Release Date: March 1, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SMITH & FONG INTRODUCES SUGAR LINEAR PALM PANELS FOR WALLS, CEILINGS AND FIXTURES
Durapalm’s Latest Panel Features a Linear Grain Pattern with an Almost 3-D Visual Texture
San Francisco, CA – March 1, 2021 – Smith & Fong today announced the introduction of Durapalm Sugar Linear Panels, according to company founder and CEO Dan Smith.
“We are really excited to offer this new linear look in the sugar palm range of plywood and panel goods,” Smith said. “It is hard to describe the radiant, multidimensional visual aesthetic of this product. In a line of one-of-a-kind palm-based products, this one still stands out.”
Produced from Indian black palm (sugar palm), the graining of this panel is derived from the varying color range of stem wood available from this palm species. Colors of black coffee and nutmeg tones with eggshell whites make this a really stunning look for walls, cabinetry and store fixtures.
With a solid bamboo core for strength and stability, this 100% non-wood panel product is durable, versatile and accessible for fabrication. “Installers can finish it with almost anything,” said Smith, “But we prefer natural oils or hand-rubbed poly finishes that give it a naturally tactile look and feel.”
Durapalm Sugar Linear panels are manufactured in ¾” thickness in dimensions of 48”x72” or 48”x96”. Panels come Class C fire-rated and can be upgraded to Class B, if specifications require. Additionally these panels surpass the requirements under CARB II formaldehyde emissions standards utilizing (ULEF) resins. Durapalm panels can contribute to USGBC’s LEED® credits for Low-Emitting Materials.
About Smith & Fong
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Smith & Fong Co. was the first U.S. based company to manufacture and import laminated bamboo products under the Plyboo brand. Entering the palm market with the Durapalm brand in 2000, today Smith & Fong’s products are distributed throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Smith & Fong is committed to sustainability, innovation and great design. For further information call 866-835-9859 or visit us at durapalm.com.
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