Herbert Malarkey begins a new manufacturing venture named Herbert Malarkey Paper Company, which later became Malarkey Roofing Products. Malarkey begins operation with saturated felt rolls.
Malarkey begins researching the use of fiberglass mat in shingles.
Malarkey produces their first 3-tab shingle.
Michael Malarkey assumes the position of President of Malarkey Roofing Products and installs the first random lay inorganic fiberglass mat machine in Western North America.
Malarkey introduces fiberglass mat to 3-tab shingles and gives them the first 20-year warranty in the industry. The same year, Malarkey introduces the fiberglass Built-Up Roofing (BUR) system.
Malarkey begins research on the use of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS) polymers in roofing products.
Malarkey introduces the first metric fiberglass shingle in North America. The same year, Malarkey introduces the first SBS polymer modified base sheet in North America.
Malarkey is awarded the first Class 'A' fire rating for any SBS Built-Up Roofing system over wood decking.
Malarkey partners with the City of Portland and installs a methane recovery pipeline from the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant. The renewable methane reduces Malarkey's natural gas consumption by over 80 percent.
Malarkey receives the State of Oregon's Governor's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Energy Conservation for its methane recovery program.
Malarkey introduces the first SBS polymer modified roofing shingle, The Alaskan®, a benchmark for shingle quality in North America.
Malarkey introduces Styrene-Ethylene-Butylene-Styrene (SEBS) mopping asphalt, which provides improved thermal performance and resistance to UV degradation.
Malarkey is the first manufacturer to convert fiberglass BUR roll products to metric.
The Alaskan® shingle is a cover story in the Miami Herald for being the first shingle to meet the 110 mph Miami-Dade building code requirement for wind.
Malarkey produces the first 3M Algae Block shingle, the Hurricane™, which would later be known as The Alaskan® with Scotchgard™.
Malarkey introduces the first SBS polymer modified laminate shingle, the Legacy®.
Malarkey obtains patent for The Zone®, which tapers and extends the architectural shingle nailing strip to one of the largest in the industry, to address laminated architectural installation issues.
Malarkey becomes the first manufacturer to receive the 3M Scotchgard™ Protector designation for algae resistant shingles.
Malarkey expands with a new production facility in South Gate, California.
Malarkey receives the Outstanding Service Award from the Western States Roofing Association for the creation of The Zone® nailing area.
Malarkey releases the solar reflective Ecoasis™ shingle, listed with the Cool Roof Rating Council.
Malarkey expands from the West Coast with a manufacturing plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Malarkey releases their first designer shingle, the Windsor®, which was engineered with input from roofing contractors over a two-year period to combine quality design with ease of installation.
All three of Malarkey manufacturing facilities achieve the Waste Diversion from Landfill Certification from GreenCircle Certified, LLC, demonstrating responsible management of end-of-life materials.
2016 marks the 60th Anniversary of Malarkey Roofing Products. After 60 years, Malarkey remains a pioneer of quality, performance, and innovation in the roofing industry.
Ushering in the next step in sustainable roofing materials, Malarkey releases Vista® AR – the first polymer modified asphalt shingle to feature asphalt technology utilizing polymers from repurposed materials.
Malarkey introduces the roofing industry’s first shingles featuring 3M™ Smog-Reducing Granules, which harness sunlight to photocatalytically convert smog (NO, NO2) into water-soluble ions (NO3), actively reducing air pollution.