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‘WalkPad’ Coating Gives Roof Traction

Roofing systems supplier Gaco Western has developed a silicone-based coating alternative to conventional rooftop walkway mats.


New Faces at Gaco Western, Barton

Coatings and spray-foam supplier Gaco Western and garnet abrasives maker Barton Mines Co. have announced personnel changes.


Cool-Roof Rating Council Names Vice Chairman

The Cool Roofing Rating Council (CRRC) announced the election of James Baker, director of industry affairs for the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA), as council vice chairman.


RCMA Elects Officers for 2010-2011

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) announced the election of Joseph Mellott, Garland Company, as president of the association for 2010-2011. Mellott heads the association's s...


Tremco to Turn HQ into Sustainability ‘Showcase’

Tremco Inc., a part of RPM International Inc.’s RPM Building Solutions Group, said a $5 million renovation program for its headquarters building in Beachwood, Ohio, will “transform the build...


RRCI Announces Details on Mid-Year Meeting

The Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) announced program plans for the institute’s 2010 Mid-Year Technical Meeting, scheduled for June 23 at Bally’s Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nev.


SOPREMA Aligns U.S., Canadian Operations

SOPREMA, a manufacturer of liquid- and sheet-applied roofing and waterproofing materials, announced the alignment of its U.S. and Canadian operations.


Garland Company Expands
Roof-Coatings Product Line

The Garland Company Inc. (Cleveland, OH) announced the expansion of its reflective roof coatings product line with the introduction of the Pyramic Base Coat, described as an applicator-frien...


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY:
Zero-VOC Roofing Adhesive

The Garland Company Inc. announced that its cold-applied Green-Lock® Membrane Adhesive has been approved for use as a flood coat in cold-applied modified-bitumen roofing applications.


RPM’s Penny Gift Elected RRCI President

Penny Gift, Republic Powdered Metals Inc., was elected president of the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) at the group’s recent Annual Meeting, the institute announced.


Gaco Appoints Sales Managers

Gaco Western announced that Kynny Carlson has joined the company as a sales manager and Greg Stewart has been named Southeast regional sales manager.


Plans Detailed for RRCI Annual Meeting

The Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) announced plans for a new raw-material supplier showcase at the group’s upcoming fifth annual meeting; other meeting plans were also announced.


Study: Cool-Roof Potential Significant

Painting the roofs of buildings white has the potential to significantly cool cities and mitigate some impacts of global warming, a new study indicates.


Republic Powdered Metals Names Sales Rep

Randy Elo of East Coast Pool Products Inc., based in Freehold, NJ, has been named an independent representative for Republic Powdered Metals, Medina, OH.


Gaco Western Names Sales Manager

Jim Martin has joined Gaco Western as area sales manager in the commercial coatings division for the Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina territory.


RCI Inc. Issues Convention Details

RCI Inc. has issued program details for the organization’s 25th International Convention and Trade Show, scheduled for March 25-30, 2010, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, FL.


Architectural Coatings Handbook Published

Technology Publishing/PaintSquare has issued a new book called Handbook of Architectural Coatings to provide guidance to specifiers, architects, and contractors on selection and use of coati...


Roof Coatings Help Keep NASA Rocket Cool

National Coatings Corp., a manufacturer of reflective roof coatings, says its AcrylShield and RustShield coatings products played a part in a recent NASA test flight of the Ares I-X rocket.


Registration Under Way for RRCI Meeting

The Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) announced preliminary program plans and the opening of registration for the organization’s 2010 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.


Epoxy Cool-Roof Coating System

Polarhide LLC introduced the Polarhide Zero-VOC epoxy coating system.


PPG Issues Duranar Coatings Warranty

PPG Industries has issued a standard 30-year warranty for Duranar coatings used with Building-Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) systems on standing seam metal roofs with approved substrates.


Registration Under Way for Roofing Expo

Online registration is available for the 2010 Roofing Expo, scheduled for Feb. 22-24 in New Orleans.


Roof Coatings Products from Rhino Linings

Rhino Linings Corp. introduced several roof-coatings products.


PPG Launches Cool-Roof Initiative

PPG Industries Inc. said a newly launched initiative can help metal-roof manufacturers expedite registration of cool-roof colors with the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) and EPA ENERGY STAR ...


Industrial Nanotech Rolls Out Clear Roof Coating

“Cool roofs” no longer need be white, since the introduction of a clear energy-efficient roof coating.


Lapolla Names Regional Sales Manager

Greg Williams has joined Lapolla Industries Inc., as regional sales manager.


CRRC Offers Cool-Roof Course

The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) announced the launch of its first solo-sponsored Continuing Education (CE) course on cool-roof technologies.


Tremco Acquires Building-Envelope Firm

Tremco Inc. acquired Canam Building Envelope Specialists, a major building-envelope contracting company. Included in the acquisition is Zerodraft, a related company.


Tremco Announces Promotions

Tremco Inc. named Randall J. Korach president and chief operating officer and appointed presidents of two business divisions.


Gaco Opens New Facility in Wisconsin

Gaco Western LLC, a manufacturer of roof-coatings, waterproofing, and insulation products, recently opened a new, 60,000-square-foot manufacturing and office facility in Waukesha, WI.


2010 Roofing Expo Presentations Invited

Hanley Wood Exhibitions issued a call for presentations for the 2010 International Roofing Expo®, scheduled for Feb. 22-24, 2010, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: Rapid-Cure Roofing System

Tremco Inc. introduced the ICE (Instant Cure Emulsion) System, a three-component roofing system that cures in as few as four hours and includes a highly reflective coating.


Sika Acquires Liquid-Membrane Maker

Sika AG has acquired Iotech Group Ltd., a manufacturer of polyurethane liquid membranes for roofing and waterproofing. Iotech is based in the UK, and operates subsidiaries in England the U.S...


RRCI Launches Upgraded Website

The Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) announced the launch of a new web site offering expanded resource offerings and enhanced technical information.


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: Low-VOC Roof Coating Basecoat

Republic Powdered Metals Inc. introduced the GEOGARD® LO Base Coat, described as a low-VOC product used a basecoat in a roof-coatings restoration system.


Roofing Expo Program Plans Announced

The International Roofing Expo® (IRE) announced plans for educational sessions to be offered as part of the event, scheduled for Feb. 3-5 in Las Vegas.


RRCI Elaborates on Meeting Plans

The Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) announced additional program details for the institute’s fourth annual meeting, scheduled for Feb. 2, 2009, in Las Vegas.


Grant Awarded for Solar-Energy Project

The state of Ohio has awarded Tremco Inc. a $1 million Third Frontier Advanced Energy Program grant for the company’s role in development efforts related to an integrated photovoltaic roofin...


Registration Open for RRCI Annual Meeting

Registration is open for the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute’s (RRCI) 2009 Annual Meeting, scheduled for Feb. 2 in Las Vegas.


Bill Walton to Address Roofing Expo

Legendary basketball star Bill Walton will deliver the keynote address at the 2009 International Roofing Expo, scheduled for Feb. 3-5 in Las Vegas.


 
 
   

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