IKO’s Commercial Roof & Wall Products for 2017

IKO Launches New Commercial Roof and Wall Products

Wednesday, May 24th 2017

Trade shows offer an extraordinary opportunity to highlight products and roofing solutions for both residential and commercial roofing contractors. IKO’s new products showcased at 2017 trade shows are providing learning opportunities and hands-on demonstrations for all who attend.

Vice President of Commercial Division for IKO Industries Akif Amin says, “The shows are a great opportunity for us to talk about new commercial roofing products like ShieldBase™ Cover Board and two others from our AquaBarrier™ line. We think our contractor customers, architects and specifiers will find these new products to be durable and versatile.”

Read More

Roofing Industry Trends for 2017

Thursday, April 6th 2017

Q&A featuring Keith Lowe, VP of U.S. Residential Sales, IKO North America

The roofing industry gained positive momentum in 2016. Can we expect the same in 2017? Keith Lowe, VP of U.S. Residential Sales for IKO, shares some of the latest trends on the radar for
this year.

Read More

Interview with IKO's Mark Okland

IKO IRE In-booth Interview Series: Mark Okland

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017

Take a look at the first of three in-booth interview episodes from the International Roofing Expo (IRE) 2017. In this episode, we interviewed IKO Residential Product Development Manager, Mark Okland

We had an amazing time at IRE with a number of great in-booth activities, including: our #IKOVotersChoice campaign, in-booth photo booth and Get to Know IKO giveaways. In the midst of those activities, we had the opportunity to chat with some of our executives about some frequently asked questions and some little-known details. Check out the IKO IRE in-booth interview series!

Read More

roofing industry trends

2017 Residential Roofing Product Trends

Friday, March 17th 2017

What are the latest residential roofing product trends and updates you should have on your radar?


Whether you’re a builder, remodeler or roofing contractor, the latest product trends and updates can play an important role in your business.

In fact, staying on top of roofing industry trends can not only help set you apart from your competition, but also position you favorably as a trusted resource for homeowners looking for the “latest and greatest” in roofing styles and performance options. And as a building professional, earning the trust of your homeowner customers is the key to also earning their business and receiving future referrals.

Mark Okland, IKO’s Product Development Manager, explores three major roofing industry product trends to keep an eye on in 2017:

Read More