This week's product news:

  • Starborn’s SMART-BIT Deck Screw Depth Setter lets users set the screw’s desired depth and disengages the driver once it has been reached. A free-spinning stop collar and rubber ring protect the work surface.
  • AZEK added a column wrap to its trim product line. It is available in a white matte finish to fit 4-inch-by-4-inch, 6-inch-by-6-inch, or 8-inch-by-8-inch posts in 10-foot lengths.
  • Edgetitedesigned a paver spike with an angled tip to better secure bricks against expansions and contractions due to moisture.
  • Simpson Strong-Tieadded three high-capacity truss hangers: HTHGQ heavy-girder truss hanger; HTHMQ heavy-multiple truss hanger; and the HHSUQ heavy severe-skew truss hanger.
  • Bosch designed its Precision Tip oscillating tool blades with a curved tip to improve debris removal and vibration control.
  • DeWalt’s 20V MAX Premium XR Lithium Ion battery packs are available in 2.0 amp hours and 4.0 amp hours.
  • National Gypsum says its new PermaBase Plus backerboard weighs 25% less than the company’s standard cement board. The board resists mold and moisture, making it suitable for use in bathrooms, kitchens, or outdoor living spaces.
  • Fortifiber’s Moistop Rigid CornerShield is designed to fit most windows and is made from high-grade plastics that are compatible with self-adhered flashing and membranes.
  • Marvin developed an iPad and iPhone app that allows users to view the company’s six stain options on its six available wood species.

This week's industry briefs and openings, closures, and acquisitions news.