American Metal Roofs, in Flint, Mich., is looking to build a network of contracting companies to sell and install the metal shingle product it carries.
Frank Farmer, left, owner, and Robert LaHousse, sales manager, of American Metal Roofs in Michigan.
Re-roofing in metal can cost 2½ to 4 times as much as a job using premium asphalt shingles. American Metal Roofs pitches its aluminum shingles as an investment-grade re-roof that will last the life of the home. Metal roofing is particularly popular in the South and in New England.