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Trex expanding with new material, new regions


April 3, 2014 1:31 pm ET

On a trek to increase its global market share, Trex Co. Inc. has opened sales and distribution centers for its decks and rails made of recycled wood and polyethylene in five more countries in the last year.

Ohio legislators look to ditch new green building standards


March 12, 2014 11:51 am ET

The Ohio state legislature could soon vote to ditch the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED v4 green building standards.

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Companies revamp efforts to mimic indoor living outdoors


February 28, 2014 1:16 pm ET

The latest trends in decks go well beyond the look of interior flooring reaching out to exterior decks. Patio doors are becoming so wide they form glass walls that slide or fold open to ever-swankier outdoor spaces. Deck stairs are giving way to...

AERT recovering from July fire, planning to launch capstock product


November 8, 2013 3:18 pm ET

Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc. will be out with its first capstock products early next year as the Springdale, Ark.-based company rebounds from a deadly fire that caused an estimated $7 million of damage.

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