IKO Acquires Roof Tile Group

Purchase expands market leader’s reach into the metal roofing market IKO Industries Ltd., announced today that it has concluded a deal that will see it acquire the operations of the Roof Tile Group from New Zealand based manufacturer and builder Fletcher Building. Roof Tile Group manufactures metal roofing tiles for global sales and distribution under… Read More


The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress is Supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) on Giving Tuesday – November 27, 2018

RMHC has set a goal of raising $100,000 on Giving Tuesday – you can help them reach their goal. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many non-profit organizations focus on their holiday… Read More


Register for Roofing Day in D.C. 2019!

Online registration is open for Roofing Day in D.C. 2019 April 3-4; the purpose of the event is to bring the roofing industry together to meet with members of Congress and their staffs and deliver the industry’s message with “one voice.” On March 6-7, the roofing industry came together in Washington, D.C., for Roofing Day… Read More


CertainTeed Featured at METALCON

Among the 275 exhibitors at METALCON 2018 was CertainTeed, a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings. METALCON attendees were offered an exclusive preview of their impressive Matterhorn® Metal Roofing collection and what contractors, architects and building owners will soon see… Read More


Roscoe Green Named General Counsel to the National Association of Minority Contractors Central FL Chapter

Roscoe will provide a number of pro bono legal services to the association’s board of directors. Attorney Roscoe Green of Cotney Construction Law was recently named General Counsel of the National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) Central Florida Chapter. As General Counsel, Roscoe will provide a number of pro bono legal services to the association’s… Read More


METALCON LIVE reporting from Day 2 of METALCON 2018, held October 10-12 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

If you weren’t at METALCON this year, you will feel like you were after watching METALCON LIVE’s recap of Day Two! Live action from the Exhibit floor, education sessions, Metal Roofing Games, interviews with speakers, attendees and exhibitors and more are all featured. The day kicked off with a topical and interactive Keynote Address by… Read More


MRA Searches for Top Survivor Home of 2018

Contest spotlights how climate extremes tested homeowners’ mettle (and metal roofs) this year. Hurricanes, wildfires, massive hail storms, snow, ice, wind and more: for plenty of U.S. and Canadian homeowners, 2018 brought it all. Now, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is seeking stories from homeowners with metal roofs who survived Mother Nature’s wrath for a… Read More


A Week at METALCON – Charlotte, NC

By Roof Hugger. Roof Hugger’s Dale and Jan Nelson, DJ Highnote, and Mark James attended METALCON 2018 along with Robert Baker and Duane Sailors of the LSI Group, Inc. Attendance at METALCON was good, and the show floor was different from previous years with a center theater/stage where nonstop presentations and educational sessions were conducted… Read More


Roofing Alliance President Issues Challenge to Roofing Industry: Adopt 165 Ronald McDonald House Roofs to Help Families Stay Together

Numerous roofing professionals have already risen to the challenge by adopting 112 of the 165 roofs. 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,… Read More


SOPREMA Scholarship Program – A Good Investment

SOPREMA has established a scholarship program as a commitment to the continued success and growth of our industry by investing in the next generation dedicated to the building envelope. The SOPREMA Scholarship was founded to assist students pursuing a degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or a similar field at an accredited four-year college or… Read More