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Jan 16, 2019

If you’re a roofing contractor, you know there is no shortage of training events when it comes to improving your knowledge and skills – and not all are created equal. That’s one reason you should be selective when choosing events and training seminars to attend. At Balance, we’re committed to be an industry leader and providing top notch tools to roofing contractors which is why we’re so excited to be a part of the IRE Expo this year. If you’ve never been to this event, or haven’t attended in a ...

Jan 16, 2019

Balance Claims is exhibiting and attending the Win the Storm Conference in Las Vegas from February 21-23. What is Win the Storm? It is a three-day conference dedicated to giving the best training to the insurance restoration industry! Companies can hear from awesome speakers and industry giants, as well as interact with vendors. The goal is to take you out of your comfort zone and take your contracting business to the next level.At Balance Claims, our goal is the same, and we’re excited to have ...

Jan 14, 2019

We are celebrating the 100th Anniversary of my grandfathers’ patented cover-all plumbing vent flashing. Now available in 4 pre-painted colors, to match your shingles.  Also available in Copper & Galvanized. Custom plumbing vent flanges can be built to customer specifications.

Jan 14, 2019

Certified contractors will receive a FREE Galvanized, or Pre-Painted, roof mounted plumbing vent flange.  A brief survey must be filled out and a business card presented.

Jan 14, 2019

1. Martell’s Tiki Bar, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ308 Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742This state-of-the-art retractable skylight allows for year-round use at this funky beachfront dance club and bar. The skylight, even when it's closed, allows for perfect ocean and sky views.https://rollacover.com/galleries/retractable-skylights/martells-tiki-bar-nj/ 2. Copacabana, New York City8th Avenue, 268 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036This nightclub features four floors and ...
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Jan 14, 2019

1. Beatnik, Chicago1604 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622This Roll-A-Cover retractable roof enclosure, which was installed in July 2018, is a retractable skylight atop this posh Chicago cocktail bar. Viewpoint Enclosures, a Roll-A-Cover dealer, installed this particular retractable roof.https://rollacover.com/galleries/beatnik-retractable-roof-chicago-il/{C} {C}{C}2. Salinas, NYC136 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011This delicious Spanish restaurant in Chelsea has a stylish ...

Jan 14, 2019
Santa Rosa, CA

FlashCo Manufacturing, Inc. recently released an updated version of their website. The new website features an expanded products section, new product information, new navigation system and a faster interface. “Our products are the centerpiece of our business,” explains Greg Morrow, FlashCo President. “We wanted the website to show our product groups and also allow quick drill downs into the critical information about each individual product. Our company is built around speed and we want our webs ...

Jan 14, 2019
(Santa Rosa, CA

FlashCo Manufacturing, Inc. recently entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with Thaler Metal Industries Ltd. Canada. FlashCo will be marketing and selling the Thaler roof accessory specialty product lines including drains, flashings and vents to the United States market. FlashCo and Thaler offer a complementary set of roof flashing products for the roofing industry. FlashCo is a market leader in low slope, single-ply flashings and steep slope lead flashings. Thaler has been an innovato ...

Jan 14, 2019
Santa Rosa, CA

FlashCo Manufacturing, Inc. 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,” says 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 that we can save the contractor time. We’ve worked har ...

Jan 11, 2019
Rosemont, IL

The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), proudly announces its 2018-2019 Construction Management Student Competition. Celebrating its fifth competition, students will compete on February 12, 2019 at the 2019 International Roofing Expo® (IRE) in Nashville, Tennessee. This year’s competition will be the largest to date featuring a total of 12 teams from distinguished universities across the nation. Each team is comprised of four talented undergra ...

Jan 11, 2019
Rosemont, IL

The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), announced the availability of scholarship applications for the Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program for the 2019-20 academic year. Since 1986, The Roofing Alliance (formerly The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress) has invested time and funding not only to educate the roofing industry but also the industry's youth through the Melvin Kruger Endowed Scholarship Program. Named for Melvin Kruger, a f ...

Jan 11, 2019
Rosemont, IL

The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), announces its annual Call for Funding.  Committed to promoting and funding the advancement of roofing through research, education, technology and philanthropic programs, every year the Roofing Alliance funds critical research, education and technical projects for the betterment of the roofing industry.  This year’s submittal date for funding applications is January 1, 2019. The Roofing Alliance has alloc ...

Jan 11, 2019
Rosemont, Ill

Roofing Alliance president Rod Petrick has issued a challenge to all Roofing Alliance and NRCA members: to adopt the remaining 53 roofs of the 165 stand-alone Ronald McDonald Houses throughout the U.S. by Nov. 30. Petrick’s goal of inspecting, repairing, maintaining and replacing these roofs to ensure all families are safe and dry is within reach; numerous roofing professionals have already risen to the challenge by adopting 112 of the roofs. At 166 members strong, the Roofing Alliance serves as ...

Jan 11, 2019

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Jan 11, 2019
Louisville, Colo

Accurence, Inc., a SaaS company specializing in automated adjusting, was granted their fourth patent in the insurance technology space on November 1, 2018. The patent grants the company exclusivity on the use of a system and method of performing video or still image analysis on building structures.The system dictated in the patent creates automated roof estimates with the use of video and photo image analysis, a weighting engine, image analysis rules, and carrier guidelines. The results pass thr ...

Jan 11, 2019
Chicago, IL

Today, AccuLynx—the leading provider of business management software for roofing contractors—announced the release of its newest product offering: ReportsPlus, a suite of simple reporting tools that let users access, visualize and share the data they store in AccuLynx. The product is designed to help roofing companies easily understand performance, improve decision-making and drive business growth. “Our customers depend on the information they store in AccuLynx to manage every aspect of their bu ...

Jan 11, 2019

No one wants the hassle and expense of replacing a worn-out roof. However, when that time arrives, McElroy Metal is poised to help building owners make the best decision with the company’s new E-book. This valuable reference identifies the many long-term and cost-effective benefits of installing a metal roof. The title of the E-book is Need a New Roof? How Building Owners Reduce Cost with a Metal Roof.McElroy Metal, a family-owned manufacturer of metal roofing and wall panels for a variety of ma ...

Jan 11, 2019

GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, and a leading manufacturer of pavement coatings and accessories to help beautify and extend the life of surfaces made of asphalt and concrete, has launched a visualizer tool to help sell its StreetBond® Pavement coatings.  Created by Chameleon Power, the leader in visualization technologies and GAF’s partner in roofing visualization tools, the StreetBond Visualizer assists customers with envisioning the outcome of their paving project prior to i ...

Dec 31, 2018

According to fire protection experts, flames do not spread wildfires—EMBERS do.  Many people do not realize that once embers penetrate a structure, firefighters are trained to contain the blaze as opposed to risking their lives to save the structure.  Embers penetrate attic or “gable” vents and the structure burns from the inside out.Embers Out LLC is pleased to announce its California certified and newly listed fire and water damage prevention gable (attic) vents.  Proven to help safeguard resi ...

Dec 31, 2018
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

– It’s exceptionally thin and easy to install. It delivers an R-value of 50 to commercial, industrial and government buildings. Now, Rich-E-Board™, the insulated composite panel (ICP) system created by R-50 Systems, has earned a patent for its groundbreaking design. The new, ultra-thin insulation offers a certified alternative to a huge commercial roofing market —billions of square feet in construction every year — challenged with meeting stringent standards for energy efficiency. While conventi ...

Dec 27, 2018
Bossier City, La

The roof re-cover at Roma High School in Roma, Texas, was a long time coming. Leaks at various transition points were causing excessive damage. Ultimately, the school district decided to invest in a major renovation, which ended up including new metal roofing, new low slope roofing, repairs to masonry and metal walls, as well as the replacement of windows and skylights. The biggest fix ended up being the original roofing, which required 233,335 square feet of McElroy Metal’s symmetrical standing ...

Dec 27, 2018

McElroy Metal has developed three blogs to help educate contractors, consumers and homeowners on the benefits and frequently asked questions regarding metal roofing and wall products. McElroy Metal’s Commercial Building blog features some of the many successful commercial projects completed with the company’s products. McElroy Metal’s Homeowner blog speaks to anyone looking for design inspiration and information about installing metal roofing on their home. It also offers information about the b ...

Dec 27, 2018
Bossier City, La.

HydraShell MAX and HydraShell Supreme SA are McElroy Metal’s new underlayments. HydraShell MAX is the standard synthetic underlayment and HydraShell Supreme SA is a peel-and-stick underlayment. HydraShell MAX has a four-layer construction and can be used under all types of finished roofing materials, including steel roofing and is suitable for roof pitches as low as ½:12. HydraShell MAX requires significantly fewer fasteners than competitive products and provides a durable deck cover. HydraShell ...

Dec 20, 2018

Columbus, OH., Dec. 19, 2018 - RoofSnap is proud to announce a new way to pay for their popular SketchOS measurements. Now users can choose to use other payment methods to purchase their orders or to bill their subscription as they do currently. This feature provides RoofSnap users with much-needed flexibility in their measurement ordering workflow. SketchOS is RoofSnap’s solution for contractors who don’t have time to DIY their measurements and don’t want to spend money on expensive measurement ...

Dec 18, 2018

When the economy enters the next recession will your company shrink or will it continue to grow?   If your sales recede during a recession then you are riding an economic wave, not growing. Most contractors grow to a certain size and then, adjusted for inflation, stagnate. Introducing Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS™), a set of business tools that are assembled in a way that actually work. Here’s what companies who have implemented EOS™ are saying: “[EOS™] completely changed my company.”  ...

Dec 14, 2018

We are excited to inform you that effective December 3, 2018, we will officially change our name to PS Industries™ Incorporated. As we have evolved from being a manufacturer of high-quality industrial doors to one that also produces safety/fall-protection products and flood barriers, we now have a name that reflects our wide breadth of product offerings. Just like the doors we’ve been building since 1974, this name change is all about transitions. As we widen our horizons and look for new opport ...

Dec 12, 2018
SUNNYVALE, Calif.

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) launched today Contractor WorkZone, a simple construction business software and project management tool. Built specifically for smaller contractors and companies, Contractor WorkZone enables users to run their business as well as manage their jobs, teams and finances all from one easy-to-use mobile application running on Apple or Android mobile devices. Small contractors around the globe are on the cusp of a new era, adopting new mobile technologies and improving methods t ...

Dec 10, 2018
ANNANDALE, MINN

Malco Products, SBC, the nation’s leading manufacturer of highquality, American-made tools for the HVAC trade (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning), was recognized as the Medium Manufacturer of the Year by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal at a ceremony for the outlet’s inaugural Business of Manufacturing Awards on Thursday, Dec. 6. These awards recognize companies in the manufacturing industry that drive the region’s economy and grow through innovation and strategic evolution. “We ...

Dec 04, 2018

Hurricane Michael wrought inconceivable destruction on the small farming community of Donalsonville in Seminole County, Georgia. While the municipality lies more than three hours inland from the coast, the mega-storm which made landfall in the early hours of October 10th 2018 had somehow lost almost none of its intensity when 150 mph winds carved a path of devastation through the once picturesque - now barren and windswept - country town later that day. Joe Fletcher is a local contractor who liv ...

Dec 04, 2018

In the lead up to the landfall of Hurricane Michael, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier estimated that approximately 500,000 policyholders would be impacted.The aftermath of the storm has seen that number grow even larger with more than $4 billion in damages across the path of the devastating storm.This catastrophe is disastrous for residents and business owners and there are knock-on effects that will still be felt for many for weeks and months to come. While roofing contractors are ...

Nov 29, 2018
Grand Rapids, MI

– National Nail, a leading manufacturer of fastening tools for roofing underlayment and housewrap, offers numerous cap technology options to help Canadian contractors meet updated Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) guidelines for housewrap installations. This includes the mandatory use of cap fasteners to install housewrap, while ensuring joints, openings and penetrations are carefully taped and sealed. “Canada has repeatedly led the way when it comes to moisture management,” says Chi ...

Nov 29, 2018
Grand Rapids, MI

National Nail, a leading manufacturer of fastening tools for roofing underlayment and house wrap, announces the newly-upgraded 18 gauge STINGER CS150B Cap Stapler with an enhanced design that improves performance with easier loading, longer tool life, and tool-free adjustable exhaust. Shooting 200 caps and 200 staples before reloading, the versatile cap stapler now also provides a wider range of operating pressure (up to 120psi) which makes it ideal for installing roofing underlayments, house wr ...

Nov 29, 2018
Grand Rapids, MI

In a recent published test of National Nail’s STINGER brand CS150B Cap Stapler, Pro Tool Reviews has substantiated product claims and given the cap stapler one of its highest ratings. The test program includes five criteria: Build Quality, Feature Set, Ergonomics, Performance and Value, with a possible 5 stars in each. The CS150B averaged 4.5 Stars with a final summary stating, “For roofing and wrapping homes, you'll need capped fasteners. Although there are plenty of options on the market at th ...

Nov 29, 2018
Grand Rapids, MI

National Nail has announced that its STINGER® CS150B Cap Stapler is the single winner of the Roofers’ Choice Award in the recent Sep/Oct issue in a full-page feature. The product generated the most interest from Roofing’s readers when it was featured in the May/June issue’s “Materials & Gadgets” section. “We are thrilled to receive this recognition for the CS150B from Roofing Magazine, which serves as the voice of the industry,” said W. Scott Baker, CEO, National Nail. “It truly validates our re ...

Nov 29, 2018
BOZEMAN, Mont

Independent domestic metal supplier, Bridger Steel, announced its partnership today with up-and-coming Independent Southern Rock Band, The Steel Woods. Bridger Steel, based in Montana, specializes in metal roofing and wall panel systems. The Steel Woods, spent 2018 on tour with Miranda Lambert, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dwight Yoakam, REO Speedwagon & Jamey Johnson in addition to finishing their second studio album, "Old News". This album will serve as a follow up to their critically acclaimed self-releas ...

Nov 28, 2018

In the building and roofing industry, release liners are mostly used for cold self-adhesive membranes as well as self-adhesive underlayers. The liner protects the adhesive surface and ensures that the final product can be rewound after production. As the production of self-adhesive bituminous membranes is characterised by a very humid and hot process environment, this poses a challenge for the manufacturing process and the subsequent rewinding of the roofing products. For these requirements, Mon ...

Nov 28, 2018
Addison, TX

Orlando Group Roofing and General ConstructionOrlando Group Roofing and General Construction of Addison, Texas, is no stranger to the severe storms that frequently batter the Dallas, Fort Worth, and Oklahoma City areas. In 2018, it has become the first U.S. company to complete the accreditation program for the innovative storm-recovery system, Stormseal(TM). Stormseal was created by Australian company Stormseal Industries Pty Ltd and is manufactured and distributed in the United States by Storms ...

Nov 28, 2018

An innovative Australian storm recovery system, Stormseal™ –  which heat ‘shrink wraps’ damaged roofs or walls in a patented wind, rain and hail resistant polyethylene film, protecting buildings from further damage until permanent repairs are made  –  is now available in the United States (US). Officially launched today at Stand 901 of the PRLB Claims Conference and Insurance Services Expo. Stormseal™ is designed to replace flapping, leaking, flyaway tarpaulins that usually require multiple reat ...

Nov 28, 2018

Kee Safety, Inc., Buffalo, New York, announces the launch of its “Partnership Program” for installers of the company’s extensive range of fall protection systems and other safety products and systems. Examples include OSHA-compliant KeeGuard® rooftop railing systems and related safety products such as the enhanced new KeeLine® retractable lifeline and the company’s traditional ground-based railing systems built from Kee Klamp® steel and Kee Lite® aluminum fittings.According to Kee Safety, the pr ...

Nov 16, 2018
Weston, WI

Foundation Finance Company, a nationwide provider of consumer financing programs to home improvement contractors, today announced its upcoming expansion to a second facility in neighboring Rothschild, WI. The new facility will allow Foundation Finance to expand its workforce by nearly fifty percent to meet contractor demand for its financing services. The company currently works with more than 5,000 contractors and has provided financing to more than 120,000 customers nationwide. “Foundation Fin ...

Nov 13, 2018
DENVER, CO

The battle for solar shingles market share dominance in the U.S. really kicks-off in the first quarter of 2019 as both Tesla and RGS Energy (NASDAQ: RGSE) start or get close to ramping to volume production, according to a new article published by PV Tech, the number one source for in-depth and up-to-the-minute news on the solar PV supply chain internationally. “Of course, there is potentially a ‘no contest’ call as Tesla’s tiles are pegged at the luxury end of the housing market, due to technolo ...

Nov 06, 2018

Last month, A.C.T Metal Deck Supply enjoyed participating in the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association’s (CRCA) Annual Industry Golf Day. The company had a foursome of golfers participate and sponsored the beverage cart where they passed out peanut packs and free drinks to golfers.A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply is proud to support the roofing industry’s various associations and encourages contractors to take advantage of the resources that membership provides. Members benefits from continuing educat ...

Nov 06, 2018
Kalama, Washington

Bridger Steel Inc., a premier metal manufacturer of panel systems for roofing, siding and interior applications, has signed a lease with the Port of Kalama for 30,000 square feet of office and warehouse space and another 10,000-square foot covered area for loading trucks. Bridger, which is the first tenant in the Port’s new 110,000 square foot industrial building, will provide many of its own manufactured metal materials for the new building at the Kalama River Industrial Park and expects to bre ...

Nov 05, 2018
Grand Rapids, MI

National Nail’s STINGER® brand, the industry leader in cap fastening technology for roofing underlayment, has been added to the GAF Tools4Success Guide, a catalogue of preferred vendors for members of the manufacturer’s Certified Contractor Program (CCP). GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, continuously builds vendor partnerships to bring its factory-certified contractors exclusive offers and business-building tools for their businesses. “Vendor partner relationships are a critica ...

Nov 02, 2018
DENVER, CO

RGS Energy (NASDAQ: RGSE), the exclusive worldwide manufacturer of the visually stunning POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle System, reports that the next generation POWERHOUSE™ 3.0 solar shingle system has received notice of completion of product testing and authorization to apply the UL Mark. “Receiving UL certification allows us to apply the UL Mark to our POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle System,” commented Dennis Lacey, RGS Energy’s CEO. “We will immediately begin manufacturing and taking purchase orders for ...

Oct 31, 2018
CHICAGO, IL

Encite Development Group, a technology leader in the commercial roofing industry, announced today that it is changing its corporate name to Jobba Trade Technologies, Inc. The company introduced its flagship technology roofing product, FCS Control, in 2010 and was the first of its kind. The name change reflects the company’s broader commitment to the entire roofing industry – contractors, manufacturers, distributors, facility managers and building owners – and to drive innovation that addresses t ...

Oct 30, 2018

Unity Surfacing Systems (a division of Unity Creations, Ltd.) has been watching the growth of rubberized safety surfacing, flooring and paver industry for years.  We have identified the challenges of using traditional tiles/mats/blocks/pavers such as: product-to-product separation, curling and pealing, as well as wind up-lift……………And we’ve responded…….big-time.Unity has always been one step ahead of the competition. After being in the business longer than most (established 1987), we are committe ...

Oct 30, 2018

Unity Surfacing Systems (a division of Unity Creations, Ltd.) has seen more and more architects, engineers and designers looking for unique ways to create additional designs, layouts and patterns, similar to that of PIP (Pour-In-Place), using the tile/mat/block/paver system that will provide the “WOW” effect on playgrounds, rooftops, recreational areas, schools, daycare centers, parks, etc.,We have identified the challenges of using the traditional tile/mat/block/paver systems ………… And we’ve res ...

Oct 29, 2018
Rosemont, Ill

NRCA is now accepting applications for Qualified Assessors for its NRCA ProCertification initiative. Qualified Assessors will serve as performance exam proctors, responsible for evaluating and verifying hands-on skills for those seeking to be certified through NRCA ProCertification. Qualified Assessors will need to meet eligibility requirements, complete two self-paced online training modules and pass a proctored online exam. NRCA ProCertification Qualified Assessors will learn observation and a ...

Oct 29, 2018

Taking place April 3-4, 2019, Roofing Day in D.C. is a national legislative fly-in event to advocate for the roofing industry. It will bring together hundreds of roofing professionals from all segments of the industry to speak with one voice on critical issues before members of Congress. It is the largest advocacy event dedicated solely to the roofing industry. In its inaugural year, Roofing Day in D.C. 2018 saw more than 400 roofing industry stakeholders from 47 states and Puerto Rico taking pa ...

Oct 26, 2018
Rosemont, Ill.

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced 27 associate members have become NRCA “partner members” by through NRCA’s One Voice initiative since its inception in 2017. NRCA launched its One Voice Initiative to unite the roofing industry and speak with one voice about matters critical to the roofing industry's continued success. To ensure all industry sectors are given an opportunity to participate, NRCA amended its bylaws to allow manufacturers, distributors, service provid ...

Oct 23, 2018
Allentown, PA

On September 19th, ATAS International welcomed guests from several countries to the ATAS headquarters in Allentown, PA for the biennial International Melting Pot event.  The guests, all of whom are ATAS product distributors, gathered for education sessions, plant tours, and information exchanges.  ATAS continues to grow their export business and develop relationships with distributors throughout the world.Joao DaCosta, Director of International Business Development for ATAS, stated, “We were ple ...

Oct 23, 2018
Allentown, PA

On Friday, October 5th, area students from Lehigh Career and Technical Institute and Parkland High School visited ATAS International during the Manufacturing Day 2018 celebration.  This was the sixth year that ATAS participated in this event.  Students, school staff, and families toured ATAS to experience first-hand the processes in which metal components for the building envelope are manufactured.  They also participated in a question and answer session consisting of several ATAS employees who ...

Oct 09, 2018
Allentown, PA

ATAS International, Inc. is introducing a new website at the METALCON conference in early October.  The new website includes easier navigation in a full-screen format and is mobile friendly for use on phones and tablets.  An updated complete product line catalog is also being unveiled during the website launch, with a striking new cover and many new images throughout. Jim Bush, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ATAS, stated, “As ATAS celebrates our 55th anniversary this year, we felt it ...

Oct 09, 2018
Aurora, IL

A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply welcomed Jacob Finstad of Dixie Roofing and his family as the Grand Prize Winner of the Cubs & Cruise Chicago Weekend Sweepstakes. Jacob and his family watched the Chicago Cubs battle the St. Louis Cardinal during the last series of the regular season. They got a pleasant surprise when Tom Ricketts, owner of the Chicago Cubs, was at the host hotel where A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply greeted the family. Mr. Ricketts was informed of the sweepstakes and was kind enough to talk w ...

Oct 04, 2018
DENVER, Colo

RGS Energy (NASDAQ: RGSE) has entered into an exclusive domestic and international license agreement with The Dow Chemical Company for the POWERHOUSE™ solar shingles system, an innovative and aesthetically pleasing solar shingle system developed by Dow that has been deployed on more than 1,000 homes. See images of the solar shingles and additional information about POWERHOUSE™ solar shingles at RGSPOWERHOUSE.com. RGS will lead all commercial activities for the product, including supply chain man ...

Oct 04, 2018
Columbus, OH

RoofSnap continues to further their integration with their HD Aerial Imagery Provider, Nearmap, with the debut of RoofSnap Credits. RoofSnap users can redeem their RoofSnap Credits for Nearmap HD imagery in their DIY projects to improve the accuracy of their measurements. RoofSnap Credits are included in all of RoofSnap’s new subscription levels, information at www.roofsnap.com/Home/Products. RoofSnap’s integration with Nearmap grants contractors and adjusters access to recent, high-resolution i ...

Sep 06, 2018

1) Put the Plastic Extrusion Welder on the shelf, install the handle, plug in the mains plug.2) Open the control box switch, welding temperature is generally set at 300℃(572℉), when the temperature reaches 270℃ (518℉) the motor switches off, youcannot start, when the temperature reaches 270℃ (518℉), the motor switch isturned on, you can start properly. Open the hot air machine power switch,thermostat knob, heated a few minutes to operate.3) Right-hand pull the motor switch, the motor starts to r ...

Sep 06, 2018

If you just keep yourself up-to-date with the market trends today, you will find that in roofing industry, you won’t just find the common metal and concrete roof available. Roofers have reinvented and redesigned the materials to create other alternatives like the plastic roofing which is a product of recycled materials and one of the latest and the newest in flat roofing available in the market today, Thermoplastic Polyolefin Roofing Membranes or the TPO. The TPO roofing material is considered a ...

Sep 06, 2018

Roofing tools are essential elements in roofing matters. They provide the ease and perhaps the only way to proceed to your roofing activity. Familiarizing with each tool name and uses might not be a so challenging task, but looking for the tools and how to get them is. The tools that you want to purchase need not be expensive, but it should be durable. If you really want your roofing be done perfectly all right, then it’s a must that you go and find that tool. John Stortz and Sons, Inc. has an e ...

Sep 06, 2018

It's so cool to have you with us!Welcome to JC Machinery & Tools Inc.!I would like to introduce our organization JC Machinery & Tools Inc. that specializes plastic welding equipment research & development, manufacturing and technical consulting service.Our products includes• Geomembrane• Plastic Welding• Roofing• Tent/ Tarpaulins• Textiles/ SEGVisit usOur clients have been satisfied by our service and we have never received a single complaint since the inception of the business.It would be a gre ...

Jul 05, 2018
Denver, CO

The most exciting piece of data that RGS Energy (NASDAQ: RGSE) recently released via its pre-UL POWERHOUSE™ 3.0 Spec Sheet was the 15.6% and 17.1% efficiency of the “exposed area” of the solar shingle, according to a new article published by pv magazine, a leading trade publication for the international photovoltaics (PV) community. The article highlights other key advantages of POWERHOUSE™ 3.0 Solar Shingle, which The Dow Chemical Company has licensed to RGS Energy, including its aesthetics: “R ...

Jun 18, 2018
Milan, TN

A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply, the nation’s largest metal deck distributor, announces the Grand Opening of its newest location in Milan, TN.  This opening increases its network to 15 distribution centers to better serve the construction industry. “This location will help us serve our customers in the region including Western Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, said Nick V. Polizzi, President of A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply. “When a customer has a short lead time or a roofing contractor runs into rusted ...

May 21, 2018
Denver, CO

– RGS Energy (NASDAQ: RGSE), the exclusive worldwide licensee of POWERHOUSE™, an innovative and visually stunning solar shingle system using technology developed by The Dow Chemical Company, has released its preliminary POWERHOUSE™ 3.0 pricing for homebuilders. Many homebuilders already offer solar solutions at their communities, driven by homeowners’ demand for electricity savings and sustainable energy solutions. Further, California’s new solar mandate requires almost all new homes, condos and ...

Apr 11, 2018
Columbus, OH

RoofSnap has released a streamlined ordering portal for their popular Sketch Ordering Service, SketchOS. RoofSnap users and trial customers can now place their orders with just the project’s address. They also have the option to provide project notes to RoofSnap’s Sketch Techs, such as requesting secondary structures. RoofSnap provides new customers with their first residential report free. SketchOS is RoofSnap’s solution for contractors who don’t have time to DIY their measurements and don’t wa ...

Mar 21, 2018
CANTON, Mass

The slim, lightweight design of the Sarnathin-50 Roof System decreases costs of building modifications and structural retrofits, while creating more usable space for living and/or operations.- Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes, is pleased to partner with R-50 Systems, LLC in announcing the release of the Sarnathin-50 Roof System, an innovative high R-value roofing system for non-residential building applications. The Sarnathin-50 syst ...

Apr 19, 2015
Aurora, IL

A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply announces the launching of their new responsive web design which makes any webpage look great at any size. The responsive site will adjust to fit any desktop, smart phone or tablet automatically. You can access metal deck profiles, find locations and request proposals from any size device while at your desk, on the road or a jobsite roof. A.C.T. stocks metal deck in all types, gauges and finishes for immediate pick up or delivery in 14 locations. They can provide the met ...

Jan 10, 2019
Dallas, Texas

The 2019 International Roofing Expo® (IRE), which will be held in Nashville, TN is shaping up to be the most impactful events yet. The exposition will be held February 11-13, 2019 at Music City Center and will bring together all segments of the industry for three packed days of education, exhibits, engagement, and community. “The IRE not only provides a global marketplace and unparalleled opportunity for learning but supports the organizations responsible for moving the industry forward.” commen ...

Jan 14, 2019
Dallas, Texas

Roofing professionals participating in the 2019 International Roofing Expo® (IRE) are given the opportunity to give back to the Nashville community by participating in Community Service Day, the show’s home repair and revitalization project. The 10th Annual Community Service Day will take place on Sunday, February 10, from 7:30 am - 3:00 pm. Volunteers and sponsors will work together to help rebuild the homes of families that are elderly, disabled or financially unable to support the renovation. ...

Oct 19, 2018
Dallas, TX

Registration has officially opened for the 2019 International Roofing Expo® (IRE), which will be debuting in Nashville, TN. The exposition will be held February 11-13, 2019 at Music City Center. The IRE plans to attract over 10,500 industry professionals, over 500 exhibitors, from over 60 countries, spanning over 138,000 sq. ft. “We’re excited to be going to Nashville, which is a new city for us.” commented Tracy Garcia, CEM, Show Director of the IRE Expo. “It is such a fun town, with a great c ...

Sep 19, 2018
Dallas, TX

Jesse Itzlerwill present the Keynote address at the 2019 International Roofing Expo® (IRE)in Nashville, TN on February 11,2019. “Jesse is the real-life version of the Dos Equis’ guy, one of the most interesting people in the world. He’s done so many different things,” said Lewis Howes, New York Times Bestselling Author and Host of the School of Greatness. Jesse is an entrepreneur, author, and a creative mind. He co-founded the largest private jet card company Marquis Jet and engineered the cocon ...

Mar 01, 2018
Dallas, Texas

The International Roofing Expo® (IRE), sponsored by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), concluded this month with great success. Held February 6-8, 2018, the business-to-business expo and conference connected manufacturers and suppliers of roofing products, services, and technologies, with roofing contractors from across the United States and the globe.The 2018 IRE spanned 137,480 net sq. ft., the largest in the show’s history, and attracted 10,076 roofing professionals from 62 ...

Dec 13, 2017
Dallas, Texas

Roofing professionals participating in the 2018 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] are encouraged to give back to the New Orleans community by participating in Community Service Day, the show’s home repair and revitalization project.Now in its ninth consecutive year, Community Service Day will take place on Monday, February 5, from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, with volunteers helping rebuild the homes of families that are elderly, disabled or financially unable to support the renovation.  “We began this tr ...

Sep 14, 2017
Dallas, Texas

September 14, 2017 – Legendary NBA star Julius "Dr. J" Erving will present the Keynote Address during the 2018 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], taking place February 6-8, in New Orleans, Louisiana USA.   Known as one of the greatest players of all time, Erving will reveal his strategy for overcoming challenges, and will also illustrate how to cultivate a champion’s mindset.   “Not only is Dr. J one of the most accomplished athletes in the history of professional basketball, he is also a succe ...

Aug 22, 2017
Dallas, Texas

UAV industry manufacturers and suppliers looking to increase their bottom line, build brand awareness and meet face-to-face with ready-to-buy attendees, should plan to exhibit at the 2018 International Roofing Expo [IRE], the largest and most comprehensive event in the industry for commercial and residential roofing professionals.  “The ability to easily inspect and collect information has made UAVs, commonly known as drones, very in demand among our attendees,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, IRE Show ...

Mar 21, 2017
Dallas, Texas

   The 2018 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] is seeking researchers, educators, consultants, technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.   Taking place February 6-8, 2018, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, the educational program conference presents the latest trends in the roofing industry designed to help attendees increase their bottom line and expand their tec ...

Mar 17, 2017
Dallas, Texas

The roofing industry was booming with energy and excitement as a record number of attendees filled the sold-out show floor at the 2017 International Roofing Expo® [IRE].  Taking place from March 1-3, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a total attendance of 11,273 roofing construction professionals. "This was an amazing show to find leading-edge products, high-level education and numerous networking opportunities,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, IRE Show Director. “T ...

Feb 22, 2017
Dallas, Texas

The GAF Education Center will debut next week at the 2017 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], offering attendees a curriculum of eight condensed classes dedicated exclusively to roofing industry education, not product pitches. Through eight, 45-minute sessions in the GAF Education Center, expert trainers will teach roofing industry strategies that will help attendees build skills, think critically and arm them with practical solutions to work smarter. “The addition of the GAF Education Center add ...

Feb 17, 2017
Dallas, Texas

   The 2017 International Roofing Expo [IRE] trade show floor has completely sold out, topping out over 131,000 square feet and 465 exhibitors. The also marks the largest show in the event’s 62-year history. Taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the International Roofing Expo is the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing professionals gather to experience face-to-face interaction, product review, education and netwo ...

Sep 15, 2016
Dallas, Texas

    Online registration is now open for the International Roofing Expo® [IRE], taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.   Online registration is available at www.TheRoofingExpo.com/Attendee/Register, where show information is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week.   "We recommend that attendees register early for the International Roofing Expo to receive discounted registration rates," said Tracy Garcia, CEM, Director of the IRE. "In ad ...

Aug 25, 2016
Dallas, Texas

   Attendees and exhibitors of the 2017 International Roofing Expo® [IRE] can make housing and travel reservations through the official hotel vendor, IRE Housing, powered by onPeak. Offering hotel, airline and car rental discounts through a variety of companies, IRE Housing offers the biggest savings and most valuable perks.   Taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the show will offer roofing contractors of all sizes and specialties a comprehens ...

Jun 19, 2015
Dallas, Texas

In addition to his responsibilities as President of Dallas-based Informa Exhibitions U.S. Construction & Real Estate, Inc., Rick McConnell has been named President of Informa Canada,  one of the world’s leading business intelligence, knowledge and events businesses.“McConnell’s tradeshow career, expertise in growing businesses and strong leadership skills made him the natural choice for this dual role in managing and growing these North American teams,” said Will Morris, CEO of Informa Exhibitio ...

Feb 04, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Houzz, the leading online platform for home remodeling and design, will debut as an exhibitor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo® [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana USA.Houzz will be exhibiting in booth #2513 on the show floor in the Business & Technology Pavilion. Visitors to the Houzz booth will receive one-on-one training on how to use Houzz to showcase their work to the over 25 million monthly users who visit Houzz looking for home prof ...

Nov 18, 2014
Washington, DC

Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business to Informa PLC, a UK-based publishing and events company that operates in more than 40 countries and is one of the world’s leading knowledge providers. The sale is subject to customary regulatory review and is expected to close by the end of ...

Jun 05, 2014
Dallas, Texas

Building off the buzz from the record-breaking show in February, the 2015 Int’l Roofing Expo® [IRE] recently held its annual Early Space Draw, assigning 82% of the total show floor. “Taking place three months prior to the general Space Draw, the Early Space Draw process allows exhibitors to secure the lowest possible booth rate and the best possible location on the show floor,” said Tracy Garcia, CEM, IRE Show Director. “Covering more than 84,900 net square feet, a total of 257 companies were as ...

Oct 29, 2013
Dallas, Texas

Hanley Wood Exhibitions has named trade show industry veteran, Tracy Garcia, CEM, as Show Director of the International Roofing Expo® [IRE] and International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo."Tracy Garcia has a great deal of expertise and an outstanding track record," said Donna Bellantone, Vice President of Operations. "Her considerable knowledge, expertise and skills will play a vital role in developing initiatives to grow the show."Garcia has more than 25 years of trade show management experience. Mos ...
 
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