Industry Updates - November 2022

Wed, Nov 16, 2022 at 8:00AM

Governor DeSantis Appoints Eleven to the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of members to the CareerSource Board, including FRSA member Jerry “Les” Sims.

FRSA President-Elect, Les Sims, CPRC is the President of Armstrong Roofing Inc., San Mateo. With over 20 years in the roofing industry. He is on the FRSA and Credit Union Board of Directors and serves as a Trustee on the Self Insurers Fund and Educational and Research Foundation. Les is a veteran of the United States Navy. Read more.

SOPREMA Inc. Acquires Furbish

SOPREMA Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering waterproofing solutions, has acquired Furbish, Baltimore, a sustainable development company focused on the deployment and maintenance of green roofs, living walls, stormwater management and other green technologies for high-performance buildings. Read more.

Legacy Restoration Partners with Janney Roofing

Legacy Restoration, a leading provider of exterior restoration and remodeling services, and Janney Construction, an Orlando-based provider of exterior restoration and remodeling services, specializing in roofing, announced Janney will merge with Legacy. Legacy is a portfolio company of Bessemer Investors. Read more.

HOVER Expands Partnership with SRS Distribution to Streamline Digital Material Ordering for Contractors

HOVER, the technology company that transforms smartphone photos or blueprints of any property into a digital twin with valuable 3D data, announced an expanded partnership with SRS Distribution Inc., the industry-leading roofing and building materials distributor. The partnership allows contractors to place material orders directly from within the HOVER platform, saving them time and ensuring material quantities are based on accurate measurements. Read more.

Saint-Gobain Acquire GCP Applied Technologies

Saint-Gobain has now acquired GCP Applied Technologies Inc., a major global player in construction chemicals. With approximately $1 billion in revenue in 2021 and 1,800 employees working on 50 production sites in 38 countries, GCP Applied Technologies provides a global platform with established success in cement additives, concrete admixtures, infrastructure and commercial and residential building materials. Read more.

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