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In our seventh decade in the roofing industry, we take great pride in the people and professionalism that drive CentiMark to new levels of success and excellence in roofing and flooring.

CentiMark, Ltd. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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CANONSBURG, PA -- CentiMark Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of CentiMark Corporation, celebrates its 25th anniversary on July 1, 2021. CentiMark Ltd. provides commercial roof repairs, reroofing and building envelope services with 11 offices in seven provinces and roofing partnerships in the remaining three provinces. CentiMark Ltd. is under the direction of Robert (Bob) Penney, Executive Vice President and Canadian Group Director. CentiMark Ltd. provides commercial roof repairs, reroofing and building envelope services with 11 offices in seven provinces and roofing partnerships in the remaining three provinces. CentiMark Ltd. also offers concrete flooring repairs, coatings and polished concrete. 

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What does a 3D Virtual Site Assessment mean for the future of your roof inspections?

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Two words: Soarin’ benefits. Utilizing drones with high definition, infrared, thermal imaging capabilities, CentiMark associates are able to safely obtain an entirely new perspective when inspecting your roof.

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2021 Summer Storm Season

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From hurricanes to tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, summer is a busy storm season. 

Being prepared for extreme weather is essential to keep your building and business up and running. Your roof is one of the most important defenses your building has against weather. This means having a plan for your roof before and after a storm hits is extremely important.

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CentiMark People - NRCA National Roofing Week

Food Bank East Middle Tennessee Receiving CentiMark donation

As part of NRCA National Roofing Week June 6-12, 2021, we want to feature our CentiMark associates who donated to food banks and donated blood. #CentiMarkCaresintheCommunity #NationalRoofingWeek.

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Roof and Floor Safety

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The question YOU should be asking: How safe is my roof and floor?

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Safety at CentiMark - Training, Training, Training.

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As part of National Roofing Week June 6-12, 2021, we want to feature our safety training programs. Our CentiMark Safety Program is designed to provide a safe workplace with on-going safety training, equipment and knowledgeable safety personnel.

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CentiMark Charity Project: Blood Drive

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As part of CentiMark’s community outreach during National Roofing Week June 6-12, 2021, which include food bank donations nationwide, we are asking CentiMark business associates, friends and family to schedule a blood donation through the end of June. Blood donations are critical to our healthcare systems so we are going to help as many people as we can with our donation drive. 

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CentiMark Roofing MVP’s

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For National Roofing Week June 6-9, 2021, CentiMark is very proud to showcase our two 2021 NRCA Roofing MVP’s:

Jeffrey Doll, Warehouse Manager, St. Louis, MO - Winner
Rick Stahlman, Warehouse Manager, Richmond, VA - Finalist

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CentiMark Charity Project: Food Drives for Food Security

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One of CentiMark’s charity projects during NRCA’s National Roofing Week is food drives and food bank donations across North America to help with food security needs in the 95 communities where CentiMark and CentiMark Ltd associates live and work.

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Signature Project: The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center.

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A CentiMark Roof for A Medical Outpatient Facility Under One Roof.

Edward B. Dunlap, CentiMark Chairman and his wife Anna Dunlap, are well known for their philanthropy in western PA and across the United States and Canada. With the grand opening of The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center at St. Clair Heath, Mt. Lebanon, PA, on May 7, 2021, they left a legacy for The Dunlap Family for future generations and created a state-of-the-art outpatient center for the South Hills community in western PA.

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State of the Commercial Roofing Industry.

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The NRCA (National Roofing Contractors Association) identified the changes listed below as significant challenges to the supply chain in the commercial roofing industry. 

In 2020 and 2021, the changes in the world were both global and a perfect storm: the pandemic, the fires in the northwest United States, hurricanes, hail storms, flooding, working from home, stimulus money that changed consumer spending, blockage of trade ships in the Suez Canal, trade wars with China and the shortage of commercial truck drivers.

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Congratulations: The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center

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The Dunlap Family's philanthropy is well known in western PA and across the United States and Canada. With the grand opening of the The Dunlap Family Outpatient Center at St. Clair Heath, Mt. Lebanon, PA, on May 6, 2021, they have left a legacy for The Dunlap Family for future generations and created a state-of-the-art outpatient center for the South Hills community in western PA.  And, the facility has a CentiMark roof and a QuestMark parking deck! #CentiMarkCaresintheCommunity 

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TPO vs EPDM: Selecting the Right Commercial Roofing System

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TPO and EPDM are two of the most popular commercial roofing solutions in the industry. Similar in some ways, yet different in others! We’re breaking down TPO versus EPDM, and how to choose which solution is best for your commercial roof.

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The Major Advantages of Metal Roofs

The Major Advantages of Metal Roofs The Major Advantages of Metal Roofs

Did you know metal roofs are some of the most popular roofing systems used today? They provide a variety of benefits and are best known for being durable and customizable. Plus, metal roofing systems are quick to install and easy to repair, making them an attractive roofing solution.

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CentiMark - Celebration of 53rd Anniversary - Monday, April 19, 2021

CentiMark - Celebration of 53rd Anniversary - Monday, April 19, 2021 CentiMark - Celebration of 53rd Anniversary - Monday, April 19, 2021

Today is the final day in our eight part blog series featuring our memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  We’re celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd anniversary on April 19, 2021.

Today, we celebrate all 3,500 of CentiMark, QuestMark and CentiMark Ltd associates throughout North America.

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Tim Dunlap - Celebrating 43 years at CentiMark on June 17, 2021

Tim Dunlap - Celebrating 43 years at CentiMark on June 17, 2021 Tim Dunlap - Celebrating 43 years at CentiMark on June 17, 2021

Today is the seventh in our eight part blog series featuring our memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  

Timothy M. Dunlap is the President and CEO of CentiMark Corporation and the son of Edward B. Dunlap, Founder & Chairman of CentiMark.  “First, I would like to congratulate all CentiMark, QuestMark and CentiMark, Ltd associates on our 53rd anniversary! On behalf of my Dad and I, we appreciate your hard work, dedication and your contributions to our success. Thanks to our vendors, suppliers and, especially, CentiMark’s customers. We value you and your support. Thank you.” 

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Steve Hecht - Celebrating 50 years at CentiMark on September 27, 2021

Steve Hecht - Celebrating 50 years at CentiMark on September 27, 2021 Steve Hecht - Celebrating 50 years at CentiMark on September 27, 2021

Today is the sixth in our eight part blog series featuring our memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  

After 50 years at CentiMark, Steve Hecht has a photographic memory of his years in sales, customers, co-workers, successes and challenges. He remains as energized about his job, as dedicated to his customers and as willing to mentor younger sales representatives as he was 50 years ago.

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Dan Miller - Celebrating 39 Years at CentiMark

Dan Miller - Celebrating 39 Years at CentiMark Dan Miller - Celebrating 39 Years at CentiMark

Today is the fifth in our eight part blog series featuring our memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  

Dan Miller joined CentiMark 39 years ago on February 28, 1982. Dan started with CentiMark on the roofing crew. He saw many opportunities for advancement and in less than a year he was promoted to roofing foreman and then Warehouse Manager.

Dan relocated to Allentown, PA for an opportunity in the flooring division. There, he was mentored by now retired Eastern Group Director Robert Fulton. Dan says: “Bob taught me how to be successful at CentiMark.”

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John Rudzik - Celebrating 44 Years at CentiMark

John Rudzik - Celebrating 44 Years at CentiMark John Rudzik - Celebrating 44 Years at CentiMark

Today is the fourth day in our eight part blog series featuring memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  We’re celebrating CentiMark’s 53rd anniversary on April 19, 2021.

John Rudzik is the Executive Director of the CentiMark Foundation after retiring in 2000 from his role as CentiMark’s CFO.  When he began his career at CentiMark, the finances of the young, growing company were challenging. John struggled to pay the bills and make the payroll. Over the years, he witnessed the growth and financial success of the company, the building of the Corporate headquarters at Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA and the expansive philanthropy of the Dunlap Family and CentiMark Corporation. 

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Craig Scott - Celebrating 38 Years at CentiMark as he retires April 30, 2021

Craig Scott - Celebrating 38 Years at CentiMark as he retires April 30, 2021 Craig Scott - Celebrating 38 Years at CentiMark as he retires April 30, 2021

Today is the third in our eight part blog series featuring memories from several of CentiMark’s longest term associates and a focus on the “Mark” that CentiMark and the Dunlap’s have contributed to the commercial roofing and flooring industries.  

For 38 years, Craig Scott has worked in the warehouse and expanded his responsibilities at CentiMark. He currently works as Maintenance Supervisor overseeing CentiMark buildings in Canonsburg, PA, Ed Dunlap’s numerous businesses and Ed & Anna Dunlap’s home. He’s a jack-of-all trades and works tirelessly at the tasks at hand. His dedication, professionalism, experience and knowledge will be greatly missed as he enters his well-deserved retirement. Although - and this is an editorial comment - he will not miss putting up all the Christmas decorations at the various properties!!! 

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