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Parksite, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Lavelle Company

Parksite is pleased to announce the acquisition of Lavelle Company, a North Dakota based Building Material Wholesaler servicing retail lumber yards throughout North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, and parts of Iowa since 1939. The acquisition is effective immediately.

"Our objective is to grow significantly faster than the market and acquisitions are an important piece of our growth strategy", stated Ron Heitzman, President of Parksite. "The Lavelle Company has built a strong market position with quality products, great people and excellent customer service and we are excited to have them become part of the Parksite organization. The acquisition will expand both our geography and product portfolio," added Heitzman.

Parksite Inc. markets branded and specialty building products throughout the eastern half of the United States representing DuPont™ Tyvek® Weatherization Systems, AZEK® Building Products, and various other category leading building products for the residential, commercial and remodeling markets. DuPont™ Corian®, DuPont™ Zodiaq®, and Natural Stone (Granite) are some of the products available through the Parksite surfaces group.

In May, 2000, Parksite, Inc. purchased Plunkett-Webster, Inc. an east coast based wholesale distribution company specializing in building products, followed by the 2001 acquisition of Metro Sloan Distribution, Pittsford, NY. In May of 2005, Parksite acquired Eastern Distributors Inc, a Philadelphia based building materials distributor and in 2010 purchased the DuPont Surfaces business assets of L.E. Smith Company in Ohio. Through acquisition, the company dates back to 1915, and is at the forefront of the evolving building industry.

A 100% employee owned company, Parksite firmly believes their success is directly attributable to their employees. According to George Pattee, Chairman and CEO, "Key to our success is the knowledge and experience of our employee-owners who share the same core values. Owners produce the best results, with integrity, honesty and enthusiasm. Every one of our Associates is dedicated to contributing to the success of both our customers and our suppliers."

Nationally, Parksite has 9 locations and over 390 employee-owners.

Introducing the New AZEK Building Products iPad® App

It’s time to turn the dreams of any home and outdoor living space into reality with the AZEK Building Products iPad App. From inspired trim and moulding applications, deck and railing designs, porch colors, and paver layouts, the AZEK iPad App puts the power of creativity in your hands. Mix and match products, designs and colors. Create a home design that anyone would truly be proud to call their own. And, then, step from the world of flat, 2-dimensional visualization into the future using visionary 3D technology and, literally, make the AZEK House come to life.

Using a visualization marker, such as the cover of any AZEK catalog or download a marker from www.azek.com/iPad, utilize your iPad to enter the exciting world of Augmented Reality. In this 3D AZEK App, you can personalize the AZEK House and then turn, rotate, and zoom in to make sure it’s designed just the way you want it.