About BarrierTek

Fire Protectants for Wood Structures

We’re specialists in fire. And we know wood. More specifically, our team of scientists and engineers are experts at stopping fires from starting in wood buildings. We work directly with builders, code officials and fire prevention officers to develop cost-effective fire-retardant coatings and applications that exceed fire code requirements. BarrierTek has been at the forefront of developing fire protectants for wood structures since 2010.

Catastrophic Fire is Old News

Our portfolio of wood construction products includes solutions for:

Canada’s most successful developers, builders, contractors, architects, and engineers insist on BarrierTek fire prevention for their construction projects.

Based in Canada

We’re a Canadian company that prevents fires in all major centers across western Canada. Our operations and research and development teams are located in a factory just outside of Edmonton, Alberta.

Our Vision & Promise

A world without catastrophic fires

When we see a fire on the evening news, we see a preventable tragedy and an opportunity for change. We are passionate about influencing the built environment and we do so by developing high-performance, fire-resistant products. But we’re more than pocket-protectors and Bunsen burners. Underneath our lab coats we care deeply about the clients we serve and the communities we protect.

Our Values

Consistently exceed the expectations of our customers.

We care about our people, their families, and the environment.

We do what is right, not what is easiest.

Our products define our industry and affirm that we are solving the toughest problems.

Our Guiding Principles

Our Leadership Team and Board of Directors consist of talented scientists and construction professionals. Together with our field-team, we can conquer the world’s toughest problems.

Since day one, we’ve seen the value of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Having a variety of perspectives and experiences within our organization drives engagement, innovation, and well-being. Here, employees are empowered to solve our customers’ challenges. 

We are passionate about influencing the built environment. The entire BarrierTek value proposition is to eliminate the waste of energy, labour, and materials that happens when projects are built twice.

Energy, chemical and water conservation are key tenants of each solution we develop. Our clients can trust the BarrierTek brand to deliver fire prevention with products that are non-toxic and have zero off-gassing. 

Build Your Career With Us

We are always looking for great people.  At BarrierTek, some of the world’s most talented scientists, engineers, and thought leaders are shaping the future of wood construction.

Sound like a place where you can grow your career?