Roofing Associations & Organizations

ARMA is a trade association representing the majority of North America’s asphalt roofing manufacturing companies, as well as their raw material suppliers. The association includes almost 90 percent of the nation’s manufacturers of bituminous-based roofing products.

The National Roofing Contractors Association was formed in 1886 to preserve and promote the art of roofing application. NRCA members recognize that after 100 years of innovation in roofing technology and application, the following goals are as meaningful and relevant today as they were yesterday and as they will be tomorrow.

The Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau is the non-profit industry association that represents Certi-label brand product manufacturing members, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, Approved Installers, Roof Maintenance Technicians and other associates. Founded in 1915, the Cedar Bureau administers a quality assurance program, lobbies for building code acceptance of Certi-label products, provides quality marketing services, and protects the viability of the cedar shake and shingle roofing and sidewall industries.

The web site for roofing professionals in the Northeast area of the country. This site has been created to benefit the roofing contractor, but also architects, engineers, consultants, manufacturers and distributors.

National trade association representing the manufacturers of cold-applied coatings and cements used for roofing and waterproofing, as well as the suppliers of products, equipment, and services to and for the industry.

Sheet membrane and component suppliers to the commercial roofing industry.

Information on the geological history and use of sandstone and limestone roofing in the U.K. Of interest to architects, conservation professionals, and roofers.

The United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, based in Washington, D.C. has 22,000 members participating in 11 regional district councils across the country.

The Western States Roofing Contractor’s Association has been shaping the western states’ roofing profession since 1974. Our 800 members are educated, professional, roofing contractors and industry related associate members including manufacturers, distributors, architects, consultants, engineers and various other segments of the roofing and waterproofing industry, who are committed to providing the highest quality service.

Incorporated in 1937, and with roots dating back to the early years of the 20th century, the Associated Roofing Contractors of the Bay Area Counties, Inc. is a non-profit trade organization representing many of the oldest and finest contractors and companies in the Bay Area roofing industry.

CRCA’s goal is to remain in close contact, through public relations activities, with Architects, Engineers, Contractors and other segments of the construction industry, including property owners and the general public, so that all our communications efforts are coordinated and channeled to the best interests of our members, their employees, our industry, and the public welfare.

The Rhode Island Roofing Contractors Association encourages you to become fully aware of the potential problems of dealing with an unlicensed, uninsured roofer.

The Roofing Contractors Association of Washington exists for the purpose of advancing the roofing industry in an ethical and professional manner throughout the state of Washington. It is made up of hundreds of contractors, manufacturers, distributors and roofing industry professionals.

MRCA consists of more than 500 contractors located throughout the United States. MRCA is an advocate for its members. MRCA is a clearinghouse for information. MRCA is the largest regional contractors association in America. MRCA provides benefits and services of economic value to its membership. MRCA encompasses 50 years of experience serving members of the roofing industry.

The Roofing Contractors Association of Texas (RCAT) is a statewide trade association of roofing and waterproofing contractors. This group of professionals collectively represents the voice of the roofing and waterproofing industry in Texas. RCAT’s mission is to help its members operate successfully by providing continuing education, technical research, government relations, public relations, and industry contacts.


The Virginia Association of Roofing Contractors, Inc. was established in 1967 in recognition of the need for a formal organization to represent the interests of the roofing industry.

The IRCC is a not-for profit association of roofing industry professionals whose membership roster includes roofing contractors and associate members, such as material manufacturers and suppliers, who have joined together in an effort to foster high standards of workmanship and quality assurance within the roofing industry.

CRCA (The Connecticut Roofing Contractors Association) Strives to represent the highest levels of professionalism in the residential and commercial roofing industry by continually improving the technical and business related education of the contractors, the monitoring of state and federal legislation that impacts the roofing industry, facilitating the effective delivery of resources to our members, sharing resources with other roofing contractor association affiliates, and improving the general overall fellowship among roofing contractor members and their employees.

MIRCS (Michigan Roofing Contractors Association) This state-wide association is comprised of qualified roofing, sheet metal and waterproofing contractors in the Bay City, Detroit, Flint, Lansing, Southeastern and Western Michigan regional

areas who employ competent labor and are dedicated to the improvement of the industry.

The Southeastern Michigan Roofing Contractors Association (SMRCA) is a group of Professional Roofing Contractors dedicated to high industry standards and quality workmanship. Through the financial support of these contractors and the Roofing Industry Promotion Fund (RIPF), our SMRCA office is available to provide answers to your roofing related questions. This is a complimentary service provided to building owners, architects, school districts, contractors and the public at large, to provide a better understanding of roofing matters. The goal of this service is to assist in achieving the common goal of everyone — a quality and trouble free roof system.

ORCA is the only association in Ohio that is dedicated to the sole purpose of working for you, the roofing contractor. This Web site is designed to help you stay informed about current issues that affect your business, as well as providing access to contractor services and product suppliers.

The Metal Cladding and Roofing Manufacturers Association represents the major manufacturers in the metal roofing and cladding industry and seeks to foster and develop a better understanding amongst specifiers and end users alike of the most effective use of metal building products, components and systems.

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