Founded in 1886, GAF has become North America’s largest manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing. Our success in growing the company to nearly $3 billion in sales has been a result of our relentless pursuit of quality, combined with industry-leading expertise and comprehensive roofing solutions. GAF is the most fully integrated roofing manufacturer in the United States, with more than 3,000 employees in 29 plants across the country.
For more than 75 years, we've been a leader in the glass fiber industry. And our global presence, including locations in 26 countries, with more than 16,000 employees, helps us keep a pulse on global needs. Our commitment to market-leading products and innovations has kept our Company on the Fortune 500® list for 63 consecutive years.
Paslode, a division of Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW), is the premiere manufacturer of innovative fastening solutions and services. For over 75 years, professional contractors, remodelers and specialty tradesmen serving the residential construction market have relied on Paslode products to drive worksite efficiency, customer satisfaction and business results. As the pioneer of fuel powered cordless tool technology and patented fastener technology, Paslode continues to deliver a broad range of performance-proven, high quality fastening solutions through major home improvement retailers, STAFDA distributors and dealers.