Slate Roofing Contractors Association of North America

Contractor Profile:

Midland Engineering Co.

Membership Category: Slate Roofing Contractor, Charter Member

Midland Engineering

Reslating the Cathedral of St. Andrew, Little Rock, AR


General Information

1. BUSINESS NAME: Midland Engineering Co.


3. BUSINESS TYPE: Corporation    

52369 U.S. 933 North, PO Box 1019, South Bend, IN 46624; Ph: 574-272-0200; Fax: 574-272-7400

4. STATE WHERE INCORPORATED:    Indiana                                                      Year of Incorporation:


5. YEARS IN BUSINESS under current ownership (as of 2006):         Years in business under present name:  83






8. WORK RANGE: Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas, Tennessee.


9.List any TRADE ORGANIZATIONS to Which You Now Belong: NRCA, MRCA, IRCA, Tile Roofing Inst., Michigan Historic Preservation Network


10. CRIMINAL HISTORY: Has the above named business, including principals, partners, officers, owner, or any employee, been convicted of any business related crimes in the past 15 years?   No

11. LICENSE REVOCATION: Have you ever had a business license revoked?  No




Experience Level


14. I have been actively involved in the slate roof contracting business for the past five continuous years. Yes     

15. I, or my employees, have worked on, repaired, installed and/or restored slate roofs for at least the past five continuous years:   Yes   

16. At least 75% of the number of annual roofing contracts I fulfill each year are slate roofing contracts:   No  

17. If your annual percentage of slate roofing contracts is less than 75% of your total roofing, what percentage of your roofing contracts do you estimate to be slate roofing contracts? 30%

18. What estimated percentages of contracts in the following roofing categories do you engage in annually?

19. asphalt shingles          1%

single ply                     40%              

built-up roofing              5%

cedar shakes            1%

20. ceramic tile                1 %

cement shingles            1%

imitation slate             1  %

metal                       20%

21. Other (explain):

22. What percentage of your business contracting does not including roofing at all?

23. What other types of contracting services do you provide other than roofing (e.g. carpentry, siding, heating)?  Waterproofing, Masonry Restoration

24. Do you subcontract slate roofing work to other contractors? No

25. How are your roofing professionals trained?  We are Union

26. Do you do FLAT-LOCK (SOLDERED) COPPER roofing?   Yes        

27. Do you do STANDING SEAM metal roofing?  Yes       

28. Do you repair ASBESTOS SHINGLE roofs?   No  

29. Do you install RAIN SPOUTING on slate roofs?   Yes    

30. Do you do MASONRY WORK in association with slate roofs (such as chimney rebuilding)?   Yes   

31. Do you do ARCHITECTURAL SHEET METAL work (such as ornamental copper)?   Yes      

32. Do you do STEEPLE WORK?   Yes        

33. How do you access steep slate roof areas when doing repairs?

34. What is your preferred method(s) for installing a replacement slate when doing a repair in the field of the roof?

35. Do you sell salvaged roofing slates?  No  

36. Do you keep a stockpile of salvaged slates?  No                      

37. Do you sell new roofing slate?   Yes                                                 If yes, do you stock them?

38. Do you do slate roof installations as well as repairs?    Yes        

39. What is the maximum size, in squares, of a new slate roof installation your company will do? Unlimited

40. Do your roofing professionals have certified professional training? If yes, explain (include the names of the individuals):

41. Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


Name(s) of your slating professionals

Years of Experience


















42. SRCA MEMBER SINCE: 01/26/06