Brand Spotlight: Pentarch
Pentarch Forestry, owned by the Pentarch Group, has been developing and producing wood products for over a century. Their log export operations have led to involvement in break bulk ship chartering, forest harvesting, inland transportation, and the merchandising of logs through an innovative logistics model. The strategic acquisition of Boral Timber in 2021, places Pentarch Forestry in a solid position to drive future growth and diversification in the timber industry. Read more about the acquistion of Boral here.
Pentarch Forestry is known throughout the industry as a trusted and established forest manager and international wood marketer. The company has become one of the largest suppliers of certified hardwood and softwood in Australia with a wide product range, including flooring, structural timber, decking, furniture timber, decorative, and cladding.
At Pentarch, they recognise their responsibility to the environment, customers, suppliers, and staff. Penarch Forestry’s business model is designed to provide all stakeholders with a sustainable future. They are committed to purchasing all timber from legal sources and sustainably managed forests and seek evidence of compliance from suppliers by operating a due diligence system. Pentarch manage private forest estates to ensure optimal environmentally sustainable forest management practice at all times. Their Sustainable Forestry Policy commits the company to complying with the relevant chain of custody standards, the principles of sustainable forestry, and applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Pentarch prioritises purchasing products from certified sources where feasible, favouring labels or certificates that include environmental or sustainability claims supported by publicly available standards drawn up in a fully participatory, transparent, and objective process and verified by independent third-party auditing. Pentarch Forestry has achieved certification to the Australian Forestry Standard (AFS 4708).
Back to Timber is proud to be a preferred retailer of Pentarch Forestry solid and engineered timber flooring products. Find out more about their product range below.
Solid Timber Flooring
Premier Solid Strip
Pentarch Forestry tongue and groove solid strip flooring is precision-milled, providing a wear layer that can be refinished many times over, providing a lifetime of enjoyment. It is manufactured with a tongue and groove profile that is also end-matched for a tight board-to-board fit.
Pentarch Forestry parquetry is supplied in the popular block parquetry style. Block parquetry can be laid in any pattern using contrasting coloured timbers to create depth in the design. Blocks of timber are manufactured and then laid individually to create the chosen pattern. There are many popular patterns in Pentarch Forestry block parquetry. Alternatively, custom patterns or feature blocks can be created.
Pentarch Parquetry range is available in different sizes:
Engineered Timber Flooring
The beauty of solid timber flooring, engineered to perfection. Pentarch Forestry Engineered Flooring brings the sophistication and warmth of real timber to a home in a range of unique Australian hardwood timber species. Pentarch Forestry Engineered Flooring is designed with a quality multi-layer construction, providing a stable timber floor with easy installation over many surfaces.
Pentarch Forestry metallon XL™ engineered flooring envelopes the earthy beauty of timber flooring and contemporary aesthetics of precious metals, creating a synergy that is truly decadent. With click lock installation, metallon XL™ seamlessly integrates into your space. Pre-finishing minimises the extra work required and allows for versatility with its ability to be sanded back to reveal a more natural blackbutt finish.