Quebec City, Quebec – Derby Building Products Inc., the manufacturer of the Tando brand and Novik brand of shake and stone, announces Toby Bostwick as the new Director of Product Development. Bostwick will oversee product development for NovikShake and NovikStone, as well as TandoShake and TandoStone product lines, which debuted in January 2017, with unrivaled realism, enhanced color and UV protection technologies. Novik and Tando product lines feature easy installation, low-maintenance and moisture resistance as ideal exterior options.
Toby Bostwick is a seasoned product development executive and has been working professionally in construction and building products for 15 years. He specializes in new product innovation and market development, and has led and managed numerous game-changing product line introductions. Bostwick served as Director of New Business Development for AZEK Building Products and was Director of Product Management at TimberTech before it was acquired by AZEK. In both of these positions, Bostwick created strategic plans and projects to enhance product development and profitability.
"We are thrilled to have Toby on board--he's proven leader, who has been very influential in developing and creating market acceptance for alternatives to traditional materials," said Ralph Bruno, President of Derby Building Products. "He was instrumental in helping develop markets for AZEK capped polymer and TimberTech capped composite deck products with ground-breaking natural looks and performance," said Bruno. "We foresee a similar category shift with Novik and Tando shake and stone products and Toby's leadership will accelerate our growth and acceptance in the market."
Tando represents the creation of something new and completely different in exterior cladding. An innovative product portfolio backed by the most advanced technologies in the industry. Tando takes exterior cladding to a new level by replicating the natural beauty and texture of wood and stone in a product line that promises virtually no upkeep, provides professional installers with the opportunity to create arresting mixed material finishes, all while addressing and mitigating the issues and concerns around moisture management. Tando products complement all types of siding including fiber cement, engineered wood, stucco, brick, and vinyl.