Congratulations to Greg Hlavaty – President of Roof Coating Manufacturers Association

Greg Hlavaty

By Vickie Sharples, RCS Partner.

Western Colloid continues to give back to the industry.

Appointed to the position of president of Roof Coating Manufacturers Association (RCMA), Greg Hlavaty, General Manager at Western Colloid, recently shared his thoughts about his presidency in the RCMA spring newsletter, “As your President for the 2018-2019 term, I am honored to communicate with you in this Roof Coating Manufacturers Association’s e-newsletter. Over the years as past president of the RRCI and now as an active member of the RCMA, I have seen first-hand the work that the RCMA can do.  You can be assured that RCMA will remain committed during my term to serving our members, developing our influence with government officials and agencies, and promoting our industry’s recognition. I am grateful for the opportunity to join the ranks of RCMA Presidents and hope that each of you will be active and engaged members during my term.”

Before being elected President for the 2018-1019 Term, RCMA awarded Hlavaty the prestigious Martin A. Davis Industry Leadership Award for 2016.  As an active member of RCMA, he continues to serve on the Board of Directors and contributes his industry expertise to RCMA’s committees and task forces. The award was presented by fellow RCMA Board member Helene Hardy Pierce, GAF, who recognized Hlavaty’s efforts in facilitating RCMA’s merger with the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI).

“Throughout Greg’s time with the RCMA, he has been a passionate advocate for the Association’s growth and development, and his efforts on behalf of the RCMA / RRCI merger have strengthened the outlook for our industry,” Pierce commented.

RoofersCoffeeShop® is proud of the level of industry commitment from all our partners.  Western Colloid continues to set the standard of providing the industry with leading fluid applied roofing systems along with incredibly important ongoing research and development.  Their commitment to industry associations like the RCMA show their on-going determination for industry improvement.

About Western Colloid
Western Colloid is a leading manufacturer of fluid-applied roofing, reflective coating systems and premium asphalt sealcoats.  For more than 45 years, Western Colloid has been servicing the roofing and coatings industry and remains committed today to producing systems that are environmentally friendly and energy efficient.  For more information visit

About RCMA
RCMA is the national trade association representing manufacturers of asphaltic and solar reflective roof coatings and the suppliers to the roof coatings industry. RCMA and the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) have merged into one industry association that continues to advance, promote, and expand the national and international market for roof coatings through education, outreach, technical advancement, and advocacy. For more information on RCMA activities, programs, and initiatives, please visit us at

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