December 11, 2013 12:00 AM

GAF Collects 9 Awards From Graphic Design USA Magazine

GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, recently won nine American Graphic Design Awards given by Graphic Design USA magazine. The competition spotlights areas of excellence and opportunity for creative professionals and honors outstanding work of all kinds and across all media.

In 2013, for the eighth straight year, there were over 8,000 entries from a broad variety of creative professionals in advertising agencies, graphic design firms, corporations, associations, universities, government, publishers, and more. A very select 15 percent are recognized today with a Certificate of Excellence. GAF collected awards across a variety of categories, including Broadcast Multimedia Design, Advertising, Sales Promotions, Direct Mail Direct Response, and Brochures & Collateral.

“I am so proud of our Creative Services Design team for another round of awards recognizing their talent and hard work,” stated Ted Marcopolus, vice president of marketing services at GAF. “It is our collective goal to continue advancing the GAF brand through developing creative and innovative concepts.”


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 ProtectionShingle 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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