AS Imprest is a proud winner of the WPA (Wood Protection Association) Treated Wood Quality Excellence award 2018.

The Award was given for manufacturing wood products under WPA Benchmark scheme for preservative pre-treated wood. Estonian based AS Imprest recognise that third-party quality assurance was a key factor to building customer confidence and succeeding in the UK treated wood market.

WPA Chairman Stephen J Young comments: “Imprest joined the WPA Benchmark quality scheme in 2013 and has consistently demonstrated its commitment to maintaining certification ever since. They are among the elite of wood treaters in Europe and deserve their Award for quality from the WPA.”

From July 2013 Imprest Premium Range products are certified under the WPA auditing scheme and are valid to carry “Benchmark” logo. Imprest is the first non-UK producer to be awarded this accolade.

Assuring high quality To offer customers high quality products Imprest always follows these principles:

  • The best timber quality – Imprest timber comes from Estonia which means long and cold winters, which means slow grown timber that is strong and durable Drying process – Imprest timber drying process is controlled resulting in the correct treatment procedures.
  • Incising – Incising helps to facilitate an improved deeper impregnation of the timber which makes Imprest treatment process more effective.
  • Square packing – Imprest post packs have been constructed specifically so they are easy to handle and keep their shape when opened!
  • Marking with nails – Imprest posts are marked with nails so the origin of post can be traced for years.
  • Pressure treatment – Active ingredients and product formulation of impralit®-KDS are well known for safe but effective performance and have track record for 20 years.
  • Postsaver sleeves – In order to extend the service life of posts, Postsaver sleeves are applied above the ground line section of the posts which provides additional protection from ground rot.

Imprest Premium Range products comprises of machine rounded posts, poles, bollards and Postsaver posts. Standard Range includes pales, drilled posts and mini sleeperes. Imprest Square Fencing contains different posts, rails, featheredge boards, D-rails, scarfed arris rails, mortised posts, pales, field gates and picket gates, bearers/skids. In addition to stock products also special enquiries can be manufactured to order.