Therma-Tru and Fypon Recognized in "101 Best New Products" Competition

MAUMEE, OHIO – The Therma-Tru® Fiber-Classic® Mahogany Collection™ 3-Panel Style Door and the Fypon® PVC Trellis System have both been named winners in the "101 Best New Products" competition for 2012. Coordinated by the editors of Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines, the program recognizes products introduced in the previous 12 months that can have a positive impact on the business of contractors, remodelers and builders.

“These two specific products offer builders and remodelers extra-value ideas for their clients," says Patrick O'Toole, publisher and editorial director for Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler. "The trellis system and fiberglass door each add low maintenance and aesthetic appeal to the home, which make them true winners.”

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Fiber-Classic® Mahogany Collection™ 3-Panel Style Door

To meet consumer demand for fiberglass doors in hardwood grains with ¾-glass options, Therma-Tru Corp. introduced the Fiber-Classic® Mahogany Collection™ 3-Panel Style Door in early 2012. The door can be ordered as a solid, opaque unit or configured for either ¾-rectangle or ¾-oval lites in 17 different decorative glass options, plus four privacy options, clear Low-E and clear glass.

"The ENERGY STAR® qualified doors are an affordable fiberglass door option featuring rich, premium hardwood graining," says Derek Fielding, senior product manager of doors at Therma-Tru Corp. "Like all Therma-Tru doors, the Mahogany 3-Panel Doors are constructed for strength, security and performance and resist rotting, warping and fading under harsh climate conditions. Solid door styles can also be ordered in fire- and impact-rated versions."

Selection of the new Fiber-Classic Mahogany Collection style for the main entryway of the home provides builders and homeowners with the option of creating a cohesive look throughout the remainder of the house by selecting other Fiber-Classic® Oak Collection™ or Smooth-Star® options for secondary entry areas. This expanded selection provides homeowners with more options for selecting similar three-panel door styles throughout the home that can have different graining options.

"We've matched up the best of two worlds with this product," says Fielding. "Hardwood grains, like mahogany, continue to hold popularity with homeowners. At the same time, 3-panel doors are some of the top sellers at Therma-Tru, showcasing the homeowners' preference for this simplistic and elegant style. This door definitely embodies the elegance of a rich, premium hardwood grain in a low-maintenance fiberglass door that meets the needs of value-driven consumers."

Fypon® PVC Trellis System

Fypon PVC Trellis Systems provide builders, remodelers and homeowners with a unique way to accent a garage door. Available in two sizes to accommodate either single- or double-car garages, each low-maintenance trellis system kit can also be used in alternative settings, such as over home entryways, garden sheds and free-standing garages.

A Fypon PVC Trellis System comes as a complete kit including durable outlookers, attractive beams, lattice and hardware. The PVC pieces come in smooth white that are easy to put together in just a few hours. The trellis system adds architectural distinction to any home while resisting rotting, decaying, warping, splintering, mildew growth and insect infestation. The low-maintenance PVC pieces may remain white or can be painted to complement the overall style of the home.

About Therma-Tru

Therma-Tru is the nation’s leading manufacturer and most preferred brand of entryway doors. Founded in 1962, Therma-Tru pioneered the fiberglass entry door industry, and today offers a complete portfolio of entry and patio door system solutions, including decorative glass doorlites, sidelites and transoms, and door components. The company also offers low-maintenance Fypon urethane and PVC products. Headquartered in Maumee, Ohio, Therma-Tru is part of Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE: FBHS). For more information, visit, or call (800) 537-8827.

About Fypon

Fypon LLC offers thousands of decorative millwork elements in a variety of architectural styles to enhance the interior and exterior of America’s homes. Each piece is crafted from tough, weather-proof, high-performance materials that are impervious to decay, insect infestation and water damage for long-lasting beauty and low maintenance. Part of consumer products company Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE: FBHS), Fypon LLC is owned by Therma-Tru Corp. For additional information, call 1-800-446-3040 or visit

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