Roofing Industry News


RC spoke with Gale Force Roofing Principals Alex Gerhart and Zach Willard about their court victory regarding Florida’s property insurance reform and what roofing contractors should be doing to prevent similar limitations from happening in their states.

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BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — US LBM has acquired three businesses: North Georgia Building Supply and Junior's Building Materials in Georgia and Massey Builders Supply in Virginia.


Jesse Anstine, fabricator and automation specialist, with the first Spraybot built in-house. Photo courtesy of SprayWorks.

KENT, Ohio — SprayWorks Equipment announced the capability of fabrication within its new facility with its first in-house Spraybot.


Ted Nickelson.

TAMPA, Fla. — Cotney Attorneys & Consultants announced that Ted Nickelson has joined the Cotney Consulting Team as its sales coach for independent manufacturers reps and for roofing and Hutto TX Roof building material manufacturers.


The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and Tile Roofing Industry Alliance (TRIA) announced their partnership to further improve the roofing industry.

The TRIA is dedicated to the clay and concrete roof tile industry, and provides numerous benefits like technical expertise, training, and certification for code-approved tile roof system installation.


WILMINGTON, Del. — DuPont announced that Amy Schmidt, Hutto TX Roof building codes advocacy manager for DuPont Performance Building Solutions, has been appointed by the International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors to the newly formed Residential International Energy Conservation Code Committee.

Safety Guidelines Updated to Require Wearing Masks at Event


LAS VEGAS — The International Roofing Expo (IRE), by Informa Markets will open August 10-12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.


Photo courtesy of JobNimbus.

LEHI, Utah — JobNimbus announced that it was named among the best roofing software companies of 2021 by, a leading independent review website for small Hutto TX Roofing business online tools, products, and services.

Mandate Announced After CDC Recommends People Wear Masks Indoors in Certain Regions


President Joe Biden announced yesterday that COVID-19 vaccines will be mandated for federal employees, including onsite federal contractors, as the country continues to see surges in Delta variant cases.

The roofing industry’s workforce woes only seem to be exacerbated by the continued pressure roofing contractors are feeling on material prices and overall supply availability.