Philadelphia, PA,
20
September
2011
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12:00 AM
America/New_York

CertainTeed Introduces the Next Generation in the Remarkable Volu-Matic® Series of Insulation Blowing Machines

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(Valley Forge, Pa.) – CertainTeed Corporation is expanding its top-of-the-line series of insulation application machines with the new Volu-Matic® SE high-performance insulation blowing machine. Designed for the professional contractor, the reduced footprint and lighter weight of the Volu-Matic SE makes installation into smaller trucks possible, lowers initial investment and operating costs, and does it all without sacrificing productivity.

“Our customers demand equipment with outstanding performance, high quality and dependable service,” says Blair Gaida, general manager of CertainTeed Machine Works, formerly known as Unisul. “The Volu-Matic SE’s compact size, lighter weight and competitive price offer the commercial contractor an excellent return on investment. It delivers the same production output as our popular Volu-Matic III machine in an economical package and is the perfect machine for today’s changing market.”

Able to be used for the application of fiberglass, rockwool and cellulose insulations, the Volu-Matic SE measures 69 inches high x 72 inches wide x 48 inches deep and weighs 1,300 pounds. It is available in power take off (PTO) and gas or diesel engine-driven models, with optional wireless remote control and hopper extensions. For more information, go to www.certainteed.com/unisul.

About CertainTeed Machine Works

Formerly known as Unisul®, CertainTeed Machine Works has been the leader in the technology, design and manufacture of machinery used to install insulation and fireproofing materials since 1936. As a specialist in this segment of the construction equipment industry, CertainTeed Machine Works has developed a variety of pneumatic application machines with unique features that complement the particular characteristics of different types of insulation materials. From the popular Volu-Matic® series of blowing machines to insulation removal vacuums and spray foam systems, CertainTeed Machine Works offers a complete range of products and services to meet the needs of insulation contractors. CertainTeed Machine Works is an authorized distributor of Graco spray equipment and Dynasolve cleaning products.

About CertainTeed

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, foundations, pipe, insulation, gypsum, ceilings and access covers.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 6,000 employees and more than 65 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Recognized as a 2009 and 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, CertainTeed earned the 2011 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, the highest level of recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. The group had total sales of approximately $3 billion in 2010. www.certainteed.com

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