MoistureShield Expands Distribution Chain with BlueLinx's Atkin Branch

MoistureShield Expands Distribution Chain with BlueLinx's Atkin Branch

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group with locations in 31 countries worldwide. MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, serves retail and distribution customers across North America and several international markets.

FREMONT, CA: CRH company MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, has expanded its sales of decking products in northern Minnesota with Marietta, GA-based BlueLinx Corporation. BlueLinx, building on the successful launch of MoistureShield in Minneapolis, will take the full line to its Aitkin facility in the northern part of the state where lakes and outdoor recreation are common.

"We're very pleased to follow up our BlueLinx distribution in Minneapolis by expanding to the Aitkin branch," said Matthew Bruce, VP of Sales, MoistureShield. "MoistureShield provides BlueLinx customers with the low-maintenance and moisture-resistant deck products that can enhance any main residence or second home, ensuring the outdoor life can be enjoyed to the fullest."

Oldcastle APG is one of North America's largest manufacturers of outdoor living products and is a part of CRH's Building Products division. CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group with locations in 31 countries worldwide. MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, serves retail and distribution customers across North America and several international markets.

"The durability and weather-resistance of MoistureShield is the perfect fit for our northern Minnesota dealers and their customers," said Ken Black, Regional VP of the Western Region for BlueLinx. "We are pleased to extend MoistureShield's benefits to the lakes, marinas and outdoor recreation areas in this region." The complete range of MoistureShield's decking products features the Solid Core Difference for advanced strength and moisture resistance. Their products can be installed directly on the ground, in the ground or underwater, making them ideal for decks near water, docks and boat slips.

The company's Vision® product line features its Diamond Defense Coating, the most robust cap in the industry and the unique option of CoolDeck® Technology, reducing heat absorption by up to 35 percent compared to traditional capped composite boards in a similar color. Also, Elevate is an entry-level capped composite decking available in four colors, including premium tropical hardwood looks. The company has zero structural failures in the field in over 30 years and is backed by a 50-year transferrable structural warranty for all decking series.

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