VISTA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building™ Products, Inc., (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today the company has been supplying Eco Blue™ Shield treated wood products to Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation to assist in the building of a home design by world renowned architect Frank Gehry utilizing Eco-Friendly building materials. Recognizing the need for protection against Mold, Wood Rot and Termites, due to the inherent climate in New Orleans, Eco Blue Shield protection was an easy choice.
The Company has shipped six home packages to date with three more ready to ship and a backlog of fifteen more homes shipping in the next few weeks. Leveraging our affiliate network we are able to purchase and treat the lumber at Guthrie Lumber in Austin, Texas allowing ECOB to provide superior and cost effective service to the project. ECOB is currently in the planning stages to expand one of our affiliates into the local New Orleans market.
"On behalf of the Make It Right Foundation, we are thrilled to be part of Eco Building Products' endeavors," says Cesar Rodriguez, Procurement and Construction Services Manager for the Make It Right Foundation. "We rely on the support of innovative organizations like Eco Building Products and cannot thank them enough for helping us to rebuild this great city."
"The Company is excited to be expanding into the New Orleans market with our Eco Blue Shield Products and partnering with the Make It Right Foundation. We are honored to have our products in such company as the famous architectural firm Gehry Partners, LLP with the tremendous job they are doing assisting in the rebuild efforts of New Orleans lower ninth ward," stated Steve Conboy, President and CEO of Eco Building Products. "I am extremely pleased to be part of a project that hits on all levels of social responsibility," added Conboy.
About Eco Building Products, Inc.
Eco Building 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 ECOB WoodSurfaceFilm™ and FRC™ technology (Fire Retardant Coating). Eco Building products, "Eco Red Shield", "Eco Blue Shield" & "Eco Clear 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.
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