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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

RoofGuard

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. http://ift.tt/2wPrvlm

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. http://ift.tt/2vDa5db

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. http://ift.tt/2uKYGFm

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

TFC announced that their APS500® Advanced Polymer Sealant is now NSF Certified. http://ift.tt/2w6NyHb

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. http://ift.tt/2w6zPAj

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. http://ift.tt/2x0ckFd

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. http://ift.tt/2x0C58A

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. http://ift.tt/2w5Wvjl

Crashing The Glass Ceiling

Roofing is an overwhelmingly male occupation. Whether contractor or crew, the guys who work in roofing are just that: guys. http://ift.tt/2uGJ5H5

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. http://ift.tt/2w5T3oJ

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. http://ift.tt/2vLoxRt

Kansas Roofing Contractor Mark Gwaltney Passes

The roofing industry is mourning the loss of Mark Gwaltney, of Diamond-Everly Roofing in Perry, Kan. http://ift.tt/2uvO3dG

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. http://ift.tt/2vtvlkd

Firestone Building Products Announces New President

Taylor Cole will succeed Tim Dunn. http://ift.tt/2vtvmVj

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. http://ift.tt/2vLEWVK

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. http://ift.tt/2vpEvhg

Phantom Vision

Respiratory protection expert Scott Safety enhances its Phantom Vision power assisted respirator using proven modern technology offering an improved user experience. http://ift.tt/2vIebS7

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. http://ift.tt/2vN4RMq

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. http://ift.tt/2uorIe1

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. http://ift.tt/2vfyDZR

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. http://ift.tt/2wpKS4A

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. http://ift.tt/2hu5oxx

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. http://ift.tt/2hu1Ye9

Women in Roofing: A Clear Win-Win

I believe there are no jobs in the roofing industry that cannot be handled by a woman. http://ift.tt/2febktB

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

Exceptional managers rewarded with new status, expanded leadership role. http://ift.tt/2feOodP

RoofTopGuard SA High-Temp Self-Adhered Membrane

Underlayment Specialties Plus introduces a new self-adhered high-temperature underlayment that is unique in every way. http://ift.tt/2htIPsB

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. http://ift.tt/2f85utQ