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POLY-WOOD, Inc. Announces Promotion of Chad Yordy to Vice President, Sales and Marketing

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Poly-Wood, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance, eco-friendly casual outdoor furniture, announced the recent promotion of Chad Yordy to vice president, sales and marketing.  Mr. Yordy initially joined Poly-Wood in 2006 as director of sales for the contract division of the Syracuse, Indiana based manufacturer.

“Over the past five years, Chad has been instrumental in expanding the sales and marketing efforts of Poly-Wood,” said Doug Rassi, president, Poly-Wood, Inc. “With the tremendous growth potential of the outdoor industry, we are looking forward to Chad driving our initiatives to not only build upon our leadership position, but also to facilitate avenues for growth opportunity .”

In his new position, Yordy, who will continue to be responsible for the expansion of sales and distribution channels, also will coordinate the company’s growth strategies. As vice president of sales and marketing, Yordy will focus on future markets, product segments, business opportunities and acquisitions as well as the new product development efforts for all divisions of Poly-Wood, Inc.

Poly-Wood, Inc., in addition to its casual furniture manufacturing operation, is also an industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of plastic lumber to multiple industries from landscaping to farming.  Poly-Wood, Inc. also recently acquired the Image Group, a leading design and advertising firm serving northeastern Indiana.

“Our growth in the coming years will focus on the convergence of technology and marketing initiatives,” said Yordy. “I am looking forward to leading our efforts to implement unified sales and technology strategies and to the growth that can result.”

Chad, his wife, Jennifer and their two daughters, Justine and Kyla reside in Goshen, Ind.

For more information about Poly-Wood, Inc and its plastic lumber outdoor furnishing lines, visit www.polywoodinc.com.

ABOUT POLY-WOOD, Inc.: Since 1990, Poly-Wood, Inc. has been the leader in developing high-performance, eco-friendly casual outdoor furniture with plastic lumber.  Today, Poly-Wood occupies over 200,000 square feet of manufacturing space.  Its plastic lumber extrusion process is modern and efficient - utilizing 3D design, CNC fabrication and lean manufacturing techniques.  Poly-Wood now offers thousands of SKUs and ships a majority of its furniture next day.  For more information, visit www.polywoodinc.com.

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