Cosaco is among the global leaders in the production of copper salts for wood protection. Wood preservatives keep the natural raw material wood durable.
Together with our partners Cosaco basic copper carbonate is a key to increased longevity and durability of wood making it a key element in the sustainability goals of the forest and building sector.
Wood is the oldest and one of the most widely used building materials. It combines a high strength-to-weight ratio, attractive aesthetic properties, ease of construction and reparability. As a naturally occurring biological material wood is subject to degradation by a number of biological factors such as bacteria, fungi and insects and therefore must be protected.