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Anaheim, CA — August 31, 2011 - Parex USA, Inc. the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, LaHabra , El Rey Stucco, Teifs, and Merkrete today announced the WeatherSeal line has been listed by the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA).

The Parex USA WeatherSeal line has successfully met or exceeded the multiple tests required to be evaluated and listed with the ABAA. These products include: WeatherSeal Spray and Roll-on and WeatherSeal Trowel-on.

Submitting the WeatherSeal products to the ABAA for evaluation, demonstrates Parex USA's strong commitment to providing high-performance material solutions that meet the most stringent industry requirements. The ABAA represents credibility to the industry, as air and weather barrier solutions become an increasingly popular option for energy efficiency. This association also provides the opportunity to work with leaders in building envelope design to ensure the development of sound standards and best practices for quality application.

"The ABAA has been extremely successful in promoting the virtues and benefits of Air Barriers," said Jamie Makuuchi, Director of Marketing. "They are becoming very influential in our industry specifications and we believe our affiliation with the ABAA should prove to be added testimonial to the quality of our products."

Providing high-performance air and water barriers are a top priority for Parex USA to ensure that our materials contribute to:

- Provide sustainable building enclosure design

- Long-term operation & maintenance performance

- Maximum energy efficiency

- Superior protection

For more information about the complete line of Parex USA air and water resistive products, please visit any of the Parex USA brand websites through



About Parex USA

Parex USA, Inc., a California Corporation, is the parent company to brands that offer a wide range of innovative façade and flooring solutions. Its brands include Parex, LaHabra Stucco, Merkrete, Teifs, El Rey Stucco, Merlex Stucco, Variance Finishes, and Vero-Rialto. It is a subsidiary of the ParexGroup, S.A., one of the world's leading manufacturers of specialty solutions for the construction industry. ParexGroup spans 22 countries, employing 4,000 professionals across 66 manufacturing facilities and 9 R&D centers. To learn more about Parex USA, Inc., please visit



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