No Photo Available

Last Update

2016-04-26T00:00:00.000Z

This profile was last updated on .

Is this you? Claim your profile.

Wrong Richard Dettbarn?

Mr. Richard Dettbarn

Direct Phone: (403) ***-****       

Get ZoomInfo Grow

+ Get 10 Free Contacts a Month

Please agree to the terms and conditions

I agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. I understand that I will receive a subscription to ZoomInfo Grow at no charge in exchange for downloading and installing the ZoomInfo Contact Contributor utility which, among other features, involves sharing my business contacts as well as headers and signature blocks from emails that I receive.

Pinkwood Ltd

36 Industry Way Se

Calgary, Alberta T3S 0A2

Canada

Company Description

PinkWood Ltd. is an I-joist and coating manufacturer based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They factory coat I-joists, sheathing and lumber with their non-toxic, low VOC, mould, moisture and fire resistant coating. They also manufacture an intumescent and mo ... more

Find other employees at this company (21)

Background Information

Employment History

President and Chief Executive Officer

Nascor Ltd

Web References (30 Total References)


Richard Dettbarn, Chairman ...

www.pinkwood.ca [cached]

Richard Dettbarn, Chairman of Pinkwood stated that "This new development was long overdue.


Lifestyle Homes | Calgary Home Builder

www.lifestylehomes.ca [cached]

Richard Dettbarn, Chairman of Pinkwood stated that "This new development was long overdue.


Page 1 | News Updates about PinkWood's Fire, Mold, Moisture protected building products

www.pinkwood.ca [cached]

Contents of article: Richard Dettbarn wasn't about to interrupt his retirement without a very good reason. The Calgary based entrepreneur sold his I-Joist manufacturing operation in 2008. Unfortunately, this was just prior to the economic crisis and the company went bankrupt under the new owners.

A group of former employees approached Richard in January of 2010 to begin making I-joists again. The fact that there was only one producer of I-joists in Western Canada wasn't enough for Dettbarn. "After 25 years in the business, doing the same thing again seemed like going backwards. Richard says.
...
"We started talking about what 'superior' could mean," Dettbarn explains, "looking at the issues that come up before, during, and after construction, and we identified two big factors - moisture and fire.
...
It's a dangerous situation for families and for fire fighters," Richard continues.
Dettbarn already owned a company that produced acrylic coatings with moisture protection.
...
Richard wanted the new company to give back to the community and what better cause than to fight breast cancer. Richard got in touch with the Breast Cancer Foundation, who were delighted with the idea and Pinkwood was born. Pinkwood would definitely get attention.
"I was truly excited," says Dettbarn. "The new company was making a big contribution to healthier, safer home, and at the same time, helping to prevent breast cancer. We've raised $21,000 so far this year."
Dettbarn quickly realized that coating other building materials in addition to the I-Joists, would add even greater protection and could raise more money for the cause.


Contents of article: Richard ...

www.pinkwood.ca [cached]

Contents of article: Richard Dettbarn wasn't about to interrupt his retirement without a very good reason. The Calgary based entrepreneur sold his I-Joist manufacturing operation in 2008. Unfortunately, this was just prior to the economic crisis and the company went bankrupt under the new owners.

A group of former employees approached Richard in January of 2010 to begin making I-joists again. The fact that there was only one producer of I-joists in Western Canada wasn't enough for Dettbarn. "After 25 years in the business, doing the same thing again seemed like going backwards. Richard says. "So I made them a conditional offer: If we can produce a superior product in Alberta that can sell for the same price as joists shipped in from Eastern Canada and the United States, I'm in."
"We started talking about what 'superior' could mean," Dettbarn explains, "looking at the issues that come up before, during, and after construction, and we identified two big factors - moisture and fire.
...
It's a dangerous situation for families and for fire fighters," Richard continues.
Dettbarn already owned a company that produced acrylic coatings with moisture protection.
...
Richard wanted the new company to give back to the community and what better cause than to fight breast cancer. Richard got in touch with the Breast Cancer Foundation, who were delighted with the idea and Pinkwood was born. Pinkwood would definitely get attention.
"I was truly excited," says Dettbarn. "The new company was making a big contribution to healthier, safer home, and at the same time, helping to prevent breast cancer. We've raised $21,000 so far this year."
Dettbarn quickly realized that coating other building materials in addition to the I-Joists, would add even greater protection and could raise more money for the cause.
...
"We are very proud to be recognized as having the best new Canadian building product for 2011," said Richard Dettbarn, President and CEO, PinkWood.


"We are very proud to be ...

www.pinkwood.ca [cached]

"We are very proud to be recognized as having the best new Canadian building product for 2011," said Richard Dettbarn, President and CEO, PinkWood.

Similar Profiles

Other People with this Name

Other people with the name Dettbarn

David Dettbarn
FedEx Corporation

Rod Dettbarn
Cottingham & Butler , Inc.

Steve Dettbarn
Byers Engineering Company

Donna Dettbarn
Monee Township

George Dettbarn
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

City Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's Business Contact Directory by City

People Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's
Business People Directory

Company Directory Icon

Browse ZoomInfo's
Advanced Company Directory