How did this wood ceilings niche and this idealistic management team connect to form 9Wood? Like all history, it begins before we made a single contribution to wood ceilings. Prior to this century, of course, wood ceilings have been utilized in many architectural styles. The most common were wood coffer and tongue & groove plank ceilings.
The starting point for 9Wood's antecedents, however, really begins with the installation of the first suspended wood ceiling. The operative word here is "suspended." This marks the start of attaching wood ceilings to suspended T-Bar grid for commercial application. Using T-Bar to suspend wood ceilings brought all the advantages of suspended ceilings (low cost, ease of installing mechanical, electrical, & plumbing assemblies, and accessibility).