Media Contact:

Bill Braun
ARMA Communications Manager

Washington D.C. (October 14, 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 third quarter of 2019. The report includes year-to-date shipment information and a comparison with the prior year’s data.

“ARMA’s shipment report provides interested parties with direct insight into the asphalt roofing industry, and complimentary access is a valued ARMA member benefit,” said ARMA’s Executive Vice President Reed Hitchcock. “Companies that are not members of ARMA may examine the free quarterly summaries and those ineligible for ARMA membership can subscribe to the full, detailed report on the ARMA website.”

Asphalt Roofing Product Shipments

Shipments (squares) Q3
% Change YTD
YTD 2018 % Change
Shingles – U.S. (including individual shingles) 37,463,880 31,998,593 17.1% 118,162,385 113,491,392 4.1%
BUR – U.S. (not including saturated felts) 2,142,232 2,006,770 6.8% 5,926,883 6,244,787 -5.1%
Modified Bitumen – U.S. 9,524,329 9,009,722 5.7% 26,697,497 27,587,212 -3.2%
Shingles – Canada (including individual shingles) 3,174,116 3,871,881 -18.0% 11,366,550 13,050,445 -12.9%

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.