MR December 2012/January 2013

Metal Roofing Magazine - December 2012/January 2013The December 2012/January 2013 Issue of Metal Roofing Magazine reminds builders to follow the instructions.

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Top 10 metal roofing products of 2012!

The readers have spoken. When they indicate they like something, it must be a good thing. Each year in Metal Roofing Magazine, we present the most current information on a variety of products — underlayments, roll formers, fasteners, metal roofing shingles, ventilation products, snow retention, tools and the list goes on and on. These...

MRA has plans to double metal maket share by 2020

By Tom Black, executive director of the Metal Roofing Alliance With an initial investment of $24 million in marketing programs during the past decade, the Metal Roofing Alliance has tripled residential roofing’s market share, from 3 percent in 1998 to nearly 10 percent today. Without question, the MRA has proven success as a market-building...

Have gutter machine, will travel

By Mark Ward Sr. / Begor’s successfully covers three N.Y. counties From a business standpoint, success as a gutter contractor is a question of building enough volume to sustain operations and make a profit. And over the years, Gutter Opportunities has profiled installers who prosper through many different models. Some companies build volume by...

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Installations: Follow the instructions!

By Jim Austin, senior editor / Manufacturers offer proper installation techniques for their products; it’s up to you to make sure you’re providing a watertight system It’s easy to get hung up on details. And it’s OK to get hung up on the details when you’re installing a metal roofing system because that’s where...

MRCA offers education seminars, panel discussion

The Midwest Roofing Contractors Association has plenty to offer attendees at its upcoming show, scheduled for December 5-7 in Grapevine, Texas. Education highlights include:CEO’s from leading industry suppliers and service providers will host a panel discussion on the State of the Industry — Post Election. Eagleview, OMG, Peterson Aluminum and Johns Manville will be...

METALCON attendees pleased with Chicago show

METALCON International returned to the Chicago area this year with a new look a new format and a great round of success. “We tried some new things this year to better serve our audience and feedback from attendees is that the longer sessions in the conference program really helped understand the topics and to...