Sunrise Decking now available at 84 Lumber
Sunrise Decking, a pressure-treated lumber product by Sunbelt Forest Products, is now available through lumber dealers, home centers and fence contractors across Florida, the Southeast and into the Caribbean Basin.
Treated with Ecolife, a non-metallic wood preservative and wood made by Viance, the product can be purchased in 10-ft., 12-ft. and 16-ft. lengths throughout Florida exclusively at 84 Lumber store locations.
Viance is sponsoring a deck-building challenge called the 2012 Ecolife Fish More Deck Challenge. The contest will award a team grand prize of a Tracker Pro Team 175 TF to the builder and $2500 cash to the homeowner of the winning deck selected in the Fish-More Deck Challenge.
"Deck builders and homeowners alike can ‘Take back their weekends’ by building decks with Ecolife," said Viance director of marketing Christopher Kollwitz. "We are excited about the Deck Challenge, and the opportunity to review the creativity of deck builders and homeowners across the country, especially our Sunrise Decking customers through 84 Lumber stores in Florida." For more information about the Ecolife wood treatment solution or the Fish More Deck Challenge and contest rules, visit Ecolife.Fish-More.com.
Rick Brinton promoted to GM at CertainTeed
Sales and marketing veteran Rick Brinton has been appointed as the general manager for the fence, rail and decking business at CertainTeed Corp. He will assume this leadership role in addition to his existing responsibility as the general manager for the company’s Restoration Millwork Exterior PVC Trim product line.
“During his 15-year tenure, Rick has shown tremendous ability to achieve market share goals, profitability and growth objectives for the company,” said Mark Rayfield, president for CertainTeed Siding Products Group. “In his new role, Rick will be committed to implementing a robust business strategy that meets the needs of our customers and supports the growth of our fence, rail and decking business.”
Brinton joined the CertainTeed roofing division in 1996 and held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing. In 2006, he transferred from roofing to the siding products group as business manager for restoration millwork. In addition, he is a certified Black Belt in the Six Sigma quality management program used globally by many large industry sectors.
Based in Valley Forge, Pa., CertainTeed offers a comprehensive line of outdoor living products, including cellular PVC trim, railing systems, vinyl decking, cellular PVC decking, composite decking, post wrap systems, and structural porch posts and columns.
White Cap expands in Texas
HD Supply has announced the opening of its newest White Cap branch in Conroe, Texas, approximately 40 miles outside of Houston.
The Atlanta-based parent company continues to expand the national footprint of White Cap, which distributes concrete accessories, tools and safety products for professional contractors. New locations opened in Nashville, Tenn., in April 2011 and Lafayette, La., in December 2011. The division has a network of 133 branches in 29 states.