Sector: Roofing

Market Overview: Growth in new residential and commercial construction and increased investment into improving existing properties have created steady economic growth in the roofing industry over the past several years. The majority of product market share in the residential sector is due to replacement roofing. Steep-slope asphalt is the primary product used as it is inexpensive, easy to install, and durable; however, it requires regular replacement. Although small compared to asphalt and clay- or concrete-based tiles, the use of metal roofing with cooling coatings has emerged as a more environmentally friendly, long-lasting, and energy-efficient option growing in residential settings. It has a higher initial cost than asphalt, but homeowners are starting to make the investment. The same is true with insulated metal roof panels, which offer additional energy-saving benefits. 

Synthetic or polymer-based roofing is still a niche market but may gain popularity to replace natural shake and slate roofing that can be high maintenance. These products create little waste in the installation process compared to natural alternatives, last much longer, and contain recycled content. 

In the commercial sector, demand for built-up (or tar and gravel) roofing is shrinking as single-ply is growing. Single-ply refers to the class of roofing membranes used on low-slope roofs that are made from compounded sheets of synthetic materials, including modified bitumen, thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO), and PVC. TPO has the highest growth rate, but PVC is growing quickly.

Roofing products are mostly manufactured and used domestically. Tile roofs are manufactured regionally in the markets where they are most used: California, Florida, and the Southwest. Tiles, shingles, and metal panels are predominantly made in the United States, with most manufacturers operating multiple U.S. production facilities. Metal roofing is the most localized segment, with many small manufacturers custom building products for their immediate market. Roofing products that are most often manufactured overseas include peripheral items like reflective coatings, adhesives, and paints. However, the majority of these products are still made in the U.S. as well.

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Company Location
3M Industrial Mineral Products Division St. Paul, Minnesota
3M Industrial Mineral Products Division Pittsboro, North Carolina
3M Industrial Mineral Products Division Wausau, Wisconsin
3M Industrial Mineral Products Division Little Rock, Arkansas
3M Industrial Mineral Products Division Wausau, Wisconsin
3M Industrial Mineral Products Division Corona, California
A-1 Grit Company Riverside, California
AARA Architectural Metals Phoenix, Arizona
ABC Seamless Fargo, North Dakota
Ace Coating Company Inc. La Mesa, California
ACI Building Systems Batesville, Mississippi
Acrymax Technologies Inc. Media, Pennsylvania
Advanced Aluminum of Polk County Inc. Lakeland, Florida
Advanced Architectural Sheet Metal & Supply Shelby, Michigan
AEP-Span Fontana, California
AEP-Span Tacoma, Washington
AkzoNobel Coatings Chicago, Illinois
AkzoNobel Coatings Columbus, Ohio
ALDO Products Company Kannapolis, North Carolina
AllSouth Pre-Engineered Components LLC Dothan, Alabama
American Building Components Tolleson, Arizona
American Building Components Hernando, Mississippi
American Building Components Adel, Georgia
American Building Components Omaha, Nebraska
American Building Components Salt Lake City, Utah
American Building Components Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
American Building Components Rome, New York
American Building Components Nicholasville, Kentucky
American Building Components Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
American Buildings Company El Paso, Illinois
American Buildings Company Carson City, Nevada
American Buildings Company LaCrosse, Virginia
American Buildings Company Eufaula, Alabama
American Industrial Manufacturers of Building Materials (AIM) Plano, Texas
American Weatherstar Mobile, Alabama
Architectural Metal Flashings LLC Cape Coral, Florida
Architectural Sheet Metal & Panels Inc. Englewood, Colorado
Architectural Sheet Metal & Panels Inc. Fort Collins, Colorado
Architectural Sheetmetal Products Inc. Scotia, New York
Arclin Moncure, North Carolina
Arclin Springfield, Oregon
Arclin Andalusia, Alabama
Arclin Dodson, Louisiana
Arclin Portland, Oregon
Arclin Toledo, Ohio
Arclin Roswell, Georgia
Arkema King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Arkema Calvert City, Kentucky
ASC Building Products West Sacramento, California
ASC Building Products Spokane, Washington