August 31, 2015

Trex Company Sweeps 2015 Remodeling Brand Use Study


Readers Honor Trex as the Leading Brand in Decking and Railing

WINCHESTER, Va., August 31, 2015 – The votes are counted and the results are in. In addition to prevailing as the undisputed leader in composite decking, Trex is nailing railing. The world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, swept all four railing categories of Remodeling’s 2015 Brand Use Study, taking first place among contractors for Brand Familiarity, Brand Used Most in the Past Two Years, Brand Used the Most and Highest Quality Brand. Additionally, for the second consecutive year, Trex captured top honors across all of the study’s composite/vinyl decking categories.

“The addition of railing to this year’s Brand Use Study allows Trex to showcase its unparalleled brand strength and recognition among industry professionals as a total outdoor living resource,” said Jim Cline, president and CEO of Trex. “We remain the clear brand of choice in wood-alternative decking while also setting the standard for performance and aesthetics in high-performance, low-maintenance railing.”

In recent months, Trex has received accolades from virtually all building industry professionals, including the following:

• First place Golden Hammer Award for decking by Hardware + Building Supplier
• Reader’s Choice Award for Greenest Decking by Green Builder Media
• Three 2015 ADEX Platinum and three ADEX Gold Awards from Design Journal
• First place rankings in the composite decking category in the Builder 2015 Brand Use Study

“With support from designers, architects, builders, retailers, distributors, and now remodelers, these awards underscore the dominance of Trex’s comprehensive portfolio of high-performance products,” Cline said. “It is an honor to have our brand and products recognized by such knowledgeable and discriminating industry experts.”

Hanley Wood Publishing and Readex Research, an independent research company, conducted the Remodeling 2015 Brand Use Study. More than 8,000 readers of Remodeling magazine were surveyed regarding brands across 57 categories. The full study will be published in the September issue of Remodeling. For more information, visit

For more information about Trex products, including its award-winning railing and decking collections, visit

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 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).

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