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Washington D.C. (July 15, 2019) – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has released its Quarterly Product Shipment Report, covering asphalt roofing product shipments in the United States and Canada in the second quarter of 2019. The report includes year-to-date shipment information and a comparison with the prior year’s data.

“The shipment report provides direct insight into the asphalt roofing industry for interested parties,” said ARMA’s Executive Vice President Reed Hitchcock. “Parties may examine the free quarterly summaries, or consider subscribing to the full, detailed report on the ARMA website.”

Asphalt Roofing Product Shipments

Shipments (squares) Q2-2019 Q2-2018 % Change YTD 2019 YTD 2018 % Change
Shingles – US (including Individual shingles) 43,284,062 41,541,196 4.2% 80,698,505 81,492,799 -1.0%
BUR – US (not including saturated felts) 2,207,972 2,201,358 0.3% 3,784,651 4,238,017 -10.7%
Modified Bitumen – US 9,615,488 10,217,918 -5.9% 17,173,168 18,577,490 -7.6%
Shingles – Canada (including Individual shingles) 4,049,226 4,444,327 -8.9% 8,192,434 9,178,564 -10.7%

Roofing product shipment data is collected from participating manufacturers by an independent third party, Association Research Inc., and aggregated to create this report.

About ARMA:

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is a trade association representing North America’s asphalt roofing manufacturing companies and their raw material suppliers. The association includes the majority of North American manufacturers of asphalt shingles and asphalt low slope roof membrane systems. Information that ARMA gathers on modern asphalt roofing materials and practices is provided to building and code officials, as well as to regulatory agencies and allied trade groups. Committed to advances in the asphalt roofing industry, ARMA is proud of the role it plays in promoting asphalt roofing to those in the building industry and to the public.