GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, has selected five lucky winners to receive one of five custom Orange County Choppers (OCC) motorcycles built exclusively for GAF as part of its “Text-For-A-Bike” sweepstakes.
The promotion was open to all professional roofing contractors or builders/remodelers in the United States at least 21 years of age, and ran from May 1 through July 31. Entries could be submitted through a mobile phone text, or by visiting specified websites using either a mobile device or a PC. GAF received a record number of entries for this promotion from events and locations across the country.
Eric Keithcart of Premium Roof Service in Bend, OR; Matthew Kerigan of Kerigan’s Roofing Inc. in Fairfield, CT; Peter Konopka of Smart Roofing, Inc. in Chicago, IL; William Ricks of Fortitude Roofing and Restoration in Hilton Head Island, SC; and Mike Sullivan of Oaks Siding & Construction in Abilene, TX, will each be receiving a custom chopper designed and built by Paul Teutal Sr., and Orange County Choppers.
Stated Chicago winner Peter Konopka, “I am grateful for the opportunity of a lifetime in winning the GAF Text-4-A-Bike contest grand prize. This is just another example of GAF’s commitment to excellence.”
“We are thrilled with the overwhelming response to this program,” stated Dominic Puccio, marketing program manager for GAF. “After four years of running variations of this promotion, it is great to see the interest continue to grow.”
Founded in 1886, GAF has become the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. The company’s products include a comprehensive portfolio of steep-slope and commercial roofing systems, which are supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. Its success is driven by its commitment to Advanced Quality, Industry Expertise, and Solutions Made Simple for contractors, specifiers, and property owners alike. In 2011, GAF was the first roofing manufacturer to offer a Lifetime limited warranty on all of its laminated shingles and, in 2012, it introduced the GAF Lifetime Roofing System.
With a focus on social responsibility, GAF has developed Advanced Protection Shingle Technology, which provides superior durability and wind resistance while reducing the use of scarce natural resources. The company has also developed single-ply and asphaltic membranes with superior durability and high reflectivity to meet the most rigorous industry standards while helping commercial property owners and designers reduce energy consumption.
GAF also supports the roofing industry through CARE, the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, which has provided education to over 125,000 professionals. CARE’s mission is to help professional contractors and distributors build their businesses through sales and management education, and to provide product and installation training to contractors, distributors, architects, property owners, and related industry personnel.
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