Decades of Innovation

  • The Conklin Company pioneered the acrylic elastomeric coatings market over 30 years ago. We continue to be recognized as an industry leader providing innovative technologies and solutions for building owners. Our commitment is to provide quality systems designed to offer   
     years of protection and energy savings.

  • 1978 Kwik Kaulk® is developed as a complement to Rapid Roof. This unique caulking and sealant compound remains flexible.
  • 1983 A partnership is created with TruFast® Fasteners—the most innovative, customer-service-oriented supplier of quality Factory Mutual-approved fasteners made in the U.S.A.
  • 1985 Metal Ready® is developed. This rust-inhibiting primer provides a strong protective barrier against moisture and prohibits rust on metal surfaces.

  •   1992 Field leaders Charles W. and Judy Herbster purchase the Conklin Company from the Conklin family. They continue to develop the company on a strong foundation and sound business practices.   BASF spray foam and Atlas boardstock become Conklin partners to better serve our contractors by providing the best insulation products on the market.  



  • 1927 Harry Conklin begins developing lubrication products.
  • 1969 Harry’s sons Jack and Bob incorporate their father’s business as Conklin Company, Inc.
  • 1976 Conklin Research and Development department formulates a unique latex elastomeric technology.
  • 1977 Rapid Roof® is introduced; as the first liquid elastomeric roof coating, it becomes the pioneer product of the cool roofs industry by offering an innovative, fluid-applied system designed to  save energy.
  • 1986 Rapid Roof II is derived from the original Rapid Roof formula and offers improved physical properties.
    • Alumify® is introduced as a premier aluminum coating and offers contractors yet another option to restore metal roofs and buildings.   
    • Hy-Crown® Single Ply Membrane is introduced with DuPont’s exclusive polymer to create a new industry.
  • 1991 Benchmark® premiers and raises the bar for industry standards for elastomeric roof coatings. Hundreds of millions of square feet are protected by this new technology.

 

  • 1986 Rapid Roof II is derived from the original Rapid Roof formula and offers improved physical properties.
    • Alumify® is introduced as a premier aluminum coating and offers contractors yet another option to restore metal roofs and buildings.   
    • Hy-Crown® Single Ply Membrane is introduced with DuPont’s exclusive polymer to create a new industry.
  • 1991 Benchmark® premiers and raises the bar for industry standards for elastomeric roof coatings. Hundreds of millions of square feet are protected by this new technology.

 

  • 2009 Equinox® joins the Conklin systems formulated for cool weather application.
  • 2010 PUMA® XL is introduced with an extended warranty of up to 18 years
  • 2011 Conklin Membrane Coating System is a liquid-applied protective coating for aged Modified Bitumen, EPDM, TPO, PVC and CSPE roofs. This system can improve and extend the life of existing membrane, and sets the standards for the industry.
  • 2014 Affinity is introduced as a polyurethane utility coating with a highly reflective bright white finish. It is designed to be used in conjunction with systems for metal roofs, spray polyurethane foam, approved membranes, and Conklins Fabric Reinforced System.
  • 2015 Conklin rolled out our newest product, designed to take place of Metal Ready. Universal Primer found in Conklin’s Metal Ready Restoration Systems. Conklins Encase Metal Primer continues the proven performance of Conklins line of superior primers by inhibiting the further spread of oxidation process and safeguarding metal buildings, and making them last longer. 

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Custom Roofing Solutions

Williamston, MI 48895, US

(517) 898-9314

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