Marketing Bulletins

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July 23, 2014
NEW SKYSCAPE™ PRODUCTS

Firestone Building Products is excited to announce the following new products in our SkyScape Vegetative Roof System portfolio. SkyScape Pregrown Modular System is based in an engineered module that enhances plant growth by encouraging nutrient-sharing between trays, creating a 1.75” space under the tray for increased air flow, and separates the water reservoirs from the…

July 23, 2014
INDUSTRY IMPACT ON TRANSPORTATION REQUESTS

Increased construction activity within the commercial building industry continues to drive demand for limited flatbed shipping equipment. Like other manufacturers, Firestone Building Products continues to evaluate alternative shipping options to help maintain continuous service throughout this demanding time. To partner with us and help counter this issue, please consider the following: Choose van delivery vs….

July 23, 2014
SAFETY MILESTONE

We are excited to announce that our EPDM manufacturing facility in Prescott, Arkansas has reached 1 million hours without an OSHA recordable!  This is an epic accomplishment and the first for this facility.  We take great pride in making sure our teammates work and thrive in safe environments and this is just another example of…

July 23, 2014
Digtial Tool Enhancements & Social Media Updates

DIGITAL TOOL ENHANCEMENTS At Firestone, we’ve made it a point to listen and respond to your needs.  That is why we are excited to announce that we now have Android versions of our Firestone BP – Roots to Rooftops App and our Firestone Technical app. We’ve also made improvements to the landscape function of the…

July 23, 2014
PROJECT PORTFOLIO HIGHLIGHT

Firestone Building Products played an instrumental role in making the design of the Port Canaveral Welcome Center become a reality. This iconic 20,000SF building sits on the east coast of central Florida in the port where businesses and vacationers alike use the port to access cruise lines, cargo ships, beaches, parks, fishing spots and restaurants….

July 23, 2014
BUILDING PRODUCTS UNIVERSITY

BUILDING PRODUCTS UNIVERSITY As the leading manufacturer of superior roofing solutions and building performance solutions, Firestone Building Products has been trusted by architects, contractors, building owners and specifiers for 30 years. Our tradition of innovation has helped us become the premier single-source manufacturer of all the critical components needed for successful, long-term commercial building solutions….

June 30, 2014
TPO Market Update

The roofing industry is finally in full swing and based on industry reports it appears that the roofing environment will be one of the best the industry has seen in quite some time. In particular, TPO has continued to see very strong volume growth and is on pace for its highest volume year. Despite the…

May 22, 2014
EPDM Packaging Process Improvements

It’s our goal to not only deliver high quality products, but to ensure that those products make it to the rooftop in perfect condition. After conducting a series of internal quality packaging tests for EPDM, results indicated that zip ties have a better holding power than twisted wire. Therefore, effective May 28, 2014, all poly…

April 22, 2014
Updated LTTR Information

On January 1, 2014, Firestone Building Products began reporting Long Term Thermal Resistance (LTTR) of our ISO 95+™ and RESISTA™ flat and tapered commercial roof insulation products in accordance with the ASTM C1289-13e1 testing standard. Since the process of CO2 and Pentane diffusion occurs at a slower rate in thicker polyiso products, we reported LTTR…

March 14, 2014
30/20/10 Promotion

Firestone Building Products is pleased to offer the 30/20/10 Promotion on our Fluid Applied Metal Roofing Systems products during the peak coating months in 2014. What is the 30/20/10 Promotion? Between 3/17/14 and 7/31/14, contractors and distributors that place an order for Firestone Metal Spray Coatings will receive: A 30% discount on any Metal Spray…

March 4, 2014
Introducing New Firestone Building Products Technical App

At Firestone Building Products, we’ve made it a point to listen and respond to our customers’ needs.  That is why we are excited to announce our new technical application is now available on iOS (Apple) devices!  The free, easy-to-use app provides you with an array of tools to help make your job easier.  From safety…

February 25, 2014
“March Madness” Promotion

In preparation for the upcoming busy construction season, Firestone Building Products is providing a special promotion to our valued distributors for I.S.O. Twin Pack Insulation Adhesive. From March 1-March 31, you can easily stock up and receive FREE SHIPPING! Details: Minimum order of two (2) pallets of cartridges (96 cases). Receive 10 additional cases, FREE….

February 24, 2014
Master Contractor Program Update

As a member of Firestone Building Products worldwide network of commercial contractors, you represent the best in the building industry. The partnerships we’ve built with you have made us a premier source for superior building products and quality commercial roofing solutions. Our Master Contractor event in Phoenix last week was an enormous success. Excellence, professionalism…

February 24, 2014
Firestone SunWave™ Daylighting System Promotion

Firestone Building Products is excited to announce a new SunWave™ Daylighting System promotion for our valued customers. Our system maximizes natural light input and produces energy saving results, and we want our customers to see first-hand the benefits of using it. From February 24 – April 4, we are offering a 5% discount for any…

August 30, 2013
LTTR Update

Due to advances in testing methodology which more accurately predict thermal performance over time, LTTR values are changing. This change in R-value will be applied to Firestone commercial roofing insulation products produced at its seven manufacturing locations.  Starting January 1st, 2014: Firestone Building Products will continue to participate in the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA)…

July 29, 2013
Geomembrane & PondGard™ Contact Information

Due to recent internal changes within the Firestone Building Products Geomembrane & PondGard™ division and in our efforts to provide prompt and responsive customer service, we would like to provide the following updated contact information for your convenience: Thank you for your continued business and support as we look forward to a successful second half…

June 27, 2013
New Packaging for BASEGARD™ SA Base Sheet

Firestone Building Products BASEGARD SA is a self-adhered, fiberglass reinforced, modified bitumen base sheet for use with many of our APP and SBS systems. Effective in July 2013, BASEGARD SA will have a new look as we phase out our current cardboard packaging to shipping product rolls in recyclable polyethylene shrink wrap material. Our comprehensive…

May 23, 2013
Tips for FSBP Website Use

REGISTERING, LOGGING IN & LOGGING OUT Q: I am a Firestone licensed contractor, do I need to register on the new site or do I use the same login that I use for the PIN system? A: Firestone Licensed Contractors should not register on the new site. They should simply use the existing username and…

April 18, 2013
UltraFlash™ Liquid Flashing

UltraFlash Liquid Flashing available from Firestone Building Products is a tough, two-part, liquid-applied urethane elastomer used to form an impermeable, seamless and waterproof membrane. It cures chemically at ambient temperatures within approximately four (4) hours to form a tack-free polyurethane film. A number of improvements have been introduced for the UltraFlash line of products.  The…

April 16, 2013
TPO PENETRATION POCKET KIT

ULTRAPLY™ TPO PENETRATION POCKET KIT WITH SINGLE-PLY LVOC PRIMER   With an increased focus on environmentally friendly, Low Volatile Organic Compounds (LVOC) products, Firestone Building Products is pleased to announce that our UltraPly TPO Penetration Pocket kit, which currently includes a 4 oz can of Single-Ply Primer, will now contain Single-Ply LVOC Primer. The Single-Ply…

February 15, 2013
Firestone Building Products Announces the Creation of the Innovative Products & Services

February 15, 2013 Firestone Building Products is pleased to announce a new internal team to support our growing number of complex roof enhancement products and systems. The Innovative Products and Services team, or IPAS, will assume sales management responsibility for rooftop photovoltaic systems, SunWave™ daylighting, SkyScape™ vegetative roofing, roof coating systems, other retail/residential products and…

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