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Roof Talks: Environmental Roofs Drive Value

  With an older roof or one with an expired warranty, one of the first things business owners might consider is how to replace it. “Why replace an entire roof, if you only need to recondition a small percentage of it,” said Chris Evans, Strategic Accounts Manager for Fortis Warranty. “That’s one of the ways companies can drive environmental, social and Read more

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Roof Talks: Environmental Roofs Drive Value
  With an older roof or one with an expired warranty, one of the first things business owners might consider is how to replace it. “Why replace an entire roof, if you only need to Read more
Building Management
How To Stay Ahead of Labor and Materials Shortages
The roofing industry is mired in a labors and materials shortage that’s making things challenging, to say the least – and not just for roofers. Organizations with vast roofing portfolios are Read more
Building Management
Roof Talks: A Company and Culture as Energizing and Exciting as the Industry Changing Solutions it Provides – Fortis Warranty
  Fortis Warranty is now hiring key positions!  On this episode of the Roof Talks podcast, Rick Lewis, President and CEO of Fortis Warranty, and David Schupmann, Senior Vice President of Read more
Building Management
Roof Talks: Exploring Pros and Cons of Roof Asset Management Plans
  On today's episode of Roof Talks, a Fortis Warranty podcast, host Tyler Kern went in-depth with Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Dave Schupmann to discuss roof asset Read more
Building Management
Roof Talks: In the Aftermath of a Storm, Roof Replacement isn’t Your Only Option
  Be it a hurricane or hail gale, large storm systems can wreak havoc on roofs. In states where storms are an annual expectation, like Florida and Louisiana, yearly roof-replacement is Read more
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Roof Talks: The One Big Mistake Building Owners Make When Going Solar
  Solar energy is growing in popularity as it becomes cheaper and more efficient. But what many homeowners and businesses don’t know is that a solar system installed on a roof, new or Read more

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Finishing Industry Trends and Challenges: Manufacturing A Stronger Standard
July 2, 2022
This episode of Manufacturing A Stronger Standard is live from FABTECH 2021. Host and President of LestaUSA and DeGeest Corp. Derek DeGeest, talked with Scott Francis, editor-in-chief of Products Finishing, the Read more
Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Richard Wilcox and LestaUSA Increasing Customers’ Production with New Automation Systems
July 2, 2022
Achieving automation on the finishing side requires many pieces—two of the most important being the conveyor system and robotics. Host of Manufacturing a Stronger Standard Derek DeGeest spoke with Systems Sales Read more
Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Nordson Customer Success with LestaUSA Technology
July 2, 2022
Derek DeGeest was back at FABTECH 2021 for another Manufacturing a Stronger Standard conversation. He spoke with Frank Mohar, Regional Sales Manager at Nordson, about the partnership between the companies and Read more
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Roof Talks: Environmental Roofs Drive Value
January 26, 2022
  With an older roof or one with an expired warranty, one of the first things business owners might consider is how to replace it. “Why replace an entire roof, if you only need to recondition a small percentage of it,” said Chris Evans, Strategic Accounts Manager for Fortis Warranty. “That’s one of the ways companies can drive environmental, social and Read more
How To Stay Ahead of Labor and Materials Shortages
August 2, 2021
The roofing industry is mired in a labors and materials shortage that’s making things challenging, to say the least – and not just for roofers. Organizations with vast roofing portfolios are also having to navigate the best plans of action for their assets. To learn how Fortis Warranty is helping the industry tackle these shortages, Roof Talks host Daniel Read more
Roof Talks: A Company and Culture as Energizing and Exciting as the Industry Changing Solutions it Provides – Fortis Warranty
January 2, 2020
  Fortis Warranty is now hiring key positions!  On this episode of the Roof Talks podcast, Rick Lewis, President and CEO of Fortis Warranty, and David Schupmann, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Fortis Warranty, sat down with host Sean Heath to discuss the type of personality that would thrive working with their disruptive approach to the Read more
Roof Talks: Exploring Pros and Cons of Roof Asset Management Plans
September 19, 2019
  On today's episode of Roof Talks, a Fortis Warranty podcast, host Tyler Kern went in-depth with Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Dave Schupmann to discuss roof asset management plans for commercial roofs; the good, the bad and the ugly. Before roof management plans came about, building owners often made decisions about the commercial roof Read more
Roof Talks: In the Aftermath of a Storm, Roof Replacement isn’t Your Only Option
September 13, 2019
  Be it a hurricane or hail gale, large storm systems can wreak havoc on roofs. In states where storms are an annual expectation, like Florida and Louisiana, yearly roof-replacement is simply not in the budget. But Dave Schupmann, senior vice president of sales & marketing at Fortis Warranty, said that a huge percentage of traditional roofs with storm Read more
Roof Talks: The One Big Mistake Building Owners Make When Going Solar
September 12, 2019
  Solar energy is growing in popularity as it becomes cheaper and more efficient. But what many homeowners and businesses don’t know is that a solar system installed on a roof, new or old, can void your roof warranty and potentially hinder the roof’s overall safety. On this episode of Roof Talks, we welcomed Dave Schupmann, SVP of sales and marketing at Read more
Roof Talks: Commercial Building Roofs Can Make or Break a Sale
August 22, 2019
  Commercial building roofs are one of the most negotiated points when transacting a building, and can be the difference between a handsome profit or painful loss. On this episode of Roof Talks with Fortis Warranty, host Tyler Kern sat down with Dave Schupmann, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Fortis Warranty to discuss how commercial roof Read more
Roof Talks: For Roof Warranties, It’s All About the Guarantee
May 29, 2019
  Any building owner wants a guarantee on the performance of roof repairs. They also desire warranties on the management of a long-range asset, their budget, and transferrable solutions that deliver a higher property value. However, they don't always get these guarantees. Why? On today's episode of Roof Talks, President and CEO of Fortis Warranty, Rick Read more
Roof Talks: Commercial Roofing Reconditioning Supported by Data-Driven Process
May 24, 2019
  When talking about the commercial roofing industry, the phrase data-driven probably isn’t used too often. However, that’s not the way that Fortis Warranty sees the industry. Fortis has been a pioneer in evaluating roofing and turning to data to deliver reconditioning plans versus replacement. On this episode of Roof Talks, we explored the Fortis Read more