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Dealer, Distributor, and Manufacturer News PSBU Jan. 23

The Construction Suppliers Association named Andy Brown as chair of its 2013 board of directors. More news from 84 Lumber, Interfor, Pro Via, CertainTeed, Milwaukee, Wilsonart, Uponor, Boxman Studios, American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Mid-America Lumbermen's Association. More

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Cool Roofing Choices Expand

Government rebates, savings, and pursuit of LEED points are making cool roofs a popular and affordable option with homeowners, builders, and architects. Building material manufacturers and suppliers are proving more than happy to meet the demand. More

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Owens Corning Missed Roofing Inventory Signals, CEO says

Owens Corning CEO Michael Thaman told analysts in a conference call Thursday that the company didn't heed early warnings signs that a mild winter had front-loaded demand for roofing products and instead it participated in volume-related discounting that thinned margins and made its roofing segment unable to turn a profit as demand fell off. More

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CertainTeed Makes Distro Deal With Lowe's

Lowe's Companies and CertainTeed Corp. announced an agreement in which CertainTeed will supply selected interior building products to Lowe's stores in particular parts of the country. More

Enviroshake Roofing Shakes
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Enviroshake Roofing Shakes

Manufactured with 95% recycled/reclaimed materials, including post-industrial... More

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Roofing Demand Forecast To Rise 2.4% per Year to 2014

Demand for roofing in the United States will grow 2.4% per year through 2014 to reach 274.5 million squares worth $17.9 billion, up from 243.5 million in 2009, the Freedonia Group forecast. Demand for asphalt shingles, which accounts for nearly three-fifths of the market, will rise 3.2% per year to 162.5 million squares in 2014, the Cleveland-based market analyst said. More

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Typar Fiberweb Surround SR Synthetic Roofing Underlayment

Surround SR synthetic roofing underlayment provides secondary weather protection at a more affordable price than standard asphalt underlayment, the firm says. More

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How To Run a Profitable Operation at $4 a Gallon

Steel products, oil based products, and concrete products are at or near an all time high. This includes steel studs, rebar, wire mesh, nails, steel construction connectors, asphalt roofing, sealants, concrete bag mixes, and blocks. More

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June 2008 Hot Finds

Asphalt Architectural Shingles / Bamboo Flooring / Collated Screw / Dolly / Medium-Duty Trucks More

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Synthetic Strength
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Synthetic Strength

For decades, a roofing underlayment was just an asphalt-saturated paper, or "felt.... More

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