Leading manufacturer of roofing materials to supply product and support
in new territories
KANKAKEE, IL, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - IKO, a North American pioneer and
global leader in the roofing materials business, has announced a
two-state expansion plan that goes into effect immediately.
According to Marketing Director, Carol Perkins, "IKO has begun to expand
its presence in several geographic territories not previously serviced.
It's a very exciting time for our company as these new markets discover
the power and quality of the IKO brand.
"Members of our distribution network consistently cite our level of
technical, sales and service support as among the best in the roofing
industry. One of the reasons is that IKO helps them build their own
"The company sponsors training and certification programs for
contractors, produces quality marketing materials and is highly
responsive to the needs of local distributors."
She adds that having dedicated Sales Representatives in these markets
will introduce potential customers to the many benefits of the IKO
family of roofing products.
"IKO is a vertically integrated company. We manufacture virtually all of
the components that go into our roofing shingles. It's the homeowner's
- and the professional contractor's - assurance of quality and
Keith Lowe, Vice-President of Sales (US), says that IKO's Southwest
Region will provide sales and service support to both Arkansas and
Western Louisiana. Eastern Louisiana will be covered by IKO's Southeast
Region. Initially, product will be shipped from the company's reload
facility in Houston, Texas.
IKO is a world-wide leader in the roofing, waterproofing and insulation
industry for residential and commercial markets. A vertically
integrated company, IKO operates more than 25 manufacturing plants
throughout North America and Europe. IKO is a family owned
business established in 1951.
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SOURCE: IKO Enterprises Ltd.
For further information:
Derek Fee, Manager - Corporate Communications
IKO Industries Inc.