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65 Years of History, Family, Community, and Innovation.

Pioneering a Better Way

At Malarkey, we didn’t set out to be first in innovation. We set out to make the industry’s highest performing, most sustainable shingles. When that’s your goal, and you’re driven to achieve it, the innovation happens naturally.

 

2018 First Smog-Reducing Shingle

Partnering with 3M, Malarkey is the first (and only) shingle manufacturer to use 3M™ Smog-Reducing Granules that help clean the air of emission pollutants.

2018 First Polymer Modified (SBS) Entry-Level Architectural Shingle
Malarkey Architectural Natural Wood Shingle Color

Malarkey introduces the first polymer modified (SBS rubberized) entry-level architectural laminated shingle (Highlander® NEX®), completing the industry’s first complete, Good-Better-Best, polymer modified shingle line.

2016 First Recycled Polymers in Polymer Modified (SBS) Shingles

Malarkey is the first (and only) shingle manufacturer to incorporate upcycled rubber and plastics into its asphalt formulation.

2015 First Polymer Modified (SBS) Mid-Level Architectural Shingle

Malarkey introduces the first polymer modified (SBS rubberized) mid-level architectural laminated shingle (Vista®).

2015 GreenCircle® Certification for Waste Diversion
GreenCircle Certified: a sustainable solution

Malarkey receives GreenCircle® Certification for Waste Diversion , showing responsible end-of-life material management.

2011 Malarkey Opens Oklahoma Plant

Malarkey expands production with new facility in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

 

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2003 First 3M Scotchgard™ Protector Designation

Partnering with 3M, Malarkey was the first shingle manufacturer to use 3M™ Copper Granules to receive the 3M Scotchgard™ Protector Designation for algae-resistant shingles.

2003 Malarkey Opens California Plant

Malarkey expands production with new facility in South Gate, California.

2001 First Wider Nailing Area (The Zone®)

Malarkey obtains patent for The Zone® larger nailing area to improve installation ease and accuracy, for which it wins Western States Roofing’s Outstanding Service Award in 2006

1997 First Polymer Modified (SBS) Architectural Shingle
Malarkey Architectural Riverstone Grey Shingle Color

Malarkey introduces the first polymer modified (SBS rubberized) architectural laminated shingle (Legacy®).

1993 First to Meet Miami Dade County Wind Requirement

Malarkey’s Alaskan® shingle is the first shingle to meet 110mph Miami Dade building code requirement for wind.

1987 First SEBS Roofing Asphalt

Malarkey introduces the first polymer modified (SEBS rubberized) mopping asphalt.

1986 First Polymer Modified (SBS) 3-Tab Shingle

Malarkey introduces the first polymer modified (SBS rubberized) 3-tab shingle (the Alaskan®).

 

1985 Governor's Award for Energy Conservation

Malarkey receives the State of Oregon’s Governor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Energy Conservation for its methane recovery program with the City of Portland.

1977 First Polymer Modified (SBS) Base Sheet

Malarkey introduces the first polymer modified (SBS rubberized) asphalt base sheet in North America.

1977 First Metric Fiberglass Shingle

Malarkey introduces the first metric fiberglass shingle in North America.

1976 First Fiberglass Mat in 3-Tab Shingles
Malarkey 3-Tab Storm Grey Shingle Color

Malarkey introduces fiberglass mat to 3-tab shingles, and gives them the first 2-year warranty in the industry. That same year, Malarkey introduces the fiberglass Built-Up Roofing (BUR) system.

1975 Michael Malarkey Takes Over as President

Michael Malarkey assumes the position of President of Malarkey Roofing Products, and installs the first random-lay inorganic fiberglass mat machine in Western North America.

1956 Malarkey Roofing Products Founded

Herbert Malarkey begins a new manufacturing venture named Herbert Malarkey Paper Company, which later becomes Malarkey Roofing Products. Malarkey begins operation of saturated felt rolls.