Georgia-Pacific Introduces DensElement Project Map

Georgia-Pacific has introduced the DensElement Barrier System Project Map. This online, interactive map identifies the location of projects using DensElement, in addition to each project’s architect and general contractor.

The map showcases the growing number of job sites adopting DensElement Barrier System as their preferred sheathing solution across the United States. Using the project map, online visitors can explore projects by location, or project type (e.g., sports/recreation,…

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New Website Provides Kingspan Visitors With Enhanced Online Experience

Kingspan has launched its redesigned website. With updates now live, www.kingspanpanels.com provides more content in a user-friendly format to enhance visitors’ online experiences as they explore all the Kingspan USA product offerings

“The launch of the new site aligns the global brand of Kingspan and brings a consistent message to our customers throughout the world,” said Karim Muri, Director of Marketing, North America, for Kingspan Insulated Panels. “The website was designed…

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New Hip and Ridge Product Offers Added Thickness

TAMKO Building Products Inc. introduces its new Heritage Designer Ridge TAMKO Building Products Inc. introduces its new Heritage Designer Ridge asphalt shingle. Constructed with SBS modified bitumen technology, the high-profile ridge product is designed to add a look of polished sophistication to finish asphalt roofing projects with style, according to the manufacturer. Two layers of asphalt shingles are laminated together to produce the high-definition appearance of added dimension in the Heritage Designer Ridge, which is up to a half inch thicker than…

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Atlas Bolt & Screw Names New Vice President of Sales Marketing

Atlas Bolt & Screw named Craig Mohr as its vice president of sales marketing. According to the company, Mohr will have responsibility for Atlas’s sales marketing team and his role will include driving strategic growth and partnering with customers.

According to Atlas Bolt & Screw, Mohr’s considerable experience in the metal building industry positions him well to lead the Atlas sales marketing team. Don Bratcher, president of Atlas Bolt & Screw in the Construction Fasteners Group, a…

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FlashCo Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in North Bay Area

FlashCo Manufacturing Inc., headquartered in Santa Rosa, Calif., was recently named one of the 100 best places to work in the North Bay by the North Bay Business Journal. FlashCo was recognized as an exceptional employer with excellent workplace practices.

“FlashCo has been growing at a steady pace,” said FlashCo President Greg Morrow. “That growth and success can be directly attributed to our employees. We’re a team, spread out throughout the country dedicated to the principle…

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CRCA’s 35th Annual Trade Show & Seminars Set for Jan. 18-19

The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) is preparing to launch its 35th Annual Trade Show & Seminars Jan. 18-19, 2018. The two-day event will include seminars, as well as over 130 manufacturer and suppliers displaying, demonstrating and promoting the newest products and technology in the roofing and waterproofing industry. Continuing Education Units are available for attendees.

The Roofing and Waterproofing Industry Breakfast on Jan. 18, 2018, opens Roofing Week in Chicago. This…

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ARMA Releases Roofing Design Guide in Digital Form

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has converted its Modified Bitumen Design Guide for Building Owners into an eBook, making it easier for roofing professionals to view it on their smartphones or tablets.

The Modified Bitumen Design Guide, which ARMA recently updated to reflect current roofing standards and building codes, serves as a general instructional aid for the installation of modified bitumen roofing systems. The guide addresses these roofing systems and their…

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Alliance Offers Planned Giving Program

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has a formal planned giving program to create a source of long-term support while offering Alliance members and roofing industry professionals the tax benefits of deferred giving.

According to the Alliance, through a planned gift, members and roofing professionals can leave a remembrance to the Alliance that can help fund research and programs to advance the industry for years to come, including cutting-edge education, research and technology that…

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NRCA to Hold Roofing Industry Regional Summit

NRCA will host a Roofing Industry Regional Summit Nov. 9 in Phoenix, offering roofing professionals an opportunity to engage with their peers and learn about the latest roofing industry issues.

Roofing professionals from the region are encouraged to participate, regardless of their affiliation with NRCA, and take advantage of this one-day learning experience, which will provide in-depth information about the most critical issues affecting roofing businesses.

According to NRCA, the summit…

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New Silicone Sealant Designed for Challenging Applications

Novagard Solutions introduces NovaUltra Adhesive SealantNovagard Solutions introduces NovaUltra Adhesive Sealant to the company’s premium silicone adhesive and sealant product offering. This newest silicone product has a higher tensile strength, higher elongation and superior adhesion properties. According to the manufacturer, it is ideal for use in challenging installation applications.

NovaUltra Adhesive Sealant is a neutral cure silicone sealant that offers superior adhesion and flexibility. It is water resistant and UV resistant….

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MFM Building Products Becomes an ESOP Company

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, announced that it is now an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company as of July 1, 2017.

According to MFM Vice President and General Manager Tony Reis, “This move to become an ESOP company has spurred an exciting time in MFM’s history. Our employees have found a new dedication to producing the best waterproofing barriers in the industry, and there is a…

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Low-Odor, Single-Component Adhesive Is Solvent Free

Soprema offers COLPLY EF adhesiveSoprema offers COLPLY EF adhesive, a low-odor, single-component polymer modified membrane adhesive specifically formulated for Soprema sand-surfaced SBS-modified bitumen plies. COLPLY EF can be applied without fear of negatively affecting building occupants, and upon curing, it provides additional layers of elastomeric waterproofing protection between plies.

According to the company, Soprema’s prefabricated SBS-modified bitumen membranes provide ease of application and flexibility for…

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Soprema Appoints Northern Illinois Sales Representative

Soprema Inc. has appointed Michael McClay, a five-year member of the Soprema business development team, as a dedicated sales representative for the Northern Illinois region.

“Michael brings to the Northern Illinois region not only a strong track record as a sales representative who is knowledgeable about Soprema’s products and services, but a strong understanding of building science and how customers can achieve lasting positive results,” said Jeff Valentine, district sales manager…

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Pre-Vegetated Tray Designed for Easy Transport and Installation

American Hydrotech introduces the InstaGreenGT-4 pre-vegetated trayAmerican Hydrotech introduces the InstaGreenGT-4 pre-vegetated tray, an expansion of the InstaGreen product line within the Garden Roof portfolio of assemblies. The GT-4 tray is one option for a storm water management plan by providing valuable green space as a best management practice on roofs to handle the first rains. It consolidates all growing media, drainage and vegetation in one convenient package for easy transport and installation by roofing professionals and landscape…

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PrimeSource Expands Collated Fastener Offerings With Pro-Twist

PrimeSource Building Products has announced that it will start shipping a full line of collated specialty screws under its proprietary brand Pro-Twist. “The Pro-Twist brand has been selling collated screws for 25 years, but now the demand has really gone mainstream,” said Director of Specialty Fasteners Michael McFarland. “With the focus of this product line, it was clear that our customers were looking for a collated fastener under the Pro-Twist brand that is of premium…
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Atlas EPS Division Purchases Versa-Tech

Atlas EPS, a division of Atlas Roofing Corporation, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Versa-Tech Inc., located in Fredericktown, Mo. Versa-Tech has been operating in Fredericktown for more than 17 years, providing expanded polystyrene foam products for customers in the Midwest region.

From inception in 2000, Versa-Tech’s business foundation has been built upon listening to customers’ needs and providing quality products, and becoming part of Atlas EPS will provide customers…

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Summer Means a Crash Course in School Re-Roofing Projects

Strober-Wright Roofing executed a completed a tear-off and re-roof of the entire complex of Montgomery Lower Middle School. Approximately 130,000 square feet of roofing was removed and replaced with a two-ply modified bitumen system.

Strober-Wright Roofing executed a completed a tear-off and re-roof of the entire complex of Montgomery Lower Middle School. Approximately 130,000 square feet of roofing was removed and replaced with a two-ply modified bitumen system.

Summertime is the busy season for school construction projects, and as students prepare for vacation, restoration work heats up. At Strober-Wright Roofing Inc., a full-service roofing contractor headquartered in Lambertville, N.J., going to school in the…
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RCI Inc. Names New Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer

RCI Inc. announced the appointment of Lionel van der Walt as its new executive vice president and chief executive officer. Van der Walt succeeds James Birdsong, who will retire at the end of 2017 after nearly 17 years at the helm.

An organizational strategy and analysis expert, van der Walt brings to RCI more than 20 years of international executive leadership and association experience. He spent the early part of his career as an officer in the South African Air Force and, subsequently,…

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Owens Corning Names 2018 Shingle Color of the Year: Sand Dune

Owens Corning announced that Sand Dune has been chosen as the 2018 Shingle Color of the Year.

Owens Corning announced that Sand Dune has been chosen as the 2018 Shingle Color of the Year.

Owens Corning announced Sand Dune as the 2018 Shingle Color of the Year. HGTV “Good Bones” home renovation experts Karen E Laine and Mina Starsiak – renowned for their use of color as a design element – helped unveil the selection and shared their perspectives on the power of color to inspire home exteriors.

Owens Corning launched the annual roofing color initiative to highlight the roof…

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Restoring Natural Slate Roof Takes Expert Craftsmanship

Photos: Charles F. Evans Company Inc.

When it came time to replace the roof on Howard W. Jones Hall, Youngstown State University wanted to closely re-create the original graduated natural slate roof. Photos: Charles F. Evans Company Inc.

Even slate roofs have to be replaced sometime.

Howard W. Jones Hall is one of the oldest buildings on the campus of Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. The limestone structure with its twin towers is an iconic structure, and when the original slate roof finally deteriorated, the…

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Metal Barrel Roof Tops the Rebels’ New Basketball Arena

The Pavilion at Ole Miss seats 9,500 fans.

The Pavilion at Ole Miss seats 9,500 fans. The building’s signature is its standing seam metal roof, which was manufactured by ACI Building Systems. Photos: Professional Roofing Contractors Inc.

The Pavilion at Ole Miss is a multi-purpose facility that is most famous for hosting the University of Mississippi’s basketball team. The arena cost approximately $97 million to build and seats 9,500 fans. The building’s signature arched metal panel roof was designed to complement the curved…

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Arkema to Introduce New Specification Guides at METALCON

Arkema Inc.will present its Kynar 500 FSF and Kynar Aquatec polyvinylidene fluoride resins used in high-performance coatings, along with Bostik’s hurricane-resistant adhesive products, at METALCON 2017, to be held Oct. 18–21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Kynar 500 FSF resin-based coatings for aluminum, galvanized steel and aluminized steel exceed the exterior AAMA 2605 specification for resistance to humidity, color change, chalk, gloss loss and chemicals. This next-generation…

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Innovative Curved Canopies Protect Bus Passengers at Ole Miss

Photo: Mike Stanton Photography

Photo: Mike Stanton Photography

When the University of Mississippi decided to renovate and expand the bus shelter area near Kennon Observatory on its Oxford, Miss., campus, an architecture firm and a manufacturer teamed up to design two striking curved glass canopies to protect passengers.

Duo-Gard, based in Canton, Mich., collaborated with a team from Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects + Engineers in Jackson, Miss., to develop the plans. Located side by side, the canopies measure 11…

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New Insulation Board Designed for High Load-Bearing Applications

Kingspan Insulation has expanded its commercial product offering by introducing GreenGuard Type VII XPS Insulation Board, which is designed for high load-bearing engineered applications.Kingspan Insulation has expanded its commercial product offering by introducing GreenGuard Type VII XPS Insulation Board. The product is designed for high load-bearing engineered applications requiring insulation with a minimum compressive strength of 60 PSI. Type VII XPS is primarily used in commercial roofing applications, such as protected membrane and pedestal paver systems.

According to the manufacturer, the insulation board offers an R-value of 5.0 per inch of thickness and meets ASTM…

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Architectural Shingle Roofing System on New Field House Helps St. David’s Prepare for the Future

St. David’s Episcopal School’s new field house features an architectural shingle roof designed to provide long life and protection from algae growth. Photo: Atlas Roofing.

St. David’s Episcopal School’s new field house features an architectural shingle roof designed to provide long life and protection from algae growth. Photo: Atlas Roofing.

Originally founded in 1972 as a high school, St. David’s Episcopal School now serves students in pre-K programs all the way through graduation. Located on a wooded campus in suburban Raleigh, N.C., the school now attracts students from Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest and Cary. And as the student body…
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