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Residential Design & Build: “Top 100 Products”

Nov/Dec 2012, page 26 — MoistureShield composite decking ranks among Residential Design & Build’s most requested products of the year.

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Lumber Co-operator: “Wood or Composite Decking?”

Fall 2012, page 42 — Dealers can help answer this question by educating customers on the performance characteristics of composite decking, how it compares to wood and what they should look for when comparing brands.

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“Get in the Groove with MoistureShield’s ‘This Deck Rocks! Photo Contest” News Release

July 2012 — Building professionals and homeowners can submit a photo of their MoistureShield® composite deck by August 31, 2012 for a chance to win a Bose® Sounddock® Portable Digital Music System and iTunes® gift card.

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DIY Network: “Cool Tools”

May 2012 – MoistureShield decking featured as a Builder’s Show 2011 cool find.

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LBM Journal: “In-Depth Decks”

April 2012, page 36 — Warranties, green products, railing systems and hidden fasteners are among the hot topics in LBM Journal's annual in-depth feature on the decking market.

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Plastics News: "Decking Makers Hopeful in '12"

March 2012 — Despite a sluggish end to 2011, decking manufacturers are optimistic that 2012 will bring their companies and the industry improved sales.

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ProSales: "Decking: Color Them Hopeful"

January 2012 — As deckmakers increase the number of colors, options, and products they sell, dealers keep an eye on performance.

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Home Channel News: Decked out with choices (December 2011)

Green Building News: "Eco-Friendly Extends Life of Decking" (August 2011)

The Construction Specifier: "Durable Decks, Docks and Boardwalks: Specifying Wood-Plastic Composite Decking and Railing" (June 2011)

Extreme How-To: "Shuffling the Deck: Enhance Decks with Wood-Plastic Composite Decking and Railing" (June 2011, page 36)

ProSales: What's In This Stuff? (June 2011)

Extreme How-To: Shuffling the Deck (June 2011)

Marina Dock Age: "Wood-Plastic Makes Perfect: Enhancements in Composite Decking Technology" (June 2011)

Green Lodging News: "Finding the Green in Modern, Durable Decking Materials" (April 2011)

MoistureShield® Composite Decking Now Verified with 95% Total Recycled Content - February 2011


Free 3D Deck Design Tool Now Available on - December 2010

Pool & Spa Marketing re choosing environmentally friendly decking (December 2010 - starts on page 30)

Modern Contractor Solutions re designing & building with composite decking (September 2010)

California Builder re designing and building with composite decking (September 2010)

Plastics Today article on Watts (March 2010)

Plastics News article on Watts (March 2010)

Bylined article on Composite Decking in Builder/Architect (January 2010)

A.E.R.T. Partners with PacTrim for Nationwide Distribution of MoistureShield® Trim and Moulding Products - January 2010

A.E.R.T. Opens New Plastics Recycling Facility - March 2010


MoistureShield® Introduces "Vantage Collection" - October 2009

A.E.R.T. Launches New MoistureShield Fire-Rated Decking - September 2009

How Composite Decking Can Capture Homeowner's Attention ( - June 2009

MoistureShield Composite Decking Now Available in Solid Profile - June 2009

A.E.R.T Expands West With New Distributor BlueLinx - May 2009

A.E.R.T. Launches Enhanced MoistureShield® Composite Decking Web Site - May 2009

LifeCycle® Fencing from A.E.R.T. Offers Strength, Versatility and Green Building Benefits - April 2009

In Depth: Decks (LBM Journal article) - April 2009

Decks - includes Rainforest Collection (LBM Journal article) - April 2009

EcoShield Deck Tiles product feature (ProSales newsletter) - April 2009

Deck Toppings - includes EcoShield Deck Tiles (Virginia Builder) - March 2009

EcoShield Deck Tiles Provide Fast, Simple to Install and Environmentally Responsible Outdoor Surfacing - March 2009


Designed with Nature in Mind — A.E.R.T. Launches the MoistureShield® Juniper™ Collection, An Earth-Friendly Composite Decking - February 2008

A.E.R.T. Commences Construction on New Watts, Oklahoma, Plastic Recycling Facility - September 2008

A.E.R.T. Launches MoistureShield® Rainforest Collection Composite Railing — New Durable, Earth-Friendly Railing Offers Beauty of Tropical Hardwoods - June 2008