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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.

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Kim Eckerman, Director of Communications
(800) 641-4691, ext. 2360

TAMKO® Fact Sheet


TAMKO® Building Products Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent manufacturers of residential and commercial roofing products, composite decking and railing, waterproofing, cements and coatings. With more than 70 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.

Corporate Headquarters

220 West Fourth Street
P.O. Box 1404
Joplin, MO 64802-1404
(800) 641-4691

TAMKO Facilities

  • Joplin, MO - Corporate Office
  • Columbus, KS
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Ennis, TX
  • Frederick, MD
  • Green Cove Springs, FL
  • Houston, TX
  • Inwood, WV
  • Joplin, MO - High Street
  • Joplin, MO - Rangeline
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Lamar, MO
  • Phillipsburg, KS
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Tampa, FL
  • Tuscaloosa, AL

History and Philosophy

TAMKO® began in 1944 in a streetcar barn in Joplin, Missouri. TAMKO's philosophy is simple – work hard, do your best, be fair and honest, and believe in those around you. It was on that foundation that E.L. Craig created the TAMKO line of roofing products. In 1960, under the leadership of Jay Humphreys, TAMKO became a national leader in the industry. Humphreys led the expansion of facilities in Phillipsburg, KS; Tuscaloosa, AL; Knoxville, TN; Frederick, MD and Dallas, TX. Under the leadership of David Humphreys, TAMKO has added manufacturing facilities in Green Cove Springs, FL; Columbus, KS; Ennis, TX; Lamar, MO and at an additional location in Joplin, MO. For a more detailed history of TAMKO, click here.


  • Ethelmae Humphreys
    Chairman of the Board
  • Timothy Whelan
    Executive Vice President
  • Jeff Beyer
    Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Stephen A. McNally
    Vice President of Sales and Marketing
  • David C. Humphreys
    President/Chief Executive Officer
  • Robert L. Bradley
    Vice President and General Counsel
  • Kent Blanchard
    Vice President of Roofing Manufacturing
  • Sandy Betebenner
    Assistant Vice President and Treasurer
  • David Jones
    Vice President of Shareholder Services

Residential Products

TAMKO® is the single source for all homeowners' roofing needs, including a complete line of residential products to protect and beautify any home. TAMKO's Heritage Series includes Heritage® (formerly Heritage® 30), Heritage® Premium (formerly Heritage® 50), and Heritage® Vintage® shingles. MetalWorks® Steel Shingles include a variety of styles and colors, all featuring a unique four-way locking system for easy installation and superior wind resistance. MetalWorks Shingles offer homeowners a combination of aesthetics, performance and low installation cost. TAMKO has introduced a line of composite decking and railing products. EverGrain by TAMKO provides the look of real wood decking, with minimal maintenance. TAM-RAIL® designer railing kits make an excellent addition to TAMKO's line of composite decking products.

Commercial Products

TAMKO® products set the industry standard for strength and performance. Awaplan is the industry's first and finest SBS-modified polyester roll roofing. AwaFlex® roll roofing delivers similar performance characteristics for jobs with price-driven requirements. TAMKO offers everything for application specifications from SBS modifieds to BUR systems, as well as base sheets, flashing membranes and more. TAMKO has also continued it's legacy of providing the highest quality Cements and Coatings for commercial and residential applications.