A little history

A study trip to Canada and USA in 1993 is the trigger. Nicolas TANT, a young engineer graduated from the Ecole Supérieure du Bois, discover a way of life around the « decks » who will find a resonance in Europe 15 years later.

  • 2002
    FORESTIA® is created in 2002 to ensure the development and sourcing of wood outdoor furniture products, mainly for European manufacturers.
  • 2006
    FORESTIA® reaches agreement with one of the largest manufacturers of composite deck boards Fiberon LLC to ensure its distribution in Europe. FORESTIA® then gives birth to its first distribution subsidiary : FIBERDECK®.
  • 2006
    FIBERDECK® ensures the import and distribution of composite decking boards exclusively for resellers. A new invisible fixation system is created on occasion: the Cobra® clip. Olivier THEIS, ESB engineer joins the company as Commercial Director.
  • 2007
    Year of launch of the 1st merchant site www.deck-linea.com specialized in the sale of materials and tips for making wooden terraces. This site becomes a "laboratory" that allows to test on the market all new products designed and developed by FORESTIA®
  • 2008
    Creation of SO GARDEN to ensure the distribution of garden sheds. Melvyn LINLEY, also ESB engineer, ensures the development.
  • 2010
    Creation of AMENABOIS® with the launch of www.direct-abris.com. FORESTIA® sells www.deck-linea.com to AMENABOIS® which takes over all online sales activities with final customers.
  • 2011
    Our offices expand with 800m2 of surface and integrate a Show Room.
  • 2015
    SO GARDEN specializes in the production and sale of foutains and ponds, walls and curbs in Corten steel, aluminum and fiberglass.