Committed to securing the future strength and excellence of the roofing industryIn 1996, The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress set out to improve the roofing industry by bringing together all industry segments to help fund research and educational programs; provide 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. Now, after more than 15 years of hard work and during one of the most difficult economic climates in recent history, the Alliance hasn't lost sight of these goalsit is as engaged as ever and continues to work to advance the roofing industry.
The entire roofing industry benefits from the unique purpose and structure of the prestigious Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress. Meeting at least twice annually, the Alliance provides its members with a real and meaningful voice in the selection and implementation of programs that advance the industry.
Specifically, the Alliance solicits, analyzes and selects projects that are consistent with its mission and identifies new programs and initiatives for the future. Each Alliance task force identifies and weighs the value of projectscalling upon the advice, experiences and expertise of members from all segments of the industry.
Alliance members participate in cutting-edge technical and environmental research that affects the future of roofing contracting businesses and the roofing industry. And as the community of committed and generous contractors, manufacturers and distributors continues its engagement with the Alliance, the level of activity only will increase.
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress adds new member Karnak Corp., Clark, N.J., has joined The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress, which now has 129 active members.Construction market expected to show modest growth in 2014 McGraw Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw Hill Cos., New York, recently released its <i>2014 Dodge Construction Outlook</i>, which predicts that construction starts in 2014 will rise 9 percent to $555 billion.