woodbywy.com – Weyerhaeuser Distribution has added Fortress Railing Products to its distribution centers serving the Northern California, Phoenix and Carolinas markets. The new products continue the distributor’s expansion of deck railing options, which comprise a diverse array of materials, styles and price points to serve nearly every housing type and design preference.
“Increased demand for inviting, beautiful outdoor spaces has remained a steady trend for the past several years and shows no signs of abating,” said David Helmers, vice president of Weyerhaeuser Distribution. “We’re very excited to join forces with Fortress to bring quality and innovative railing options to our dealers, and our team is extremely enthusiastic to promote the manufacturer’s breadth of options.”
The Stockton, Calif.; Phoenix; and Carolinas-area locations will stock a full line of Fortress Railing Products:
• Fortress Fe26: A first-of-its-kind pre-welded iron railing, Fe26 boasts unprecedented quality alongside a clean, classic appearance.
• Fortress Al13: Another industry first, this aluminum railing offers superior strength and safety. A bracket system provides for simple installation.
• Cable Railing Panel System: The first vertical railing panel system in the decking market, Fortress’ cable railing is made with 316 marine-grade stainless steel and comes pre-assembled for easy installation. It coordinates well with a range of deck materials, including wood and composite.
• FortressAccents: A complete line of post caps and LED lighting featuring an innovative design that uses the same post cap for lit and non-lit applications. The units are made with die-cast aluminum housings and DuPont powder coat for optimal performance and durability, and they feature a built-in thermal management system.
“Weyerhaeuser has a strong reputation for excellent service, strong relationships and unparalleled response to its building products retailers,” said C. W. St. John, national sales manager for Fortress Railing. “We are confident that they will be a fantastic partner for growth in these markets.”