May 13, 2013
Gaco Western, a leader in innovative spray foam insulation products, is pleased to announce that the company’s GacoWallFoam 183M Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation has been awarded UL Environment’s GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certifications, signifying that samples of 183M have been tested and certified to be in compliance with stringent chemical emissions standards set by UL Environment, which are amongst the world’s most rigorous, third-party chemical emissions standards.
May 3, 2013
Gaco Western, a leader in innovative spray foam insulation products, is pleased to announce that the company has made a commitment to ensure GacoWallFoam contractors are certified under the SPFA Professional Certification Program by January 1, 2015.
November 2, 2012
Gaco Western, a technology leader in waterproofing and insulation products, celebrated the company's new 85,000 sq. ft. expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, October 31, at their facility located at 1245 Chapman Drive in Waukesha. City of Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima commented, "The Waukesha family is delighted that Gaco Western is adding to the momentum of innovation and growth in our community."
October 2, 2012
Gaco Western, a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems, introduced six new colors of GacoRoof 100% Silicone Roof Coating. The GacoRoof coating line now includes nine contemporary colors: White, Gray, Green, Light Tan, Rustic, Medium Blue, Black, Brown and Red. These popular colors, combined with GacoRoof’s superior waterproof protection, offer building and homeowners an attractive way to recoat and renew failing roofs.
October 1, 2012
Gaco Western, an industry leader in technical innovation, with best-of-class products that are FIRST in Technology and Product Quality, will be exhibiting at this year’s ICAA Convention & Tradeshow in Dallas, TX on October 4-5, 2012.
August 13, 2012
Gaco Western, LLC, a technology leader in waterproofing and insulation products, is proud to announce the expansion of their Waukesha facility located at 1245 Chapman Drive.
City of Waukesha Mayor Jeff Scrima commented, “The Waukesha family is delighted that Gaco Western is adding to the momentum of innovation and growth in our community.”
July 23, 2012
Gaco Western, a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems, has developed a new coating product: GacoFlex WalkPad. This silicone-based, solvent-free, yellow sealant provides an excellent alternative to conventional walkway mats. WalkPad contains a unique thickening agent in the silicone to provide the durability and resistance to tearing that is needed on rooftop walkways, yet unlike conventional mats that must be laboriously adhered to the roof to prevent blow-off, WalkPad becomes an integral part of the roof and cannot blow off.
June 14, 2012
Gaco Western, a leader in innovative spray foam insulation, is pleased to announce GacoGreen 052/052N recently received an evaluation report (ESR# 2478) from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), providing evidence that the half pound open cell spray-applied polyurethane foam meets the following code requirements.
November 21, 2011
Gaco Western, a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems, is pleased to announce a new and unique product: GacoSeamSeal. This silicone-based, solvent-free tape comes in a liquid form, and a unique thickening agent in the silicone gives it the sealant properties of regular roof tape as it dries. Yet unlike regular roof tape, GacoSeamSeal can be applied with a brush, trowel, piping bag, or roller to make the process of sealing seams and roof details faster and easier.
September 19, 2011
Gaco Western is pleased to showcase GacoFireStop at the ICAA show September 22-24 in Orlando, Florida. GacoFireStop meets the needs of contractors who want to both save money and keep up with code requirements. With new code requirements for ignition barriers in attics and crawl spaces contractors are faced with lengthy and expensive requirements to apply an additional ignition barrier. Waiting for the foam to cure and applying an ignition barrier increases labor time and expense.
August 18, 2011
Gaco Western, a leader in innovative spray foam insulation, is pleased to announce a new evaluation report on GacoFireStop. Gaco Western's GacoFireStop 5500 passed the industry Appendix X flammability test for the second time last month. Now IAPMO Evaluation Service has issued IAPMO ES Evaluation Report Number 0233 certifying that GacoFireStop meets and exceeds the building code prescriptive and performance requirements based on third party laboratory testing. Building code officials and contractors can have confidence in the Evaluation Report (ESR) released today and available on the Gaco Western website: http://www.gacowallfoam.com/halfpoundfoam.html. The report confirms that GacoFireStop can be installed in attics and crawl spaces without the use of an additional ignition barrier.
August 10, 2011
Gaco Western, a leader in innovative coatings and the maker of the industry's first solvent-free silicone coating, is pleased to announce that its roofing system consisting of RoofFoam spray polyurethane foam and roof coatings meets the needs of building owners and contractors facing the dangers posed by the hurricane season. The company's spray foam carries the Miami-Dade County Notice of Acceptance, certifying that the foam will protect the roof at design wind speeds up to 150 miles per hour when applied over concrete, steel, or a smooth-surface BUR roof deck.
August 1, 2011
Gaco Western, the first manufacturer to produce open cell polyurethane spray foam insulation with a built-in fire retardant to pass rigourous Appendix X fire testing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Zimmerman as Vice President of Operations and General Manager.