If you spend any significant time in Meridian, Mississippi, you’ll hear someone mention Atlas Roofing Corporation. The company is a lot like Peavey Corporation in the sense that if you live in Meridian, someone you know or someone you are related to works or used to work there.
From their website:
Atlas® Roofing Corporation is an innovative, customer-oriented manufacturer of residential and commercial building materials. Atlas has grown from a single roofing shingle manufacturing facility in 1982 into an industry leader with 19 plants in North America and worldwide product distribution. All Atlas products are manufactured in state-of-the-art facilities and shipped worldwide from its network of manufacturing plants and distribution facilities in the United States and Canada. Atlas Roofing Corporation is made up of 6 major divisions: Wall Insulation, Roof Insulation, Roof Shingles, Roof Underlayment, Web Technologies, and Atlas EPS.
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