As the voice of the cypress industry, the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association (SCMA) is dedicated to the promotion of cypress building products to design professionals and consumers. How do we do that? How do we spread our cypress message?
We use a variety of media tools and outlets like promotional videos, DIY (Do-It-Yourself) home improvement projects with renowned TV personalities and home designers, editorial articles and Case Studies, various social media platforms, and the SCMA website at www.CypressInfo.org. Most recently …
Cypress Makes Headlines
An editorial piece entitled, "Creating your Outdoor Oasis," featured interviews with AIA President-elect, Jane Frederick of Frederick + Frederick Architects and Hubert Burns of My Outdoor Rooms. These design/build professionals—who specialize in creating outdoor living spaces—explore the “how and why” of choosing cypress.
The article continues to be distributed to online and print news media across the country, and is also available at www.CypressInfo.org.
Spotlight on Cypress from Media Associates
Here’s an interesting read! "A Lake House in Michigan," an article by Wendy Silverstein, contributor to Ask The Expert blog on HardwoodInfo.com, features a lake home with cypress exterior that has undergone shou sugi ban, the traditional Japanese method of charring wood. “The charred and sealed cypress lends a timeless, almost prehistoric aura to what is a thoroughly modernist structure.” Read all about it, here.
A feature in Building Products Digest
A spring issue of Building Products Digest featured “High-Impact Upgrades with Southern Cypress.” The article includes interviews with SCMA representatives who discuss current cypress design trends for new and remodeled homes. If there is a bottom line – it’s that “with cypress, the possibilities really are endless!”
And are you following us on Social media?
Southern Cypress has an expanding social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and most recently Instagram, enabling us to connect with people all over the world. If you haven't done so already, follow us! We post new content daily.
So, if your company is engaged in the manufacture, processing, or distribution of cypress building products or veneers, and you would like to learn more about the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association, visit www.CypressInfo.org. Or call us at 412.244.0440.