Hanley Wood Announces MoistureShield Wood Composite Decking as Marketer of the Year

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) January 17, 2020

Hanley Wood, the housing industry’s data leader backed by Zonda and Metrostudy, and the industry’s top residential real estate development and new home construction advisors is pleased to announce MoistureShield: An Oldcastle APG Brand was selected as the 2019 Brand Builder Awards Marketer of the Year.

“We are thrilled to recognize MoistureShield as Marketer of the Year,” said Paul Tourbaf, President, Residential Construction Group, Hanley Wood. “Their forward thinking suite of tools and training materials allowed them to separate themselves from the competition and gain preference and market share in a crowded space.”

The Marketer of the Year Award is presented annually by Hanley Wood to a company in the residential and commercial construction and design industry that best demonstrates a commitment to innovation, excellence in leveraging marketing programs to drive sales, and adoption of modern marketing tactics.

“This is an incredible win for MoistureShield composite decking and shows how far the brand and business have come since Oldcastle APG acquired the company over a year ago,” said Ken O’Neill, EVP – National Group for APG. “We spent time out in the market to listen and ensure MoistureShield would be delivering more value to our channel partners and their customers. With that goal in mind, our marketing team’s close collaboration with Interrupt has elevated our composite decking brand and positioned our quality MoistureShield product lines for unprecedented growth.”

“We at Interrupt are excited that MoistureShield was named Hanley Wood’s Marketer of the Year,” said Anita Holman, Executive Creative Director and Brand Strategist, Interrupt. “Our goal was to leverage this unique product and create dynamic differentiation from the current sea of sameness in the category. This unique branding approach, coupled with their one-of-a-kind product offering, helps their customers differentiate their business and design decks for homeowners to live their best lives outdoors. We are looking forward to continuing this brand journey with MoistureShield and help gain category prominence.”

About Oldcastle APG

Oldcastle APG, North America’s largest manufacturer of Outdoor Living Products, is part of CRH’s Building Products division. CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group with operating locations in 32 countries worldwide. MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, proudly manufactures composite deck boards and related products serving a range of retail and distribution customers across North America and several international markets. The development of new technologies and patents has enabled MoistureShield to manufacture superior composite products from recycled wood fiber and recycled polyethylene plastic. Learn more at http://www.MoistureShield.com.

About Interrupt

Interrupt is a strategic branding and marketing agency that works with Fortune 1000 brands in the building products, home improvement and home enjoyment industries. They consider themselves a brand distillery, leveraging data to uncover unique insights that help distill down client’s brands to find their unique space in their category. Interrupt’s deep branding, business and industry expertise enables them to help their clients outperform the industry and separate from the sea of sameness. Discover more about Interrupt at InterruptDelivers.com.

About the Brand Builder Awards

The Brand Builder Awards recognize the most innovative and effective marketing campaigns throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industries. Companies selected for recognition have executed campaigns that generate sales, motivate buying behavior and inspire customer loyalty. Companies submitted entries in seven categories, ranging from advertising campaigns to website design to best use of data driven marketing programs.

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood, represents the housing industry’s leading provider of rich data, backed by Zonda and Metrostudy, and the industry’s top advisors for residential real estate development and new home construction. With products and services geared for homebuilders, multifamily developers, lenders, and financial institutions, we provide innovative solutions to maximize opportunities in today's real estate development landscape. To learn more, visit https://www.hanleywood.com.

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NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS) Announces Derek M. Sather as Assistant Vice President

ATLANTA (PRWEB) January 17, 2020

Derek serves as NBIS’s Assistant Vice President of Risk Management, working with the risk management team, claims, business development, program managers, and underwriting to promote Risk Solutions and develop new products based on industry demand. He joins the NBIS team of experts with over 20 years in the industry. Derek’s role at NBIS will include developing partnerships with insurance agency partners, association leaders; and a key resource for the NBIS claims and underwriting teams managing risk management program utilization.

Mr. Sather’s experience includes over two decades of NCCCO certification, crane operator, lift director, crane inspector, certified trainer and active status with the Michigan Task Force 1 as a heavy rigging specialist. Over the past 8 years, Derek has held various roles with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 324 JATF. He is an experienced safety professional with vast experience as a trainer, operator and leader in the crane industry.

President of NBIS, Bill Tepe remarked, “Derek is a great addition to the NBIS team of experts, his industry knowledge and relationships will serve him well in his position”. Mr. Tepe continued, “The regulatory landscape is always changing for the heavy construction industry, staying connected to those trends and building risk solutions to protect our insureds’ will be a major focus for Derek”.

NBIS provides property & casualty insurance coverage for Crane, Rigging, Specialized Transportation, Concrete Pumping and Equipment Dealer/Rental operations in the United States. Risk Solutions include, contract management review, complimentary online driver training courses, complimentary access to over 150+ online & industry specific training classes, safety & regulatory manuals and guides ready to implement as well as partner discounts for Dash Cameras, Telematics and much more.

Media Contact for NBIS: Lisa McAbee, Marketing Director – (770) 257-1707 lmcabee@nbis.com

About NBIS

NBIS is the Premiere provider of Insurance & Risk Management Solutions to the heavy construction industry and an endorsed provider for the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA). Providing coverage and Risk Management Services that works for you to prevent losses and give your company the best fighting chance in the event of a claim. For more information about NBIS, please visit http://www.NBIS.com.

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evoVisit Allows Home Builders to Find a New Way to Connect with Buyers

FREDERICK, Md. (PRWEB) January 17, 2020

Tech startup evoVisit makes its official debut in front of 75,000 building industry VIPs at the International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas during the week of January 20, 2020. With a suite of innovative technology designed to manage every aspect of the home buying experience, the startup company frees up sales agents to do what they do best: close the sale. evoVisit’s products include proprietary technology such as an integrated tour scheduler, lead reengagement platform, chatbots, and a post-visit review management system. The company will launch into the active adult age division of the building industry first, allowing them to target the largest group of buyers in the business.

The company originally got started in 2018 while working extensively with builders and developers across the United States to continue their product development. In the summer of 2019, evoVisit was one of 8 companies accepted into Silver Moonshots, an accelerator program designed for startups focused on building technology solutions for active adults and boomers. Now, in the early stages of 2020, evoVisit is ready for the official launch of their suite of products.

“We are thrilled to be headed to the International Builders Show in Las Vegas,” stated Lauren Huffman, Director of Operations and Co-Founder of evoVisit. “The hard work and dedication of our leadership and team shines through all of our new technology and we are excited to be able to officially share everything we have worked on with the leading builders in the nation and overseas. Our hope is that evoVisit is to be one of many startups that blossom from the city of Frederick.”

Following their appearance at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, the startup plans to roll out sales efforts across the United States and internationally. For a more in-depth look at evoVisit’s suite of products, pricing packages, demos and more visit their official website at https://evovisit.com/. Continue to follow their journey on social media @evovisit.

About evoVisit

Founded in 2018, evoVisit is the first Visit Relationship Management system designed to turn homebuyer inquiries into sales. With a SaaS Platform that allows higher conversion rates within a shorter period of time, the company uses their proprietary technology to coordinate the visit experiences that people want with the communities that are selling homes. In 2019, the company was one of eight companies accepted into Silver Moonshots, an accelerator program designed for startups focused on building technology solutions for active adults and boomers. Their offices reside in beautiful downtown Frederick, MD.

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