A Tried and True Roofing Practice

How do you get to Yankee Stadium… or The Olympics… or The Super Bowl? How do you stay at the top of your game?  Ask any major athlete, or race car driver, or Grammy winner. The answer is always the same: Practice, Practice, Practice. No matter how long you’ve been in the business of roofing, […]

We’re Not Just For Roofers

The RIDGEPRO® is not “just for roofers”. Safety is vital for anyone who ascends steep-slope roofs. These days, that includes many diverse industries. Some workers will need to be on the roof for hours while repairing or replacing shingles, flashing and other components. Others are up there for only minutes to check a chimney or gutter. […]

Welcome to The RIDGEPRO® Blog

Welcome to The RIDGEPRO® blog. Here we’ll bring you news about our flagship product, The RIDGEPRO®, the premium device in steep-slope roofing safety; we’ll discuss issues surrounding rooftop safety; and as our company grows, we’ll share new products and partnerships. Developing and manufacturing The RIDGEPRO® has been both a business and a personal journey. We are a multi-generational family of […]

Speed vs. Safety in Solar Installation… Must You Choose?

In today’s superheated clean energy industry, solar PV contractors across the country are feeling the need for speed. Current statistics show that solar accounted for 43 percent of new electricity generation in 2020, amounting to almost 20 GW of new capacity. While larger commercial installations provided much of the market expansion, the residential solar market […]

The RIDGEPRO™ and Bullybag® & Tool Co. Align for Greater Roofing Safety

September 1, 2021 – Cranford, NJ and Parkville, MO – Strawder Family Innovations, inventors and manufacturers of The RIDGEPRO®, the premium device for steep-slope roofing safety and Bullybag® & Tool Company, tool solutions for industry, are pleased to announce a distribution alliance that will benefit roofing workers across the US. Starting September 1, 2021, The RIDGEPRO […]

The RIDGEPRO® Brings Its Safety Message to the International Roofing Expo 2021

UNITED STATES, August 3, 2021 / — The RIDGEPRO will advance its mission to dramatically reduce the number of injuries and fatalities in steep-slope roofing applications by bringing its product and safety message to The International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas, NV, from August 10-12, 2021. The RIDGEPRO is the flagship brand of Strawder Family […]

Strawder Family Innovations Expands US Manufacturing Capability for The RIDGEPRO®

EAST CANTON, OHIO, UNITED STATES, June 1, 2021 / — Creating good manufacturing jobs in Ohio has been a goal of Strawder Family Innovations since the launch of its unique, professional-grade roofing safety device in 2013. This month’s major manufacturing expansion, from 1,200 sq. ft. to more than 5,500 sq. ft., allows the company to unite all […]

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