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Mark your calendars! New Jersey Chapter is holding their next meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. Thank you NADRA Members, Techno Metal Post for sponsoring this meeting! Click here to download event flyer.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
Chimney Rock Inn (Bridgewater, N.J.)
800 North Thompson Ave.
Bound Brook, N.J. 08805 (use Bound Brook for driving directions)
6:00 p.m. Cost: $20 NADRA Members, $25 nonmembers
Lainie Slepping firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-943-3496
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Railing Dynamics announces distribution agreement with Parksite
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Railing Dynamics, Inc. announced an agreement with Parksite, Inc. to distribute their complete line of products in four of Parksite's nine locations, including North Brunswick, N.J., Louisville, Ohio, Bolingbrook, Ill., and Tampa, Fla. RDI will supply the entire Endurance family of products, Titan Pro vinyl-clad metal railing systems and the new preassembled Metal Works Excalibur railing system to Parksite. More
Trex Company honored for manufacturing 'greenest' decking
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Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, recently took top honors in the decking products category of the Green Builder Media 2012 Reader's Choice Brand Study. More than 50 percent of readers who participated in the study selected Trex decking as the "greenest" in the industry. More
Natures Composites' eco-friendly decking products to be distributed by BlueLinx
Natures Composite manufactures composite products obtained from wheat and recycled plastics, thereby developing the decking and fencing industry. The distribution market targets certain locations like Denver; Tampa, Fla.; and Portland, Ore. However, the company is interested in extending its markets farther in 2012. BlueLinx, a pioneer in distributing building products is a key distributor, supplying eco-friendly products to the commercial, remodeling, residential, building and repair market. More
Designing small gardens: The delights of decking
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How running a small business has changed
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Jay Goltz has been in the small business game for more than three decades. Goltz originally launched a framing business in Chicago, which became the largest company of its kind. He spun off a few other ventures, including a home-design store and an online office-art business. Now, he dispenses small-business wisdom in The New York Times, speaks and writes books. OPEN Forum talked with Goltz about why there's a new kind of business climate and how companies should react to it. More
The way to customers' hearts is through their phones
Never before have people had such a love affair with a communications medium as they have with their mobile phones. Now, marketers aren't communicating with consumers via an impersonal one-way device; rather, they are communicating with them through a device people happily carry around 24/7. Here are the top 12 trends for the mobile world in 2012. More
Top 10 marketing trends of 2012
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Like most businesses, you will probably have your marketing plan for 2012 already in place. But have you built your plan so that you're ready to respond to the latest market trends? While it's important to stay focused, it's equally as important to be prepared for the opportunities and challenges that will come from the latest marketing trends. More