Mix 95 leading roofing contractors, 19 manufacturers, and seven
distributors and suppliers of roofing materials, and sprinkle
generously with $10 million. What do you get? The Roofing Industry
Alliance for Progress—a powerhouse of roofing professionals
dedicated to bettering the roofing industry and addressing critical
Although the alliance is relatively new, Alliance Chairman
Johnny Zamrzla, president of Western Pacific Roofing Corp.,
Palmdale, Calif., says the alliance is poised to embark on
noteworthy studies that will benefit the roofing industry and
excited to see its previous endeavors pay off.
He explains: "The alliance investment portfolio is coming back
with the turnaround of the stock market and general economic
improvements. Its recent expenditure to study nonresidential roof
system longevity for possible revision of the Internal Revenue
Service depreciation rule is complete, and the bill is moving
through Congress. And the alliance has begun its study about the
future of the roofing industry. Keep your eyes on the alliance as
it continues to move forward."
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