Press Release: Derby Building Products Inc. Selects Coastal Forest Products to Expand Distribution in Northern New England

Quebec City, Quebec – Derby Building Products Inc., home of the Tando® brand of cladding, today announced that Coastal Forest Products will distribute the full line of TandoShake and TandoStone exterior cladding products in Northern New England.

From Coastal’s Bedford, New Hampshire location, their modern fleet will provide Tando’s revolutionary products to Northern New England, including Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Coastal Forest Products is dedicated to providing prompt, reliable access to quality building materials which aligns with the full line of shake, and stone products under the Tando brand. Tando has redefined an entirely new category of exterior cladding with an unmatched level of realism in shake and stone. 

“As Tando innovative lines such as Beach House Shake and Signature Stain have made technology advances, it’s exciting to expand our Tando brand through Coastal Forest Products’ New England audience where demand is already on the rise,” said Ralph Bruno, CEO of Derby Building Products.

According to Craig Fraser, Director of Sales, Coastal Forest Products, "Our customer base is perfect for new technologies like TandoShake and TandoStone, especially with unique offerings such as Beach House Shake and Signature Stain.  These products are indistinguishable from real wood without any of the issues and upkeep. Tando will add value to our dealers’ product lineup.”

TandoShake offers the look of rich stained shake and a level of realism against a benchmark of real wood shakes. TandoStone offers natural beauty combined with ease of installation that the industry has never seen before and an authentic, gritty texture.  Both Tando product lines are impervious to moisture, with unmatched warranties and enhanced color and UV protection technologies. To learn more, visit For more information on Coastal Forest Products, contact a Product Specialist at 800-932-9663.


About Derby Building Products – Home of Tando and Novik

Derby Building Products is the parent company of two game-changing brands in the building products category, Tando and Novik.  Tando, Derby’s pro channel brand, has literally changed the face of building exteriors by replicating the natural beauty and texture of wood shake and stone, with little to no upkeep. Impervious to moisture and resistant to all types of weather, new Beach House Shake created by Tando is indistinguishable from real cedar, while Tando’s Signature Stain line offers the rich depth and beauty of stained wood.  Perfect for today’s mixed material trend in exteriors, all Tando products complement an array of siding types including fiber cement, engineered vinyl, stucco, and brick. Novik inspires stunning mixed material exteriors including shake, clapboard, brick and stone. Novik replicates the natural beauty and texture of wood and stone and is simple to install., For more information, visit


About Coastal Forest Products

Coastal Forest Products is a major wholesale distributor of specialty building products.  We supply an extensive dealer network of retail lumberyards throughout New England, Eastern NY state, Long Island, and Northern NJ.  With over three decades of building products experience, Coastal brings a unique understanding of the issues our dealers face and how best to resolve them so they can do what they do best… “run their business. Coastal offers a broad product selection, covered storage for the majority of our inventory, quality pre-finishing services  on a wide range of products, professional delivery with our own fleet, in-house engineering assistance, and educational solutions and professional resources tailored to each of our dealer’s unique business needs. Whether you are a Homeowner, Builder or Contractor, Architect or Designer, Coastal can easily refer you to one of our dealers in your area.

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