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Deckorators® Pro Summit Recognizes Top Certified Pros

Trip honors deck builders in Deckorators partnership and rewards program


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 29, 2019 – Deckorators®, a leading brand of Universal Forest Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI), recently held its second annual Deckorators Pro Summit. The Summit is an all-inclusive trip for top point-earning members of the Deckorators Certified Pro program, a leading deck contractor partnership and rewards program.

 

The 2019 Deckorators Pro Summit trip to San Diego, California, honored the top Certified Pro deck contractors with the most Deckorators reward points recorded to their individual Certified Pro rewards accounts between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30, 2018. Honorees include:

·       Unique Deck Builders – Highland Park, Illinois

·       Adrian’s Quality Fencing & Decks – Beaverton, Oregon

·       Foremost Construction – Big Lake, Minnesota

·       Chief Concepts, LLC – White Bear Township, Minnesota

·       Cascade Fence & Deck – Vancouver, Washington

·       All Weather Decks – Gardner, Kansas

·       R&R Remodeling, Inc. – Wentzville, Missouri

·       Chicagoland Builders, Inc. – Arlington Heights, Illinois

·       Valley of Wisconsin, LLC – New Berlin, Wisconsin

·       California Custom Decks – Rock Hill, Missouri

·       Maryland Deck Builders, LLC – Glen Burnie, Maryland

·       Q&R Services – Salem, Oregon

·       Ugly Deck Company – Burnsville, Minnesota

 

Each of the elite contractors in the deck contractor partnership and rewards program received an all-inclusive invitation to Pier South resort for three days and three nights of leisure, education and collaboration with the Deckorators team, Feb. 26 through March 1, 2019. Deckorators provided all airfare, lodging, transportation and meals.

 

At the Pro Summit, Certified Pros participated in product overviews, collaborative discussions and a plant tour. When not in educational sessions, the Certified Pros enjoyed Pacific Ocean views, including a sunset cruise. 

 

“The Deckorators Pro Summit not only thanks our Certified Pros for their partnership, it also gives us an opportunity to learn more about their product needs and business challenges,” said Chris Camfferman, managing director, marketing for Deckorators. “We use the input and feedback we receive at the Pro Summit to develop and enhance our products and programs.”


To be considered for the Pro Summit, contractors must be a part of the Deckorators Certified Pro program, a deck contractor loyalty program which is designed to increase contractors’ professional business opportunities and drive deck sales and installation services. The Deckorators Certified Pro program provides resources and promotions to contractors to become trained as specialists for Deckorators products.

 

Certified Pros receive benefits to build and promote their business through a preferred contractor listing on Deckorators.com, are the first to know about new products and promotions prior to the launch and are equipped with information and resources to expertly sell and install Deckorators products.

 

Another unique opportunity for Certified Pros is the Deckorators apprenticeship program, which helps qualified Certified Pros meet the challenges of the skilled labor shortage by connecting them with vetted and trained local apprentices.

 

For more information about the Deckorators Certified Pro contractor program, visit pro.deckorators.com or call (800) 332-5724. To sign up to become a Certified Pro, visit www.deckorators.com/certified.

 

 

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 www.deckorators.com or call 800-332-5724.


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UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS, INC. (NASDAQ: UFPI)

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 www.ufpi.com.

 

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