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New Legacy Collection from TimberTech

Learn more about the Legacy Collection, with its earthy hardwood looks and rich undulating grains.




 




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Win up to $200 in gift cards for taking this Railing Survey!
NADRA
We have boosted our raffle offer to four $25, two $50, one $100 and one $200 gift cards for completed surveys. We expect about 50-75 completed surveys, so chances are good for winning. Besides, we also are willing to share a summary of the results as well as high level demand data and trends on the railing business to all that are interested. The questions will take between 10 and 17 minutes to complete. Click here to take the survey.
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NADRA Atlanta Tabletop Chapter Event, June 17: Register now
NADRA
When: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Dave and Busters
2215 D&B Drive
Marietta, GA 30067
Cost: $20 per person at the door. Please bring cash or check
Register: Click here to register
Sponsor: All sponsors must fill out page 4 of NADRA's media kit, found here. The cost to sponsor is $250, you must be a current NADRA member. Sponsorship includes registration for one person. Please have any guests register through the link above.

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NADRA New Jersey Update
NADRA
Thank you to our latest sponsor, Phoenix Manufacturing, Inc. Jen and her Dad, Richard were at the meeting to talk about Phoenix's NEW Aluminum Railing line. We would like to take a moment and welcome our NADRA New Jersey board of directors:
  • Lainie Sleppin — President
  • Robert Lascalle — Vice President
  • Judy Verblaauw — Secretary
  • Gustavo delaCruz — Treasurer
  • Dan Miles — Immediate past president
Moving forward, the local NJ Chapter will be highlighting one builder and vendor member on their Facebook page each month. Keep in touch with the chapter on Facebook!

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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  The Next Generation of Hidden Deck Fasteners Has Arrived

What makes Mantis Clips™ so different!
• Performance: Best hold down performance in the market!
• Durability: 30-year warranty against loose deck boards.
• Ease: The easiest clip to install.
• Versatility: Fits most grooved edge decking.
• Cost: Up to 20% less than the competition.
 


LATEST NEWS


Capital brings Wolf Decking to West
Building Products
Cascade Capital, Capital Lumber's location in Tacoma, Washington, has become the first West Coast distributor of Wolf PVC decking and capped composite decking to independent dealers in Washington, Alaska and Hawaii. "With the Capital agreement, Wolf Decking has become a coast-to-coast success story," said Craig Danielson, CEO of York, Pennsylvania-based Wolf.
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Fiberon Decking announces top 3 winning outdoor living space designs from FiberPRO Photo Contest
PRWeb
Fiberon Decking is pleased to announce the top three winners from May's FiberPRO Photo Contest. With a large number of votes tallied through Facebook likes and social media shares, these three winners will celebrate more recognition of their outdoor living space creations.
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CertainTeed introduces new elite spray polyurethane foam insulation contractor program
SprayFoam
CertainTeed has introduced a new credentialed contractor program for installers of its CertaSpray spray foam insulation, offering a professional badge of honor and access to advanced training and resources that will establish members as the most knowledgeable and trusted contractors in the marketplace.
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TAMKO begins production of Heritage IR in Kansas
PRWeb via BusByway
TAMKO Building Products has begun production of their popular Heritage IR shingles at their Phillipsburg, Kansas, manufacturing facility. "It's exciting for us at Phillipsburg to be producing Heritage IR," said Travis Moore, general manufacturing manager at TAMKO Phillipsburg.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Regal Ideas
Is the largest manufacturer of "1-2-3 Step Easy to Install" component Aluminum Railing, Fencing, Deck components
and LED lighting systems to the Home Improvement Industry
in North America.
20 Year Warranty and the best Industry support!

Contact: David Ondich at 973-713-2770
or visit our website at www.regalideas.com
 


Trex CEO on lessons from a turnaround
CBS MoneyWatch
In 2008, Ron Kaplan became CEO of Trex, a major manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing. Kaplan had his work cut out for him. At the time, he was tasked with turning around a company that was weathering a historical housing downturn — and that was operating at a loss.
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AERT's ChoiceDek composite decking guards China Alley Boardwalk in Alcatraz
PRWeb via BusByway
In 1973, Alcatraz Island opened to the public as a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The infamous federal penitentiary quickly grew into one of the most popular park service destinations, and now attracts close to 1.5 million people per year. For the National Park Service, maintaining the island's historic structures for the approximate 4,000 daily visitors is no easy task.
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NEWS YOU CAN USE


Bring the party and cooking outside
Times Herald-Record
After being cooped up inside this winter, it is time to enjoy the fresh air. Creating an outdoor living space that feels like the interior of your home is the new trend.
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How to avoid soul-crushing meetings
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Laura Garnett writes: When was the last time you had an amazing meeting? I had one this week, for about an hour and a half. There were equal amounts of information exchanged and ideas generated, and we had a clear action plan at the end.

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Iowa deck collapse sends child to hospital
The Associated Press via The Des Moines Register
Authorities say several people received minor injuries when a backyard deck partially collapsed in Des Moines, Iowa. About seven people were on the deck went it partially collapsed at a home on the city's west side.

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Small business mobile marketing tips
Business 2 Community
The mobile channel has seen explosive growth year on year, providing businesses with the opportunity for more powerful customer relationships and additional revenue streams.

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LEADERSHIP


8 inner keys to greater career happiness and success
Forbes
Kathy Caprino writes: In the past eight years, I've heard from hundreds of professionals who've worked with other career coaches and consultants to no avail. They failed to generate the change or success they wanted, and wasted time, money and energy. I believe there is one key reason for this — that the vast majority of the "work" people do today to achieve more success and happiness is the wrong kind of work.
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How to avoid soul-crushing meetings
Inc.
Laura Garnett writes: When was the last time you had an amazing meeting? I had one this week, for about an hour and a half. There were equal amounts of information exchanged and ideas generated, and we had a clear action plan at the end. I left feeling as though a new initiative had been born and progress was being made — just from one meeting.
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CALENDAR


Important dates to remember
NADRA
  • June 17 — NADRA Atlanta Chapter Table Top Event at Dave and Buster's
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