Griffin, GA – April 12, 2011 | Osmose, Inc. and Arch Treatment Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Arch Chemicals, Inc., both leading suppliers of wood preservative technologies, announced that they have entered into an agreement whereby Arch Treatment Technologies, Inc. and its affiliates have been granted a worldwide license to practice under certain patents owned by Osmose, Inc. covering the use of micronized wood preservatives, including the patent that was the subject of a previous dispute between the parties. Terms of the licensing agreement are confidential. Micronized wood preservatives are utilized to pressure treat wood products commonly used in decks, fences, landscaping, agricultural, house framing and other general construction uses. Both parties will continue to supply the market with their respective portfolios of preservative products that offer numerous important benefits to consumers, contractors, and builders.

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