Fortifiber Building Systems Group, 300 Industrial Drive, Fernley, NV 89408
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RENO, NV, February 11, 2013 - Fortifiber Building Systems Group® announces the addition of Roger Wittenberg to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Wittenberg is well known in the building industry as a highly successful serial entrepreneur that has led him to establish several companies that focus on recycling materials into reusable building products.
Mr. Wittenberg's most successful venture, the Trex Company, has turned billions of pounds of recycled and reclaimed plastic, including 1.3 billion grocery retail bags and waste wood each year, into alternative wood products. In doing so, he not only launched the composite decking industry, but demonstrated that recycled materials could be employed in the manufacture of high-end products.
After retiring from Trex, Wittenberg founded International Supply Consortium LLC, which takes on projects that use innovative building technologies and real estate projects that utilize these same sustainable materials. Wittenberg's passions for recycling, green technology, and innovation are now being applied to projects in his own backyard, North Lake Tahoe.
As a Foundation board member of Sierra Nevada College, Wittenberg helped move the campus's Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences to a Platinum LEED status through the use of Trex products and other innovative green strategies. Fortifiber's president, Chris Yount, plans to leverage this expertise in plotting Fortifiber's future product innovations. "Fortifiber has always had a commitment to manufacturing green building products. There is no doubt that Roger brings a new dimension to the company that will enhance our capabilities in developing environmentally friendly building materials."
Roger lives with his wife Beatrice in Incline Village, with his extended family nearby.
About Fortifiber Building Systems Group
Fortifiber Building Systems Group has earned a solid reputation for technical expertise, practical know-how and responsiveness to the needs of the building industry by providing Moisture Control Systems that help protect builders and owners from moisture related problems that can damage residential and commercial buildings. Over its 70-year history, the company has become a trusted partner in the effort to solve moisture related building problems, and a valued advisor to building code officials in local communities on construction issues. Fortifiber Building Systems Group is accessible via the Internet at www.fortifiber.com.