made of chaff and a special high molecule resin, Click Wood has a luxurious wooden texture and makes up for typical wood defects like contraction, expansion, corrosion and water damage. Hence, it has the appeal of real wood while withstanding environmental factors such as temperature changes and moisture, which would normally result in faster wear or warping.
Click Wood has received “Green Technology Certification” and “GR” (Good Recycled) Certification from Korea’s Ministry of Knowledge Economy as well as “Excellent Performance Certification” from the Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute.
BlitzGreen is also planning to expand its eco-friendly product portfolio with transparent insulation film, insulating paint and pollution-free detergent.
Technology like BlitzGreen’s can serve as an example for the growing number of companies that are looking towards green initiatives and products for a more sustainable future.