|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard|
|Date: Oct. 3, 2016||(847) 493-7548|
Alliance Adds Three Members, $150,000 in Funding for Roofing Industry Advancement
Rosemont, Ill.The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced the addition of three members at the Governor level during 2016's third quarter, adding $150,000 in funding for progressive research that contributes to the ongoing advancement of the roofing industry.
The Alliance's newest members are:
Acme Roofing and Sheet Metal Co. Inc, Dothan, Ala. provides commercial, industrial and military work, as well as roof system maintenance for most major roof systems in the southeastern and southwestern regions of the U.S.
Antis Roofing and Waterproofing Inc., Irvine, Calif. provides roofing, decking and maintenance solutions to more than 1,000 communities. The company has built its brand on the basis of honest, transparency, quality craftsmanship and customer service. Antis Roofing and Waterproofing is highly regarded in the community for its commitment to social responsibility, in particular its longstanding work with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County.
R&B Roofing LLC, Garland, Texas, brings more than 200 years of combined experience to commercial roofing, repair and maintenance services nationwide.
Through the generosity of its members, The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress commits to the following:
Education and trainingDevelop programs and projects addressing current and future workplace issues ensuring a qualified and trained workforce for the roofing industry.
TechnologyEngage collaborative industry segments to embrace innovation and use technology.
SustainabilityAdvocate environmentally sustainable design.
PhilanthropyEnrich the well-being of the roofing community through scholarships, charitable gifts and endowments.
Alliance membership is reserved those who commit their pledged amount during a three- to five-year period. All members are entitled to participate in the task forces established to guide the Alliance's agenda and to attend the semiannual meeting of the full Alliance.
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress was established within the National Roofing Foundation (NRF) to create an endowment fund to serve as a highly focused resource for the roofing industry and its customers. The Alliance's objectives are to conduct research and education projects that support high-quality programs for roofing contractors; ensure timely and forward-thinking industry responses to major economic and technological issues; and enhance the long-term viability and attractiveness of the industry to roofing workers. The Alliance also reaches out to the roofing community and its members and helps fund efforts dedicated to good works and charitable giving. More information about the Alliance is available at www.roofingindustryalliance.net.