AZEK partners with Boise in California
Scranton, Pa.-based AZEK Building Products announced its partnership with Boise Cascade branches in Lathrop and Riverside, Calif., which will provide full-service distribution of all AZEK product lines throughout the state.
AZEK’s Jim Gross, VP sales, said 2011 will see the introduction of more than a dozen new products in the trim, moulding, decking and railing categories. "We look forward to having Boise Cascade help us achieve our sales goals this year and beyond by bringing these new AZEK products to market and continuing the growth spiral of our existing product lines.”
The agreement with Boise Cascade affects AZEK distribution only in California.
NorCal city helps lumberyard relocate
The Mill Yard, a Northern California lumberyard, was able to relocate to a better site with the help of its local municipality, according to an article in the Eureka Times Standard.
Owners Laurie Mark and Tanka Chase, who operate the five-acre lumberyard, culminated an eight-year plan to purchase the land and move the lumberyard with the help of the city of Arcata, which provided $225,000 in redevelopment funds to make required public improvements, according to the article.
"Both Laurie and I are very grateful for their business-friendly spirit that paved the way for us to make our new store a reality," Chase said.
The Mill Yard’s lumberyard occupies most of the five-acre lot, and the new 7,000-sq.-ft. store is solar-assist and radiant heated.
Laurie Mark is a former president of the Lumber Association of California and Nevada (LACN).
CertainTeed offers incentives for contractors
Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed announced an incentive program for contractors, including cash rebates, gas cards and a chance to win a car or motorcycle.
“We value our customers, and we’re very proud of the quality products we provide to them,” said Jay Butch, senior marketing manager for CertainTeed’s roofing contractor programs. “Our new incentive programs demonstrate our commitment to their overall success.”
For the second year, CertainTeed goes On the Road Again with the Shingle HOGS program, allowing contractors nationwide who utilize SureStart Plus warranties the chance to win one of nine 2011 Harley Davidson Sportsters or a 2012 Ford Mustang GT.
In addition, five winners per month will get a $200 gas card.
Also, new rebates are available through the No Limits promotion for contractors who purchase CertainTeed products, such as Landmark Solaris, Presidential, Centennial Slate, Highland Slate and others. Rebates range from $1 to $4 per square and are loaded onto a CertainTeed Visa debit card.