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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Texas Roofing Contractors, Industry Associations Assist with Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

Several organizations and companies are stepping up to help in the wake of what could be the costliest storm in American history.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Opens Branch in Terre Haute, Indiana

Professional contractors to receive enhanced access to select building products and support.

Monday, August 28, 2017

PetersenDean Roofing & Solar Selects GAF as Preferred Manufacturer of Cool Shingles

Fremont, California-based PetersenDean Roofing & Solar announced its relationship with GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer.

Friday, August 25, 2017

BLUEFIN Announces Acquisition of CyberCon Consulting

This transaction represents a significant opportunity to enhance the value both companies can deliver to their customers.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Colorado’s Famous Castle Pines Golf Club Gets a New Hail Resistant Roof

The Country Club at Castle Pines is recognized as a first-class destination for golf enthusiasts all over the world.

Beacon Roofing Supply to Acquire Allied Building Products from CRH for $2.625 Billion

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. announced that the company has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Allied Building Products Corp.

Wall Guardian FW-100A

Liquid-applied Wall Guardian FW-100A helps lower installed costs.

Holland Roofing Wins Prominent Firestone Building Products 2017 Platinum Master Contractor Award

Firestone Building Products Company, LLC presented Holland Roofing with the 2017 Platinum Master Contractor award.

TAMKO Honored with Top Industry Safety Award

National industry group, ARMA, presents TAMKO with nine awards for company’s 2016 safety records.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Cool Roof Solutions

Kemper System America, Inc. now features two cost-effective, reflective ‘Cool Roof’ solutions for prolonging the life of metal roofs, built-up roofing (BUR), modified bitumen, and aged single-ply roof systems.

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Opens Branch in Elgin, Illinois

Rocco Ranallo to serve as manager.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

MRCA Calls for Nominations for the McCawley Award

The award was named after James Q. McCawley, born in 1899 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Allied Building Products of Burlington Replaces Stolen Tools for Habitat for Humanity of Salem County

After learning of numerous tools being stolen from a Pittsgrove construction site on July 31, Allied Building Products Branch Manager, Darren Pisano decided to take action.

Extendo 944B Telehandler

Pettibone has introduced a 74-horsepower engine option for its Extendo 944B telehandler, giving end users and rental operators another material handling solution to fit their needs.

Call for Presentations at the Western Roofing Expo 2018

The Western States Roofing Contractors Association (WSRCA) is making a call to all members: Apply to teach a seminar at the upcoming Western Roofing Expo 2018 in Las Vegas!

OMG Roofing Products Unveils Pick ‘Em Promotion Tied to The Upcoming Football Season

OMG Roofing Products recently announced an innovative marketing promotion called OMG Pick Six that is tied to the upcoming National Football League season.

North American Roofing Services, Inc. Announces New Director of Service

North American Roofing Services, Inc., the nation’s largest centrally-managed commercial roofing company, announced the appointment of Jill Tackett as director of service.

Contractor Profile: Cross Timbers Roofing

Like many hardworking Americans, Charles Glady sought out a career where he'd be his own boss.

Monday, August 21, 2017

Ten Tips Roofing Contractors Should Know About Succession Planning

A benchmark company will have a written strategic succession plan.

RCMA Hosts Legislative Fly-In For the Roof Coatings Industry

Members of the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) met with their congressional representatives on Capitol Hill on June 21.

Friday, August 18, 2017

CertainTeed® Teams with SEI to Create Hands-on Solar Learning Experience

The Apollo® II solar shingle donation enhances the SEI training environment.

Rodenhouse, Inc. Announces Acquisition by Altenloh, Brinck, & Co. U.S., Inc.

Rodenhouse, Inc. of Grand Rapids, Mich recently announced its acquisition by Altenloh, Brinck, & Co. U.S., Inc., of Bryan, Ohio.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Opens Location in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Professional contractors to receive enhanced access to select building products and support.

Parking in Style at the College Football Hall of Fame

Originally built in 1978 in Kings Mill, Ohio, the Hall competed against the similarly-located Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


MIFAB inc announced the release of RoofGuard, a patented design which increases surface area up to 5 times or more making a RoofGuard protected drain virtually uncloggable.

Call for Abstracts Open for 2018 International Roof Coatings Conference

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association is now accepting abstracts for its fourth biennial International Roof Coatings Conference program.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

To Test or Not to Test?

Amid the rapid changes in marijuana policy and OSHA's controversial new Anti-Retaliation Rule, employers face challenges when implementing policies for drug testing and accident reporting.

Triangle Fastener Corporation's APS500 Advanced Polymer Sealant is Now NSF Certified

TFC announced that their APS500® Advanced Polymer Sealant is now NSF Certified.

Black Widow Tape Measure

Unlike most tape measures, the Black Widow features a matte black blade with high-contrast green markings for improved legibility in varied light conditions.

OSHA to Hold Second Public Meeting to Solicit Suggestions for Growing, Strengthening Voluntary Protection Programs

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold the second of two meetings Aug. 28, 2017, in New Orleans, La.

Advancing Women in Roofing: A Sustainable and Profitable Strategy

Companies that involve women in ownership and management may be more sustainable than other firms, delivering big wins for business and society.

Monday, August 14, 2017

SEBS Roof Coating System

The solvent-based coating system is designed primarily for use in repairing and restoring metal roofs, but also can be used on TPO, EPDM, asphalt, modified bitumen, Kynar®, concrete, Hypalon and PIB roofing systems.

Crashing The Glass Ceiling

Roofing is an overwhelmingly male occupation. Whether contractor or crew, the guys who work in roofing are just that: guys.

New and Revised Resources Available from OSHA on Silica Final Rule

OSHA has released two resources to help small business employers comply with the agency’s final silica rule.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Feds Increase Scrutiny of Employer Handbook Provisions

Under President Donald Trump's administration, employers may be able to anticipate many changes in the regulatory and legal environment.

Kansas Roofing Contractor Mark Gwaltney Passes

The roofing industry is mourning the loss of Mark Gwaltney, of Diamond-Everly Roofing in Perry, Kan.

EDCO Products, Inc. Launches a New State-of-the-Art Website

EDCO Products Inc., a Minnesota based manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, recently announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art website.

Firestone Building Products Announces New President

Taylor Cole will succeed Tim Dunn.

PowerGrip™ Universal Attachment Anchor

OMG Roofing Products has introduced PowerGrip Universal, a rooftop attachment anchor for mounting solar racking systems and other products to virtually any commercial roof.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Professional Contractors to Benefit From Opening of ABC Supply Co. Inc. Location in Burleson, Texas

Nation’s largest roofing distributor to increase access to products and support.

Phantom Vision

Respiratory protection expert Scott Safety enhances its Phantom Vision power assisted respirator using proven modern technology offering an improved user experience.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

On the Move: North American Roofing Services, Inc.

Relocating a roofing company with a national reach and hundreds of employees to a new state presents a wealth of logistical challenges.

Bon Expands Line of Roofing Tools

Bon has expanded its line of roofing tools with recent additions of Silicone Seam Rollers, Magnetic Sweeper, Shingle Rippers and accessories.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Johns Manville Celebrates Ohio Plant Anniversary with Company, Community Events

Johns Manville marked the five-year anniversary of the opening of its EPDM plant in Milan, Ohio this summer with a series of company and community events.

Brandie Dickerson Promoted to Executive Vice President at Tri-Town Construction

Tri-Town Construction, Inc. has promoted Brandie Packard Dickerson to its new position of Executive Vice President, reporting directly to owner Marc Devisse.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Are You Realistic When Dealing with an Immigrant Workforce?

The roofing industry has always recruited hard workers and taught them a craft.

HERO Launches in Florida: A New Financing Option for Energy and Hurricane Resiliency Home Improvements

Homeowners can use innovative HERO financing to reduce energy bills and stay safe through upgrading roofing, windows and doors, HVAC, solar, and more.

Women in Roofing: A Clear Win-Win

I believe there are no jobs in the roofing industry that cannot be handled by a woman.

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Names 25 Managing Partners in 2017

Exceptional managers rewarded with new status, expanded leadership role.

RoofTopGuard SA High-Temp Self-Adhered Membrane

Underlayment Specialties Plus introduces a new self-adhered high-temperature underlayment that is unique in every way.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Labor Dept. Announces $10.5M in Training Grants for Worker Health and Safety

US Labor Department announces $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support worker safety, health training.