Features: Pioneered a new generation of stain-resistant decking. Also scratch-, split-, mold- and mildew-resistant.
History:While its parent company has been around since the 1980s, AZEK Deck was introduced in 2007.
Products: Decking, railing, porch, trim and molding.
Features: Nine installation looks with three different colors and three surface choices -- smooth, ridged or alternating. Also termite resistant, weather tested and LEED qualified.
Other Products: CaliBamboo also makes fencing, plywood, poles, edging, flooring and paneling.
History: Founded in 1886, GAF has grown to become North America's largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing. In 2009, Correct Building Products, a manufacturer of composite decking and railing, joined the GAF family of companies.
Products: EverGrain includes the Classic Collection, featuring natural colors. The Vibrance Collection® features color highlights that emulate the textures and natural color variations of real wood. Other EverGrain products include deck boards, dock boards and railing systems.
History: EverGrain composite decking is made by Tamko, which first opened its doors in 1944 with a single asphalt shingle line in Joplin, Missouri. Beginning in 1999, TAMKO also entered the plastic composite decking business with its purchase of composite manufacturing equipment in Lamar, Missouri. Since then, TAMKO has rapidly expanded its production of the EverGrain Decking line.
Decking Products: Horizon Decking with PermaTech, Fiberon Outdoor Flooring PVC decking, Fiberon Professional Premium Grain and Tropics.
Features: Horizon has exotic hardwood tones and grain patterns' PermaTech is backed by a 20-year limited stain and fade warranty.
History: Started in North Carolina as a manufacturer of wood-plastic composite decking in 1997. In 2008, Fiberon and Sensibuilt joined their assets and brands to become a major player in the alternative decking market.
Other Products: Fencing, railing, hardware. Composite decking, railing, fencing and hardware.
Products: Composite decking grades are Capricorn Tropical, Captiva, Intrepid and Marine. Other Latitudes products include railings, handrails, fasteners, deck stones, a recessed lighting kit and fascia.
History: In 1995, Crane Plastics formed an offshoot company that used a wood/plastic blending system. In 1997, TimberTech shipped its first tongue-and-groove natural decking planks.
Products: FenceScape, DeckLites, railing, fencing, lighting, fastening, drainage systems, accessories and trim.
History: The company was formed in 1996 through the buyout of a division of Mobil Corporation and went public in 1999. Trex Company is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, with manufacturing facilities in Fernley, Nevada, and Winchester, Virginia.
Products: Decking, railing, fencing, trim, lighting and Trex Outdoor Furniture.