ARMA Accident Prevention Contest Announces 2005 Winners

[Washington, DC] – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association [ARMA] has announced the winners of the 2005 ARMA Accident Prevention Contest. In 2005, 51 facilities improved over the prior year ARMA Index. The winners of each group in the industry contest receive the prestigious "ARMA President's Award" distinguishing them as the top ARMA Accident Prevention Contest facility for the year in their respective categories.

ARMA President’s Award Winners

Group A:  Over 300,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year

GAF, Fontana, CA

Group B:  200,000 to 300,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year

PABCO Roofing Products, Tacoma, WA

Group C:  100,000 to 200,000 Labor Hours worked Per Year

GAF, Shafter, CA

Group D:  Under 100,000 labor Hours Worked Per Year

Johns Manville, Altamira, Mexico

Participating facilities that improved over the prior year receive a Certificate of Achievement for their efforts. The following facilities will receive a Certificate of Achievement for their improvements in 2005 over 2004:

Group A: (15)

  • GAF, Fontana, CA
  • GAF, Erie, PA
  • GAF, Mt. Vernon, IN
  • Owens Corning, Irving, TX
  • Elk Corporation, Ennis, TX
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Milan, OH
  • Elk Corporation, Myerstown, PA
  • GAF, Nashville, TN
  • GAF, Mobile, AL
  • GAF, Dallas, TX
  • Emco Ltd., Building Products, Edmonton, Alberta
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Norwood, MA
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Shreveport, LA
  • GAF, Millis, MA
  • Tamko Roofing Products, Frederick, MD

Group B: (8)

  • Pabco Roofing Products – Tacoma, WA
  • Owens Corning – Savannah, GA
  • Tamko Roofing Products – Joplin, MO
  • GAF, Tampa, FL
  • Owens Corning, Atlanta, GA
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., North Branch, NJ
  • GAF, Minneapolis, MN
  • GAF, Goldsboro, NC

Group C: (16)

  • GAF, Shafter, CA
  • Owens Corning, Brookville, IN
  • IKO Production, Inc., Franklin, OH
  • Leatherback Industries, Hollister, CA
  • Firestone Building Products Co., Beach Grove, IN
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Stockton, CA
  • Siplast, Arkadelphia, AR
  • Owens Corning, Minneapolis, MN
  • Owens Corning, Houston, TX
  • IKO Production, Inc., Wilmington, DE
  • Tamko Roofing Products, Columbus, KS
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Wilmington, CA
  • Owens Corning, Summit, IL
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Chester, PA
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Fremont, CA
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Peachtree City, GA

Group D: (12)

  • Johns Manville, Altamira, Mexico
  • Johns Manville, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Summit, IL
  • Tamko Roofing Products, Naples, TX
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Medina, OH
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Atlanta, GA
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Denver, CO
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Linnton, OR
  • Tamko Roofing Products, Butler, AL
  • Johns Manville, Plattsburgh, NY
  • Johns Manville, Kansas City, KS
  • Johns Manville, South Gate, CA

Finally, twenty- four (24) facilities achieved a perfect ”ARMA Index” for 2005, which is based on no lost and restricted workdays and no reportable OSHA incidents.  These facilities include:

  • GAF, Shafter, CA
  • Owens Corning, Brookville, IN
  • IKO Production, Inc., Franklin, OH
  • Leatherback Industries, Hollister, CA
  • Firestone Building Products Co., Beach Grove, IN
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Stockton, CA
  • Siplast, Arkadelphia, AR
  • Johns Manville, Altamira, Mexico
  • Leatherback Industries, Stockton, CA
  • Johns Manville, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Summit,IL
  • TAMKO Building Products, Naples, TX
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Medina, OH
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Atlanta, GA
  • Owens Corning, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Owens Corning, Morehead City, NC
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Denver, CO
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Linnton, OR
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Ennis, TX
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Memphis, TN
  • Owens Corning, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt), Granite City, IL
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Walpole, MA
  • U.S. Intec, Inc. (Mweld), Port Arthur, TX

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is the North American trade association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of bituminous-based residential and commercial fiberglass and organic asphalt shingle roofing products, roll roofing, built-up (BUR) roofing systems, and modified bitumen roofing systems. For additional information, contact ARMA or visit: www.asphaltroofing.org

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