TORONTO, ON — Tropical Forest Products has announced that its Black Label premium brand of Ipe and other tropical hardwoods will expand throughout California as part of a distribution partnership with Ganahl Lumber. Based in Anaheim, Ganahl will distribute the full line of Black Label products through its 10 California branch locations.
According to the manufacturer, Black Label is carefully and 100% legally sourced from South America. Trees used to produce Black Label products are carefully selected, considering age, size and productive wellbeing of the forest. The brands’ lumber portfolio consists of Ipe, Cumaru, Jatoba, Garapa, Angelim and Tigerwood, with a variety of applications ranging from decking, cladding and ceilings to timber sizes and architectural millwork.
“Black Label truly represents the pinnacle of sustainable hardwood,” said Brian Lotz, technical director for Tropical Forest Products. Partnering with brand-focused dealers like Ganahl has been the key to our success.”
Deonn DeFord, product manager, Ganahl Lumber, said “The level of support we have received for the Black Label brand rates as some of the best in the industry, in my experience.” He added with a brand of this magnitude, and the companies that stand behind it, there is plenty to admire, from the amazing level of technical support to the breadth of products.
Black Label lumber products are in stock now at Ganahl Lumber. Other products including branded fasteners will arrive over the next few months, including professional grade accessories for building and maintaining decks, cladding and other wood products.