Derby Building Products Inc. and Snavely Forest Products Team Up to Broaden Distribution for New Tando Exterior Cladding

QUEBEC CITY, QC – Derby Building Products Inc., the parent company of Tando Building Products announced today that Snavely Forest Products, Pittsburgh Division, join Snavely North Carolina in distributing Tando cladding products. Tando offers new, category-defining shake and stone products with natural and dramatic looks that replace traditional materials.

“Snavely Forest Products has been an icon in building products distribution and services for 115 years and continues to reinvent itself by offering category defining products like Tando shake and stone,” said Ralph Bruno, president, Derby Building Products.  “We are thrilled to have Snavely as a partner to grow the Tando brand to an ever-increasing dealer base.”

“Our history of success is derived from providing our dealers with true category innovators like TandoShake and TandoStone,” said John DiGnazio, General Manager, Snavely Forest Products – Pittsburgh.  “We expect these product lines to do very well in our region.”

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.  Tando is impervious to moisture, with unmatched warranties and enhanced color and UV protection technologies. Visit

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About Tando

Tando represents the creation of something new and completely different in exterior cladding, with an innovative product portfolio backed by the most advanced technologies in the industry. Tando takes exterior cladding to new levels by replicating the natural beauty and texture of wood and stone, promising virtually no upkeep. This provides professional installers the opportunity to create arresting mixed material finishes, while addressing and mitigating the issues and concerns around moisture management. Tando products complement all types of siding including fiber cement, vinyl engineered wood, stucco, and brick.

About Snavely Forest Products

Founded in 1902, Snavely Forest Products is a recognized leader in the wholesale lumber and building products industry. Delivering superior material, exceptional service and market expertise, to both customers and vendors, clearly expresses a commitment to ‘Building Business for Our Partners’. Snavely Forest Products’ goal is to provide its customers access to the world’s best building products at competitive prices.

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