August 11, 2008

Fiber Composites Responds to Louisiana Pacific (LP) Product Advisory

NEW LONDON, N.C., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This past week, Louisiana Pacific(R) (LP) notified Fiber Composites, LLC of its intent to publish a Potential Safety Hazard for decking, railing and accessories manufactured by LP at its Meridian Idaho manufacturing plant. Formal release of this notification occurred August 7, 2008 and included instructions for customers who purchased these products to contact LP for information.

Products involved in this upcoming notification were marketed under the trade names LP WeatherBest(R) and Veranda(R) by LP prior to Fiber Composites' acquisition of the Meridian Idaho manufacturing plant and WeatherBest brand in November 2007. LP's announcement noted that only those decking and railing products manufactured from 2005-2007 by LP are the subject of this advisory. Products manufactured by Fiber Composites under the WeatherBest brand are not included in the product advisory.

Immediately after acquisition of the WeatherBest brand and the Meridian, Idaho facility, Fiber Composites(R) made important product formulation changes that were performance proven and promoted under the fiberon(R) brand for many years. Fiber Composite product formulations are designed with proper material content and extensive additive enhancements that insure longevity and performance of its decking products resulting in over a decade of solid integrity in backyards across America.

Fiber Composites, LLC will continue to bring industry leading innovation, products and marketplace leadership to the composite decking industry. Information about Fiber Composites can be found at

About Fiber Composites:

Fiber Composites, LLC, is a leading manufacturer of composite decking and railing used in homes and light commercial construction across North America. Its fiberon product line is designed specifically for professional contractors. Fiber Composites uses the finest raw materials coupled with world-class manufacturing processes to ensure best-in-class quality. Fiber Composites was founded in 1997 and is a privately owned company with operations in North Carolina and Idaho.

   Contact:   Chris H. Beyer   Fiber Composites, LLC   704.463.2177   [email protected]  

Fiber Composites, LLC

CONTACT: Chris H. Beyer of Fiber Composites, LLC, +1-704-463-2177,[email protected]

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