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Our guiding principle is simple - make the shingles we want on our own homes.

Malarkey Architectural Riverstone Grey Shingle Color

Roofing Manufacturer Since 1956

Founded in 1956, Malarkey Roofing Products is a US manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing products, with production facilities in Oregon, California, Oklahoma, and Maryland.


A little more thought, a little more effort, a little more care. If there’s a better, more sustainable way to make a shingle, we intend to find it.

Dale Rushing

Building Better Shingles

Dale Rushing, President

Here at Malarkey we operate under a simple guiding principle – build the shingles we want on our own homes – made better to last longer, and more sustainable. It’s a formula that works for us… but not without you.


So, thank you to our distributors, contractors, and partners who support our mission and products. And most importantly, thank you to the homeowner. Without your desire for high quality, sustainable roofing, none of this happens.

Innovative Business, Industry Leader

  • Innovation
  • Performance
  • Sustainability
  • Rubberized Asphalt

    First to launch a SBS polymer modified (rubberized) asphalt shingle.

  • Nailing Area

    First to engineer a larger nailing area and tapered shim.

  • Sustainable Materials

    First to incorporate upcycled rubber, plastics, and smog-reducing granules.

  • Tear Strength

    Shingles deliver up to 35% greater tear strength than the industry standard (ASTM D3462).

  • Granule Adhesion

    Shingles deliver up to 65% greater granule adhesion than the industry standard (ASTM D3462).

  • Impact Resistance

    Shingles deliver up to Class 4 impact resistance (highest rating possible).

  • Upcycled Rubber

    Approximate tires diverted from the landfill by incorporating upcycled rubber into our shingles.

  • Upcycled Plastic

    Approximate plastic bags diverted from the landfill by incorporating upcycled plastic into our shingles.

  • 'Planted' Trees

    Approximate trees ‘planted’ by integrating smog-reducing granules atop our shingles.

Approximation assuming standard roof of 30 squares.
Number of trees 'planted' source: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and 3M.

What Makes a Malarkey Shingle

Asphalt Weathering, Rubber Resilience, Plastic Strength

Standard shingles are made of hard, dried-out asphalt. They’re brittle, and under stress, prematurely age and crack. It’s why we pioneered rubberized asphalt in shingles.


Combining high-grade asphalt with virgin rubber polymers (SBS), as well as recycled rubber and plastic polymers, our proprietary NEX® Polymer Modified (Rubberized) Asphalt technology chemically rubberizes the asphalt core of the shingle for superior all-weather resilience, longer product life, and reduced environmental impact, while smog-reducing granules help clean the air of emission pollutants.


Made better to last longer, and more sustainable. That’s a Malarkey shingle.

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Founder's Message

Honest Dealings, Quality Standards

“We will value fair and honest dealings with our customers, will commit ourselves to the highest quality standards, and will take care of the communities in which we operate.”


– Herbert Malarkey, Founder

Proud Members of the Roofing Community

National Roofing Contractors Association

Founded in 1886, and national in scope, NRCA is the oldest roofing trade association, and an invaluable partner.

Western Roofing Contractors Association

Founded in 1974, WRCA is one of our oldest partnerships given we both began in the western United States.

Midwest Roofing Contractors Association

Founded in 1949, MRCA is a valued Malarkey relationship as we continue to grow our business in the Midwest.

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