GAF opens new facility

GAF, Parsippany, N.J., has opened its new Timberline Solar™ manufacturing facility in Georgetown, Texas. The facility was built to meet growing demand for the company’s solar roof, Timberline Solar, and will increase its capacity by 500% and bring total production of its solar shingle to 300 megawatts annually.

Additionally, GAF recently partnered with Roofs from the Heart, Wilmington, Del., to install a new roof system on the home of a retired military teacher in Newark, Del. GAF donated roofing materials and Roofs from the Heart covered costs of labor and installation.

The collaboration was part of GAF’s social impact initiative, GAF Community Matters. To read more about philanthropy in the roofing industry, see "Giving every day.”

Elevate™ opens new facility

Nashville, Tenn.-based Holcim Building Envelope’s Elevate brand has announced the grand opening of its new production and distribution facility in Salt Lake City. The facility has the potential to triple the production capacity of Elevate ISOGARD™ polyisocyanurate insulation in the region and adds a production line for Elevate UNA-CLAD™ metal products to better serve customers in the West.

Owens Corning announces award winners

Owens Corning, Toledo, Ohio, announced the recipients of its Top Performer, Pinnacle and Excellence awards during the 2024 Platinum Conference in San Diego. The awards recognize contractors’ business growth, product and service performance, as well as their success in achieving a safety culture, advancing environmental stewardship, supporting community and innovation.

“Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractors are renowned for driving improvements across the industry and in their communities,” says Mike Schneider, contractor program director at Owens Corning. “A can-do spirit and enduring commitment to customer success and community service are hallmarks of Platinum Preferred Contractors’ businesses.”

A full list of the 2024 Owens Corning Top Performer and Pinnacle award recipients is available at


Highland Commercial Roofing acquires Fidelity Roof

Highland Commercial Roofing, Baldwin Park, Calif., has acquired NRCA member Fidelity Roof Co., Oakland, Calif. The acquisition is Highland Commercial Roofing’s second since its initial platform investment.

“Fidelity Roof has a strong reputation in the industry for its commitment to craftsmanship, customer service and innovative roofing solutions,” says Rob Keen, president of Highland Commercial Roofing. “The combination of Fidelity Roof and Highland Commercial Roofing will enable us to bring new and expanded resources and capabilities to better serve our employees and customers.”


Highland Commercial Roofing acquires Fidelity Roof


Highland Commercial Roofing, ABC Supply Co. Inc., Beloit, Wis., presented Ken Hendricks Awards to Leon Clark, Mountain West District manager, and Kurt Smith, managing partner of ABC Supply’s Louisville, Ky., location. The award is presented annually to associates who demonstrate commitment to ABC Supply’s character and seven core values in honor of the company’s late co-founder.

Clark joined ABC Supply in 2002 as a branch manager and has since held the positions of managing partner and business manager for the West Region. He was inducted into the President’s Club in 2007 and was awarded Manager of the Year in 2009.

Smith joined the company in 1998 as branch manager at its Louisville, Ky., location. In 2006, he was inducted into the President’s Club. Two years later, he was made a managing partner and honored as Manager of the Year. Clark and Smith will be recognized at ABC Supply’s annual Founders’ Celebration picnic in September.

Additionally, ABC Supply has opened new branches in Ames, Iowa; Alvin, Texas; Georgetown, Texas; Dover, Del.; Avon Park, Fla.; and Delray Beach, Fla.

Beacon appoints chief financial officer


Beacon, Herndon, Va., has appointed Prithvi Gandhi executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Before joining Beacon, Gandhi served in various senior finance roles at Owens Corning, Toledo, Ohio, and held the position of CFO at Fast Radius. Most recently, he served as vice president of finance and CFO at TAMKO Building Products, Joplin, Mo.

“I am pleased to welcome Gandhi to the Beacon executive leadership team,” says Julian Francis, president and CEO of Beacon. “Gandhi’s strong growth orientation, extensive mergers and acquisitions experience, and capital markets expertise will strengthen Beacon. His proven track record in financial leadership will be invaluable.”

Additionally, Beacon has announced it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase agreement with Citibank N.A. to repurchase $225 million of Beacon’s common stock. Under the agreement, Beacon will make a pre-payment of $225 million to Citibank N.A. and will initially receive a prorated quantity of Beacon’s common stock. The final number of shares to be repurchased will be based on the daily volume-weighted average price of Beacon’s common stock during the term of the agreement. The final settlement is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2024.


NRCA CFO Harry Ryder retires


NRCA has announced Harry Ryder, NRCA’s chief financial officer, retired in July after 37 years of service to the association. During his tenure with NRCA, Ryder managed all finances for NRCA and the Roofing Alliance and presented a clean audit at the end of every fiscal year for both organizations.

During retirement, Ryder plans to travel, including going on an Alaskan cruise, with his wife, Caryn; enjoy fishing and boating; and spending time with Caryn and their three sons, Chris, Jason and Nick.

NRCA congratulates Ryder on his retirement and thanks him for his years of service and dedication to NRCA, the Roofing Alliance and the roofing industry.


ABC Supply Co. Inc. has promoted Joe Cox to South Jersey/Delaware district manager.

John J. Campbell Co. Inc. has promoted Tim Williams to president.

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. has made Colleen Stuber-Zukanovic project director.




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AG Williams LLC, Jefferson City, Tenn.

Becht Engineering, Norton, Mass.

DesignGroup, Columbus, Ohio

Exterior Performance Consulting, Las Vegas

J.S. Held LLC, Waleska, Ga.

Reeves Young, Sugar Hill, Ga.

Roofing Technical Services, Stanwood, Wash.


A Grade Construction Inc., Chicago

ACN Roofing and Services LLC, Doral, Fla.

ALCO Roofing, Georgetown, Texas

Allied Xteriors LLC, Slidell, La.

America’s Best Roofing Co., Tucson, Ariz.

Apex Roofing Solutions, Dallas, Ga.

Ariana Roofing, Watsonville, Calif.

Arrowhead Roofing, Tulsa, Okla.

Collins Roofing & Sheet Metal, Hermantown, Minn.

Commercial Roofing Contractor, Denver

Compass Builders, Moline, Ill.

Complete Construction of Mpls Inc., Medina, Minn.

Cuff Roofing, Sarasota, Fla.

Cupcake Home Improvements Inc., Austin, Texas

Edesa Inc., Detroit

Florida Elite Roofing & Home Improvement LLC, Saint Johns, Fla.

Fontenot & Sons Roofers Inc., Marksville, La.

Gomez Roofing LLC, Springfield, Ohio

GoodHands Construction Inc., Clayton, N.C.

Green Home Roofing Inc., Coral Gables, Fla.

Highland Roofing and Construction, Jamestown, Ohio

Hodges Brothers Roofing LLC, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

Jag Roofing, Corpus Christi, Texas

Julio & Family Roofing Inc., San Jose, Calif.

Kyrgyz Construction, Mason, Ohio

Leo Contractor LLC, New Milford, Conn.

Liqui-Pro Industries Inc., League City, Texas

Local Roofing, Houston

Majestic Roofing and Restoration, Little Rock, Ariz.

McClung Roofing, Everman, Texas

Mountain Roofing Systems, Diamond Springs, Calif.

MRE Sheet Metal Inc. d.b.a. Metal Roofing Experts Inc., Bellmead, Texas

Olympic Roofing LLC, Federal Way, Wash.

Pinnacle Construction, Omaha, Neb.

Premier Roofing and Drywall, Helotes, Texas

Pressure Point Roofing, Central Point, Ore.

Prime Commercial Roofing, Akron, Ohio

Riley’s Roofing, Lakewood, Colo.

S&S Construction Services LLC, Aurora, Colo.

Sequoia Roofing Inc., Escondido, Calif.

SRS Roofing Co., Bellingham, Wash.

Strong Home LLC, Oklahoma City

Target Roofing, Fort Myers, Fla.

Whiting Roofing LLC, Palm City, Fla.


Roofing World Inc., Smyrna, Ga.


Contractor Training Center, Richmond, Va.


Tianjin Meiben Technology Co., Wuqing, China


Snyder Roofing of Oregon LLC, Tigard, Ore.


10x Nerds, Avon Lake, Ohio

Roofers Going Digital, Austin, Texas


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