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Thursday, June 29, 2017

OSHA Delays Deadline for Electronic Injury, Illness Reporting to December

Public comments on the proposed deadline extension encouraged by July 13.

Tablet Belt Clips

RUNNUR revolutionizes enterprise mobility with first-ever locking, hands-free, wearable tablet tool belt.

Lapolla Industries Announces GSA Approved Building Envelope Products

Lapolla products are now available to contractors through the GSA Advantage Program for use in government facilities.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

CN100 Cap Nailer

The Stinger CN100 pneumatic cap nailing tool by National Nail is ideal for securing products such as roofing underlayments and housewrap, while doing it better, faster, and safer.

Roofinox Demonstrates Stainless Steel Roofing Product Line at N.B. Handy’s May-Chinery Show

Roofinox joined with nearly 20 other leading sheet metal product manufacturers at N.B. Handy’s May-Chinery Show.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Angie's List Selects Business Owner in Washington, DC, as First-Quarter Winner Of "Work With the Best" Sweepstakes

Angie’s List announced the first-quarter winner of its annual “Work with the Best” sweepstakes, which offers service pros the opportunity to win power tools and a grand prize of a 2018 work truck.

ASTM International Roofing and Waterproofing Committee Presents Top Annual Award to Tim Kersey

ASTM International’s Committee on Roofing and Waterproofing will present its top annual award, the Award of Merit, to Tim Kersey of SOPREMA, in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Antis Roofing and Waterproofing Hires Accomplished Leaders to Join Team

Senior estimator and sales account executive roles support the company’s growth initiatives.

Meeting the Demand for More Jobs in Roofing

Green jobs continue to grow in the United States at a pace that exceeds the average rate of job growth throughout the country.

Friday, June 23, 2017

SRS Distribution Announces New Executive Leadership Appointments

SRS Distribution announced it has promoted Dan Tinker to president and chief executive officer and John Bradberry to executive vice president and chief operating officer.

The 6 Stages of Cultural Mastery: A Book Review

The book goes beyond all borders straight to the heart of one of the most vexing problems facing American businesses today: recruiting, training and maintaining an increasingly diverse workforce.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) Hires New Director of Technical Services

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has named Tim McQuillen, a member of the building products industry for 25 years, as director of technical services.

Seasoned, Successful Industry Executive, Don Bratchers takes Top Job at Atlas Bolt & Screw

Don Bratcher was promoted to president of Atlas Bolt and Screw effective June 1, 2017.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Reliant Roofing Searches for a Local Family in Need of a Free Roof

With hurricane season here, Jacksonville company gives back to the community with Every Shingle Heart initiative.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Atlas Roofing Introduces Shingles with HP42" Technology

Larger than any other shingle manufactured in the U.S., this latest design offers roofing contractors a faster installation process.

Tri-Town Construction Hires Kevin Smith as Director of Business Development

Tri-Town Construction hired Kevin Smith as its director of business development.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Made in the U.S.A.: Novagard Solutions

Michael Sylvester and his team at Novagard Solutions uncovered a way to create an internally and externally successful business for four decades.

Branding with Rooftop Logos

Anyone involved with installing a rooftop logo should have a solid knowledge of roofing and roof warranties.

How I’d Exit in 2017… And How it Would’ve Saved Me Millions

I'll share the story of my first business exit and what I've learned through my education, certification and evolution in the business of exit planning.

FlashCo® Promotes New Director of Operations

FlashCo has promoted Eric Compton to the position of director of operations.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+™ System

Innovation offers improved sprayability, longer open times, and superior coverage rates.

Duro-Last®, Inc. Recognized with Michigan Recycling Coalition Excellence in Recycling Award

Duro-Last, Inc., was recognized with the Excellence in Recycling Award by the Michigan Recycling Coalition at their annual conference in May.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

FlashCo® Appoints New Director of Supply Chain

FlashCo appointed Matt Froehlich to the newly created position of director of supply chain.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

CertainTeed® Announces US Series Solar Modules

Domestically-produced panels supported by legacy of quality manufacturing.

WSRCA Announces 2017 Davis Memorial Scholarship Winners

Ten more scholarships awarded to deserving students with ties to the roofing industry.

Monday, June 12, 2017

The 6 Stages of Cultural Mastery

Ricardo Gonzalez bridges the gap between Latinos and non-Latinos and promote productive and successful relationships in the roofing industry and beyond.

Is Your Marketing Team Doing Fine, Or Robbing You Blind?

Roofing contractors need to be visible in search engines like Google. The Internet is a whole different world from directory ads and to many, it’s confusing

RCMA Promotes OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

To show its commitment to safety and health programs, the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association recognizes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s inaugural Safe + Sound Week.

RSS Roofing Services & Solutions Re-Roof Local Churches in Florida

Commercial roofing company donates resources to Faith UMC and the St. Rose of Lima Parish.

OlyBond500 Adhesive Pressurized Canisters

OlyBond500, the industry’s most popular two-part roofing adhesive, is now available in pressurized canisters.

Why Roofers Should Care About Service Programs Now

When Roofing Contractor asked me to write about why roofing contractors should care about service - I just couldn’t refuse.

The EEOC's Increased Focus on Leave Policies

The EEOC has focused intensely on employers' leave policies - alleging that many companies' leave policies violate the ADA, and filing numerous lawsuits over the past several years.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Architect Specifies Drexel Metals for “Timeless” Residential Project

A standing seam metal roofing system from Drexel Metals provided warmth the architect was seeking.

San Francisco Bay Area Roofing Contractor Wins Better Business Bureau Ethics Award

The Better Business Bureau of the San Francisco Bay Area and northern coastal California has awarded Wedge Roofing with the 2017 BBB Torch Award for Ethics.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Western Roofing Expo 2017 Preview

The roofing industry heads back to Las Vegas for another standout show.

Centerline Balance 12-Inch Professional Measuring Wheel

Lufkin introduces a revolutionary gear drive design that puts its center of gravity right over the wheel for better balance, greater accuracy, and easier use.

Architectural Awards Program Highlights Top Copper Roofing Projects from this Year and the Past Decade

The North American Copper in Architecture Awards program celebrates 10 years recognizing excellence in the use of copper in building design projects.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

ARMA Awards Miami-Dade County for Public Partnership

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association announced that the Miami-Dade Regulatory and Economic Resources Department is the recipient of the 2017 ARMA Public Partnership Award.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Boral Completes Acquisition of Headwaters Incorporated

Boral Limited announced that it has completed its acquisition of Headwaters Incorporated, a leading building products manufacturer and fly ash marketer in North America.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Contractor Profile: Chase Restoration, LLC

In his own words, Chase Lecklider describes his start in roofing as "the definition of insanity."

Building a Sustainable Maintenance Business with Roof Coatings

For nearly 200 years, roof coatings have been used to temporarily extend the life of a flat roof until a more permanent roofing system could be installed.

IKO Expands Dynasty Shingle Swatch Palette to Include Eleven High-Definition Color Options

The popular, easy-to-install shingle now provides three more color choices to complement any home fa├žade or architectural style.

Nine Ways to Demotivate Your Employees

A lot is written about motivation, especially when it comes to employees.

Give Your Maintenance Business a Lift

The business of what we used to call commercial roof "repair" continues to change and grow.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Taking EPDM to the Top

Though based in central Idaho — known for its relatively small cities and vast areas of mountainous, government-protected wilderness — the owner of Professional Roofing always felt a strong obligation to help improve the industry.

Growing Numbers Attend Largest U.S. Regional Roofing Convention and Expo

FRSA’s 95th Annual Convention and the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo will take place in Orlando, June 22-24, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Orlando.