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Material Spotlight: Fibrex® Manufacturing Process

Looking for the best window frame can be challenging, especially with all the options out there. Fortunately, Renewal by Andersen® of New Jersey offers a game-changing material, which can surpass traditional wood and vinyl windows.


In today’s post, learn about what makes our Fibrex® windows exceptional and how they are manufactured.




Our Fibrex window frames are composed of 40% reclaimed wood, which came from the various byproducts that the Andersen Corporation manufactures yearly. These wooden scraps are the bits and pieces from the production of wood windows that are often too small or irregularly shaped to be made into any other part. We take pride in our initiative to help minimize construction waste that typically would go straight to the landfill.


Apart from reclaimed wood, Fibrex is made up of 60% proprietary polymer.


Manufacturing Process


The thermoplastic material is heated up to a specific temperature, while the reclaimed wood fiber is dehydrated. These two materials are mixed together to form our durable Fibrex frame material for our casement windows




What makes Fibrex unique? This window frame combines the strength of wood and the low maintenance nature of vinyl. It’s also twice as durable as vinyl and highly resistant to blistering, flaking and rot.


Moreover, you won’t ever have to worry about repainting since Fibrex comes with a fade-resistant coating. You may also choose from the diversity of colors that can match your home’s overall theme.


At Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey, we offer professional window installation services to help you get the most out of your investment. We offer a range of window styles, from casement to picture windows. Call us today at (201) 228-9818 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment and learn more about our products and services. We serve residents of Staten Island, NJ, and other nearby locations.



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