Metal Roofing Manufacturer Training Programs

The MRA-member manufacturer companies listed below offer various training programs for the benefit of architects, contractors, installers and others.


a division of ATAS International, Inc.

Company Name: Accel Roofing Proucts, a division of ATAS International, Inc.

Description of Training Program(s): ATAS International, Inc. offers metal roofing training programs throughout the year at both the Allentown, PA facility and the Mesa, AZ facility. Our two-day seminars include sales and marketing techniques, product training and installation of panels and trims. There is no charge for the seminars, and lunches and one dinner are provided. Participants are responsible for their own transportation and lodging.

Contact: Registration may be made on line at www.atas.com/inhouseseminar or by contacting Juanita Riepensell (Allentown) – 1-800-468-1441, Ext. 233 or Glenn Hechler (Mesa) – 1-800-879-8382.

Link to Site or Supplied Document: For 2005 training schedules for architects, contractors, and distributors, please visit our events calendar at www.atas.com/calendar/

Company Name: Allmet Roofing Products

Description of Training Program(s): Allmet’s extensive hands on training program covers just about every roof condition you can expect to encounter as an installer for the residential re-roof market.

Our extensive two day hands on training course will begin with an introduction of Allmet, a brief session on theory of roof installation followed by a day and a half of hands on field training.

Your instructor will walk you through the methods involved in roofing over asphalt and cedar shakes while teaching the installation methods required when roofing hips, valleys, Dutch gables, ridge/rake details and complex areas of installation such as zippers.

Contact:
Groveland, Florida: 1-866-919-7663
Courtland, ON: 1-800-265-9357
http://www.allmet.com

Company Name: Atas International, Inc.

Description of Training Program(s): ATAS International, Inc. offers metal roofing training programs throughout the year at both the Allentown, PA facility and the Mesa, AZ facility. Our two-day seminars include sales and marketing techniques, product training and installation of panels and trims. There is no charge for the seminars, and lunches and one dinner are provided. Participants are responsible for their own transportation and lodging.

Contact: Registration may be made on line at www.atas.com/inhouseseminar or by contacting Juanita Riepensell (Allentown) – 1-800-468-1441, Ext. 233 or Glenn Hechler (Mesa) – 1-800-879-8382.

Link to Site or Supplied Document: For 2005 training schedules for architects, contractors, and distributors, please visit our events calendar at www.atas.com/calendar/

Company Name: Classic Metal Roofing Systems

Description of Training Program(s):

Corporate “Hands-On” Installation Training:
An intensive two day training program is offered at Classic Products, Inc. in Piqua, Ohio. The training is facilitated by our highly trained and knowledgeable training staff. Graduates of the class receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course. There is no cost to the training; however, travel and related expenses are incurred by the dealer.

Jobsite Training:
On-site training from a Factory Certified Trainer can be offered at the dealer’s request. For optimal training, three to five days are highly recommended. While there is no training fee, travel and related expenses for the Factory Certified Trainer are incurred by the dealer.

Corporate and Field Support:
On-going support is provided by our highly trained corporate staff for all areas of operating a dealership to include product knowledge, installation, sales, marketing, financial and operations. Our dealer support staff makes routine visits to dealer locations throughout the nation for personal training and relationship building.

Annual Dealer Meeting:
A Dealer Meeting is held annually either at our facilities in Piqua, Ohio or at times off site at various locations nationwide. The Dealer Meeting provides an excellent opportunity for Classic Metal Roofing System dealers to learn the latest trends in sales, marketing, manufacturing and most importantly, networking with other dealers and discussing their businesses.

Contact: Mark Thompson, Technical Support Director; 800-543-8938, x218; markt@classicroof.com

Company Name: Custom Built Metals

Description of Training Program(s): Custom-Bilt Metals offers installation Training Programs at all of its locations. Depending on the product line, the training runs from one to three days. They are scheduled upon request and availability, usually with a two week notice. There is also a ½ day or 1 day Sales seminar included when appropriate for contractors requesting sales training. Call (800) 826-7813, ask for Steve Chiovare for more information.

Contact: Call (800) 826-7813, ask for Steve Chiovare for more information.

Company Name: Kassel & Irons Ltd.

Description of Training Program(s):

Corporate installation training:
Kassel & Irons provides product installation training for distributors, dealers and contractor personnel at our training facility in Piqua, Ohio. This two day training course provides the individual with the skills and knowledge to properly install the Kassel & Irons roofing products, KasselWood and KasselShake. Graduates of the class receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course. While there is no cost for the training, travel and related expenses are the responsibilities of the individual(s).

On-site installation training:
On-site training can be made available with requests. A Kassel & Irons’ Factory Certified Trainer will travel to your job-site for one-on-one or crew training that includes all the latest techniques for installing Kassel & Irons products. There is no cost for the training; however, there is a fee to cover travel and related expenses of the Factory Certified Trainer incurred by the dealer/distributor.

Dealer/Distributor support:
On-going support is provided by our highly trained corporate staff for all areas of operating a dealership to include product knowledge, installation, sales, marketing, financial and operations. Our dealer support staff makes routine visits to dealer locations throughout the nation for personal training and relationship building.

Annual Dealer Meeting:
A Dealer Meeting is held annually either at our facilities in Piqua, Ohio, or at times off site at various locations nationwide. The Dealer Meeting provides an excellent opportunity for Kassel & Irons’ dealers to learn the latest trends in sales, marketing, manufacturing and most importantly, networking with other dealers and discussing their businesses.

Contact: Mark Thompson, Technical Support Director; 866-544-4766, x218; mark.thompson@kasselandirons.com

Company Name: Metro Roof Products

Description of Training Program(s):

On-Site Installer Training Program

Metro is dedicated to providing the best possible installation experience for your crews to learn Metro application techniques.

The Metro SMARTstart Installer Training Program is heavily subsidized at only $250.00/day for three (3) days and you get a $250.00 Metro SMARTbuck credit certificate back after completing the training. This program provides for an on-site Metro trainer to teach your crews the key points to installing a Metro roof.

Download the pdf form, fill-out and fax to Metro to reserve your training dates. http://www.metroroofs.com/ost_form.html

Contact:

Metro Roof Products
3093 ‘A’ Industry Street
Oceanside CA 92054

Toll Free: (866) METRO-4U
PH: (760) 435-9842
Order FX: (760) 435-1162
General FX: (760) 435-9412
info@metroroofproducts.com

Link to Site or Supplied Document: Download the pdf form, fill-out and fax to Metro to reserve your training dates: http://www.metroroofs.com/ost_form.html

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