February 11, 2016

Trex Company Expands Its Midwest Footprint


Amerhart Acquisition of Lumberyard Supply Co. Brings Number One Decking and Railing Brand
to St. Louis and Eastern Missouri

WINCHESTER, Va., February 11, 2016 – Trex Company, the world’s number one decking and railing brand, and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, is broadening its industry-leading reach and brand footprint with the expansion of Amerhart Limited into eastern Missouri. One of the largest independently owned building materials distributors in the Midwest, Amerhart recently acquired St. Louis-based Lumberyard Supply Co. and is bringing its extensive selection of top brands and building materials, including Trex decking and railing, to industrial customers in this fast-growing region.

“Amerhart is well-known and respected throughout the Midwest and the industry for its commitment to its customers,” said Jim Cline, president and CEO of Trex. “With its experienced staff, quality training, robust inventory, and timely delivery, Amerhart has earned a reputation as a supplier of choice among building professionals. We are pleased to join them in their Midwest expansion and are confident they will provide the highest level of service to our Missouri dealers.”

Based in Green Bay, Wis., Amerhart Limited is an independent, family-owned distributor of building materials. Founded in 1940, Amerhart recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. The company serves a wide variety of customers throughout the building industry operating out of eight Midwest locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Missouri.

“We are always excited to bring our legacy of serving the building industry to new markets,” said Mark Kasper, president and CEO of Amerhart. “In addition to cultivating the close customer relationships Lumberyard Supply has established, we look forward to leveraging our unique blend of product and service capabilities to help grow the building industry in, and have a positive impact on, communities across Missouri.”

Trex products are offered through an extensive network of building products distributors and dealers, and are sold at more than 6,700 retail locations. For more information about Trex, visit www.trex.com.

About Trex Company
Trex Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of high performance wood-alternative decking and railing, with more than 20 years of product experience. Stocked in more than 6,700 retail locations worldwide, Trex outdoor living products offer a wide range of style options with fewer ongoing maintenance requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice. For more information, visit trex.com. You also can follow Trex on Twitter (@Trex_Company), Pinterest (trexcompany), or Houzz (trex-company-inc) “like” Trex on Facebook, or view product and demonstration videos on the brand’s YouTube channel (TheTrexCo).

Alison Bruder or Hunter Hackett
L.C. Williams & Associates
800/837-7123 or 312/565-3900
abruder@lcwa.com or hhackett@lcwa.com

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