Las Vegas — DaVinci Roofscapes invested in a press and eight-cavity mold at its Lenexa, Kan., manufacturing plant that has opened the door to two new building products: its fourth shake profile for roofing and its first shake for composite siding. After 20 years in the roofing business, DaVinci is shaking things up at the 170,000-square-foot facility it moved to in 2014 as well as the siding market, where it will compete against wood, fiber cement and vinyl with a product that replicates hand-split cedar shake. The new products launched Feb. 19-21 at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. DaVinci’s roofing shake and siding shake should be available nationwide in March. Michael Cobb, president and chief marketing officer, said the new injection molding machine increases DaVinci’s capacity by about 20 percent while the eight-cavity mold provides customers with the new products. Cobb said it made sense for DaVinci to add siding to the product offering. The company makes its composites from virgin high and low density polyethylene, fire retardants, pigments and UV stabilizers. “We’ve taken all our composite roofing manufacturing expertise and cr...