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NOTE TO EDITORS: The correct capitalization of the company name is TAMKO, due to the fact that it is an acronym. The letters stand for Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma – the company’s original trade area when founded in 1944. TAMKO’s trade area is now all 50 states.
TAMKO Introduces New Pro Certified Contractor Program
Program will support professional contractors by offering added benefits
JOPLIN, Mo. – December 5, 2011 – TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the new TAMKO Pro Certified Contractor Program.
The program will provide the TAMKO Pro Certified Contractor with marketing tools, support and product training to be able to provide stronger sales opportunities to enhance their business.
In order to be a part of the TAMKO Pro Certified Contractor Program, contractors must go through an application and approval process. Qualifications include having an established track record, positive reputation, and good financial and legal standing. The specifics of this process can be found at www.tamkopro.com.
Prior to this program, TAMKO offered the Better Than “Lifetime” Limited Warranty. With the introduction of the Mastercraft Limited Warranty Enhancement, the TAMKO Pro Certified Contractor will be able to offer the Limited Warranty Enhancement at no additional cost to property owners on qualified purchases from their professional distributor. This Limited Warranty Enhancement doubles the length of the full start period on the Heritage Woodgate from 15 to 30 years and increases the full start period from 20 to 30 years on the Heritage Vintage providing even more upfront protection.
“We are proud to introduce this program and look forward to making it a success for our customers,” said Stephen McNally, vice president of sales and marketing. “What better way to enhance our support of professional contractors than by helping to increase their companys’ sales and profitability.”
TAMKO® Building Products, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest independent manufacturers of
residential and commercial roofing products (including Heritage® Asphalt Shingles and Metalworks® Steel Shingles), decking and railing products,
waterproofing, cements, and coatings. With more than 65 years in the industry, TAMKO’s success
is the direct result of teamwork and enduring relationships with customers, suppliers and
employees. Privately owned, TAMKO is committed to producing top‐quality products with
superior product support.