Elegant Railing

New for 2021, DekPro EFFEX has added Under-Rail LED Lighting to its arsenal of low voltage lighting products. The sleek, stylish lighting option is designed for use with the RailFX aluminum rail and cable system.

Railing, Decking Manufacturers Expand Distribution

New distributors have been signed on by railing manufacturers Regal ideas and Vista Railing Systems, and decking producers NewTech Wood America and DuxxBak Composite Decking.

Envision Strengthens Sales Team

Following the merging of the two prominent brands—Envision Outdoor Living Products and Envision Building Products composite decking—Envision has now improved its overall sales team alignment, leading to several internal leadership promotions.

Aluminum Drink Rail ICC Listed

Kadenz Aluminum Railing, a division of Fireball Fab & Metal Sales LLC, has completed testing and manufacturing quality control review to gain ICC ESR-4813 Listing from ICC-ES.

Deck Retailer Quickly Expanding

Fast-growing outdoor living retailer Lumber Plus early this fall is opening its third North America location—in Houston, TX.

Sakrete Launches First-Ever Concrete Competition Series

Sakrete has introduced Concrete Combat—the first ever concrete game show, with the same reality TV show feel and spirit of competition seen on Iron Chef, Forged in Fire and Dirty Jobs. Now, the dramatic elements of those classic shows are combined in a knock-down, drag-out concrete battle royale: Sakrete’s Concrete Combat available on YouTube.

Enhanced Aluminum Railings

Fortress Building Products’ Al¹³ PLUS aluminum railing system features code-driven enhancements and an innovative bracket system that addresses common challenges on large commercial projects.

Walpole Touches Down at New Patriot Place HQ

The completely renovated 9,300-sq. ft. space will house Walpole’s corporate offices, as well as a state-of-the-art retail showroom—allowing for an environment of shared thinking and integration across all company departments.

Deck Specialists of the Year: StoneCroft Construction

Owner Philip Purdy launched StoneCroft Construction in 2014 in Colorado Springs, CO. The company's specialty? Fortress Building Products' Evolution Steel Decking Framing.

TREX Launches New Website Dedicated to Serving the AEC Community

Trex Company is expanding its reach and accessibility with the launch of a new professionally focused website. Trex.com/Professionals provides new digital content dedicated to satisfying the information and material needs of the AEC (architect, engineer, contractor) community.

Fortress Promotes Drew Sundholm to Vice President, Supply Chain

Fortress Building Products has promoted Drew Sundholm to Vice President, Supply Chain. In this leadership role, Sundholm will focus on expanding the company's manufacturing and supply chain footprint, while improving operational performance.

A Faster Drill

Spyder Products has expanded its line of Stinger wood-boring bits to include brand-new brad point bits, as well as additional sizes and single packs of its power, auger and spade bits.

MFM Readies for Big Growth

Marking its 60th anniversary, MFM Building Products has broken ground on a significant expansion project at its Coshocton, OH., headquarters and manufacturing complex. The manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products is adding nearly 50,000 sq. ft. to its production area and has purchased new production equipment to meet rising demand.

What is your building philosophy?

“Building” and “philosophy” may seem like subjects that are on opposite ends of the spectrum, but the latter should come into play for builders. Most successful contractors don’t just build stuff. They have a mindset that includes specific ideas of what they are about.

Trex Chooses BrandMuscle to Empower Builders With a One-Stop Shop for Local Marketing

Trex has selected BrandMuscle to provide fund management and print solutions for their vast network of TrexPro deck builders.

Yellawood Stain & Sealer

YellaWood Protector semi-transparent stain and clear water repellent sealer provide long-lasting, rich color and superior protection.

More Exotic Colors

Deckorators has added two new vertical-grain color options to its line of Vista WPC composite decking, which offers the appearance of exotic hardwoods without the maintenance.