Content about Trex Co.

December 4, 2014

Trex Company was recently honored with top honors at the GAIA Awards in the Middle East, a recognition platform for eco-friendly building products and manufacturers.

Trex's wood alternative products landed among 12 finalists, which were chosen from among nearly 200 nominees.

October 22, 2014

In the interest of safety, strength and accessibility, Trex Company has added ADA-compliant secondary handrails and aluminum gates to its railing product line.

"These new offerings round out our industry-leading Trex railing portfolio with products designed to help our customers cater to a broader audience," said Ronald W. Kaplan, chairman, president and CEO of Trex. "The durable and easy-to-install gates and handrails provide attractive, customizable solutions for any outdoor setting."

October 8, 2014

Trex Company has expanded its Trex Transcend offerings with the addition of Havana Gold, a warm, golden color with pronounced wood-grain patterns and streaking.

September 16, 2014

Trex is lending a hand to Global Training Ministries' warrior transition home in Indianapolis, which will receive a donation of its high-performance decking products as part of its ongoing renovation.

The facility is currently being updated and expanded to accommodate more residents and more amenities, such as an outdoor deck where soldiers can enjoy "sky time" and hold meetings and socialize.

September 10, 2014

Trex Company is making its debut in the world of e-commerce, but not in the way one would necessarily expect of the decking and railing manufacturer.

Trex is launching its high-performance Outdoor Lighting collection on, bypassing its own website to join other Trex-branded products that have populated Amazon's site via Trex licensees (such as Trex Outdoor Furniture, Trex RainEscape and Trex Pergola). However, this will be the first product line sold directly by Trex online.

August 4, 2014

Trex Company (TREX) jumped 15.10% on Monday following the release of its second-quarter earnings report, which placed sales gains in the double-digit region.

August 4, 2014

Shares of Trex Company jumped on Monday following the release of an exceptionally strong second-quarter earnings report, results which the company attributed to pent-up demand and the success of its various initiatives.

Net sales increased 23% year-over-year to $121.3 million, compared to $98.6 million in 2013.

Net income for the three months ended June 30 was $15.2 million, up 62% from last year's earnings of $13.2 million. This takes into account a $9.1 million increase in income taxes after Trex exited its tax valuation allowance at the end of last year.

July 14, 2014

Trex Company recently celebrated its receipt of the American Business Awards' Marketing Campaign of the Year award -- also known as the Stevie Award -- in the Home Furnishings and Appliances category.

Trex's "Engineered Artistry" campaign brought home the bacon for its pairings of well-known engineers and artists, who were filmed talking about high-minded concepts like form and function -- all while standing on a Trex deck.

June 24, 2014

Trex Company was among those honored by the Washington Post in its 2014 Top Workplaces annual feature.

Recognized for its leadership, pay and benefits, training, diversity and workplace flexibility, Trex also stood out in large part thanks to its commitment to maintaining strong compensation for its employees in the midst of the economic downturn.

May 29, 2014

Trex Company (TREX) took a small nosedive of 4.80% on Wednesday, which wasn't particularly kind to other members of the HCN cadre.

March 17, 2014

Trex Company (TREX) got an impressive boost of 8.84% on Monday. For many HCN Stocks, today's case was not one of the Mondays.

February 26, 2014

Winchester, Va.-based Trex Company reported fourth-quarter sales of $63.8 million, an increase of 38% over the same quarter last year.

“We brought 2013 to a very strong finish,” said chairman, president and CEO Ronald W. Kaplan. “Expanded distribution and dealer demand across the country contributed significantly to sales and are helping us advance a key initiative -- increasing market share.”

February 21, 2014

Trex Company has appointed Gerald Volas to its board of directors, effective March 1, 2014.

“Jerry’s extensive experience in all aspects of the home improvement sector and his in-depth understanding of leadership brands make him an excellent addition to our board," said Trex chairman, president and CEO Ronald Kaplan. "We look forward to his contributions as we work to further expand Trex’s industry-leading distribution presence, our best-in-class product platform and our branding presence.”

February 4, 2014

Trex Co. has unveiled Trex Outdoor Lighting, a complete system of energy-efficient components designed to complement Trex's high-performance outdoor products.

Joining the brand's Trex Deck Lighting is a full selection of easy-to-install Trex Landscape Lighting options. These compatible fixtures make up the Trex Outdoor Lighting collection.

December 18, 2013

Winchester, Va.-based Trex Co. announced that on Dec. 16, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted final approval of a settlement that resolves a nationwide class action lawsuit alleging misrepresentations and defects in Trex’s first-generation composite products relating to mold growth and color issues.

The cost to Trex under the settlement is capped at $8.25 million, plus $1.475 million in attorneys’ fees. 

December 10, 2013

When Mansfield, Mass.-based Boston Cedar announced the kickoff for its new lineup of decking, railing and trim products, the moves were described collectively as a “Game Changer.”

The building products distributor brought in hockey legend Bobby Orr to help spread the word about its new suppliers: RDI, KOMA Building Products and Trex Co.

October 29, 2013

Winchester, Va.-based Trex Co. posted a third-quarter net loss of $15.3 million for the period ended Sept. 30, 2013 -- that compares with a loss of $14.3 million in the same quarter last year. 

October 7, 2013

Trex Company has rolled out a newly redesigned website with enhanced content, navigation and user experience, as well as an upgraded mobile format.

The site also uses responsive design, with automatically optimizes the site for the visitor's screen.

October 4, 2013

Winchester, Va.-based Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, is expanding its presence in the Mid-Atlantic region with the addition of Pittsburgh-based Babcock Lumber Company to its distribution network.

Babcock will supply dealers across western and central Pennsylvania, western New York and West Virginia with Trex products.

“Babcock is well-known and respected throughout the industry for its commitment to its customers,” said Ronald W. Kaplan, chairman, president and CEO of Trex. 

September 19, 2013

Trex Co. is partnering with Manufacturers Reserve Supply (MRS), a New Jersey-based distributor that will supply dealers in the Northeast region with Trex's wood-alternative decking and railing.

MRS specializes in the wholesale distribution of decking, siding, roofing and trim, mainly to lumberyards, specialty dealers and home centers in the tri-state region.

September 10, 2013

At a cost capped at $8.25 million plus attorney’s fees, Trex Co. is settling a California lawsuit connected to mold in an early version of its decking product.

Trex, the largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, said the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that will resolve a nationwide class action lawsuit filed in California alleging problems in Trex’s first-generation composite products relating to mold growth and color issues.

August 22, 2013

At a cost capped at $8.25 million plus attorney's fees, Trex Co. is settling a California lawsuit  connected to mold in an early version of its decking product. 

August 14, 2013

PVC and composite decking manufacturer Fiberon has appointed Shellie Sellards as its newest vice president of marketing. 

Sellards, who brings a proven track record of growth to the table, will be leaving her current position Owens Corning, where she held the position of director of strategic marketing -- insulation. She also worked at Trex and The Dannon Company.

August 6, 2013

Trex Company's second-quarter results showed strong growth in sales and earnings, up 4.5% in sale and up 57% increase in earnings per share. 

July 30, 2013

Two brands are better than one — that's one of the ideas behind Freud America's composite-material saw-blade series, manufactured by Freud Tools under a trademark license agreement with Trex Co. The "Trex Blade" attacks the market with a double dose of branding, as well as a sharp-edged technology story.