Green roof system supplier to join SOPREMA USA
SOPREMA®, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering waterproofing solutions, has acquired Furbish, a sustainable development company focused on the deployment and maintenance of green roofs, living walls, stormwater management, and other green technologies for high-performance buildings.
SOPREMA’s latest acquisition expands its presence in the sustainable solutions market and accelerates the growth of its SOPRANATURE® portfolio of green roof solutions. It will also lead to new opportunities for product development and for professional growth opportunities for its employees. As a subsidiary of SOPREMA, Furbish will now have the resources of the SOPREMA Group to support its loyal customers.
“Sustainability is at the forefront of SOPREMA’s global activities, and the synergy between our two companies is obvious,” said Tim Kersey, CEO – U.S. Operations, SOPREMA. “Furbish’s green products and service offerings combined with their team’s culture and passion for sustaining the built environment make them a great fit for our company.”
“SOPREMA will provide expanded opportunities for our people and allow us to continue providing the same great products and services to our valued customers,” added Michael Furbish, who will remain with the company as the Strategic Systems & Innovation Manager.
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SOPREMA offers a comprehensive line of commercial roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering solutions, combining superior products and systems with decades of proven performance. SOPREMA solutions include industry-leading SBS-modified bitumen membranes, polymeric PMMA/PMA liquid-applied membranes and synthetic single-ply PVC membranes. For applications as diverse as roofing, below-grade waterproofing, plaza deck and balcony waterproofing, air and vapor barriers, and bridge and parking structures, SOPREMA has the solution. SOPREMA’s relentless pursuit of technological advancement, sustainability and product quality has been known and respected worldwide for over 110 years.
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Furbish, located in Baltimore, Maryland and founded in 2003 by Michael Furbish, is a sustainable development company focused on sustainable solutions for high-performance buildings, all accomplished with the highest level of service. Most known for its sales and installation of green roof systems and maintenance services, Furbish supplies EcoCline and other specialty products to roofers and landscapers to install. Involved in deploying green roof systems, often as design-build efforts, Furbish has developed products centered on higher stormwater performance, lower maintenance, lighter weights, lower carbon footprints, and better economies.
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