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TAMKO’s StormFighter FLEX™ Wins Experts’ Choice Innovative Product Award

TAMKO’s newest innovation in the Proline™ shingle series, StormFighter FLEX™, won the Experts’ Choice Award for roofing products in the Innovative Product Showcase and Awards Program powered by the International Roofing Expo (IRE). The inaugural awards program celebrates cutting-edge solutions in the roofing and exteriors industry that are setting a new standard. Voted on by industry experts and a panel of IRE360 editors, the Experts’ Choice award winners also stood out from the competition in performance and customer satisfaction.

StormFighter FLEX - Experts Choice Winner 2024 IPSAP

Alex Hines, TAMKO’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing said, “Being chosen as a top roofing product by industry experts is further testament to the strength of TAMKO’s StormFighter FLEX shingles. As one professional roofing contractor said, ‘I don’t think anyone has anything close to it.’ StormFighter FLEX is the all-weather performance shingle with the flexibility to help withstand impact, high winds, rain, and freezing temperatures. So, it is setting a new standard for high performance roofing products.”

Featuring industry leading warranty, performance, and technology, StormFighter FLEX offers:

    160-MPH Wind Warranty
    the highest wind warranty for a polymer modified impact-rated shingle.

    Installation at 25 degrees F
    the lowest warranted application temperature for any asphalt shingle.

    Impact rated performance
    as classified by Underwriters Laboratories for UL 2218 Class 3 and Class 4 impact rating.

    All-weather performance
    with proprietary ForceFX™ polymer technology exclusive to TAMKO.

Rich Russo, Show Director for the International Roofing Expo congratulated the 2024 award winners in a press release, and stated, “It’s important for the industry to honor the products and services that are pushing the limits in our market today.”

About International Roofing Expo

The International Roofing Expo® is the premier event for both the commercial and residential roofing and exterior construction industries. The IRE brings the professional community together to help them stay current on trending knowledge and to see the largest selection of products and services. The event helps professionals improve their business through education, exhibitions, and networking. The International Roofing Expo is owned and operated by Informa Markets. The official show sponsor is NRCA and the official show publication is Roofing Contractor. For more information, please visit


In 2024, TAMKO Building Products LLC celebrates 80 years in business. TAMKO is a leading independent manufacturer of residential roofing shingles crafted with American pride. At TAMKO, the popular Heritage® shingle series and Proline™ shingle series feature the best roofing colors on the market that are backed by a brand name recognized for its rich history, core values of honesty and integrity, quality products and processes, authority with building professionals and support for its community. For more information about TAMKO, visit our website at