Astec Re-Ply Roofing systems, a leader in seamless, fluid-applied roofing and exterior coating technology, recently announced that it has hired Joseph Rokowski as their new Technical Director.
“Joe brings a unique mix of chemistry expertise and a strong knowledge of the business of coatings to our company. We’re excited to have him on our team,” said David Ziebarth, President of Astec Re-Ply Roofing. Joe’s responsibilities at Astec include new product development, quality control, formulation science and assisting in business development.
Prior to joining Astec, Rokowski was the Global Elastomeric Roof Coatings Group Leader and Principal Research Scientist in R & D for Dow Construction Chemicals. Joe has worked in the coatings industry since he joined Rohm and Haas in 1981.
Rokowski’s accomplishments include eleven patents, two Otto Haas Awards, and a Roon Award from the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology. He earned a BS in Chemistry from St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania in 1988.
Astec has been providing roofing solutions to businesses around the world on hundreds of millions of sq. ft. for over 30 years. They continue to work directly with building owners, and facility / property managers to reduce capital expenditures and energy costs.
All ASTEC systems qualify for Energy Star and Cool Roof programs.