May 17, 2016

Trex Company Wins Three Awards For Design Excellence


Outdoor Living Leader Honoured by Architects and Designers in Prestigious Award Program

WINCHESTER, Va., May 17, 2016 – Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, and leader in high-performance outdoor living products, has won three Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX) from Design Journal, an international resource for interior designers, architects and facility managers.

A perennial ADEX-award winner, Trex captured two Platinum Awards – the program’s highest honour – for the Trex Outdoor Storage™ collection and for Trex Pergola™ “Air,” a recent addition to the popular Trex Pergola collection. Another new pergola design, Trex Pergola “Vision,” was honoured with an ADEX Gold Award.

“These awards speak to the thoughtful design and aesthetics of Trex® outdoor living products, which, when combined with our low-maintenance and high-performance features, make Trex the clear brand of choice for design professionals,” said Adam Zambanini, vice president, marketing for Trex. “As the industry leader, Trex is committed to raising the bar on design innovation across the entire outdoor living category.”

The following Trex-licensed products are 2016 ADEX winners:

• Trex Outdoor Storage (Platinum Award) – From hidden ice chests to drawer boxes for pillows and pool equipment, Trex Outdoor Storage maximises outdoor living space by providing extra room for backyard essentials. Each piece is offered in all five Trex Transcend® premium tropical shades. In keeping with Trex’s tradition of durable, high-performance products, the collection is manufactured with a dense, low-maintenance resin that won’t warp, fade or crack, with an adhesive-welded interior of ¾” white PVC. Storage solutions include pull-out ice coolers, cabinets and bench drawers, hampers and trash storage cabinets.

• Trex Pergola “Air” (Platinum Award) – Trex Pergola kits are low maintenance, easy to assemble, and come in a wide range of standard sizes. Trex Pergola “Air” is characterised by its contemporary design, crisp lines and RainFlex™ motorised canopy. Available in both freestanding and attached models, Air offers the perfect amount of sun, shade or rain protection for any outdoor lifestyle.

• Trex Pergola “Vision” (Gold Award) – Trex Pergola “Vision” allows users to select from a completely open structure, partially enclosed frame, stainless steel cables, tensioned canopy or retractable canopy. The versatile Vision provides the framework for your outdoor living area, with five different in-fills, multiple decorative end designs and 17 ColorLast™ finishes.

ADEX is the largest and most prestigious awards program that recognises product design of furniture, fixtures and finishes marketed to the design trade. Products are judged by a panel of professionals representing a cross section of the design industry.

All ADEX-winning products are featured on the Design Journal website at For more information about Trex products, visit

Trex Pergola kits and Trex Outdoor Furniture are produced through trademark licensing agreements with Trex Company. Trex Pergola kits are manufactured by Fredericksburg, Va.-based Backyard America, and Trex Outdoor Storage is produced by Florida-based NatureKast Products.

About Trex Company
Trex Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of high performance wood-alternative decking and railing, with more than 20 years of product experience. Stocked in more than 6,700 retail locations worldwide, Trex outdoor living products offer a wide range of style options with fewer ongoing maintenance requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice. For more information, visit You also can follow Trex on Twitter (@Trex_Company), Instagram (@trexcompany) Pinterest (trexcompany), or Houzz (trex-company-inc), “like” Trex on Facebook, or view product and demonstration videos on the brand’s YouTube channel (TheTrexCo).

Contact: Hunter Hackett or Lindsey Lucenta
L.C. Williams & Associates
800/837-7123 or 312/565-3900 or

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