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May 19, 2021

A Letter from our C.E.O.

To our valued customers: I want to offer perspective on the unprecedented circumstances currently affecting the lumber and plywood markets nationwide, as we move into the heart of the season.…
June 10, 2020

Trending In Design (and Durability): ipe Wood

Ipe is a hardwood from Brazil that’s very hard. It’s strength has been compared to that of steel, and most often it needs to be pre-drilled before pieces are connected. Similar in…
March 17, 2020

Chicago Flameproof Launches YouTube Channel

Chicago Flameproof has launched a YouTube Channel. Visit and subscribe by clicking here.
February 24, 2020

Commercial Materials Delivery – Meet Our Fleet

We understand that safe, on-time job site delivery is one of the most important services we provide. No matter the job site or storage conditions, our licensed delivery crews get…
December 30, 2019

Meet the Sales Team: Tim Cole

Tim Cole has served as Chicago Flameproof’s Inside Sales Manager since March 2018. For more than a decade, Tim worked as a journeyman carpenter for a major general contractor in…
fire retardant wood with water repellent Innovation
December 6, 2019

Product Innovation: Fire Retardant Wood With Water Repellent

Now the best FRTW just got better! Introducing FlameTechTM with ProTechTM/FPC, fire retardant wood with water repellent; complimenting the superior performance of FlameTech high performance FRTW. ProTech/FPC has been added…
December 28, 2018

FlameTech FRTW spec now available on ARCAT.com

Good Afternoon! I wanted to briefly share with you all that the FlameTech FRTW 3-Part specification is now available online via ARCAT.com. You can visit our sponsored pages and content by selecting…
November 29, 2018

Fire Resistant Building: The Cost

With the rise of wild fires impacting towns, cities and major metropolitan areas across the country, the Insurance Industry is finally getting involved to examine building codes as it pertains…