Deckorators® Expands Deck Railing Lineup with New Aluminum, Cable Rail Options

Industry leader debuts ALX Classic in Weathered Brown, SLX Cable railing

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Chris Camfferman                                                              

Managing Director, Marketing




For Immediate Release


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., December 4, 2018 Deckorators®, a brand of Universal Forest Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI), has expanded its deck railing lineup with the introduction of new aluminum and cable rail offerings. Deckorators ALX Classic aluminum railing in Weathered Brown and Deckorators SLX Cable railing give deck builders and homeowners more beautiful, modern choices to personalize an outdoor living space.


Deckorators ALX Classic aluminum railing in Weathered Brown

Durable yet minimal Deckorators ALX Classic aluminum railing now comes in Weathered Brown, a popular color that can add a warm, natural finish to a deck.


ALX Classic aluminum railing in Weathered Brown is available in 6- and 8-foot lengths and 36- and 42-inch heights with Deckorators Classic or Estate balusters. The product is easy to install whether deck builders choose the preassembled or top and bottom rail kit option. Post and stair kits are sold separately.


Weathered Brown joins Satin Black, Matte Black and Textured White in the ALX Classic aluminum railing color lineup. ALX Classic railing is covered by a lifetime limited warranty on manufacturing defects and powder coating and a 25-year removal-and-replacement warranty.


For more information on ALX Classic aluminum railing in Weathered Brown, visit or call 800-332-5724.


Deckorators SLX Cable railing

Featuring sleek stainless steel posts and cable, new Deckorators SLX Cable railing creates pristine outdoor views.


Thin, modern stainless steel 2 3/8-inch posts are available in 36- and 42-inch heights. Predrilled intermediate InvisiPosts come in 36- and 42-inch heights, while 1/8-inch cable is available in lengths up to 50 feet. The system features a stainless steel graspable handrail.


SLX Cable railing is backed by a 25-year limited warranty on manufacturing defects. For more information on SLX Cable railing, visit or call 800-332-5724.


“At Deckorators, new product development is driven by the valuable input of dealers and contractors,” said Chris Camfferman, managing director, marketing, Deckorators. “ALX Classic aluminum railing in Weathered Brown and Deckorators SLX Cable railing meet their needs for trend-forward railings that offer modern beauty and design flexibility.”


About Deckorators

Deckorators, the first name in decking, railing and accessories and the originator of the round aluminum baluster, is a brand of Universal Consumer Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Universal Forest Products, Inc. Deckorators started the low-maintenance aluminum balusters category with the Classic Series and has since led the industry with many new and innovative decking and railing products. Its approach to developing exciting and distinct products allows both DIYers and builders to bring the personal creativity of interior design to outdoor living.


To learn more about Deckorators decking and railing accessories, visit or call 800-332-5724.

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Universal Forest Products, Inc. is a holding company that provides capital, management and administrative resources to subsidiaries that supply wood, wood composite and other products to three robust markets: retail, construction and industrial. Founded in 1955, the Company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., with affiliates throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. For more about Universal Forest Products, go to