Atlanta -- Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, announced that the company's composite decking business, formerly Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies (AERT), will now operate as MoistureShield.

"For more than five decades in North America, Oldcastle APG has set the standard for products, innovation and related brands that service the outdoor living category," said Ken O'Neill, executive vice president. "With the acquisition of AERT in 2017, we set out on a new endeavor to bring our blueprint for success to the composite decking marketplace. Today's name change is more than a new logo – it's a commitment to our customer base. We commit to delivering best-in-class composite solutions for our many customer channels… from production, innovation to customer support. Carrying the Oldcastle APG name brings expectations, something we're excited to exceed now and into the future."

The MoistureShield line of moisture-resistant composite decking is environmentally friendly, manufactured from 95% recycled content, and can be installed directly on the ground, in the ground or under water. The line is backed by an industry-leading warranty against decay, rot and termite damage. Within the MoistureShield line are innovative capped products such as Vision, which utilizes an advanced manufacturing method called DiamondDefense creating a modern, variegated appearance resembling interior hardwood flooring. MoistureShield also features Infuse with a realistic wood-grain finish and ability to withstand total submersion in water; and Vantage, an uncapped composite as the perfect way to affordably step up from wood with the same workability based on its solid core.

Select products within the MoistureShield line are available with CoolDeck technology, which reduces heat absorption by up to 35% compared to conventional capped composites. All MoistureShield products are protected by the Solid Core Difference for strength and moisture resistance and to help reduce maintenance and upkeep for hassle-free decking that lasts.

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