Founded in 1917 as a tire manufacturer, Carlisle survived the great depression and expanded into the construction materials industry in the 1970's with its revolutionary Sure-Seal rubber roofing products. It now offers a host of single-ply roofing systems, as well as related products such as roof garden grids, insulation, sealants, adhesives, and hardware. Carlisle Construction Materials is a $2 billion division of Carlisle Companies Incorporated, and employs over 2,400 people. It operates 26 plants in North America and 5 in Europe, manufacturing products for Carlisle SynTec Systems, Carlisle WIP Products, Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing, Carlisle HVAC Products, Hunter Panels, Insulfoam, Carlisle International, Premier SIPs, Versico Roofing Systems, and WeatherBond.
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