Troy, Alabama (PressExposure) October 22, 2009 -- Builder Magazineâs 2009 Brand Use Study, sponsored by Hanley Wood, recognized HB&Gs PermaCastÂ® columns, as the highest quality architectural columns [http://www.BuildingProductsNews.com/HB&G-Columns], according to the results of the survey conducted by Readex, an independent research company based in Stillwater, Minnesota.
Based on a survey sample of 10,800 of Builder Magazineâs qualified domestic builders, builder-developers, and general contractors, HB&Gs PermaCastÂ® columns [http://www.BuildingProductsNews.com/HB&G-Columns] lead the pack in the Decorative Mouldings & Columns category, finishing in first place for âBrand Familiarityâ, âBrand Usedâ, and âBrand Used Mostâ. PermaCastÂ® also topped all other column manufacturers with the highest âQuality Ratingâ.
âThese top ratings mean a lot to us because they are based on the opinions of builders, developers, and contractors â the people who are out there working with our PermaCastÂ® products [http://www.BuildingProductsNews.com/HB&G-Columns] every day,â said Mike Gibbons, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for HB&G. âWeâre honored to receive this kind recognition because it really speaks to the quality of our products.â
PermaCastÂ® columns are cast from a proprietary fiber-reinforced polymer composite with exceptional strength-to-weight characteristics. They are weatherproof, insect proof, and come with a limited lifetime warranty.
As the original manufacturer of PermaCastÂ® columns, HB&G has been offering the finest in porch products since 1880, and continues to lead the industry in offering the most technologically advanced and highest quality synthetic porch products on the market.
Builder Magazineâs 2009 Brand Use Study can be viewed at: [http://www.builderonline.com/products/brandstudy/2009/a-d.aspx]