The roofing industry is responding to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Roofing contractors from around Texas and beyond are pitching in with financial pledges, donating equipment and actively participating in rescue and relief operations along the state’s eastern shoreline. An area spanning more than 250 miles between major population centers like Corpus Christi, Houston and Beaumont was saturated with an unprecedented amount of rain, estimated at more than 50 inches of since Harvey struck last weekend as a category
New patent in drone technology improves how aerial imagery can be used in capturing, identifying and estimating roof damage.
ALPINE, Utah – August 30, 2017 – Loveland Innovations®, maker of advanced drone solutions for the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded it a second patent. The new patent continues to illustrate Loveland Innovations’ fierce commitment to constantly improving drone technology for the Insurance industry. This patent advances the way that aerial imagery, used for the purposes of identifying and estimating roof damage, is captured. The approach positions the drone in a way that limits potential image distortion and lays the groundwork for further image capture techniques that
Donating to the Foundation Auction is now easier than ever, click here to access the auction donation form.
This year the MRCA Foundation Auction Fundraiser will be held October 17th at 5:30 pm in the beautiful Crystal Ballroom of the Marriott St. Louis Grand.
Remember - not only will hundreds of MRCA Members see your strong support of the Foundation, but the money raised from your donated item will go towards these important initiatives:
- Roofing Industry Research
- Industry-related Academic Scholarships for MRCA Members and their families
- Educational Programming dire
The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has announced it will be hosting two seminars for metal roofing contractors at METALCON 2017. Both are designed to help contractors grow their residential metal roofing businesses with advice and ideas that can make an impact. Led by metal roofing expert Frank Farmer, the MRA training sessions will be held on both Oct. 18 and 19, as follows:
Growing Your Residential Metal Roofing Company in the Age of Millennials
Hiring, Training and Turning Millennials into Rock Stars
- While most companies a
MCKINNEY, Texas — SRS Distribution announced the acquisition of National Building Supply Corporation, a family-owned distributor of residential building products with locations in Belleville, Roselle, and Dover, N.J.
National Building Supply was founded in 1962 and currently employs a team of over 30 people. National covers a primary market area of Northern & Central New Jersey servicing professional contractors, local homebuilders, home improvement contractors, and remodelers. Tom Lazur, National’s current owner, and National’s entire sales and operations team will be staying with the company to run the branches going forward. All National locations will continu
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Co. — BLUEFIN, LLC recently announced the acquisition of CyberCon Consulting, Inc. This transaction represents a significant opportunity to enhance the value both companies can deliver to their customers. CyberCon has a long history of providing the highest quality roof consulting services to a wide variety of customers such as Prologis, American Honda Motor Co., Southern California Edison, and the Denver International Airport. The entire CyberCon team will join BLUEFIN’s staff, and CyberCon’s owner, Nick Lovato, will become senior vice president of BLUEFIN.
“We are excited to welcome CyberCon to BLUEFIN,” said Richard Rast, BLUEFIN’s president. “I have admired CyberCon for many years while working in the industry and living in the community very close to their operation
FREMONT, Calif. – Fremont, California-based PetersenDean Roofing & Solar announced its relationship with GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer. The relationship will help supply PetersenDean consumers in all of its seven operating states with shingles that can be used to comply with Title 24 cool roof requirements.
Soprema Inc. will be hosting two regional Building Envelope Clinics in California in September 2017 for architects, consultants and contractors looking to further their knowledge, network and earn continuing education units.
The first clinic will be held in San Francisco on Sept. 19, at AIA San Francisco, located at 130 Sutter St. #600, San Francisco, CA 94104.
The second clinic will be held in Los Angeles on Sept. 21. The clinic will be held at the California Science Center, located at 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Both events include a Building Envelope