A2 TechnicalP.O. Box 127
Marysville, OH 43040
877-450-2507; fax: 937-644-9549
Busting knuckles and burning knees during wire-brush surface preparation is no fun. Revolutionize metal roof maintenance with the industrial gas-powered Surface Prowler that drives two aggressive rotating wire brushes. These specialty brushes come in different widths to fit many roof profiles.
ABC Supply Co. Inc.One ABC Parkway
Beloit, WI 53511
For the professional contractor, we are America's leading full-service roofing and siding supplier. With more than 250 branches across the nation, we're your single source for roofing, siding, insulation, windows, tools, gutters, accessories and more.
Albion Engineering Co.2080 A Wheatsheaf Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Albion Engineering engineers and manufactures tools that dispense, apply or inject materials for contractors, distributors and OEMs. Everything you need to seal a joint, including: industrial-strength caulking guns; manual, air, and cordless dispensing guns; syringe guns; and dispensing accessories. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer the best dispensing solutions for any problem.
Alimak Hek Inc.1100 Boston Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06610
Alimak Hek, a leading manufacturer of rack and pinion-driven equipment for vertical transportation, introduces its HEK MSHF for heavy range applications. The HEK MSHF mast climbing work platform offers safe and reliable solutions to vertical access needs and is the ideal access solution for façade, towers and structures where anchoring is not an option. The payload capacity is up to 8,800 pounds.
All Seasons Equipment2170 Winston Park Drive
Oakville, ON L6H 5R1
888-308-4763; fax: 800-649-1803
All Seasons Equipment, established in 1975, is the manufacturer of one of North America's most innovative and comprehensive lines of roofing equipment. From kettles to hoists, gravel spreaders to guardrails, we are your one-stop supplier for equipment requirements for both new and reroofing projects. With an extensive dealer network in both the United States and Canada, we can supply your needs quickly and efficiently.
Allied Building Products15 E. Union Ave.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
201-507-8400; fax: 201-507-3855
Allied is an independent distributor to specialist contractors in several sectors including residential roofing, commercial roofing, siding/windows and to residential and commercial interior contractors. Headquartered in East Rutherford, N.J., Allied has more than 150 locations nationwide and distributes building materials including residential roofing, siding, soffits, windows, skylights, and tools and accessories.
Assembly Supplies Co.: LEISTER Authorized Sales & Service Center2245 Enterprise Street #100
Escondido, CA 92029
Assembly Supplies Co. stocks LEISTER tools, parts and accessories. As a service center, we stock a broad range of replacement elements and parts for repairs and sale. Our service center offers free repair inspections on all LEISTER equipment and 24-hour service turn-around in most cases. As a sales center, you can be assured that the professional staff that serves you will be knowledgeable, courteous and will work with you to be sure you get what you need.
Atlantic Asphalt & Equipment146 Railroad St.
Revere, MA 02151
Atlantic is a full-service roofing equipment distributor. Servicing the Northeast, Atlantic sells, rents, and services all types of roofing equipment, power tools, safety equipment, bits, blades, generators, heat welding equipment, lifts, hoists, conveyors, kettles, tankers, sheet metal equipment and soldering equipment, as well as a huge inventory of specialty roofing hand tools, fasteners, and other accessories. Brands include Panther Products, Safewaze, Taurus Tankers, Leister, Bosch, Dewalt, Sievert, R&G, All Seasons and much more. Over 40 years of roofing equipment knowledge and experience.
BASF Corp.5 Depot St.
Hudson Falls, NY 12839
518-547-4004; fax: 518-747-5894
BASF offers a selection of top-quality pumps, proportioners and spray guns for accurate dispensing of urethane foam insulation and protective coatings for all SPF applications.
Beta Max Inc.P.O. Box 2750
Melbourne, FL 32902-2750
Beta Max Inc., a leading provider of cost-effective material lifting solutions, offers the Smith Roofing Hoist System. Designed to provide an easier and safer method of lifting general building materials, the hoist is easy to assemble and ideal for roofing contractors who rely on efficient lifting machinery. Beta Max is the only company in the United States to offer electric models, with its systems offered in 600 and 1,000-pound capacities. The Smith Roofing Hoist offers roofers an electric swing beam with Beta Max reliability.
6650 South Narragansett Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
708-594-5890; fax: 708-594-2481
Clements National Co. manufactures Cadillac roofing equipment including stand-up single-ply PVC and TPO hot air welders. In addition, Clements manufactures 120- and 220-volt hot air tools for modified APP and SBS. All equipment is made in Chicago and serviced 24/7. Plants offer free training and demos and free repair estimates are also available.
Bittner's Spray Equipment1301 Brummel Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
At $4,995, the Bittner's Promag 6 airless sprayer is an outstanding value for roofers. Delivery is 3 gpm at 4000 psi. The power plant is an 8-hp Honda OHV engine. It's easy to handle at only 188 pounds. Spray topcoats, emulsions, glue, even fibered coatings. Made in the USA.
Bosch Power Tools and Accessories1800 W. Central Rd.
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
Bosch Power Tools and Accessories is one of the divisions within the $1 billion, 4,000-employee strong Robert Bosch Tool Corp., which is the North American branch of the largest power tool and accessory manufacturer in the world, Robert Bosch GmbH. Bosch provides a complete line of corded and cordless power tools and accessories engineered to survive any jobsite and allow professionals to take control of their work.
Bosch Digital Power Tools1800 W. Central Rd.
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
877-267-2499; fax: 224-232-2734
Bosch Power Tools and Accessories created the Digital Power Tools line to help field project managers be more efficient in their work, communicate more effectively with subcontractors and customers, and save time and money in the office, tool crib and on the jobsite. With the expansion of this line, Bosch once again shows its commitment to its customers.
Bradco Supply Corp.13 Production Way
Avenel, NJ 07001
877-427-2326 or 732-382-3400;
Bradco Supply's 2006 Tool Catalog and 2006 Residential Products Catalog contain a wealth of information on a wide variety of building materials, tools and equipment, along with manufacturer updates on new product releases and product improvements. Both catalogs are available for viewing on our Web site, or pick up your hard copy of one or both at any Bradco location. Copies are also available by mail by contacting us toll-free at 877-4BRADCO.
Chamfer Master Tool6320 Danner Drive
Sarasota, FL 34240
941-377-0020; fax: 941-378-2739
Chamfer Master Tool began manufacturing roof tear-off blades in the mid 1970s. We successfully proved that carbide would work in this environment. We redesigned the blade to cut like a cutting tool and balance each blade to within 1/2 gram. We also manufacture rotary planer and spudding bits.
Chutes International4400 Austin Lane
White Plains, MD 20695
800-882-4883; fax: 301-753-4108
CHUTES International offers complete lines of durable plastic debris chutes and heavy-duty steel chutes. The 32-inch plastic for roofing and renovation is easy to use, offers flat roof, parapet/ window, pitched roof and scaffold hangers, winches, safety "extras" and steel-lined intake hoppers. The 3-foot by 3-foot steel chute is designed for heavy-duty demolition and new high-rise construction. CHUTES sells, installs, rents, dismantles and services the units.
Cleasby Manufacturing1414 Bancroft Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124
415-822-6565 or 800-253-2729;
Cleasby Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of quality roofing equipment for 57 years and counting, continues to expand its inventory of products to include items used for general construction. Skylight guards, access ladders, conveyor trucks, dump trailers, and heat-welding tools are among a few of these newer items. Cleasby continues to manufacturer and distribute its popular line of asphalt melting kettles, hot carriers and applicators, spray rigs, hoists, tear-off equipment, safety gear, roofing fasteners and specialty items.
Com-Ten Industries6405 49th Street N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
800-552-5546; fax: 727-520-0299
Com-Ten is a manufacturer, since 1960, of low-cost, task-oriented material testing equipment designed for the production floor or laboratory. Items available in stock and custom include: torque, compression and tensile test stands to 20,000 pounds; handheld gauges; digital, analog, motorized and hand-operated equipment; C-TAP data acquisition system; extensometers; environmental chambers; gauges and S-block load cells; grips; clamps; modulus of rupture; shear and other fixtures; sales, service and calibration; and TM Electronics leak and burst testers.
Cougar Paws14525 Telegraph Rd., Suite 202
Woodbridge, VA 22192
703-497-2997; fax: 703-490-3329
Cougar Paws roofing shoes feature traction grip pads that attach to the shoe for unbelievable grip. They provide increased stability and mobility on roofs and varying surfaces and inclines, keep feet from burning, and won't scuff shingles. Visit our Web site to see our other products, including replaceable pads, nail gun pads, and the kneeler board.
Dahlstrom Formtek Cleveland Inc.4899 Commerce Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44128
800-631-0520; fax: 216-292-2898
Specialists in the custom design and manufacture of cost-effective, profit-producing metal fabricating systems, Dahlstrom's engineers, with over 50 years of experience creating ideas that work for leading companies worldwide, are ready to create solutions to your forming and fabricating needs.
DBI/SALA and PROTECTA3833 SALA Way
Red Wing, MN 55066
800-328-6146; fax: 651-388-5065
DBI/SALA and PROTECTA offer the most complete line of fall protection products manufactured anywhere. DBI/SALA, which represents the ultimate in fall protection for any work environment, is supported by a commitment to excellence, innovation and broad range. PROTECTA represents fundamental fall protection at an exceptional value and is supported by a commitment to reliability, quality and economy. The combination of the two brands now provides our customers with access to two great brands that serve the fullest range of product and value requirements.
DUO-FAST2400 Galvin Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
DUO-FAST adds the SureShot 1820 18-gauge narrow crown stapler to the SureShot line of industrial-strength fine and medium wire staplers. At only 53/4 inches tall, the compact tool was specifically designed for cabinetmaking and other work in tight spots. The stapler weighs only 1 pound 10 ounces, drives DUO-FAST 1800 series 18-gauge 1/4-inch crown staples, and has a staple size range from 1/2- to 5/8-inch leg length. The tool features a bottom-load aluminum magazine for easy staple loading and a clean nose that allows for easy fastener placement.
E.L. Hilts & Co.P.O. Box 1789
Hickory, NC 28603
828-328-8141; fax: 828-328-2835
Since 1945, E. L. Hilts & Co. has set the standard for quality and service in the roofing industry. Hilts' large warehouses and extensive product lines give the company the capability to house inventory on a ready-to-ship basis. This extensive inventory allows Hilts to reinforce the service philosophy on which the company was founded: to be the best supplier of roof equipment and tools in the industry. Dedicated employees, coupled with management's energy and resources, assures you that E. L. Hilts & Co. can supply all your roofing equipment and tool needs.
Engage Machinery805 South Glynn St.
Suite 127, PMB 401
Fayetteville, GA 30215
678-817-0842; fax: 770-461-1531
Engage Machinery produces, sells and services press brakes, shears, slitters, hand brakes, folders, hand tools and trim roll-forming machines. The company is located in Fayetteville, Ga., and offers a complete line of services including application review, machine process matching and aftermarket technical support. Engage also sells machinery in a unique online auction every day.
Englert Inc.1200 Amboy Ave.
P.O. Box 149
Perth Amboy, NJ, 08861
732-826-8614; fax: 732-826-8865
Englert's Metalman tools for metal roofing installation feature more than 20 tools for finished panels and trim work including snips for long and short cuts, exact curve cutting, or compound left and right cutting; sheet metal working pliers including seam openers, seamers, straight and angled as well as hard benders, folders, plastic hammers, and the portable "Swenson Shears."
Everhard Products Inc.1016 Ninth Street SW
Canton, OH 44707
800-298-2832; fax: 800-225-0984
Everhard manufactures hand tools for single-ply and metal roofing, including: steel and silicone seam rollers, detail rollers, Klenk® aviation snips, metal shears, insulation knives, duct tools, Fairmont tongs and seamers. Accessory tools and equipment include: seam testers, replacement sleeves for hot-air machines, utility knives, tape measures and stacking tool/parts trays. All products are available through distributors. Everhard is QMS registered to ISO 9001:2000.
Excalibur Tools USA, LLCP.O. Box 044224
Racine, WI 53404
262-639-2723; fax: 262-639-0477
Excalibur's Sheet Metal Cutter cuts sheet metal with ease, speed, power and maneuverability. It cuts mild steel up to 1.6mm (16 gauge) and stainless steel up to 1.2mm (18 gauge). The company also offers building board cutters, damaged bolt and screw removers, snips and nail-removing pliers.
Flame Engineering Inc.P.O. Box 577
Lacrosse, KS 67548
800-255-2469; fax: 785-222-3619
Flame Engineering manufactures the complete line of Red Dragon Roofing torches and equipment designed for contractors applying modified bitumen. The Red Dragon RD Series Roof Dryers defrost, dry and get you back on the job with minimum effort. Dryers work by combining high heat (up to 350 degrees F) and a 200 mph airstream to facilitate quick drying. There are no electrical cords or danger of electrical shock. The dryer is available with a Honda or Briggs & Stratton engine.
FLIR Systems16 Esquire Road
North Billerica, MA 01862
978-901-8206; fax: 978-901-8887
FLIR Systems Inc., a leader in infrared (IR) cameras and technology, is proud to announce the addition of two new hand-held models to its extensive line of thermal imagers - the BCAM, an easy-to-use, ultra-portable offering with an attractive price, and the ThermaCAM BX320, a robust, high-resolution camera offering unsurpassed image clarity and detail. Increase profits, save time and money, improve worker safety and document results for building owners with tangible proof.
Garden State Engine & Equipment Co. Inc.3509 Rt. 22 East
Somerville, NJ 08876
908-354-5444; fax: 908-534-5623
Since 1977, we've been known as the source for truck-mounted material handling equipment. We specialize in cranes, forklifts and lifting devices that are mounted on commercial vehicles. GSE&E is a fully authorized sales, parts and service provider for several models of telescoping, knuckle-boom and wallboard cranes; block unloaders; aerial work platforms; and truck-mounted forklifts.
Garlock Equipment2601 Niagara Lane
Plymouth, MN 55447
800-328-9522 or 763-553-1935;
In a single pass, Garlock's self-propelled twin saw will cut a 25-inch wide path almost by itself. Named the Enforcer, the unit's twin-blade design can easily provide up to three times the production of single-blade machines. Best of all, despite all its power, the Enforcer is incredibly easy to operate and maneuver. Key features include forward and reverse, quick-stop controls, and a foot-operated control for blade depth that allows the operator to keep both hands firmly on the handlebar and primary controls.
GlasCraft Inc.5845 W. 82nd St.
Indianapolis, IN 46278
317-875-5592; fax: 317-875-5456
GlasCraft is a global manufacturer of dispensing equipment for the plural-component polyurea and elastomeric coating and polyurethane foam industries. Its newest product is the Probler P2 spray gun. This ergonomically designed gun is small and light and has a patented double piston that provides over 300 pounds of trigger force allowing for maximum pressure with minimal effort. The versatile yet low-maintenance gun is equipped with a grease fitting that allows daily maintenance to be fast and easy. In addition, the new air check valve design prevents material from entering the air portion of the gun, alleviating costly downtime.
GRACO | GUSMERP.O. Box 1441
Minneapolis, MN 55440
877-844-7226; fax: 612-378-3597
Graco | Gusmer is a manufacturer of equipment for the roofing market, providing solutions for the application of high-performance materials. Our plural-component proportioners and sprayers are easy to operate and maintain, yet give you on-ratio accuracy and control to help make your contracting business more profitable. For more information, contact Graco | Gusmer and ask about our line of high-performance coatings and foam equipment.
Grip-Rite Tools by PrimeSource2115 East Beltline Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75006
800-676-7777; fax: 972-478-6742
Grip-Rite, the most popular brand of fasteners in America, now brings you a complete pneumatic fastening system. Grip-Rite Tools are designed for performance and durability. Grip-Rite Compressors achieve the perfect balance between power and portability. Trust Grip-Rite for all of your fastening needs.
Grizzly Equipment9475 Pascal Gagnon
St-Léonard, Québec H1P 1Z4
888-325-9953; fax: 514-325-9952
Grizzly is a leading manufacturer of high-quality roofing and construction equipment. The reliability and performance of our products are unparalleled, their engineering development is based on expert advice from leading contractors in the field and our craftsmanship is nothing short of the best. At Grizzly we are constantly working to develop durable top-quality machines and tools to make your workdays safer and a little easier. Grizzly - the professional's choice.
Guttermaker6385 Dixie Highway
Erie, Mich. 48133
734-848-8849; fax: 734-848-8933
Guttermaker offers in-plant and portable roll forming machines and; curved-panel roll-forming machines.
Heely-Brown1280 Chatahoochee Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30318
800-241-4628; fax: 404-350-2696
Heely-Brown Co., your LEISTER Sales and Service Center, has a mission to provide exemplary service. As a leader in quality products, we have attained a solid reputation for our courteous and ambitious staff and for our prompt and hassle-free delivery. Since 1939, our customers rely on us to supply the equipment needed. We are a factory-direct distributor with on-site repair facilities for your convenience.
Hennes-Johnson Equipment Co.711 E. Main Street
Belle Plaine, MN 56011
800-249-1349; fax: 952-447-1379
Specializing in the application of cold process coatings and adhesives, Hennes-Johnson Equipment offers the latest advances in high-performance spray and extrusion equipment to roofing contractors throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. From pump service kits and accessories to complete self-contained trailer-mounted spray rigs, Hennes-Johnson Equipment stands ready to serve all your cold process application needs.
Hitachi Power Tools (USA) Inc.3950 Steve Reynolds Blvd
Norcross, GA 30093
800-829-4752; fax: 770-564-7003
Hitachi Power Tools manufactures an extensive line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors and collated fasteners. Consistently rated No. 1 for quality, Hitachi tools are known within the industry to get the job done quickly and efficiently. Hitachi nailers will prove to be the most reliable employees on your payroll.
Hyde Tools Inc.54 Eastford Road
Southbridge, MA 01550
508-764-4344; fax: 508-765-5250
Hyde's brand-new 7000 dpi AnglePRO® tip extension is a high-pressure sprayer applicator designed for power washing, painting and applying special coatings. The patented slide handle turns the tip while working to adjust the painting angle up to 135 degrees without bringing the pole up and down for manual adjustment. The company that invented the drywall joint knife has taken it up a notch - with a whole new line of professional-grade tools and accessories, from stilts and benches to tapers and brand-new hawks.
Hy-Safe Technology960 Commerce Drive
Union Grove, WI 53182
800-642-0775; fax: 262-752-2410
Hy-Safe Technology is a turnkey fall protection provider. Hy-Safe features all fall protection equipment: harnesses, lanyards, temporary anchorages and kits, as well as engineered systems. The company can design, engineer and install a fall protection system that meets your specific safety requirements. Whether you need a custom designed or a standard system, we have a solution for your project or application. With more than 75 years of comprehensive experience, Hy-Safe Technology's knowledgeable staff will propose a completely integral, cost-effective solution.
Industrial Metal Fabricators Inc.12309 Grimsby Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44135
877 463-7663; fax: 216 252-0011
Industrial Metal Fabricators is a nationwide manufacturer of quality roofing equipment featuring our very popular chain mopper. With solid 16-gauge steel construction, it is light in weight for easy maneuvering. Sizes include 36 inches, 40 inches and 48 inches. Reducer pins are available, as are eight-wheel insulation dollies with swivel casters on the rear. Parts available for all brands of kettles and deck equipment.
Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.N8091 Maple St
Ixonia, WI 53036
800-331-4832; fax: 920-261-7117
Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp. is the manufacturer of the Hurricane line of industrial roof vacuum loaders, the most powerful and reliable vacuums available. The Hurricane is the industry's best vacuum for quick removal of ballast, pea gravel and everything in between. We also supply roof vacuum contractors with, hoses, roof vacuum nozzles, and related supplies.
Infrared Solutions Inc.3550 Annapolis Lane North, Suite 70
Plymouth, MN 55447
800-760-4523; fax: 763-551-0038
Infrared Solutions Inc. provides easy-to-use, affordable infrared cameras for the roofing and building sciences industry. The IR-InSight and IR-FlexCam are designed to make you more productive and contribute to the bottom line. Outstanding thermal sensitivity makes even the slightest temperature variation visible. The biggest on-camera displays make your job easier. The cameras also offer point-and-shoot simplicity, free PC software for custom reports, and ergonomic designs to keep you looking forward at your target - not down at your feet.
ITW Buildex1349 W. Bryn Mawr Ave
Itasca, IL 60143
800-284-5339; fax: 630-595-3569
ITW Buildex specializes in performance and productivity enhancing products and offers the most complete line of stand-up fastening equipment in the commercial roofing industry. The field-proven AccuTrac tool is the most popular semi-automated insulation tool in the United States and is often the most cost-effective way to attach insulation to steel or wood roof decks. Buildex also offers the semi-automated AccuSeam, the standup AccuDrive and the AccuFast Pre-Assembled tool.
Jabos Industries Inc.852 Durman Ave.
Lake Placid, FL 33852
877-624-2887; fax: 863-243-1917
The Magnum Cap Cutter will cut five full three-tab shingles into 15 ridge caps with one pull of the lever. Also available are the Magnum Dimensional Shingle Cap Cutter and Metric 3-Tab Cutter. Magnum Cap Cutters are designed to fit into the Reese hitch of your pickup or in our portable stand.
JLG Industries Inc.1 JLG Drive
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
The Tow-Pro™ Trailer Mounted Boom Lift Model T500J with 50-foot platform height, 31-foot horizontal reach, self-leveling outriggers and optional bolt-on material handling hook is ideal for roofing contractors. Other products manufactured by JLG Industries include JLG aerial work platforms, JLG SkyTrak®, Lull® and Gradall® telehandlers, and Triple-L™ Power Deck Trailers.
Jobsite Inc.841 21 1/2 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
800-992-8996; fax: 970-523-5881
For over 35 years in business, Jobsite has also built a reputation for manufacturing long lasting roll-forming equipment including a full line of gutter machines and roofing machines. Jobsite is now manufacturing the most efficient downspout and elbow machine on the market. They have also developed an efficient steel framing system that includes laser template panelizing and automated production on their own heavy-duty steel stud and track machine. Jobsite Inc. also houses on of the largest jobshops in Colorado for sheet metal fabrication, precision machining, laser cutting and finishing services.
Kirby Fiberglass Inc.652 E. Industrial Blvd.
Pueblo West, CO 81007
800-748-2802; fax: 719-547-3764
KF Glasphalt mops feature revolutionary glass fiber yarn that is non-porous, inorganic and resistant to heat. The fibers are uniquely twisted, enhancing the resistance to wear. The result is a superior, high-performance mop and increased economy because it will last four to five days. Call for a free sample.
Klenk IndustriesA Division of Everhard Products Inc.
1016 Ninth St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
800-327-5619; fax: 800-225-0984
Klenk's offset snips have redesigned blades, which are made from thicker steel and CNC-ground, formed and processed through an improved heat treat procedure, resulting in stronger blades. Klenk offset snips cut tight curves, angles and circles more easily than any other aviation snips, and they are designed to keep hands up and away from metal surfaces. Ergonomic handles are only 5 inches apart fully open; yet they still achieve full length of cut. Klenk tests all of its snips for wear and durability to meet ASME standards. Made in the USA.
Knudson Mfg. Inc.10401 W. 120th Ave.
Broomfield, Co. 80021
800-548-2622; fax: 303-469-7994
Knudson Mfg. Inc. is known manufacturing the highest quality roof panel roll-forming equipment available. Our reputation is proven by thousands of Knudson forming machines operating on every continent. Our Varipan-21 is the strongest and most versatile machine of its kind. It produces up to 6 separate profiles in the same machine, with minimal change over time. Knudson Mfg. continues to lead the way in on-site forming technology.
LENOX301 Chestnut Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
413-525-3961; fax: 413-525-8867
The LENOX Gold™ bi-metal utility blade is the first ever to feature a titanium nitride-coated edge, making it the longest lasting utility blade ever made. Users can extend the life of these blades even further by using the innovative new LENOX Gold utility knife, which has a patented titanium-coated stainless steel nose that stands up to the most abusive work situations like no other knife on the market.
Less Sweat Products, Ltd676 East 152nd Street
Cleveland, OH 44110
800-543-9203; fax: 800-543-9203
Sheer exhaustion and an aching back were the inspiration for development of The Punisher, an easy-to-use, revolutionary new tool designed to greatly increase the speed and ease of removal of tear offs from shingle and flat roofs. Now available from Less Sweat Products Ltd., the tool literally cuts tear-off time in half and makes cleanup much easier and faster. Named The Punisher because it punishes the roof, not the roofer, the tool was invented by career roofer Mike Sapienza of Sapienza Roofing. The Punisher is a technique tool designed to take the abuse, instead of roofers' shoulders, backs and elbows. It weighs only 29 pounds and tears off a 19-inch wide path.
Lift Equipment Inc.65265 San Jacinto Lane
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
800-225-0057; fax: 760-288-2254
Lift Equipment specializes in lightweight, portable and truck-mounted conveyors, platform hoists, motor ladders and bulk conveyors.
Lincoln Equipment Associates407 Rear Mystic Ave
Serving all New England with the finest roofing tools and equipment, including Garlock equipment, Leister hot air tools, generators, sheet metal tools, hand tools, tear-off equipment, ladder hoists, Gemtor safety equipment - all the tools and equipment needed in the roofing industry.
Marathon Roofing Products367 Nagel Drive
Buffalo, NY 14225
Marathon Roofing Products offers a full line of roofing equipment and accessories, including kettles, cutters, on-deck equipment, powered on-deck equipment, ladder hoists, tools, mops and a full line of accessories for the commercial roofer.
MAX USA Corp.257 E. 2nd St.
Mineola, NY 11501
MAX USA's new CN445R SuperRoofer is smaller, lighter (5.2 pounds), faster, and powerful. CN445R's best feature is the tar-resistant nose, reducing cleaning time. It features a maintenance-free filter that captures dirt (U.S. Patent 5637125), safety trigger lock, removable contact foot, tangle free swivel joint, full round driver, dial adjustable depth, nose magnet, rapid-fire trigger and shingle guide.
Metabo1231 Wilson Dr.
West Chester, PA 19380
Metabo offers its bench-top woodworking tools, including the KGS 255 81/2 inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw, the KGS 303 10-inch and KGS 305 12-inch Dual Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saws, the TS 250 10-inch Table Saw and the DH 316 Portable Thickness Planer. All five products boast a number of innovative features, including Metabo's exclusive dust collection system designed to efficiently remove dust through the base of the saw.
MetalForming Inc.100 International Drive
Peachtree City, GA 30269
MetalForming Inc. is the North American leader in metal building and architectural sheet metal technology. The company sells and services high-quality metal folders, shears, roll-formers, slitters, curvers and hand tools from the most respected manufacturers across the globe. In addition to offering the widest choice of sheet metal products in the industry, the company has an experienced applications engineering staff, a highly trained sales and service team and the largest parts inventory available.
Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co.PO Box 160, 1210 Progress Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091
The complete line of Midwest Snips® brand tradesman-quality aviation and tinner snips are made in the United States. Blades are hot drop forged of U.S. steel in our Kalkaska, Mich., forge and finished in our Sturgis, Mich., factory and corporate headquarters. We're proud of our reputation for quality, and value and we're also proud of our U.S. manufacturing facilities and workforce. The deisgn of our revolutionary new Upright Snips™ significantly improves the task of cutting sheet metal and other materials.
Miller Fall Protection, a Bacou-Dalloz company1345 15th Street
Franklin, PA 16323
800-873-5242; fax: 800/892-4078
Miller® brand fall protection products and services are produced by Bacou-Dalloz, the world leader in personal protection equipment. Innovative, and often patented, new products have become the hallmark of the Miller brand, including the new Miller Revolution Harness engineered with seven unique components and more than 11 key product features. Additional products include: the Miller BackBiter® Tie-Back Lanyard specifically designed for tie-back use; the Miller Scorpion Personal Fall Limiter offering an affordable alternative to shock-absorbing lanyards; and Titan®-by-Miller compliance-line of fall protection products.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.13135 W. Lisbon Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
800- 729-3878; fax: 800-638-9583
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp., founded in 1924, is an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of professional and industrial heavy-duty portable corded and cordless power tools, accessories and safety equipment. Products include Sawzall® reciprocating saws, circular saws, driver drills, hammer drills, rotary hammers, band saws, pneumatic nailers, grinders, sanders and the new Trade Titan series of heavy duty work carts and accessories.
MIXPAC Equipment Inc.8 Willow Street
Salem, NH, 03079
603-893-9004; fax: 603-893-1048
MIXPAC Equipment Inc., a leading innovator of dual-component dispensing systems, introduces its DX dispensing system. The DX includes a mobile hand-held dispenser with a refill station, providing a versatile and accurate solution for two-component material dispensing. The DX System offers the ability to dispense 1:1, 1.5:1, 2:1, 4:1, and 10:1 ratios for 2 component reactive resins. Multiple hand-held dispensers can quickly be refilled with one DXR refill station.
Monroe Infrared Technology Inc.6 Brown St.
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Since 1984, Monroe Infrared Technology Inc. has been a leading provider of infrared cameras to the commercial and industrial communities. We offer a complete family of infrared cameras and software products to the Infrared Imaging industry. Our Heat-Find IR Jr. camera is an easy to use, rugged infrared camera, with a large LCD, perfect for roofing inspections. We also provide infrared roofing inspections. Please visit our Web site and click on "services" for more information.
National Nail Corp.2964 Clydon S.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49519
The Crossfire Cap Stapler™ finishes fastening jobs 10 times sooner than hand-driving. Weighing in at just 5 pounds, this tool is easy to maneuver and reduces user fatigue. Its ergonomic design and sealing power makes it ideal to use on roof felt installations. And since cap staples have 20 times greater holding power than staples alone, blowoffs are virtually eliminated.
New Tech Machinery1300 40th St.
Denver, CO 80205
New Tech Machinery offers portable onsite and in-plant roll-forming equipment used in residential, architectural and commercial applications. Patented equipment includes: four panel machines, a flush wall/soffit machine and four gutter machines. Multiple profiles, variable widths and materials make NTM the most versatile equipment in the industry, providing machinery to metal roofing contractors, gutter contractors, and in-plant manufacturers worldwide.
North American Bocker302 W. Lane St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
NA Bocker has served the United States and Canada since 1985, providing unparalleled customer support and products. Offerings include Bocker telescoping hydraulic hoists and remote-controlled towable cranes, Freund hand tools for metal and slate, Draco nibblers and shears, Wuko clippers and benders, Excalibur shears, Express soldering equipment and many other quality manufacturers. Centrally located on the East coast, the company offers same-day shipping and an online store.
PAM Fastening Technology Inc.2120 Gateway Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28208
PAM Fastening Technology Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Buehnen Group, located in Bremen, Germany. PAM's newest products include a line of autofeed screwdriver systems and collated screws for construction applications such as fastening subfloors, drywall, roof tiles, outdoor decks, piers, docks and fences. PAM's products are sold primarily through a nationwide network of distributors and manufacturer representatives.
Paslode888 Forest Edge Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Paslode, a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of cordless and pneumatic fastening systems for construction, remodeling and industrial applications.
Powers Fasteners Inc.2 Powers Lane
Brewster, NY 10509
Powers Fasteners is a global company specializing in manufacturing and marketing quality anchoring and fastening products for concrete, masonry, and steel. The company offers its full round head gas nailing system, the Powers Trak-It W321FRH gas fastening tool that shoots plastic coated, full round head nails for speed and efficiency in wood-to-wood residential framing applications.
Protective Roofing Products Ltd.10 Pinelands Ave., Unit 5
Stoney Creek, ON L8E 3A5
Protective Roofing Products Ltd. offers the PR 600, a fall arrest anchoring system designed for use on flat roofs. The product clamps onto any three- or four-wheel utility roof cart. This allows the PR 600 to be moved along the roof by pulling the cart to the desired working location and adjusting the ballast weight. This sets the system in place, providing a fall-safe working area. The PR 600 meets OSHA compliance 1926.502d.
Quicksilver Engineering Co.525-E SW Calapooia
Sutherlin, OR 97479
fax: 541 459-5571
Quicksilver sells SpeedStand Warning Lines for fall protection featuring an easy-to-use, one-piece folding stand. The company also offers a special stand for metal roofs, replacement flag lines, anchor guardrails, Tarp Master truck-tarping systems and truck tarps.
RAS Systems LLC1135 Dividend Court
Peachtree City, GA 30269-1926
RAS is a leading manufacturer of CNC folding machines, roll-formers and shears. The TURBObend folder and the 52.30 SMARTcut swing beam shear are the prefect combination for any sheet metal shop. If you are looking to produce 10-foot standard or special roofing shapes and architectural parts, these machines are a must. Parts are produced in record time with one operator and the fit and finish at the jobsite are perfect every time. The bottom line is less labor in the shop and at the site.
Reeves Roofing EquipmentP.O. Box 720
Helotes, TX 78023
Reeves Roofing Equipment offers kettles and accessories, powered and non-powered on-deck equipment, and other deck and safety equipment.
Reimann & Georger Corp. (RGC)1849 Harlem Rd.
Buffalo NY 14212
716-895-1156; fax: 716-895-1547
RGC offers platform hoists with either a 200- or 400-pound capacity, up to 44 feet of track, a gas or electric power drive, and accessories. Swing hoists (hydraulic) are also available, with either a 1,000- or 2,000-pound capacity with gas or electric power pack and accessories. In addition, RGC offers ground-mounted power winches with gas or electric hydraulic power, a 1,000-pound capacity trolly hoist frame and accessories.
RIDGID® Power Tools1428 Pearman Dairy Rd
Anderson, SC 29625
RIDGID® power tools are designed to serve the needs of professional contractors who demand maximum power and superior durability. The power tools are designed to enhance productivity, enabling the user to accomplish work more quickly, more accurately and with less effort. All RIDGID power tools carry a 90-day satisfaction guarantee, a three-year limited service warranty as well as a lifetime service agreement, providing free parts and service for life upon submission of registration and proof of purchase.
Roll Former Corp.140 Independence Lane
Chalfont, PA 18914
215-997-2511; fax: 215-997-5544
Roll Former offers in-plant and portable roll-forming machines and curved-panel roll-forming machines.
Roof Mates Inc.1450 Grimm Road Suite 4
Severn, MD 21144
410-551-7539; fax: 410-551-4320
Roof Mates produces pneumatic power tools designed for cutting various types of roofing and siding material including asphalt shingles, wood, plastics and light metals. The air-driven Air Knife makes straight and round pipe collar cuts through asphalt shingles. The Shingle Saw RST is air-powered, compact and easy to handle.
Roofmaster750 Monterey Pass Road
Monterey Park, CA 91754
323-261-5122; fax: 323-261-8799
Roofmaster introduces its newest satellite base for mounting satellite dishes on tile roofs: CommTile. It provides a receptacle for builders to pre-wire a building with satellite cable with a waterproof installation by the roofer. It installs just like a vent; the dish is mounted directly to the CommTile base cover without penetrating the roof with screws or nails. If you would like information regarding our Satellite Bracket Systems or any other Roofmaster products, please call Roofmaster toll free at 800-421-6174 (nationwide) or 800-372-6409 (California only).
Rooftop Equipment Inc.4617 New Castle Rd.
New Wilmington, PA 16142
724-946-9999; fax: 724-946-8888
Rooftop Equipment introduces the new SuperSpreader, a gravity fed, easy-to-use, low-maintenance applicator for any pourable material. Forty-inch disposable rollers make accurate coverage simple and fast. The company also offers the BetterSpreader, the Fleeceback Membrane Roller, and replacement rollers.
Roper Whitney2833 Huffman Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61103
815-962-3011; fax: 815-962-2227
Roper Whitney offers automated folding machines, in-plant and portable roll-forming machines and metal roofing hand tools.
RotoZip by Bosch1800 W. Central Rd.
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
877-768-6947; fax: 224-232-3361
The RotoZip® Spiral Saw™ was invented in the early 1970s by Bob Kopras, a Cross Point, Wis., drywall installer who developed a tool to cut drywall faster, cleaner and more accurately. In 2003, the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. acquired RotoZip Tool Corp. Today, meeting the highest Bosch standards, RotoZip continues to improve and expand its Spiral Saw and accessory line to meet the rigorous real-world demands of building professionals.
Runnion Equipment Co.7950 W. 47th St.
Lyons, IL 60534
Runnion Equipment Co. offers cranes and lifting accessories.
Safety Hoist Co.P.O. Box 531
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
610-941-4333; fax: 610-941-4336
Safety Hoist Company manufactures 200- and 400-pound capacity platform material hoists. Our products provide a safer, easier and affordable means to roof load material on a jobsite.
The Safety Rail Source219 Maple Avenue
PO Box 123
Harleysville, PA 19438
Where are my rails, plates and pins/ Never wonder again! Kart-a-Rail comes together and stays together. Includes 60 feet of OSHA-compliant railing, huge tires for easy rolling, and lifting points for crane. The 98-pound base plates have raised handles for easy lifting. Kart-a-Rail saves time and money.
Sellick Equipment Ltd.P.O. Box 312547
Detroit, MI 48231
519-738-2255; fax: 519-738-3477
Sellick is a manufacturer of rough terrain material handling equipment including S Series fork lifts, TMF-55 truck-mounted fork lifts, JCB Teletruks, and parts and accessories.
Sellstrom Manufacturing Co.One Sellstrom Drive
Palatine, IL 60067
847-358-200; fax: 847-358-8564
Sellstrom Manufacturing was formed in 1923 for the purpose of providing a safer workplace. Dedication to this primary objective has never changed. Sellstrom has grown over the years to encompass a full range of personal protective equipment. High quality standards, prompt reliable service and true commitment to our customers are the keys to Sellstrom's success.
Senco Products Inc.8485 Broadwell Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45244
Senco Products Inc. introduces the RoofPro™ 455XP. This roofing coil nailer represents a combination of rugged durability, light weight, high power, and blistering speed that will make it a jobsite favorite among professional roofers. The tool is designed for asphalt and fiberglass shingle nailing, attaching tar paper, metal drip edges, insulation board and, with an optional attachment, vinyl and aluminum siding. A steel canister wear plate and a two-year warranty make the RoofPro 455XP the Pro's Choice.
Sievert Industries5255 Zenith Parkway
Loves Park, IL 61111
Sievert Industries Inc. is full-line supplier of quality open-flame torches; gas hot-air welders; electronic robotic and hand welders; soldering equipment; and accessories including generators, power cords and plugs. Our goal is to provide our valued customers with the highest quality products, offering exceptional customer service, all at competitive prices.
Spar Marathon Roofing Equipment330 Meyer Rd.
Bensenville, Ill. 60106
630-766-8434; fax: 630-766-8461
Spar Marathon manufactures a wide range of roofing equipment and accessories. Included in the offerings are kettles and trailers, ladder and hydraulic hoists, on-deck equipment; and tools and accessories. We manufacture a 48-inch sheet-metal slitter as well.
Stanley Fastening Systems L.P.Briggs Drive
East Greenwich, RI 02818
800-556-6696; fax: 800-842-9360
The Stanley-Bostitch Button Cap Stapler keeps felt paper, housewrap and foam board securely in place. Its wider 5/16-inch crown helps prevent the staple from punching through the plastic cap. Features include fast easy loading, an adjustable depth of drive, 4.7-pound aluminum housing, flip-open nose for jam clearing and a tool-free adjustable exhaust. The Bostich Button Cap Stapler loads 100 caps at a time and accepts up to a 11/2-inch long SL staple.
Swenson Shear4257 E. Keyes Road
Ceres, CA 95307
209-632-9928; fax: 209-667-8427
Swenson Shear manufactures the Snap Table for notching and shearing of snap lock and standing seam and interchangeable blade pivot shears for exposed fastener panels. Panels can be notched and sheared for eaves, hips, valleys, and gable ends using manually powered tooling configured for hundreds of panel profiles.
Tapco Integrated Tool Systems29792 Beck Road
Wixom, MI 48393
Tapco Integrated Tool Systems is a leader and innovator in professional installation tools and accessories, including brakes, saw tables and the new PowerPole™, a drill-powered pole scaffolding system. Tapco markets and sells its products through the wholesale distribution channel to contractors, remodelers, installers and builders.
THOR Systems Inc.595 West State Street
Larksville, PA 18651
Tools include THOR Roofing Layout Tapes, THOR Double Chalkers, Magichalk and Belt Loop Toolholders. They increase productivity 18 percent to 36 percent by helping the user to install roofing faster, safer and with fewer labor issues, while getting a great looking roof, too. THOR Roofing Tools are revolutionizing roofing!
Tie Down Engineering5901 Wheaton Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30336
TranzSporter Roofing Products will make your next construction job easier and more efficient. Our gas-powered platform hoist is ideal for moving shingles, roofing felt, insulation, lumber, and other building materials at remote building sites and hard-to-reach locations. New is our lightweight and compact Folding Perimeter Warning Line System.
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Triangle Fastener Corp.4661 Hinckley Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44109
800-486-1832 or 216-351-9933;
Triangle Fastener Corp. supplies standard and specialty fasteners, tools and accessories for the commercial construction industry, including fastening solutions for metal-to-metal, metal-to-wood, drywall applications. Five in-house painting facilities are available for painted fasteners. Jobsite support, technical assistance, Pak-One™ inventory management program and product development are available at our 23 locations.
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Zimmerman Metals Inc.201 E. 58th Ave
Denver, CO 80216
800-247-4202; fax: 303-292-5013
Zimmerman offers in-plant and portable roll-forming machines.
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