March 23, 2012

Boral USA, a manufacturer and supplier of building products and construction materials, introduced Boral TruExterior Trim at the JLC LIVE Residential Construction Show event in Providence, R.I. 

A new development in the Poly-ash category in the exterior trim market, Boral TruExterior Trim gives homeowners, builders, architects and contractors a long-lasting and low maintenance trim option. A solution for a variety of non-structural applications, Boral TruExterior Trim is a sustainable product, according to the manufacturer.

July 28, 2011

Demand for wall coverings is projected to advance 8.2% annually from a weak 2010 base to $2.2 billion in 2015. 

Those numbers are from a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry market research firm. The report, "Wall Coverings," calls for all the areas of wall coverings to show impressive growth through 2015.

Demand for wall coverings fell sharply in the wake of the economic recession and the collapse of the U.S. construction market, particularly residential construction, according to Freedonia. 

March 3, 2011

Wayne, N.J.-based roofing and ventilation manufacturer GAF was recently awarded four American Graphic Design Awards. 

The company also won an American Package Design Award for its TruSlate Sample Box. There were over 1,500 submissions in this contest, organized by Graphic Design USA magazine, which rewards packaging, p-o-p and related projects that are visually attractive and which feature designs that advance the brand and forge an emotional connection with the purchaser.

February 22, 2011

Advertising Age, citing an internal announcement, has reported that VP and chief marketing officer Frank Bifulco has been replaced by former VP advertising Trish Mueller. Bifulco was with the Atlanta retailer for almost three years.

Mueller joined Home Depot in 2009 after serving as senior VP marketing and advertising at Sports Authority and VP advertising at American Signature.

March 16, 2008

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July 18, 2007

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