Metal Roofing

Ravishing Rooftops: MRA Kicks Off Metal Roofing Competition 

Calling all roofing contractors, installers and manufacturers: Is your stainless-steel roof a stunner? Is your galvalume glamorous? Is your copper shingle roof sublime? If so, now’s your chance to enter the “Best Metal Roofing Project” competition hosted by the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). Beginning Oct. 4, 2018 through Dec. 31, 2018,...

Health Park’s Modern Design Created With Metal Wall, Roof Cladding

The sparkling new Herrington-Ornelas HealthPark is unrivaled in East Texas in its comprehensive offering of advanced healthcare services, fitness options and specialty care. Located in Whitehouse, the 43,500-square-foot facility is the largest HealthPark in the Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System. The non-profit, regional system operates eight hospitals and 82 clinics....

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Acquires the Assets of DRI Supply Co.

Acquisition enhances service for area contractors. Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of DRI Supply Co., a distributor of drywall, roofing and insulation products. ABC will continue to serve customers from the three former DRI locations: 746 Church Hill Road in San Andreas, California; 2300 Cooper...

McElroy Metal Introduces HydraShell Underlayments For Metal Roofing

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...

Ventco’s ProfileVent Achieves 1 Million Installations

Ventco president Marty Rotter recently announced ProfileVent has now been a part of 1 million installations, still with no callbacks. ProfileVent is a ventilation system for commercial and residential metal roofing, manufactured by equipment that precisely cuts the panel profile into the surface, resulting in a leak-proof fit every time. It...

Digital Transformation Under My Roof

A metal roofing company’s president shares his story on how he took his company to the next level digitally and was successful. By Richard Radobenko, CEO & president, Roofing Southwest The metal roofing sector tends to be plagued with issues of outdated process management, lack of structured systems in streamlining repetitive tasks...

Snow Protection: Bringing A Strategic Outlook

Lessons from outside the United States and from earlier times. How to best protect your customers and your reputation. A-va-lanche! It is a word no one ever wants to hear. And a word that no one ever wants to hear while standing under a metal roof, or while observing others standing...

Hall of Fame: Class of 2018

Bill Hippard Sr.—2018 Metal Roofing Magazine Hall of Fame Winner. By Sharon Glorioso Bill Hippard, Sr., retired from Precoat Metals in St. Louis, Missouri, in 2014, but then stepped in as the executive director of the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) for two years; he is very well known and liked throughout the...