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Guilbert Express Announces the Launch of a New Family of Hot Air Roofing Tools at the International Roofing Expo in San Antonio, Texas

Given safety and strict building requirements, Guilbert Express innovation team designed and developed this new line of hot air roofing tools specifically for circumstances where an open flame is prohibited. The products will be showcased at the International Roofing Expo -the largest industry-roofing gathering – held from February 5-7, 2013 in San Antonio.

San Antonio, February 6, 2012– Guilbert Express, a manufacturer specialized in developing high quality heating tools for the Construction, Roofing and Agriculture markets, announces the launch of a new Family of Hot Air Roofing Tools, a series of products specifically designed for situations on the roof where an open flame is prohibited.

The new Hot Air Tool family consists of 3 new products all providing the heating power of gas with the safety of hot air. The Express Sirocco is a contained flame, high-output hot air detail roofing torch specifically developed for modified bitumen roofing applications (APP and SBS Membrane Systems). The Express Vulcane is a dual output detail roofing repair tool for hot air welded TPO and PVC systems as well as modified membrane systems. And last but not least, the small but sturdy 4600 Express Heating Gun is cordless propane fired Hot Air Torch for flashing and repairs of single-ply and self-adhered asphalt membrane systems.

 “We see a real heightened concern around safety and the use of open flame on the roofs for building and insurance reasons from our customers. Therefore, we feel it is important in addition to our traditional roofing torches to launch this new set of Hot Air Roofing Tools.” said Philippe Guilbert, CEO of Guilbert Express “And like all our other roofing tools, these new products are sturdy and can handle anything on the roof, while they are still very easy and lightweight to handle, which are very important consideration while working on the roof.” The launch of this new family of hot air products in the US market is taking place at the Annual Roofing Expo in San Antonio Texas. In addition, the products will be available at several distributors throughout the US, including the NEMEON distributor network. 

For more information on the new family of products, please visit Guilbert Express at booth 1554 at the International Roofing Expo or you can visit

About Guilbert Express:

Guilbert Express offers a wide range of heating tools for the Building, Roofing, Agriculture and DIY markets. With nearly seven percent of sales dedicated to Research and Development and over 60 patents, Guilbert Express has been recognized worldwide as a provider of high quality and innovative heating tools, which are available in all 5 continents. In the US, Express products are available at over 100 distributor locations across the US. Guilbert Express was also recently awarded the status of Preferred Vendor to Nemeon, a purchasing cooperative in the roofing distribution industry. For more information on Guilbert Express products, please visit

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