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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. http://ift.tt/2vNmzfg

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. http://ift.tt/2vot7p8

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. http://ift.tt/2vkJcwo

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. http://ift.tt/2wMbdMO

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. http://ift.tt/2itKGhC

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. http://ift.tt/2g8nnsO

Wall Guardian FW-100A

Liquid-applied Wall Guardian FW-100A helps lower installed costs. http://ift.tt/2g8rCoo

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. http://ift.tt/2g8YP2Z

TAMKO Honored with Top Industry Safety Award

National industry group, ARMA, presents TAMKO with nine awards for company’s 2016 safety records. http://ift.tt/2isL4ge

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. http://ift.tt/2g54l6I

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

Rocco Ranallo to serve as manager. http://ift.tt/2woK4Me

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. http://ift.tt/2xa8GK6

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. http://ift.tt/2vawjAP

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. http://ift.tt/2wk4QAt

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! http://ift.tt/2wk4WrP

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. http://ift.tt/2vZRJBG

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. http://ift.tt/2wjJIKt

Contractor Profile: Cross Timbers Roofing

Like many hardworking Americans, Charles Glady sought out a career where he'd be his own boss. http://ift.tt/2vZxvrS

Monday, August 21, 2017

Ten Tips Roofing Contractors Should Know About Succession Planning

A benchmark company will have a written strategic succession plan. http://ift.tt/2vgZkd7

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. http://ift.tt/2uYtx5r

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. http://ift.tt/2uWVnef

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. http://ift.tt/2wmNdQ2

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. http://ift.tt/2uLmQ6J

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. http://ift.tt/2v4wZqo

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