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2016 Product News: MiraTEC® Expands Composite Trim Line

First to Offer 1¼-Inch Thick Composite Trim for Premium Siding Applications

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Bigger is better. This rings true for the premium segment of the siding and trim category, where today’s luxury trim products are thicker. To meet the demands of thick siding applications where a deep reveal is needed, MiraTEC® Treated Exterior Composite trim launched a new 1¼-inch option.

“We know builders using luxury siding rely on thicker exterior trim products, so we’re confident our new 1¼-inch composite trim is the best solution in both performance and value,” said Peggie Bolan, Vice President and General Manager, Building Products for JELD-WEN, the manufacturer of MiraTEC trim.

On display at the 2016 International Builders’ Show (IBS), the new 1¼-inch option from MiraTEC is one solid piece of trim, unlike other products that are laminated to reach this thickness. MiraTEC was created to overcome all of the challenges inherent to exterior trim.

Also on display at IBS was a close-up of a new MiraTEC siding product that the new 1¼-inch exterior trim will complement. The new siding is anticipated to be available in the second half of 2016.

THE TEC™ Competitive Advantage

Available in a wide variety of sizes for commercial and residential projects, MiraTEC Treated Exterior Composite trim is an engineered wood trim that offers architects, contractors, builders and specifiers high performance at a value. Unlike other trim products, it resists moisture, rot, termites, warping, splitting and cracking, and is easy to handle, machine, cut and nail. MiraTEC trim is backed by a 50-year limited warranty* and is a better value than fiber cement or PVC trim.

In addition to the new 1¼-inch thickness MiraTEC Treated Exterior Composite trim is also available in ¾-inch, 1-inch, and ⅝-inch thicknesses, widths from 2-16” and in 16’ lengths.

To learn more about MiraTEC Treated Exterior Composite trim, visit JELD-WEN booth C-6131 at IBS 2016 or


JELD-WEN — a leading global manufacturer of windows, doors and treated composite trim and panels — operates in more than 20 countries, with half its revenue coming from outside the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company provides products that enhance the beauty and functionality of homes and commercial buildings. JELD-WEN’s full breadth of products has earned numerous awards and endorsements for dependability, innovation and excellence — providing solutions that deliver exceptional value for builders, architects and homeowners around the world. JELD-WEN is a recognized leader in manufacturing energy-efficient products and has been an ENERGY STAR® Partner since 1998. For more information about JELD-WEN, or to find a dealer, visit or call 800-877-9482.

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