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COVID-19 Operations Update

Posted by on March 19, 2020 in Bulletin, GenFlex News, Marketing Bulletins | Comments Off on COVID-19 Operations Update

An Important Update Regarding Firestone Building Products Operations Out of an abundance of caution, we will be temporarily shutting down manufacturing operations at our EPDM, asphalt, metal, TPO, coatings and spray foam manufacturing facilities in North America. ISO facilities, distribution centers and plant based warehouses will remain open. A temporary phased shutdown will begin Sunday, March 29 at all manufacturing locations in North America. The company is closely monitoring the situation in terms of employee safety and welfare, as well as business continuity and will continue to update facility plans, as necessary. We’ve been preparing for this possibility and FSBP is confident it is in a position to...

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A Marine and a Roofer – Called to Service

Posted by on November 10, 2017 in Blog, GenFlex News | Comments Off on A Marine and a Roofer – Called to Service

“It doesn’t matter what I’ve done – I’ve always tried to be a professional.” For Paul Swingle, a roofing consultant and former Marine based out of Georgia, integrity and discipline to do the best job in the most effective way possible, has always driven him to work creatively to deliver on a mission. After living his dream of playing college football and winning a National Championship in Mount Union, Ohio, Paul decided there was more in store for his future, so he joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 2001. After 10 years with the Marines, Paul decided it was time to take what he had learned and loved in the Marines and transition to civilian life, “I loved deploying. I loved training. I believed in our mission. And I wanted to...

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The 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE)

Posted by on March 31, 2017 in Blog, GenFlex News, News and Events | Comments Off on The 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE)

The 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE)

The 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE) was held in Las Vegas this year after a three-year absence. And, it was a big success being the largest in attendance, number of booths, and square feet in the 62-year history of the IRE. The IRE educational conference attendance also increased 39% over the prior year.   Along with Firestone Building Products, GenFlex also had a presence at IRE this year. GenFlex continued to focus on delivering products that address the needs of its contractors in an industry that is growing in complexity, facing regulatory and environmental challenges, as well as qualified-labor shortages. At IRE this year, GenFlex showcased three products that help to address those needs: a new formulation of...

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GenFlex Showcases Energy- & Labor-Saving Solutions at IRE 2017

Posted by on March 2, 2017 in Blog, GenFlex News, Press Release | Comments Off on GenFlex Showcases Energy- & Labor-Saving Solutions at IRE 2017

GenFlex Showcases Energy- & Labor-Saving Solutions at IRE 2017

New adhesives eliminate odor and emissions, with easier installation – giving contractors more flexibility on the jobsite   INDIANAPOLIS & LAS VEGAS, February 28, 2017 – GenFlex Roofing Systems, a leader in roofing products and service for professional roofers for more than three decades, will showcase its latest energy- and labor-saving solutions at the International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas, March 1-3.   GenFlex has earned a reputation for meeting the day-to-day demands of commercial roofers on the jobsite, with dependable quality and a strong commitment to the construction industry’s drive for more efficient, sustainable buildings.  At IRE (Booth 531), the company will feature three product developments that support...

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Top GenFlex Distributors Rewarded With Above All Program

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Blog, GenFlex News | Comments Off on Top GenFlex Distributors Rewarded With Above All Program

Top GenFlex Distributors Rewarded With Above All Program

GenFlex distributors work hard every day to provide quality service and products. Their support is important to GenFlex and GenFlex contractors.   To reward our hardworking distributors, GenFlex has developed a special incentive program for those who go above and beyond with their loyalty to the brand and commitment to helping their customers.   To show our gratitude, GenFlex developed the Above All Distributor Loyalty Program.   “This year's program was particularly helpful in developing sales strategies to mirror with Genflex's new direction for the coming year. And also provided excellent networking opportunities with senior management at Firestone and GenFlex.” (Paul Whelan, SRS Distribution)   The program’s...

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Top questions answered: GenFlex™ EZ TPO Peel & Stick™ Membrane

Posted by on March 14, 2016 in Blog, GenFlex News | Comments Off on Top questions answered: GenFlex™ EZ TPO Peel & Stick™ Membrane

Top questions answered: GenFlex™ EZ TPO Peel & Stick™ Membrane

After the release of the new and improved GenFlex EZ TPO Peel & Stick membrane, there has been a lot of buzz about the product. To learn more about this product, GenFlex has compiled its most frequently asked questions.   What is the temperature range for installing the EZ TPO Peel & Stick membrane? GenFlex’s EZ TPO Peel & Stick membrane, with advanced adhesion technology, provides extreme adhesion, so it can be installed from 20 degrees Fahrenheit to 120 degrees Fahrenheit, which allows you more opportunities to install the product without relying on the weather to provide perfect conditions.   Can EZ TPO Peel & Stick be installed during the rain? Yes, this product can be installed during the rain. Rain will not decrease the...

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International Roofing Expo is just around the corner; will you be there?

Posted by on February 4, 2016 in Blog, GenFlex News, Industry Trends | Comments Off on International Roofing Expo is just around the corner; will you be there?

International Roofing Expo is just around the corner; will you be there?

In its 129th year, the International Roofing Expo (IRE) is returning to Florida, and the anticipation for the show is building. More than 475 companies will be exhibiting at the Orange County Convention Center Feb. 17-19, and GenFlex is excited to be among them.   Featuring more than 44 sessions throughout the tradeshow this year, the wide range of topics includes: workplace safety, management, green building, legal, service and sales, and general business. Aside from the educational sessions, attendees have the opportunity to participate in a community service day and listen to keynote speaker, Dr. Beck Weathers.   With all the sessions and events to attend, don’t forget to make a stop at the GenFlex booth, 1715. GenFlex...

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GenFlex app making life easier on the jobsite

Posted by on January 20, 2016 in Blog, GenFlex News | Comments Off on GenFlex app making life easier on the jobsite

GenFlex app making life easier on the jobsite

On the job and on the go, as a roofing contractor, GenFlex recognizes how inconvenient it is to carry all of your technical documents with you. That’s why we offer the GenFlex technical app. Now you have access to all the technical information you might need at the touch of a screen.   The easy-to-use app allows one-touch access to product specifications, safety and product data sheets for our EPDM and TPO roofing membranes, drawings, insulations, fasteners and sealants. The app also provides an up-to-date library of building codes.   Additionally, the GenFlex app offers other time-saving features including the ability to print or share documents via email. You can also save your most used files to your tablet or device with a...

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Reap the rewards as a GenFlex authorized contractor

Posted by on December 15, 2015 in Blog, GenFlex News | Comments Off on Reap the rewards as a GenFlex authorized contractor

Reap the rewards as a GenFlex authorized contractor

Working hard goes hand-in-hand with being a roofing contractor, but as a GenFlex authorized contractor, you can earn a little something extra for all the work you do.   Nothing beats working with a high quality roofing membrane, but isn’t it great knowing you are appreciated for your loyalty to the GenFlex brand? This is GenFlex’s way of saying thank you to our authorized contractors.   As a GenFlex authorized contractor, you can take advantage of the exciting rewards program and receive points based on the type of projects you are working on.   Sign up to receive your rewards To sign up for the program, you will need your Authorized GenFlex contractor license number for your username and password to log on to...

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GenFlex EZ TPO Peel & Stick™ membrane makes for safe and speedy installation

Posted by on November 25, 2015 in Blog, Energy, GenFlex News | Comments Off on GenFlex EZ TPO Peel & Stick™ membrane makes for safe and speedy installation

GenFlex EZ TPO Peel & Stick™ membrane makes for safe and speedy installation

When a member of the Broadmoor Church in Shreveport, Louisiana donated money to replace the 20-year-old roof, the project came to life in the summer of 2015. The church’s 17,500-square-foot building was prone to leaks and held two existing roofs, making it clear that it was time to replace the roof.   Roofing contractor Steve Kinel, and his team from Corporate Roofing, led this project but worked closely with GenFlex distributor Bill Henderson, of Riverside Roofing Materials, and GenFlex sales representative, Chuck Steiner.   The Broadmoor Church hosts many occupants on a regular basis, including a daycare, so it was extremely important that the roofing team find the right product to ensure a speedy and safe installation. After...

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