VISTA, Calif., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today that Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, an Eco Building Products affiliate, located in Greenwich, Connecticut, shipped their first full house package in Greenwich, Connecticut to JNG Development. Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, a ninety year old premier lumber company with many established customers, is planning to provide protected lumber as a first choice to all of their accounts. Eco Building Products and Interstate + Lakeland Lumber have been working towards this historic day in the evolution of Interstate's company history.
President Sheldon Kahan of Interstate + Lakeland Lumber was named "Lumber Person of the Year" by the Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut in 2011 (http://ctlumberdealers.org/?p=442). Sheldon operates a prestigious business based on a long standing reputation for the highest quality in the market. Introduction of new technology to the market is a challenging proposition, one that Sheldon Kahan has embraced as the future of the industry.
"Today is a historic day in the continued success of the Interstate lumber family. I am pleased to announce that we have shipped the first complete house package, with many more houses to come in the future, to be framed in Greenwich, CT. Although it is not a large project, it is for one of our very good customers who will become a loyal ECOB supporter," stated Sheldon Kahan, President of Interstate + Lakeland Lumber.
"Eco Red Shieldtm Lumber, provided through Interstate + Lakeland Lumber, offers my company a new technology never before available for framing lumber. It is my opinion that this product will provide a level of protection from elements that have plagued us in the past," stated Joe Granitto, President of JNG Development a real estate developer in Greenwich, CT and Yonkers, NY.
"ECOB is proud to be part of this historical moment for Interstate + Lakeland Lumber. Together Sheldon and I have worked very hard to insure that all of the processes and quality controls have met Interstate's high standards prior to being launched into the market," stated Steve Conboy, President and CEO of Eco Building Products, Inc. "Interstate is a best in Class Company. I am proud to be associated with this type of organization as they only raise the bar for success," added Conboy.
About Interstate + Lakeland Lumber
For over ninety years and four generations, the Kahan family, through Interstate + Lakeland Lumber has been committed to providing quality services and materials at extremely competitive pricing. Since 1922 this company has been dedicated to servicing the needs of the area's finest builders throughout Westchester and Fairfield counties. This rich and vibrant tradition will be carried on for many years to come as the company continues to build upon its strong network of valued relationships.
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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 WoodSurfaceFilmTM 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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