Introducing PlankPanels™ Featuring FunderMax

Posted by Julie Roser on 9/14/2017 to News
Introducing PlankPanels™ Featuring FunderMax
Austell, Georgia – September 14, 2017 – RapidMaterials, an e-commerce company specializing in high-quality tools for the construction industry, announces today that it will be the exclusive distributor of a new product line called PlankPanels™.  The low-cost, prefabricated rainscreen cladding system features FunderMax Exterior F-Quality High-Pressure-Laminate (HPL) material, which is available in both an exposed fastener system as well as a concealed fastener system. 
All PlankPanels incorporate a double-hardened acrylic finish for an easy to clean, durable, color stable, scratch and weather-resistant 
rainscreen product that can be easily installed on any building type no matter the height.
FunderMax offers a 10-year Extended Warranty on PlankPanels projects that are submitted and confirmed to be correctly installed.  With four layout styles and the largest color selection currently available on the market, PlankPanels provides customers with endless possibilities allowing architects and designers, as well as building and home owners, to let their imaginations run wild.
PlankPanels are available in a standard 8” width, and a thickness of 5/16” (8mm) but what differentiates the PlankPanels system from its competitors is its longer length, 161.42”.  Longer panel lengths allow for greater design creativity and flexibility and may also allow for reduced fabrication and installation costs as fewer panels can cover 
more square feet.
PlankPanels offers an exposed fastener system as well as concealed fastener system which is based on the FunderMax Modulo attachment system.  Both systems can be installed above or below 40 feet to cover all project heights, another feature that sets PlankPanels apart from the competition.
David Trefzer, Manager of RapidMaterials, stated that “having the ability to use this product on projects over 40 feet tall is a huge advantage of our 
PlankPanels. We didn’t want to limit our customers to what they could do with this product.”
Sold in bundles consisting of 6 pieces, all PlankPanels pricing includes the joint and mid-panel clips required for the full panel length. Additional clips are available for purchase when needed. Each 161.42” PlankPanels 6-pack covers 53.8 square feet.


For more information about PlankPanels, please visit the PlankPanels website at www.plankpanels.comor contact David Trefzger at


RapidMaterials, a MillerClapperton company, provides quick and easy online ordering of the construction tools and products you need when it’s convenient for you; any time – day or night – including weekends and holidays. No waiting for an office to open. No worries about time-zone conflicts. Our simple to use ordering system can be used on your mobile device, placing purchasing power literally in your hands. Since 2004, we have been providing quality materials to a select market. RapidMaterials provides a wide range of products for the construction professional, tradesman, and DIY enthusiast, with new products, added regularly. For more information, visit

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