JSC TMT® - Thermally Modified Timber


About JSC TMT® 

Thermally Modified Timber (TMT) is an innovative and efficient timber solution now available for contemporary New Zealand homes and buildings. The unique thermal modification process results in a highly durable, stable, and exceptional quality material, with the added benefit of a low environmental impact.

The JSC TMT® selection of Thermally Modified Timbers has been specifically sourced for the New Zealand market. Their versatility, durability, aesthetic properties, and environmental credentials are attuned to the New Zealand weather and our urban and rural landscapes.

JSC TMT® Product Range

JSC has a selection of Thermally Modified Timbers available ranging from interesting feature grades to clearer grades.  

  1. TMT Taiga - Feature Grade Thermally Modified Timber - This beautiful product has rich warm brown tones and “butterfly knots” showing up at regular intervals that give cladding and interiors a completely unique personality.
  2. TMT Taxon - Darker Clearer Grade Thermally Modified Timber - Has a soft, even-grained appearance with minimal knots and a variation of deeper chocolate tones making it a great choice for a range of applications. 
  3. TMT Tuscan - Lighter Clearer Grade Thermally Modified Timber - This premium thermally modified timber product offers excellent durability, stability, and consistent light golden brown tones. Its uniform colour makes it ideal for a range of styles and colour palettes.

For more information on all the JSC TMT® options or a free sample, contact the JSC team.

  • Category
    Wall Panels & Cladding , Shiplap Weatherboards
  • Range
    Thermally Modified Timber
  • Type of use
    Commercial and Residential
Scope of use

Interior & exterior application. 

Cladding, Interior Timber Panelling, Screens & Battens


The Key Properties and Benefits

  • Enhanced durability and exceptional dimensional stability
  • Able to accept darker coatings with a significant reduction in dimensional movement
  • Low susceptibility to fungal decay
  • Consistent, aesthetically pleasing colour
  • Easily workable and easy to maintain
  • Certified premium quality
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JSC's Enduring Commitment to Quality Craftmanship and Innovation

JSC has a proud and long-standing story within the landscape of New Zealand business and manufacturing.

Established in Dunedin in 1900 by Jack Scott, and named J Scott and Company, our pioneering business grew and diversified in line with customer demand, tastes, and trends over the years.

This reputation for excellence that was established over one hundred years ago endures to this day, as does the ability to adapt and evolve, to better serve the needs of customers and to solve the challenges facing the building industry and the environment.

Innovation To Build Tomorrow

JSC is New Zealand’s premium architectural and building solutions partner, proudly producing exceptional and innovative timber products, materials, and finishings that will stand strong today and into the future. As leaders in timber cladding, hardwood decking, interior panelling, timber coatings, thermally modified timbers, and more, JSC is committed to delivering innovation to build tomorrow.

Our passionate and experienced team are dedicated to delivering quality and excellence at every step of the build journey. With a diverse range of technical expertise and capabilities, our collaborative national team is here to ensure the very best outcome for every project. Our commitment to you, is building a future together with innovation, reliability, and partnership.

  • Commitment to high-quality, clear information is our foundation. We prioritise responsiveness to ensure efficient communication and smooth projects.
  • We have the in-house expertise to innovate, educate, and lead the building industry to entirely new possibilities - in the consultation, building process, and the final outcome.
  • JSC is more than a supplier. We become an extension of your team, committed to the project, process, people, and delivery excellence.
  • We prioritise responsiveness as a key element of our partnership, whenever you have questions or require information through RFI's, you can rely on us for prompt and efficient responses.
  • With a rich history spanning over 120 years in New Zealand, JSC has cultivated a reputation as a reliable and trusted partner. Our commitment to quality has stood the test of time, shaping a legacy that speaks for itself
  • Positive sustainable practices and environmental responsibility are fundamental to both the values and the operations of JSC. We are committed to creating a positive and practical impact for future generations, through our work, our products, and our technical innovation.

Please contact us for further information. We look forward to doing business with you.