We are a Wood industry based in the Republic of Benin in West Africa and our mission is to make use of optimized manufacturing techniques and technologies in order to produce premium quality products which are designed with refined beauty, unmatched conservation and at top-class world standards. Our operations revolve around an unconditional respect of the environment while prioritizing the sustainable development of our forests and the creation of ecosystems.
"To be recognized worldwide by products around which memories will be built for generations" this is ATC-IB vision.
All our products are made with passion and expertise and we don't believe that we are only making "furniture" or "wood materials" but that we are creating "supports for memories".
Why Teak ?
The Teak Tree, or Tectona, is one of the tropical hardwood birches, included in the family Verbenaceae. This tree is originally from the plantations of South East Asia, and can grow to a height of 30 - 40 m. As part of its life cycle, this tree sheds its leaves every year at dry season. Its longevity is very great, the Teak tree often living to an age of 100 years. Teak is especially noted for its capacity to withstand changes in the weather and season. One of the reasons for this is the ability of the Teak to bend, but not break, in the face of high winds.
Also, the Teak tree resin typically has an oil in its Galih (Cambium/heartwood) that is highly water resistant. This content alone can protect the Teak from decay, insects, and bacteria. At the same time, the combination of unique Teak tree content and thick fibers make it easier to cut and then later sculpt into pleasing forms. Because of this special characteristic, not found in other trees, there has always been interest in using Teak wood for various types of furniture. The teak trees found in South-East Asia forests reach a height of up to 150 feet, have reddish-green leaves with rough skin, and heartwood that is brown to dark gold in color. Of the main teak producers in the area, Indonesia, India, Myanmar, Philippine, and Malaysia, Indonesia's teak is considered of the highest quality in the world.