March 01, 2012 12:00 AM

GAF Announces Spanish-Language Website

Recognizing the importance of clear communication about its products and services to Spanish-speaking audiences, GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, announces the launch of a Spanish version of its website.   

The entire residential and commercial sections of have been translated into Spanish; the new site address is Toggling between the English and Spanish versions of the site is easy, with icons of the American and Español flags shown prominently as links to select each version. 

Stated Ted Marcopolus, vice president of marketing services at GAF, “We're increasing traffic to our site from people who prefer content in Spanish and are pleased to be able to offer them all of the valuable information on our website in their preferred language.”

About GAF

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. For more information about GAF, visit
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