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Diagram of a built-up roofing system (BUR). Image courtesy of ARMA.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) released its final quarterly report for 2019, showing shipments for BUR are up, but shingles and modified bitumen have tapered off.

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The roofing industry is mourning the loss of Samuel T. Piper, who served as president of J.A. Piper Roofing Co. in Greenville, S.C.

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Throughout the latter half of 2019 and into 2020, roofing contractor Restoration Builders saw rapid expansion throughout the U.S.

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. — GAF announced the nationwide launch of Timberline® HDZ shingles, powered by new and innovative LayerLock™ technology.

Combined with all the benefits of one of America’s top-selling shingles, LayerLock technology mechanically fuses the common bond in Timberline HDZ shingles to offer:

  • Up to 99.9% nailing accuracy thanks to its new StrikeZone™ nailing area — up to 600% larger versus Timberline HD® shingles.

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BROCKTON, Mass. — A roofing contractor has been sentenced to serve up to three years in prison for scamming over three dozen homeowners out of more than $250,000.

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BELOIT, Wis. — ABC Supply Co. Inc. continues to expand its operations throughout the nation with the opening of a location in New York and the acquisition of a Milwaukee, Wis.

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BOCA RATON, Fla. — RoofClaim.com CEO Brian Wedding has partnered with the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Athletic Department on a historic $5 million, 10-year sponsorship to secure the naming rights of FAU's arena to become RoofClaim.com Arena.