Based in Wayne, New Jersey, GAF is the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. Its GAF Timberline Shingles won a Builder’s Choice Award for quality and are the top-selling American brand. As part of the company’s focus on customer satisfaction, each GAF Timberline purchase includes a limited warranty that is transferable to future property owners. GAF was founded in 1886, and its sales now total nearly $3 billion. The company generates products for residential and commercial clients that are sold through retailers and installed by roofing contractors across the country. The company’s Premium Designer Shingles earned the Architects’ Choice for Excellence Award on two occasions. In addition, the business accepted a pair of 2011 Product Innovation Awards. Maintaining manufacturing sites across the United States, the company partners with more than 4,000 factory-certified roofing contractors. More than 125,000 professional roofing installers have completed the company’s CARE training program. Timberline products have earned the highest available Underwriters Laboratories Class A safety rating. They are offered in an assortment of color blends and are able to withstand wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour. Residential shingles are available to complement a vast array of homes, including craftsman, colonial, and Tudor-style houses. GAF produces a range of additional roofing parts, including leak barriers, attic vents, decking, ornamental iron, and stone. Also, customized industrial roofing systems, maintenance, and repair services are available. The company offers business clients low-slope installations, garden roofing, solar roofing, and plaza decks. To read about complete company details, browse a do-it-yourself guide to roofing, or to find a GAF-certified contractor, visit www.gaf.com.