ST. LOUIS — Western Specialty Contractors - St. Louis Roofing Branch was recently honored with a prestigious 2020 Excellence in Single-Ply (ESP) award from Carlisle SynTec Systems, manufacturers of roofing membranes, components and specialty roofing products.

The Excellence in Single-Ply award is one of the top accolades in the commercial roofing industry. ESP status is given out annually to a small percentage of Carlisle’s most dedicated and professionally-minded applicators. Selection into this elite group is based on a company’s volume and quality of workmanship of Carlisle single-ply roofing systems.

The St. Louis Roofing Branch has installed and warranted over 12.8 million square feet of Carlisle single-ply roofing systems and has completed 563 Perfect 10 installations as judged by Carlisle’s final inspection process.

“Western Specialty Contractors prides itself on using the highest quality roofing materials and delivering a quality roofing installation every time,” said Region Manager Bob Gender. “Realizing this recognition from Carlisle is further testament of Western’s roofing expertise and dedication to quality workmanship. We are proud to have been selected for this prestigious award.”

Established in 1998 as a means to recognize Carlisle SynTec Systems’ most loyal and dedicated authorized applicators, the Excellence in Single-Ply award has become one of the most recognizable and prestigious achievements in the commercial roofing industry. Inclusion in ESP is an acknowledgment that a contractor is an industry leader. As membership in this group has grown throughout the years, one thing has remained the same — the bond between Carlisle and all of its ESP contractors is solidified by a mutual commitment to roofing excellence.

“Only the most accomplished applicators achieve ESP status, a designation that provides customers with confidence that they have partnered with the very best in the industry," according to a Carlisle Syn Tec Systems statement.