NADRA Industry Update
Nov. 6, 2013

NADRA Chapter Formation Meeting, Nov. 15
NADRA
Interested in starting a chapter? NADRA is hosting a meeting on Friday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. EST for any NADRA member interested in starting a chapter. Please RSVP here. Once we hear from you we will send you the call-in details. Advantages in Establishing a Local NADRA Chapter: Chapters assist in keeping members in closer touch with significant trends and developments in their locality. More

NADRA NJ Deck Awards — Call for sponsors
NADRA
It is that time of year again when we are planning our annual NADRA NJ Deck Awards. This year's Deck Awards dinner is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Ariana's Grand in Woodbridge, N.J. We are asking for your help in sponsoring this great event. Click here for the NADRA event sponsor form. Please help us to make this Awards dinner a great success! More

NADRA NJ Chapter Meeting
NADRA
You're invited to join us for our chapter meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 at the Chimney Rock Inn in Bound Brook, N.J. Wolf will be our sponsor and will show us some of their new products. We will also have someone from NJ Manufacturer's Insurance there to talk to us and answer any insurance questions you may have. More

CPG Building Products partners with Gaiennie Lumber Co.
Woodworking Network
CPG Building Products announced that it has partnered with Gaiennie Lumber Company to distribute TimberTech products in Louisiana, Mississippi, most of Arkansas, six counties in Southwest Tennessee and most of Southeastern Texas.More

MoistureShield decking featured on This Old House
Digital Journal
Watch for MoistureShield composite decking on the This Old House television program airing this fall. For its 34th national season, the show's experts refurbish several homes on the Jersey Shore damaged by Superstorm Sandy in the fall of 2012. More

Snavely Forest Products to supply full line of AZEK and TimberTech products in Texas
AZoBuild
CPG Building Products announced that it has partnered with Snavely Forest Products to distribute TimberTech products in Texas. Texas has already been successfully distributing AZEK's full line of products.More

Trex Company to present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference
Business Wire
Trex Company Inc., the leading manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, announced it will participate in the Stephens Fall Investment Conference Nov. 12. The conference will be held at The Palace Hotel in New York City.More

Boston Cedar proudly announces distribution of Trex Decking and Railing, KOMA trim boards, and an expanded line of RDI railings
PR.com
Boston Cedar is very pleased to announce that the company has been awarded distribution rights of three exceptional product lines. Starting Friday, Nov. 1 Boston Cedar will market, stock and deliver Trex Decking and Railing; KOMA Trim boards; and an expanded RDI Railing offering which features a revolutionary railing product that's exclusive to Boston Cedar.More

NADRA Chapter Formation Meeting, Nov. 15
NADRA
Interested in starting a chapter? NADRA is hosting a meeting on Friday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. EST for any NADRA member interested in starting a chapter. More

In housing, this deck looks stacked in investors' favor
The Motley Fool via DailyFinance
Just a couple of weeks ago, Trex's third quarter earnings were looking dubious in the wake of a disappointing Q2.More

Huttig Building Products to distribute AZEK product line from 13 branches across eastern US
Marketwired
Huttig Building Products announced that it has executed a Distribution Agreement with CPG Building Products that expands their relationship and authorizes Huttig to distribute the complete line of AZEK products.More

Be a minimally invasive manager
Harvard Business Review
Randy Komisar: One of the hardest things for entrepreneurs to learn is that most of the time, the best thing they can do is get out of the way of the people actually doing the work. That's the core tenant of what I call "minimally invasive management." The idea reflects the struggles of tech-centered startups to rethink the role of professional managers.More

6 signs you're using social media wrong
Forbes
Anybody can sign up for a social media account and understand its general premise. Does that make you capable of using it for business? Like anything in business, social media (done right) requires extensive experience and understanding of people, some technology and — most importantly — marketing.More