Eskola Roofing & Waterproofing acquires J.R. Jones Roofing

Eskola Roofing & Waterproofing, Morristown, Tenn., has acquired NRCA member J.R. Jones Roofing Inc., Houston. The partnership will allow Eskola Roofing & Waterproofing to increase service reach, provide more and varied customer service, advance resources and enable the company to be at the forefront of the latest technology development in the roofing and waterproofing industry.

“We are excited about the possibilities this addition brings to Eskola Roofing & Waterproofing and our stakeholders,” says Jon Eskola, CEO of Eskola Roofing & Waterproofing. “By combining our strengths, expertise and people, we are well-positioned to continue to grow our brands across the U.S.”

J.R. Jones Roofing is Eskola Roofing & Waterproofing’s fourth acquisition since May 2023.

Columbia Roofing & Sheet Metal receives award

Columbia Roofing & Sheet Metal, Tualatin, Ore., has received Carlisle SynTec Systems’ 2023 Perfection Award for the 11th consecutive year. To be eligible for the award, contractors must have established a seven-year record of exceptional installation quality, warranty claim performance and commitment to ongoing training.

Additionally, Columbia Roofing & Sheet Metal has been named to Carlisle SynTec Systems’ 2023 Perfection Council for the eighth time. To qualify for the council, contractors must complete a minimum amount of warranted work and number of jobs per year. Council members are then selected based on installation quality, warranty claim performance and commitment to ongoing training.

“As a member of the Perfection Council for eight years and an 11-year recipient of the Perfection Award, these honors represent the commitment we all have to Columbia Roofing & Sheet Metal and to our customers,” says Mark Carpenter, CEO of Columbia Roofing & Sheet Metal.


Beacon honors supplier partners

Beacon, Herndon, Va., has awarded three supplier partners for their service commitments in 2023.

NRCA member GAF, Parsippany, N.J., received the Supplier of the Year Award for helping position Beacon to compete, grow and attract new customers; Klauer Manufacturing Co., Dubuque, Iowa, received the Trail Blazer Award for discovering new ways to innovate and partner; and Lomanco Inc., Jacksonville, Ariz., received the TRI-BUILT Award for sharing Beacon’s vision for building a premium-quality exclusive brand.

Additionally, Beacon has acquired Metro Sealant & Waterproofing Supply Inc., Springfield, Va.

“[Metro Sealant & Waterproofing Supply] has built a strong business through dedication to expertise in waterproofing, restoration, glass and glazing. The team’s technical know-how is at the top of the industry and we are thrilled to welcome them,” says Martin Harrell, Beacon’s division president, waterproofing.

Metro Sealant & Waterproofing Supply is Beacon’s second acquisition of 2024.

SRS Distribution to be acquired by The Home Depot®

SRS Distribution Inc., McKinney, Texas, will be acquired by The Home Depot,® the world’s largest home improvement retailer.

SRS Distribution’s 2,500-plus professional sales force and 760-plus branch network across 47 states reportedly will help The Home Depot extend its offerings to residential specialty trade professionals while better serving renovators and remodelers. With the acquisition, The Home Depot now believes its total addressable market is about $1 trillion—an increase of about $50 billion.

“Our team is thrilled to join The Home Depot,” says Dan Tinker, SRS Distribution’s president and CEO. “We are looking forward to combining our differentiated assets and capabilities, including our extensive branch network, experienced sales team, robust trade credit offering and order management system, geared at serving the complex project purchase occasion, with The Home Depot’s competitive advantages. We believe this will enable us to better serve pros and continue growing in our large and highly fragmented market.”

Tinker, as well as his senior leadership team, will continue to lead SRS Distribution.

Under the terms of the merger agreement, a subsidiary of The Home Depot will acquire SRS Distribution for a total enterprise value (including net debt) of about $18.25 billion. The closing of the acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of fiscal year 2025.


Gaco names Top Contractor winners

Gaco, Nashville, Tenn., a Holcim Building Envelope brand, has announced the recipients of its 2024 Gaco Top Contractor program. The program recognizes contractors’ commitment to quality, as well as their commercial roofing and waterproofing expertise.

All Gaco Licensed Applicators are eligible for the program. Gaco awarded Top Contractor status to contractors who fulfilled the program requirements, measured by the total volume of Gaco products purchased and installed in 2023, as well as by remaining in warranty good standing.

“We are thrilled to honor this exceptional group of contractors who have consistently demonstrated dedication to excellence in commercial roofing and waterproofing,” says Jason Loftus, commercial coatings sales director for Gaco. “Their expertise and commitment to quality align perfectly with Gaco’s values and we are proud to celebrate their achievements.”

The winners are listed at

Carlisle Companies will acquire MTL Holdings

Carlisle Companies Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MTL Holdings, Waukesha, Wis., from GreyLion Partners, a leading U.S. private equity firm. Carlisle Companies will purchase MTL Holdings for $410 million in cash.

MTL Holdings is a provider of prefabricated perimeter edge-metal systems and noninsulated architectural metal wall systems for commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. The company generated revenue of $132 million during the twelve months ending Feb. 29.

“The acquisition of MTL Holdings is consistent with ... our intent to build on our strategic pivot to a ... building products company with increased investment in innovation, a continued emphasis on synergistic mergers and acquisitions, attracting and retaining top talent, and fulfilling our sustainability commitments,” says Chris Koch, chair, president and CEO of Carlisle Companies. “By acquiring MTL Holdings and leveraging the Carlisle Operating System across the business, I am confident we will create significant value for all our stakeholders. We look forward to welcoming [the] MTL Holding’s team to Carlisle Companies.”

The acquisition is expected to close during the second quarter of 2024.


MCA announces board members

The Metal Construction Association, has added three new members to its board of directors: R.C. Antal, director of insulated metal panels for NRCA member ATAS International Inc., Allentown, Pa.; Jules Dekovics, national sales manager for NRCA member Exceptional Metals, Saginaw, Mich.; and D.J. Highnote, vice president/product advisor for Roof Hugger, Lutz, Fla.

“I am delighted to add Antal, Dekovics and Highnote to our board of directors,” says Brian Partyka, MCA’s board chair. “With their talents and expertise, MCA is positioned stronger than ever to advocate for the metal construction industry and provide the most indispensable resources available.”

A list of MCA board and executive committee members is available at

IRE announces award winners

The International Roofing Expo® has announced the winners of its first annual Innovative Product Showcase and Awards Program for People’s Choice and Experts’ Choice. The awards program aims to celebrate cutting-edge solutions in the roofing and exteriors industry.

The Innovative Product Showcase and Awards Program entries were displayed at the 2024 IRE. Attendees casted votes for the People’s Choice Award across eight categories. The following NRCA members received the People’s Choice Award: Leister Technologies LLC, Kaegiswil, Switzerland; Polyglass USA Inc., Deerfield Beach, Fla.; and Progessive Materials LLC, New Albany, Ind.

The Experts’ Choice Award winners were selected by a panel of IRE360 editors and industry experts according to their ability to boost performance or sales; increase customer satisfaction or worker safety; and/or set a new industry standard in the field. NRCA members TAMKO Building Products Inc., Joplin, Mo., and WeatherLok Metal Roofing, Gilford, Mont., received the Experts’ Choice Award.

The full list of winners is available at

NWIR appoints officers

National Women in Roofing appointed eight new officers to its board of directors during its annual meeting in February in Las Vegas. The newly elected officers fill a variety of roles on various committees.

The new officers include:

  • Sej Deribin, chief operating officer for Capitol Roofing Co., Clifton, N.J.
  • Dawn Holsinger, managing partner of NRCA member Delta Rep Group, St. Petersburg, Fla.
  • Michelle Lexvold, sales development representative for NRCA member Art Unlimited, Cook, Minn.
  • Megan Malone, general manager of service for NRCA member Rackley Roofing Co. Inc., Carthage, Tenn.
  • Mandy McIntyre, founder of Level Up Consultants, Cleveland
  • Danielle Pack, south central regional sales manager for NRCA member USG Securock,® Chicago
  • Minnie Robles, senior sales representative for NRCA member Johns Manville Roofing Systems, Denver
  • Cori Vernam, director of marketing, cause and business development for NRCA member Antis Roofing & Waterproofing, Irvine, Calif.

Roofing Alliance welcomes new member

The Roofing Alliance has announced General Coatings Manufacturing Corp., Fresno, Calif., joined at the Regent level and is the foundation’s 196th member.

“General Coatings Manufacturing is excited to be a part of the Roofing Alliance,” says Barry McConway, president of General Coatings Manufacturing. “We share the same commitment and goals as the Roofing Alliance: to improve industry education and training, and drive technology and research to improve our industry.”


IB Roof Systems has named Chris Headley territory sales and service manager for North Texas and Oklahoma.


Bone Dry Roofing has named Matt Tyner chief marketing officer.





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Alimac Pro Inc., Arlington, Wash.

Amor Roofing LLC, Woodinville, Wash.

ARCM Roofing Inc., Littleton, Colo.

Armour Roof Co., Omaha, Neb.

AZA Roofing & Restoration, Alpharetta, Ga.

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Denver Commercial Property Services, Centennial, Colo.

Empire Roofing Solutions, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Flow Roofing, Portland, Ore.

Gio Renovations Inc., Orlando, Fla.

Grandmark Service Co., Fresno, Calif.

Helpful Roofing, Madison, Ala.

HER Roofing Co. Inc., Wilsonville, Ore.

Hustad Cos. Inc., Omaha, Neb.

IRC Roofing LLC, Cape Coral, Fla.

Jasmor Properties LLC, Concord, N.H.

Jenkins Roofing Inc., Tallahassee, Fla.

JRP Roofing and Remodeling, Woodruff, S.C.

KRC Roofing and Construction, Louisville, Ky.

Lord’s Roofing Co., Milford, Ohio

McGuire Roofing & Construction, Knoxville, Tenn.

Nomads Roofing, Siloam Springs, Ark.

Noto Roofing, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

Omni Roofing, Southlake, Texas

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Professional Quality Roofing LLC, Silverton, Ore.

Promised Land Restoration, Plano, Texas

Ramtech Roofing, Fort Worth, Texas

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RK Roofing & Construction Inc., San Leandro, Calif.

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