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Katie Merx

Corporate Media Relations

419-248-6496

katie.merx@owenscorning.com

Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt Celebrates Industry Excellence with 2013 Platinum Preferred Contractor Awards

Monday, May 20, 2013 4:29 pm EDT
"Year after year, we’re inspired by the accomplishments of these professionals who are taking the initiative to create a more prosperous and robust roofing industry."

Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt, LLC recently hosted the industry’s best of the best at its 2013 Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor Celebration held April 8-10, in Amelia Island, Fla. In conjunction with Owens Corning’s 75th anniversary, Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractors from across the country were celebrated for their dedication to excellence in roofing.

Exemplifying the same commitment to delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives that Owens Corning has embodied since its founding in 1938, Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractors were honored in categories ranging from community outreach and business growth to industry stewardship and innovation. The 18 contractors who were recognized also share a strong dedication to growing and advancing the roofing industry through results-oriented approaches and sustainable business practices.

“This year’s Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor Award winners represent the pinnacle of the industry, demonstrated by their excellent dedication to Owens Corning Roofing, their customers and the communities in which they do business,” said Matt Lawver, Contractor Services Leader, Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt. “Year after year, we’re inspired by the accomplishments of these professionals who are taking the initiative to create a more prosperous and robust roofing industry.”

Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor Award Recipients

The national Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Advisory Board reviewed each nominated candidate and selected one outstanding recipient for each of the top three award categories:

  • Spirit Award – Kelly Roofing of Naples, Fla., was recognized for its exceptional business practices and commitment to uphold the spirit and values of Owens Corning, which include integrity, respect, accountability, fun, sharing, candor and innovation. Kelly Roofing has strong ties to Habitat for Humanity, emergency medical transport organization Angel Flight and Hope Contained, a charity that helps provide low-income families with affordable housing.
  • Bright Future Award – Elbert Construction, LLC, of Indianapolis, Ind., earned this coveted recognition for significant business growth during its first year as an Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Roofing Contractor. The honor speaks to the company’s pursuit of excellence in customer service and business development.
  • Industry Stewardship Award – Deer Park Roofing of Cincinnati, Ohio, was honored for the second year in a row, reflecting the company’s pursuit of innovative solutions and impactful expertise within the roofing industry. The company has taken the lead in working with the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) to develop the ProForeman program, an educational effort that helps create and promote career paths for workers within the roofing industry. By assisting contractors with developing accurate job descriptions and identifying opportunities for promotion, the ProForeman program aids companies in retaining and rewarding outstanding employees on the path to success.

The 2013 Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor Awards also honored five Platinum Preferred Contractors who achieved outstanding results in each of three categories. The 15 additional award recipients include:

Shingle Recycling Volume Award for commitment to sustainable practices:

  • BTR Construction, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Lon Smith Roofing, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Mastercraft Exteriors, Rockton, Ill.
  • Roof Roof USA, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Sela Roofing & Remodeling, St. Louis Park, Minn.

System Advantage™ Platinum Limited Warranty Registrations Award:

  • Bob Behrends Roofing, LLC, Greeley, Colo.
  • Metro Construction Inc., Denver, Colo.
  • Roof One, LLC, Pontiac, Mich.
  • Seagate Roofing and Waterproofing, Toledo, Ohio
  • Yorkshire Roofing, Livermore, Calif.

Owens Corning™ Roofing Purchase Volume Award:

  • American Dream Home Improvement, Downers Grove, Ill.
  • Aspen Contracting, Lee’s Summit, Mo.
  • Best Choice Roofing and Home Improvement, Inc., Hendersonville, Tenn.
  • Jasper Contracting Inc., Baton Rouge, La.
  • Quick Roofing, LLC, Kennedale, Texas

About Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractors

The Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor program is considered one of the industry’s most exclusive customer reward and loyalty programs. To become part of the Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor program, members must first meet a set of criteria to be accepted into the network. Those who reach the elite distinction of becoming an Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor gain exclusive advantages, including deeper business relationships and engagement between Owens Corning Roofing and Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractors that allows for the development of innovative products for customers, sales programs and enhanced marketing tools.

For additional information on the Owens Corning™ Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor program or to use the contractor locator service, visit www.roofing.owenscorning.com.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is a leading global producer of residential and commercial building materials, glass-fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. A Fortune® 500 Company for 59 consecutive years, Owens Corning is committed to driving sustainability by delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2013, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of $5.2 billion in 2012 and approximately 15,000 employees in 27 countries on five continents. Additional information is available at www.owenscorning.com.

 

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Owens Corning
DeAnna Starn, 419-248-5667
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or
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Samantha Cary, 312-565-4621
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