ExtremeGreen: Crossing the Gulf on a Handshake

The deal to move a Jamaican-headquartered company to Mobile started with a franchise inquiry and ended with a handshake – all in a few days’ time. Peter Gaillard, owner of Gaillard Builders, and his father-in-law, Larry Tomlinson, chairman of Baldwin Transfer, had an ongoing conversation about better ways to build. Gaillard says they experimented with some different types of building panels, and then someone suggested they meet the father-and-son team of Richard and Sam Catling, who own Extremegreen Building Products.

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Magnesium oxide does it all

If you’re not familiar with Magenisum oxide (MgO) board, you’re in good company, as it’s only starting to make it’s way to this country from widespread use in Asia. ExtremeGreen’s MgO board’s impressive strength as, well as it’s fire, mold and insect resistance, make it suitable for a wide range of applications. From tile backer and wall panels to exterior trim and lap siding.

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Pro Sales Magazine: Earth’s Best Friend

Designing a functional living space for homeowners is only half the battle for remodelers and builders. The other half is making sure the home is structurally sound and protected from the elements. Many remodelers and builders are looking for products that work hard for the home and its residents. Extremegreen’s magnesium oxide board was designed with both environmental and installer health concerns in mind. The multi-use boards are fi re-, mold-, water-, and insect-resistant. They also contain no gypsum, silica, or fl y ash. A test of 500 freeze/thaw cycles over 90 days showed no degradation in the boards’ performance. Boards come in thicknesses ranging from ¼-inch to ¾-inch and in four standard board sizes: 3×5, 4×8, 4×9, and 4×10.

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NTA Certifies Extramegreen Structural Sheathing Properties

August, 24 2016

NAPPANEE, INDIANA: NTA announces a new product listing report for Extremegreen Building Products, LLC. NTA Listing EGBP013015-3.

Extremegreen, a high density structural magnesium oxide board, was tested in accordance with over 15 different ASTM standards and specifications. The product was found to have an average mold growth rate of 0, as well as a flame spread index and smoke developed index of 0.

With the NTA Listing now complete, Extremegreen Building Products will be able to provide engineering and architectural design professionals with statistically established values for structural properties. “We are delighted to have concluded the first round of testing for Extremegreen. This represents a quantum shift for the magnesium oxide sector. Extremegreen is the only fully listed and certified magnesium oxide board on the market in the United States,” Sam Catling, President, Extremegreen Building Products, LLC. Assembly-specific evaluation will soon be added to the report .

Extremegreen Building Products, LLC., based in Mobile, AL, manufactures a variety of building products designed to improve the built environment. Extremegreen’s product range includes Extremegreen ‘Multi-Purpose’ and Extremegreen ‘Fireboard’, a high density structural magnesium oxide sheathing product, as well as magnesium oxide skinned Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs),. For more information, call 251.405.4717, email info@extremegreenbp.com, or visit www.extremegreenbp.com.

About NTA, Inc.: NTA, Inc., located in Nappanee, Indiana, provides building product certification, building code compliance review, engineering design services, inspection and product testing. The company has over 60 trained professional engineers, plan reviewers, technicians, consultants and design draftsmen with professional registrations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

BlueLinx appointed sole United States Distributor for Extremegreen Building Products

December 28, 2016

Atlanta, GA (December 28, 2016) – BlueLinx Corporation, a leading distributor of building and industrial products, today announced that it has been appointed sole and exclusive distributor for Extremegreen Building Products’ entire range of high density structural magnesium oxide boards in the United States.

“I am pleased to bring this innovative new technology into the US marketplace. Initially, we will be launching in the Boston, New England, and New York markets. Extremegreen is a highly versatile fire, water, mold and termite resistant board that is for interior and exterior use. It is also toxin and carcinogen free and does not off-gas. Extremegreen represents a quantum shift in building materials technology”, said Tom Ciarletta, Regional Vice President of Sales for BlueLinx.

“Stocking Extremegreen’s products at our New England locations will establish BlueLinx as a distributor of innovative first-to-market products,” said Dave Wing, a General Manager of Sales and Operations at BlueLinx. “We strive to provide our customers with technologically advanced and leading edge building products.  We’ve achieved that once again with the addition of Extremegreen to our product portfolio. We look forward to growing and expanding our relationship with an industry innovator like Extremegreen Building Products.”

“Extremegreen’s range of structural magnesium oxide products sit well in the existing BlueLinx portfolio and further cement BlueLinx’ strength and expertise in the building materials industry. We know that BlueLinx will provide a better alternative building product to dealer yards and builders. We look forward to great success and a fruitful relationship going forward.” (Sam Catling, President Extremegreen Building Products, LLC).

About BlueLinx Corporation
BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building and industrial products in the United States.  The Company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and operates its distribution business through its national network of distribution centers. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC. Additional information about BlueLinx can be found on its website at www.BlueLinxCo.com.

About Extremegreen Building Products
Extremegreen Building Products is headquartered in Mobile, Alabama and is a manufacturer of high density structural magnesium oxide board. Extremegreen is manufactured using a proprietary formula that is reinforced with multiple layers of glass fiber mesh for added structural integrity and impact resistance. The sheets are available in various lengths, widths and thicknesses and are used as external fire rated sheathing panels, internal wallboard, tile backerboard, sub-flooring, roof underlay and Structural Insulated Panels. Extremegreen is resistant to fire, moisture, mold and mildew, wood boring insects, is completely toxin free and is a carbon neutral building material.

Contact: For more details, call +1 (251) 405 4717, or visit www.extremegreenbp.com