Fiberon Hires Robert Staudte as European Market Manager

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Robert Staudte joins the Fiberon brand to develop new business in Europe, Asia, and Australia. As a company who gives customers “the good life” with beautiful and low maintenance decking, Fiberon will deliver opportunities to more overseas property owners.

Fiberon®, a leading manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing and fencing products, has hired Robert Staudte as its new European market manager. Starting in his new role on April 1, 2014, Robert will oversee marketing and sales for all European countries from his office in Gütersloh, Germany.

A critical component of Robert’s role will be to increase Fiberon’s channel presence in the (13) existing markets, as well as expand the company’s footprint into other countries. Fiberon expects its new lines of decking and railing products will uniquely meet the price and aesthetic needs of homeowners across Europe.

Robert’s extensive industry experience includes senior management positions in leading European companies. He has managed laminate flooring exports for Kronotex Germany a member of the Swiss Krono Group, a leading manufacturer of wood-based products. He has helped develop the Kronoswiss brand and strengthen the “Made in Switzerland” label for this renowned manufacturer and finisher of wood-based products. Robert also held senior sales positions for Laminate Flooring manufacturer Witex Flooring based in Germany.

“Robert is simply a pro’s pro when it comes to international home-building and lumber products,” said Doug Mancosh, president of Fiberon. “He has the experience, the contacts and the drive to help Fiberon achieve its vision of becoming the leader in wood-alternative decking products throughout Europe.”

Fiberon composite decking and railing products are sold to professional contractors through a national and international network of distributors and retail outlets. To learn more, visit or call 800-573-8841.

About Fiberon
Fiberon is a leading manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing and fencing products available around the globe. Through cutting-edge, American-based manufacturing, Fiberon has created new benchmarks for innovation in outdoor living products. The company is a leader in sustainable practices, with innovative manufacturing processes that capture 98.5% of waste materials, and divert 50,000 tons of wood and plastic from landfills each year. Fiberon, a proud sponsor of NADRA (North American Deck and Railing Association), is privately owned with operations in North Carolina and Idaho. For more information, visit and follow Fiberon on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube.

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