DALLAS - ElkCorp's subsidiary, Elk Slate Products Inc., announced it has completed the acquisition of SlateDirect L.P., the manufacturer of the TruSlate™ patented slate roofing system. The company stated it will add the slate to its product line.

"We have always focused on providing consumers with high-quality products that are innovative. TruSlate offers these at a value that will enable more homeowners to enjoy the beauty of a slate roof," said Thomas Karol, the chairman and chief executive officer of ElkCorp. "TruSlate will fit into our hybrid category of products focusing on utilizing technology to provide more environmentally friendly products using fewer natural resources."

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