Leading manufacturer of roofing products introduces first phase of its
aggressive new marketing program
KANKAKEE, IL, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - IKO, a North American pioneer and
global leader in the roofing materials business, has just launched the
new and enhanced version of its company website.
"It's so much more than a corporate site," explains Director of
Marketing, Carol Perkins. "We wanted it to become a destination and
resource for the markets and channels we serve. The needs of
homeowners, contractors and distributors are distinctly different. This
new website is all about them and how IKO can serve them best."
She continues, "Technology is changing the way we all communicate. Our
new marketing program recognizes this. Step one was to make our
website more interactive and accessible on the go. Along with special
tools like our ever-popular RoofViewerTM shingle selector and distributor/contractor locators, our new site
features instructional videos and iPad apps."
The fresh, clean design is more intuitive for the visitor, making it
easier to navigate the many choices and wealth of information
available. Consumers and contractors can click on the Idea & Learning
Center for instant access to a huge library of instructional videos,
product information, installation tips and even safety checklists for
what to do "after the storm".
Consumers will discover a glossary of roofing terms to make them feel
more comfortable dealing with contractors plus tips on what to look for
and ask to ensure they're dealing with an ethical, reputable roofing
professional. Contractors and distributors will have technical specs
and material safety data sheets at their fingertips, as well as videos
and online seminars on topics ranging from installation tips to
"Innovation has always been the cornerstone of IKO's success," says Ms.
Perkins. "We've been 'Setting the Standard' in the manufacture of
roofing materials for decades. Now it's time to be just as innovative
and responsive to our customers' needs in other ways." She promises
that more exciting enhancements to IKO's website and marketing program
are coming soon.
To experience what the new website has to offer, visit http://www.iko.com
IKO is a world-wide leader in the roofing, waterproofing and insulation
industry for the residential and commercial markets. A vertically
integrated company, IKO operates more than 25 manufacturing plants
throughout North America and Europe. IKO is family owned business
established in 1951.
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SOURCE: IKO Enterprises Ltd.
For further information:
Derek Fee, Manager - Corporate Communications
Ph: (416) 780-5898