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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Roofing Contractor Hosts Inaugural Michigan NWIR Council Meeting

The Michigan Council of the National Women in Roofing organization (NWIR) had its first meeting May 24 at the offices of BNP Media, RC’s corporate owner. http://ift.tt/2rfArhA

STANLEY Tools Announces Father’s Day Gift Guide

STANLEY a provider of quality tools people have trusted for more than 170 years, has a gift to suit any type of dad this Father’s Day. http://ift.tt/2qv32Tf

Monday, May 29, 2017

ERA Launches Resilience Website

Responding to the heightened interest in and concern over the resilience of the built environment, the EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is launching EpdmTheResilientRoof.org. http://ift.tt/2sdennf

Friday, May 26, 2017

NACIA Program Announces Tenth Anniversary Award Winners

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the NACIA Awards, the copper, architectural and construction industries, and the general public selected 10 top projects from the last decade. http://ift.tt/2roT71t

National Roofing Week Set for June 4-10

The annual initiative is designed to increase awareness and appreciation of the roofing professionals around the country. http://ift.tt/2r6gpbl

Thursday, May 25, 2017

2-in-1 Dual Purpose Ladder

Designed for service crews, electricians and general contractors, the new fiberglass ladders feature enhanced ergonomics that offer the ultimate in safety and efficiency. http://ift.tt/2rU7QOT

IKO Adds New Color to Title 24-Compliant Residential Roofing Shingle Collection

IKO Cambridge Cool Colors Collection now offers five diverse ‘cool roof’ color choices for contractors and homeowners alike. http://ift.tt/2qfSmre

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Snow Guard

Standing seam metal roofing owners have always had a need for color match and structural solidarity in Snow Guards. http://ift.tt/2qVZWo0

SPRAY-SOK

Production of SPRAY-SOK protective head coverings has continued uninterrupted following Bon's acquisition of the operating assets of the California based company last summer. http://ift.tt/2qbrmZX

Advanced Green Technologies Completes Lockheed Martin’s Second Massive Solar Carport in Florida

Powering up Lockheed Martin’s new 145,379-square-foot solar carport in east Orlando, lead contractor Advanced Green Technologies (AGT) joined the global security and aerospace company in marking completion of one of Florida’s largest privately owned solar arrays. http://ift.tt/2qjLwfC

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Grip-Rite Coil Roofing Nailer

PrimeSource Building Products’ Grip-Rite announced the release of a newly designed Grip-Rite Coil Roofing nailer that boasts improved speed, power, balance and durability without raising the price from Grip-Rite’s current industry-standard nailer.

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CEO of Scalo Companies Wins Prestigious Award

Jack Scalo wins outstanding CEO and top executive award. http://ift.tt/2rOF1CL

Purposeful Leaders Join Antis Team for Greater Social Impact

Antis Roofing & Waterproofing hires two new team members. http://ift.tt/2qQG1Jk

Monday, May 22, 2017

Pace Cart Conversion Kit

OMG has introduced a 15 gallon drum conversion kit for PaceCarts. http://ift.tt/2q2LPjK

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Named Gallup Great Workplace Award Winner for 11th Consecutive Year

The company’s ratio of engaged employees is 15 times higher than the international average. http://ift.tt/2q2F3KT

HOVER

The HOVER platform transforms smartphone photos of any home into a fully measured, customizable 3D model. http://ift.tt/2q2OQQU

Roofing Organizations Urge Contractors to Celebrate National Roofing Week June 4-10

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) is encouraging roofing contractors and other companies involved in the industry to celebrate National Roofing Week June 4-10. http://ift.tt/2qO2RPG

Sunverge, PetersenDean Partner to Deliver American-Built Energy Storage Systems to Rooftop Solar Customers

National installer sees storage as key to increasing customer value and to American energy independence. http://ift.tt/2qOngnT

Sunday, May 21, 2017

3-D Roof Systems LLC

Third-generation roofing contractor Dustin Kathol, owner of 3-D Roof Systems LLC, has had a gratifying journey through the world of roofing. http://ift.tt/2r7A77h

Friday, May 19, 2017

Ply Gem Building Products Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes Across America

Ply Gem®, a North American manufacturer of building products, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for the second consecutive year in support of the Ply Gem Home for Good project. http://ift.tt/2pSzVsn

ProFormTM F3 Harnesses

New ProFormTM F3 high performance harnesses protect against harness-related injuries before rescue workers arrive. http://ift.tt/2qEk7XG

Thursday, May 18, 2017

FiberTite Becomes First NRCA Partner Member

The National Roofing Contractors Association has announced FiberTite Roofing Systems Seaman Corp., Wooster, Ohio, has become the first manufacturer to upgrade its associate membership to “partner member.” http://ift.tt/2qVhL9y

Triangle Fastener Corporation Announces the Release of Their Corporate Video

The video highlights their products and services and details the markets they serve. http://ift.tt/2rur25r

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Duro-Last®, Inc. CEO Appointed President of Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress

Duro-Last CEO Tom Saeli has been appointed president of The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress. http://ift.tt/2qs8Dsf

RibBracket I-IV Line

S-5! announced the release of the RibBracket I-IV products, shaped to provide a perfect fit to most common trapezoidal roof shapes. http://ift.tt/2pW5EEd

RCI, Inc. Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

RCI elected its 2017-18 Board of Directors at the annual meeting of the members during the RCI 32nd International Convention and Trade Show in Anaheim, Calif., on March 20, 2017. http://ift.tt/2qrgANX

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Roofmaster Products Company Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Today, under the leadership of CEO Jimmy Yundt (second generation), the company has grown to manufacture more than 60 different “Made in America” proprietary products exclusively for the roofing industry. http://ift.tt/2qMMOV4

National Women in Roofing Michigan Council Announces First Event

The event will be the first for the Michigan council of National Women in Roofing. http://ift.tt/2qn9mL2

Anvil Paints & Coatings, Inc. of Largo, Fla. Joins John R. Burt Enterprises Family of Companies

Florida-based Anvil Paints & Coatings, Inc. has joined the John R. Burt Enterprises family of companies. http://ift.tt/2rlEI1Y

Thursday, May 11, 2017

FlashCo® Acquires All Fab, LLC Creator of the Easy Flapper

FlashCo announced the acquisition of All Fab, maker of the patent-pending Easy Flapper and a variety of TPO and PVC pipe and vent flashings. http://ift.tt/2q8FCPR

Progressive Materials Launches New Website

The new website features a complete re-design. http://ift.tt/2q5m8O7

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

SRS Distribution Announces the Acquisition of Kohl Building Products

SRS Distribution (SRS or the Company) announced the acquisition of Kohl Building Products (Kohl), a family-owned regional distributor http://ift.tt/2qqDZ3g

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

GacoFlex S20

GacoFlex S20 Solvent-Free 100 percent Silicone has received NSF P151 Certification of Rainwater Catchment Components.  http://ift.tt/2qXD5Ig

Daylighting with Skyco Skylights Polycarbonate Industrial Skylights and Smoke Vents

It’s estimated, there are over 1 million outdated 4X8 industrial skylights in use throughout the greater Los Angeles area. http://ift.tt/2qmwp9A

MRCA's Safety Program Awards and ELITE Contractor Program Application

The MRCA is now taking applications for the Annual Safety Program Awards and the ELITE Contractor Program. http://ift.tt/2qXUUqM

Firestone Building Products Showcases New, Environmentally-Friendly Polyiso Insulation at AIA

Eligible for LEED credits, this eco-friendly product can be recycled and reused. http://ift.tt/2prhENN

Monday, May 8, 2017

Werner to Train Tens of Thousands During OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down

Werner will lead more than 150 training events across the country this month in support of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). http://ift.tt/2pYizai

FM-Approved TerminEdge Fascia from OMG EdgeSystems Ships Within Three Days

OMG EdgeSystems has updated and expanded it’s Express Edge Program. http://ift.tt/2pTghuJ

Texas Homeowner Insists on Milan Profile from McElroy Metal

A North Texas homeowner was looking to replace the home’s concrete tile roof, damaged by hail, and searched high and low for a more durable and attractive choice. http://ift.tt/2qSnOaY

RCMA Supports OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

To increase awareness of construction fatalities caused by falls from elevation, RCMA recognizes and supports OSHA's awareness campaign to prevent fall fatalities and injuries. http://ift.tt/2qSklJh

Striking Tools

Fiskars line of striking tools features the IsoCore Shock Control System a patented, industry-leading design that absorbs strike shock and vibration during use. http://ift.tt/2pSWCve

Offshore Roofing: Southern Coatings Inc.

Scott Biederman, owner of Southern Coatings Inc., knew at a young age that roofing was for him. http://ift.tt/2qQWk6k

Friday, May 5, 2017

Four Finalists Selected in MidSouth Construction's Free Roof Give-Away

Voting is now open at http://ift.tt/2p4vria. http://ift.tt/2qLxmEv

PowerGear® Cutting Tools

Launching in spring 2017, these tools feature patented technologies that surpass the industry’s top competitors in performance and ergonomics. http://ift.tt/2pHLalW

National Roofing Partners Announces New Website

Technology focused website offers ease of use for national accounts. http://ift.tt/2pNqzem

Safety: Are You Selling It?

Emerging changes in leadership at the U.S. Department of Labor and OSHA are coming. http://ift.tt/2pc7Eb0

Trump Pushes Paid Parental Leave Policy

President Donald Trump announced his intention to work on making childcare more accessible in a bi-partisan fashion during his first address before a joint session of congress. http://ift.tt/2pMJOXt

Tools for Improved Roof Safety

There are many tools available that can make a signi´Čücant contribution to your company's safety program. http://ift.tt/2pbUDyv

The Do's and Don'ts of Satellite Dish Removal for Roofers

Roofers will invariably run into issues during their working careers, including one which some new roofers may know very little to nothing about: Satellite dishes. http://ift.tt/2pbWEKW

Avoiding Plunder…How to Keep a Mature Business Sharp

The last thing most entrepreneurs want is to see their creation and identity disappear when they do. http://ift.tt/2pMCISX

Thursday, May 4, 2017

HomeAdvisor Survey Shows Strong Growth in Home Improvement Spending

Homeowners seeking to tackle home improvement projects are not deterred by political and economic uncertainties and are spending nearly 60 percent more than a year ago on home improvement according to HomeAdvisor’s 2017 True Cost Report. http://ift.tt/2qIIcv6

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

CertainTeed Introduces Three New Dark, Bold Colors to its EverNew® Railing Systems

CertainTeed is opening up a new world of unique design options for today’s outdoor living spaces with the introduction of three new bold colors, Black, Rustic Rose and Warm Spice, to its EverNew® Railing Systems. http://ift.tt/2pEJ5Fv

Roofing 101: Know Before You Go

Planning ahead is always helpful to avoid unexpected and unnecessary expense in the long run. http://ift.tt/2qzidHn

Editor's Choice: Products that Could have an Impact on your 2017

As is our long-standing tradition, we compiled a list of products introduced in the past 12 months for our Editor’s Choice awards. http://ift.tt/2p7crLO

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

IAC’s HomeAdvisor to Combine with Angie’s List

IAC and Angie’s List, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine IAC’s HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List into a new publicly-traded company http://ift.tt/2qzZ8DY

Malarkey Roofing Products Expands West Coast Sales Efforts

Malarkey Roofing Products, the premier North American building materials manufacturer, has hired three new sales representatives to strengthen the company’s presence on the West coast. http://ift.tt/2pBdogj

Monday, May 1, 2017

CertainTeed Gypsum Outpaces the Drywall Industry with 12 EPDs for North America

Underscoring its continued leadership in transparency and sustainability, CertainTeed announced six additional Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), bringing the total number of drywall EPDs to 12. http://ift.tt/2qvoqmv

The MRCA Foundation is Accepting Applications for Scholarships

The MRCA Foundation will be awarding scholarships this year to MRCA Members and their families who are pursuing higher education within an industry-related field. http://ift.tt/2pOhRzo