October 24, 2010 12:00 AM

GAF Materials Corporation Wins Three Awards For Outstanding Achievement in Web Development

GAF Materials Corporation, North America’s largest roofing and ventilation manufacturer, recently received three awards from the Web Marketing Association for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development. Now in its 14th year, the annual awards program recognizes the best web sites in 96 industries, and GAF secured wins for the Advertising Standard of Excellence Award, B2B Standard of Excellence Award, and Marketing Standard of Excellence Award.

“We are extremely pleased to have been recognized with three awards by the WMA,” stated Ted Marcopolus, Vice President at GAF. “The Marketing Services Team, which creates all of GAF’s marketing communications materials including the web site, is an extremely talented group that has proven it can compete with internal and external ad agencies nationwide.”

Founded in 1997, the Web Marketing Association strives to help set high standards for Internet marketing and web development. It is comprised of Internet marketing, online advertising, PR, and top web site design professionals who share an interest in improving the quality of online advertising, internet marketing, and website promotion.

About GAF Materials Corporation

GAF Materials Corporation is the largest roofing and ventilation manufacturer in North America, with sales of nearly $3 billion annually. The company's products include a comprehensive portfolio of steep-slope roofing systems (marketed under the GAF-Elk brand) and low-slope roofing systems (marketed under the GAF brand), which are supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. Its success is driven by a commitment to provide property owners and specifiers with the best and safest choice in roofing and by helping supportive contractors and distributors to build their businesses and avoid hassles.

With a focus on social responsibility, GAF-Elk has developed Advanced Protection shingle technology, which provides superior durability and wind resistance, while reducing the use of scarce natural resources. 

The Company also supports the industry through CARE, the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, which has provided education to over 100,000 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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