About Us


For more than 30 years, builders and homeowners have chosen Biewer’s Fire Retardant Treated Wood for its proven effectiveness in slowing the spread of flames and reducing smoke in the unfortunate event of a fire. Biewer FRTW is a Dricon licensee and currently produces approximately 35 Million board feet annually of Dricon Fire Treated lumber and plywood out of 3 treating facilities strategically located in the Northeast and Midwest to best serve our customers. You can be sure that we have the FRTW products you need, ready for shipment when you need it.

Dricon FRTW meets Class A requirements for flame spread and greatly reduces smoke development and also includes a 40 year limited roof system warranty which covers repair and replacement and is transferable. In addition Dricon FRTW is EPA registered as a preservative, can be used in contact with concrete that contacts the ground and is backed by a 40 year limited preservative warranty. Biewer FRTW combines the flexibility and environmental advantages of wood with reliable fire protection.

Since our beginning, one simple principle has served Biewer well: Deliver the best products and services to our customers. This is a commitment that has kept our business growing, and a philosophy we intend to keep.

Biewer is a third generation, family owned group of companies that is committed to the environment and sound forest practices. We take pride in our family of employees and we make it our goal to operate the safest and most effective facilities. Biewer’s business portfolio includes four sawmills, a logistics company, three treating plants and a number of distribution facilities throughout the Midwest.

Our products are of the highest quality for use in appearance and traditional construction markets. We are committed to upgrading our equipment and operating systems in our facilities to be responsive to new market trends and the growing needs of our customers. At Biewer , we’ve worked hard to earn the respect of our customers, and we’re dedicated to keeping it.