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Novagard to Supply NOVAFLEX® Metal Roof Sealant in Ten Ollesheimer Locations

Published on 2011-12-14. Author : SpecialChem

CLEVELAND, OH and MADISON HEIGHTS, MI -- Novagard Solutions™, Inc. a leading supplier of engineered chemical products serving the needs of the metal roof, window, door, siding and gutter dealers, building material wholesalers and contractors along with Louis T. Ollesheimer & Son, Inc.™, a building material supplier that carries roofing materials and equipment for the residential and commercial roofing contractor, have announced that NOVAFLEX ® Metal Roof Sealant, used in commercial and residential metal roofing applications, is now available through the ten Ollesheimer locations operated in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia.

NOVAFLEX ® Metal Roof Sealant offers superior product performance compared to traditional roof sealants. The product is solvent free (100% solids), is V.O.C. compliant meeting CARB and OTC regulations, easily gunned at all temperatures and easy to cleanup making this product universally liked by contractors in northern and southern climates. The product offers industry leading weatherability and UV resistance and is mold/mildew resistant. NOVAFLEX's ® plastic tubes and exclusive Tip Kits eliminate headaches for distributors and contractors alike with easily applied tips for gunning the sealant and sealing caps to protect the sealant for use at a later time.

Testing of NOVAFLEX ® silicone Metal Roof Sealant demonstrates that it offers improved benefits of superior UV resistance, superior weatherability, outstanding adhesion to Kynar® coated metal roof substrates, a tack free time less than 15 minutes, total cure in as little as 24 hours and has shrinkage on cure of 1 to 4%. It extrudes easily down to 0° F, is mildew resistant and has been shown to offer superior adhesion to Kynar® coated metal, steel and aluminum metal roof substrates than traditional roofing sealants. The combined effect of these features offers metal roof installation or metal roof repair applications with a superior technology sealant adhesive system and for the contractor offers superior ease of use and cleanup.

Novagard Solutions™, Inc. and Louis T. Ollesheimer & Son, Inc.™ have joined forces to create a powerful regional program to supply and service all of Ollesheimer's distributor locations in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and West Virginia with the recently introduced NOVAFLEX ® Metal Roof Sealant.

"For more than 30 years, Novagard Solutions™ has been developing new engineered products for all types of applications in the construction industry, including window & door, trim, siding, gutter and metal roof applications, and this product offers an exciting new entry to our product offerings", said Michael S. Sylvester - Founder and CEO. "The motto, Engineered Products...Innovative Thinking, further expresses our goal of providing not only products, but solutions to our valued customers. We are registered to ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002."

About Louis T. Ollesheimer & Son

Louis T. Ollesheimer & Son, Inc.™ carries roofing materials and equipment for residential and commercial roofing contractors. Providing their customers with competitive pricing combined with outstanding service on quality materials has been a key to their success. By establishing strong relationships with their suppliers and continually striving to maximize operational efficiencies, they have been able to offer their customers the pricing and service that allows them to shine both in their bids and on their jobs. Headquartered in Madison Heights, MI, Louis T. Ollesheimer & Son, Inc.™ is a building products distribution company that operates 10 locations in 4 states with specific locations in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Muncie and Terre Haute, Indiana; Lansing, Madison Heights, Saginaw and Wyoming, Michigan; Columbus, Ohio; and Huntington, West Virginia.

About Novagard Solutions™, Inc.

Novagard Solutions™ Inc., with a legacy of exceptional quality and customer service exceeding 33 years, is a leader in supply of silicone and other advanced material products. Novagard Solutions™ is a leading-edge company providing engineered solutions to the automotive, building construction, solar, electrical, medical, general industrial and product assembly industries. Novagard Solutions'™ focus has always been on exceeding their customers' expectations and at the same time providing opportunities for their employees to have rewarding careers. Novagard Solutions™ does this by delivering innovation in their products and service and by developing outstanding relationships with their valued customers. They deploy cutting edge technologies to products that meet the demanding requirements of all their global customers.

Source: Novagard

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