BlueLinx First Company to Join Fiberon Network of Wood-Alternative Decking Distributors in 2014
BlueLinx to Distribute Comprehensive Line of Fiberon Railing and Decking to Lumberyards in Greater Buffalo and Pittsburgh Areas
NEW LONDON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BlueLinx Corporation becomes the latest distributor to join the growing Fiberon® channel network. Fiberon, a leading manufacturer of wood-alternative and composite decking, railing and fencing products, will provide its entire line of high-quality PVC decking and railing to the Atlanta-based distributor. BlueLinx will distribute Fiberon products to customers in the regions surrounding Buffalo and Pittsburgh.
“BlueLinx is a bona fide leader, building itself into one of the largest independent distributors in the U.S.”
BlueLinx is one of the country’s premier independent distributors of building products, with 50 distribution centers, more than 1,700 employees, more than 10,000 products, 70,000 SKUs, and in excess of 50 years of experience. As a Fiberon distributor, BlueLinx will serve customers in two markets:
1) Buffalo – including western and central N.Y., and northern Pa. to the Ohio border;
2) Pittsburgh – an expansive territory including western and central Pa., as well as much of W. Va., and the Md. panhandle.
“Quite frankly, we were looking for a high-end railing product to complement our existing composite deck offerings, and ended up taking on the complete Fiberon decking and railing line,” said Gerald Schomer, business manager for the BlueLinx distribution centers in Buffalo and Pittsburgh. “Fiberon manufactures a fantastic product that is both superior in price and quality.”
“BlueLinx is a bona fide leader, building itself into one of the largest independent distributors in the U.S.,” said Doug Mancosh, president of Fiberon. "Our new relationship with BlueLinx will bring Fiberon products to millions of consumers over an enormous geographical area, sold by some of the most knowledgeable, service-oriented professionals in the distribution business.”
Fiberon composite decking and railing products are sold to professional contractors through a national and international network of distributors and retail outlets. To learn more, visit www.fiberondecking.com or call 800-573-8841.
About BlueLinx Corporation:
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Corporation is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing approximately 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its current network of 50 distribution centers. Additional information about BlueLinx can be found on its Web site at www.BlueLinxCo.com. Company and product names are the intellectual property of their respective owners. BlueLinx and the BlueLinx design are trademarks and registered service marks of BlueLinx Services Inc.© 2012 BlueLinx Corporation. All rights reserved.
Fiberon is a leading manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing and fencing products available around the globe. Through cutting-edge, American-based manufacturing, Fiberon has created new benchmarks for innovation in outdoor living products. The company is a leader in sustainable practices, with innovative manufacturing processes that capture 98.5% of waste materials, and divert 50,000 tons of wood and plastic from landfills each year. Fiberon, a proud sponsor of NADRA (North American Deck and Railing Association), is privately owned with operations in North Carolina and Idaho. For more information, visit www.fiberondecking.com and follow Fiberon on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube.