Investment Enhances Firestone Product Portfolio and Allows Growth in Liquid Coatings Roofing Segment

INDIANAPOLIS, February 15, 2017 – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (“Firestone”) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Gaco Western (“Gaco”), a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems and provider of top-tier waterproofing […]

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Gaco Western Shatters the Spray Foam Isocyanate Ceiling at SPFA this Week

February 1, 2017 – Gaco Western shattered the spray foam isocyanate ceiling at SPFA this week with our new patented GacoCanary, the FIRST isocyanate-FREE spray foam.

GacoCanary will change the face of the spray foam industry, as Gaco delivers future generations of safer spray foam systems without isocyanate or sensitizing components.

Gaco’s isocyanate-FREE closed cell spray foam will provide the […]

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Gaco Western Promotes Jason Loftus to Director of GacoFlex Sales

December 28, 2016 – Gaco Western is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Loftus to Director of GacoFlex Sales. Jason came to Gaco in 2011 as a Distribution Manager and later became the National Distribution Manager leading the Distribution sales team. Jason will now provide leadership over the entire GacoFlex Sales organization.

Chuck Skalski, President […]

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Gaco Provides 116,591 Meals Through Northwest Harvest

December 20, 2016 – In November, Gaco Western held its 5th Annual Northwest Harvest Fundraising Drive. Northwest Harvest is a Washington State hunger relief organization whose mission is to provide nutritious food to hungry people statewide in a manner that respects their dignity while fighting to eliminate hunger. Their network consists of 360 food banks, […]

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A New Solution for RV Roof Restoration

October 6, 2016 – Gaco Western is entering the RV industry with the launch of GacoMobileRoof Kit, a 100% silicone roof coating system and accessories kit that will waterproof the aging roof of any recreational vehicle or motorhome. From start to finish, the kit contains everything you need to re-coat the roof of your bus, […]

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GacoPatch Becomes the First Standalone Silicone Roof Patch

September 26, 2016 – Gaco Western has developed GacoPatch, a fiber reinforced silicone roof patch designed for repairing roof leaks in a one-step application. Primers, seam tapes and top coats are not required.

“Our customers have been after a silicone-based patching compound that can be used for a standalone repair for an extended period until a […]

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GacoProFill® Achieves 1-Hour Re-Entry for Trades

September 22, 2016 – Gaco Western has developed an ultra-low emitting system for our GREENGUARD Gold certified GacoProFill open cell polyurethane foam insulation. GacoProFill is injected behind GacoProFilm or GacoProWeb membranes, as well as injected in existing building cavities and behind drywall.

Due to dramatic reduction of emissions and occupational exposure, we can reduce the re-entry […]

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Gaco Western Appoints Chuck Skalski as President

August 25, 2016 – Gaco Western is pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Skalski as President of the company after over 25 years of dedication and leadership.

Chuck joined Gaco Western in 1991 as an Area Manager to develop the Ontario Canada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Western New York markets. In 1993 he spearheaded the launch […]

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Gaco Foam and Silicone Awarded Severe Hail Rating by FM Approvals

June 14, 2016 – Gaco Western prides itself on producing innovative products that contractors can use to differentiate themselves. We are pleased to announce that our newly developed GacoRoofFoam F2733 spray applied polyurethane foam coated with GacoFlex S2100 Cleanable Solvent-free Silicone Coating assembly successfully passed Severe Hail by FM Approvals. The roof assembly was rigorously tested to meet: hail, wind uplift, corrosion, […]

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GacoOnePass Keeps Getting Better and Better!

April 5, 2016 – Gaco Western’s GacoOnePass (F1850) – the first 2 lb. density Closed Cell foam in the industry which can be sprayed in 4” passes and pass Appendix X without a coating – has been awarded UL Environment’s GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certifications.

Interior products can have a significant impact on indoor air quality, […]

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