The TAMKO® Building Products Communications Department is focused on providing members of the media with the resources, materials and information they need. The Communications Department works daily with members of the local and national media on stories that highlight the nation's building materials industry.

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
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News Releases

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Top 4 Factors That Affect The Cost Of A New Roof

No one wants to pay more for something than they have to, especially when it comes to a large home improvement purchase. So, why can there be thousands of dollars difference between contractor bids for neighboring homes? And how can homeowners get an idea of what a new roof will cost? Learn more...

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Building Products Inc. Is Now Distributing TAMKO’S Envision Decking

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is proud to announce that Building Products Inc. (BPI) is distributing Envision® composite decking at their new branch in Watertown, Wisconsin, which was opened this year.  Learn more...

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Rooftop Decks for Every Style

Fresh air, great views and capitalizing on unused space — it’s no wonder rooftop decks are a hot trend for suburban homes and urban apartment complexes alike. The magic of rooftop decks is they take advantage of what was formerly unused space — the top of a building or the flat roof over part of a home — and reclaims it for a unique entertaining area or a family gathering spot. Learn more...

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Earn Yeti And Camping Gear With TAMKO’s Roof More. Get More. Rewards Program

TAMKO’s Roof More. Get More. program runs for three periods throughout 2018. In Period 1 (February 15 - May 15), the rewards include everything YETI – from tumblers to coolers. In Period 2 (May 16 - August 15), the rewards include everything needed for a camping trip – from portable chairs to a kayak. The rewards get bigger and better as contractors buy more TAMKO® shingles. Period 3 (August 16 - November 15) prizes will be announced later this year.  Learn more...

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TAMKO sponsored American tennis star wins Miami Open

John Isner is currently ranked #9 in the ATP World Tour and just celebrated the biggest win of his 14-year career, beating out #4 ranked German, Alexander Zverev, to win the Miami Open on April 1. Learn more...

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Exclusive Training For TAMKO® Pro Certified Contractors

TAMKO is excited to offer new live webinar training exclusively for its Pro Certified Contractors. The training is available now and includes multiple webinars that cover business tools to help contractors increase and manage their business.  Learn more...

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TAMKO Voted Best Industrial Employer

Since its founding in Joplin in 1944, TAMKO has become a preferred employer in the Joplin-area with more than 700 employees in the four-state area, and producing about $400 million in payroll and capital spending in the four-state area in the past six years. TAMKO’s salaries, wages and benefits are at the top of the scale for the region and the average gross annual income for TAMKO production hourly employees in Missouri is more than $65,000.  Learn more...

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Envision Decking Announces Distribution Agreement With Dealers Choice

Dealers Choice will stock multiple colors and board sizes of TAMKO’s Envision® Distinction, Envision® Inspiration and EverGrain® composite decking lines, along with color match deck screws and Everclip hidden fasteners in its Suwanee, Georgia location. Learn more...

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TAMKO Announces New Rewards Program: Roof More. Get More.

Get rewards for hard work with TAMKO Building Products, Inc.'s new program: Roof More. Get More. Beginning February 15, professional roofing contractors can earn rewards all year long through qualifying purchases of TAMKO® products. Plus, they can be entered to win the grand prize sweepstakes, where one lucky winner will choose between a new ATV or a $15,000 travel voucher to plan a dream vacation. Learn more...

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TAMKO Introduces Perforated Starter To Save Contractors Time And Reduce Waste

Made from fiberglass mat coated with asphalt and surfaced with ceramic granules, the Perforated Starter course shingle is the answer to roofing contractors need for an easy to install starter strip prior to shingle application. The perforation ensures that contractors no longer lose time field cutting shingles to the appropriate size while reducing related waste. Learn more...

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TAMKO Giving Cash Back Through Pro Rewards Program

TAMKO® Pro Certified Contractors are now receiving 1% cash back on their purchase price of qualifying products with no limits on how much they can earn. TAMKO's new cash back Pro Rewards program will run through all of 2018.  Learn more...

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TAMKO Expands Heritage Shingle Color Offering In Northeast

A new color is now available for TAMKO Building Products, Inc.'s customers in the Northeastern United States. Timberwood joins the America's Natural Colors® collection as part of TAMKO's Heritage® laminated asphalt shingle line and is being produced at the company's Frederick, Maryland manufacturing facility.  Learn more...

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TAMKO Unveils Waterproofing System Ideal for Challenging Balcony and Breezeway Applications

TAMKO is offering a full line of balcony/breezeway products that when used in combination can help prevent water intrusion in elevated areas. Learn more...

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TAMKO Introduces Floor Shield

A rolled product made up of polyester fibers and resin designed to be used as a temporary floor protection for curing concrete. Floor Shield joins TAMKO’s full line of waterproofing products. Learn more...

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Envision® Decking Crafted in the USA; Building a Legacy of Beautifying America

For the past nearly two decades, TAMKO has been producing composite decking at its Midwestern facility in Lamar, Missouri. Learn more...

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Visualize Your Home with a TAMKO® Roof on HOVER®

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is excited to announce that its roofing products are now options in HOVER’s product library, a platform that converts smartphone photos of any home into a fully measured, customizable 3D model. Learn more...

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TAMKOWaterproofing.com provides contractors with quick, easy access to essential product information

From below-grade to above-grade, TAMKOWaterproofing.com is a comprehensive resource dedicated to water control products. Learn more...

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TAMKO Announces Energy Efficient Ratings for Asphalt Shingles

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. has combined the reflectivity of “cool” roofing with the affordability of asphalt shingles to make energy efficient roofing an option for more consumers than ever. Learn more...

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TAMKO Unveils Envision® Decking Contractor Program

Registration is free for the new program, which includes benefits like free Envision gear and marketing tools showing off the beauty of Envision decking, while offering the potential to increase a contractor’s business through industry affiliation with both the Envision and TAMKO brands. Learn more...

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TAMKO Introduces New Heritage® Designer Ridge

Two layers of asphalt shingles are laminated together to produce the high-definition appearance of added dimension in TAMKO’s Heritage® Designer Ridge, which is up to a half inch thicker than TAMKO’s standard Heritage Hip & Ridge product. Learn more...

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TAMKO Adds New Heritage® Shingle Colors in Southeastern U.S.

Four new shingle colors are now available for customers in the southeastern United States: Rustic Brown, Grey Mist, Driftwood and Painted Desert. Learn more...

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TAMKO’s Latest $100,000 Gift To Red Cross Dedicated To Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. has again donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross. This time, the funds are designated for assistance with Hurricane Maria disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico.  Learn more...

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TAMKO Donates $100,000 To Red Cross To Assist With Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. has proudly donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with their Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts in Houston and the surrounding area. TAMKO presented the funds at the Joplin, Missouri Red Cross office on September 6. Learn more...

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TAMKO Releases Its 2016 Community Stewardship Report

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. has issued its 2016 Community Stewardship report as part of its company-wide commitment to operating with integrity and showing support for the communities in which it operates. The report focuses on TAMKO’s various monetary and volunteer investments in those communities. Learn more...

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Latest deck trend: 'Monster' size, mega-luxury

When it comes to the size of their decks, the majority of Americans feel bigger is better — as multiple surveys indicate decks are getting larger and more luxurious, RealtorMag reports.  Learn more...

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TAMKO proudly sponsors Webb City Little League All Star Baseball Team

As the 12-year old Webb City Little League All Star Baseball team heads to Indianapolis, Indiana to compete in a Regional Tournament this weekend, TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is proud to help sponsor them with a $2,500 donation. Learn more...

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TAMKO's Brian Lowry has been selected as president of the Composite Lumber Manufacturers Association

As president, Lowry leads quarterly board meetings and oversees general activities of the organization. Learn more...

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Exterior home improvements yield higher ROI for less money, report shows

Do you know what home improvements will give you the best return for your money? Here’s a hint: step outside. Learn more...

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7 Home Improvements to Tackle Before You Move In

There are some projects that are best done when the house is still empty.  Learn more...

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Black Is The New Black: Black Makes a Comeback as a Major Home Improvement Trend

A sleek alternative that boosts curb appeal and enhances design elements Learn more...

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Envision Decking Announces Distribution Agreement with Guardian Building Products

TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is excited to announce a new agreement with Guardian Building Products (GBP) to distribute Envision Decking in the eastern United States. Learn more...

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TAMKO Introduces TW-105

TAMKO introduces TW-105 12” flashing, available for shipping on March 6, 2017. Learn more...

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TAMKO Introduces Version 3.0 of Shingle Styles App

New version will be available in March 2017 for Windows 10, Android tablets, and iPad®. Learn more...

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TAMKO Announces Launch of Two New Websites

The all new www.TAMKO.com and the brand new www.EnvisionDecking.com are now live. Learn more...

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New Marketing Material Provides a Refresh For TAMKO

The company recently enhanced all of its roofing marketing material, including new product photos, samples and revised product literature. Learn more...

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TAMKO Introduces Envision Inspiration Composite Lumber

Inspiration is the third offering in TAMKO’s Envision Collection of capped composite lumber. Learn more...

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Is Your Roof Ready for Santa?

By following a few simple steps, you can help prepare your roof for harsh winter weather as well as Santa’s arrival. Learn more...

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TAMKO's Scott Morgan Presented With Exclusive ARCA Lifetime Member Award

As a member of ARCA since 1981, Morgan has served the organization in various capacities. Learn more...

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TAMKO Announces Colors for New Envision Expression Composite Lumber

These four exclusive color options were chosen after TAMKO reached out to its customer bases for feedback on preferences. Learn more...

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TAMKO Improves MetalWorks Shingle Line

Changes include more colors, a single gauge steel offering. Learn more...

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New TAMKO Synthetic Underlayment Pairs Well With Metal Roofing

Contractors can also personalize underlayment with their printed logo and phone number. Learn more...

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TAMKO Updates Benefit for Pro Roofing Contractor Program

New customized, print-on-demand marketing material available to TAMKO Pros. Learn more...