CertainTeed Roofing Corporation is a company in North America manufacturing building products for residential as well as commercial construction. It’s a subsidiary of French industrial huge company of Saint Gobain. It is North America’s largest building material manufacturer and CertainTeed Corporation exports these building materials to over fifty nations worldwide. Its headquarters are located in 750 E Swedes ford Road, Valley Forge, PA and it has revenue of over three billion dollars as it was recorded in the year 2008. George M. Brown established the Roofing Manufacturing Company in 1904 with 25,000 dollars to start up in capital. This company in 1917 was incorporated, restructured and changed as the CertainTeed Roofing Corporation and in 1918 it started to trade on the NY Stock Exchange.
Here below are listed some of the mergers and acquisitions of the CertainTeed Roofing Corporation. 1n 1998, this company acquired ‘Bird Roofing’ which was a major milestone for CertainTeed Roofing Corporation and then in 1999 it acquired ‘unisul and GS Roofing’. The CertainTeed Roofing Corporation acquired ‘Celotex Roofing’ in 2000 and ‘Vytec Vinyl Siding’ in 2007. Its final merger took place with ‘Ottawa Fibre’ expanding its growth into Canada. Amongst its milestones the few most important include the opening of its first R&D facility in Paoli, PA in the year 1952 and Saint—Gobain increasing its ownership position in CertainTeed by fifty seven percent in the year 1973. This company rejoiced and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2004. CertainTeed Roofing Corporation in the United States and Canada operates and governs sixty five manufacturing plants and its products are PVC trim, railing, decking, roofing, fencing, pipes, fibre cement siding, asphalt shingles and building insulation.
The company’s products were utilized in Hyde Park, NY for the Vanderbilt Mansion. These same roofing materials were utilized in Detroit, Michigan for the Henry Ford Home. CertainTeed/Saint Gobain Plant filmed the movie “The Notebook” in Charleston, SC and CertainTeed Roofing Corporation was the 1st to have the company’s insulation plants approved by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9000 Standards. In the past thirty years, CertainTeed Roofing Corporation has held over three fifty official Rights on its manufacturing products. With respect to roofing equipments this company trades in Commercial Roofing, Commercial Low Slope Roofing, Residential Low Slope Roofing, Roof Remodeling, Self – Adhering Modified SBS Bitumen Roofing Systems, Roof Shakes, Roof Shingles, State Roofing and Steep Slope Roofing. Historically, this company largely manufactured asbestos pipes for decades. CertainTeed Roofing Corporation passed out the utilization of asbestos in its materials by 1990. Kingfisher plc, Louisiana Pacific Corporation and the Owens Corning are top CertainTeed Roofing Corporation competitors. Peter Dachowski is its present President and CEO and Bob Panarao is its present Vice President in Finance and the CFO. Lynn Price is the Vice President of Information Technology in CertainTeed Roofing Corporation.
At CertainTeed, vision is guided by innovation and it’s their philosophy to consider their client’s opinions and ideas. This company is looking out for new and innovative products and technological strategies connected to science of Building.