NILCO and Weekes Forest Products to Supply Trex® Outdoor Living Products
Winchester, VA – August 19, 2010 | Trex® Company, the nation’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing and fencing, is expanding its distributor network in the Central region. NILCO and Weekes Forest Products will now supply Trex® products – such as the new Trex Transcend® high-performance decking and railing collection – to dealer partners in six states.
“We’re pleased to welcome NILCO and Weekes as our newest distribution partners,” said Mitch Cox, vice president of sales for Trex®. “Both companies are well-known for their professionalism and personalized service – and these partnerships will help us to continue supporting our valued dealers and growing business in this key market.”
NILCO was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in North Jackson, Ohio. The family-owned company specializes in serving wholesalers – including customers who need industrial lumber products, and dealers who buy and sell specialty building products. NILCO has 10 locations and will serve Trex® dealers throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.
“Trex® outdoor living products will be a strong solution for our robust network of retail lumber dealers and their customers,” said Tom Mulligan, general manager for NILCO. “Carrying the Trex® brand further reinforces our commitment to working with highly sought after brand leaders, and we look forward to Trex® becoming one of our company’s flagship brands.”
About Weekes Forest Products
Founded in 1978, Weekes has become one of the most successful independently owned distributors in the U.S., earning a reputation as a highly entrepreneurial, sales-driven company. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., with seven distribution centers throughout the Midwest and Southeast, Weekes supplies Trex® products to dealers in Michigan, Indiana and Florida.
“Weekes is excited about expanding its partnership with Trex®, as it’s our strong desire to partner with brand leaders in each of the product categories we represent,” said Tom Le Vere, vice president of national accounts and marketing for Weekes. “The Trex® name is synonymous with being the industry leader in terms of quality, product innovation and marketing leadership. Couple its strengths with the sales expertise that exists at Weekes – and it’s a winning combination for the dealers we service.”
Trex® products are offered through an extensive network of building products distributors and dealers, and are sold at more than 5,500 retail locations. For more information, visit www.trex.com, www.nilco.net or www.weekesforest.com.
About Trex® Company
Trex® Company is the nation’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing and fencing, with nearly 20 years of product experience. Built on “green” principles and values, Trex® outdoor living products offer significant design flexibility with fewer ongoing maintenance requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice. In addition, Trex® distributes ultra-low maintenance PVC decking under the trademark Trex Escapes® and PVC trim under the trademark TrexTrim™. For more information, visit the company’s website www.trex.com. Trex®, Trex Escapes®, Trex Transcend® and TrexTrim™ are trademarks of Trex® Company, Inc., Winchester, VA.