Home Industry News PRODUCT PICKS: May 2016



RockSolid MAX™ From ECi
RockSolid MAX From ECiDeveloped specifically for small-to-medium sized LBM businesses, cloudbased RockSolid MAX is said save time and expense in server maintenance. ECi manages the software, data backups, data security, software updates, administration and disaster recovery. RockSolid MAX is designed to be as paperless as desired. The software was developed to simplify point-ofsale, inventory, purchasing, vendor EDI communications, accounting and reporting for small dealers. RockSolid MAX also features mobile applications, an import wizard, advanced special-order management and other features. www.ecisolutions.com

Ply Gem Engineered Cedar Shakes
Ply Gem Engineered Cedar ShakesNew engineered cedar shakes from Ply Gem are said to look like cedar, install like asphalt and are made from recycled materials. The new roofing option is designed from milled cedar shingles, which are laser-engraved into molds. Ply Gem’s engineered cedar shakes are made with nearly 100% recycled resins. Engineered cedar shakes are designed to be cut and scored with a utility knife and attached with a nail gun or nailed by hand. Available in multiple widths, the product includes a 50-year limited warranty that also covers the first two years of labor. www.plygemroofing.com

Deckorators Aluminum Deck Gate
Deckorators Aluminum deck gateThe new Deckorators black aluminum deck gate is designed to be a secure and convenient entry and exit point along a railing system. The gate is made of heavy-gauge aluminum with self-enclosing hinges. Engineered to be cut to size and easily installed, the gate is said to be ideal for keeping children and pets safe. The gate can be used with aluminum, composite, vinyl or wood railing systems. Backed by a 25-year Deckorators removal and replacement warranty. www.deckorators.com

Pneumatic Construction Nailers from DEWALT
Pneumatic Construction Nailers from dewaltDEWALT’s new line of pneumatic construction nailers include a 21° Plastic Collated Framer, 30° Paper Collated Framer, 28° Wire Weld Framer, 15° Coil Framer and Coil Roofing Nailers. With new engines designed to minimize recoil, the nailers are said to be designed for a wide variety of framing, sheathing and roofing applications. The 21° Plastic Collated Framing Nailer (DWF83PL) weighs 8 lbs. and is 12.5″ in height. The Coil Roofing Nailer (DW45RN) weighs 5.2 lbs. and is less than 10″ in height. Each comes standard with a seven year limited warranty, 90 day money back guarantee, and one year free service contract. www.dewalt.com