ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2013) - Huttig Building Products, Inc. ("Huttig") (OTCQB: HBPI), a leading domestic distributor of millwork, building materials and wood products, announces the release of Version 2 of the Huttig Doorway online configuration tool for its 5,000+ customer base.
Huttig Doorway Version 2 is a significant upgrade to Huttig's cloud-based customer configuration tool. In addition to providing significant functional quoting and ordering enhancements, the new release provides both tablet and mobile device support in addition to support of all major web browsers. The upgrade also puts in place significantly improved development tools that will allow Huttig to begin rapid deployment of new features and capabilities to its customers. Effective immediately, customers accessing Huttig Doorway via the Internet will automatically utilize Version 2 of the Huttig Doorway software.
"Huttig Doorway Version 2 is a faster and more streamlined application. It positions Huttig to continue to provide cutting edge technology in the deployment of cloud-based technology solutions for our millwork customers," said Brian Robinson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
"Huttig Doorway provides a means to significantly differentiate Huttig in the market place. The enhancements included in Huttig Doorway Version 2 will further solidify our position in providing industry leading, customer-centric tools. Making it easier for our customers to conduct their business has been, and will continue to be, a top priority for Huttig," said Jon Vrabely, President and CEO.
The release of Huttig Doorway Version 2 is the first in a series of new tools and enhancements Huttig plans to provide its customers in the coming months.
Huttig Building Products, founded in 1885, is a leading domestic distributor of millwork, building products and wood products used principally in new residential construction and home improvement, remodeling and repair work. Huttig has relationships with leading manufacturers and distributes its products through 27 wholesale distribution centers serving 41 states. The Company's wholesale distribution centers sell principally to building materials dealers, national buying groups, home centers and industrial users, including makers of manufactured homes.
For more information on Huttig, visit www.huttig.com.