SOPREMA® Leads the Industry in Very Severe Hail Rated Systems

Press Release from SOPREMA, Inc

WADSWORTH, Ohio (Jan. 19, 2021) — When it comes to Very Severe Hail (VSH) rated roof assemblies, SOPREMA outperforms the competition. SOPREMA — a leader in the roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering industries — currently holds approximately 50 percent of the RoofNav assemblies listed with insurer FM Global, more than any other roofing manufacturer in the world.

FM Global is one of the most prominent property insurance companies and specializes in loss prevention and testing. RoofNav is a complimentary tool that provides access to the most up-to-date FM Approved roofing products and assemblies from FM Approvals, FM Global’s independent testing arm that uses scientific research, third-party testing and certification services to verify products meet rigorous loss prevention standards of quality, technical integrity and performance.

These assemblies undergo the most stringent testing to obtain approval, including VSH approval, and are a testament to the proven resilience and durability of SOPREMA’s SBS-modified bitumen roof systems. As of July 2020, SOPREMA h as more than 2,600 of the total 5,700 FM Very Severe Hail approved assemblies published in FM RoofNav. 

Learn more about SOPREMA’s VSH approved assemblies at


About SOPREMA, Inc. 

SOPREMA offers a comprehensive line of roofing, waterproofing, wall protection and civil engineering solutions, combining superior products and systems with decades of proven performance. Our solutions include industry-leading SBS-modified bitumen membranes, polymeric PMMA/PMA liquid-applied membranes and synthetic single-ply PVC membranes. For applications as diverse as roofing, below-grade waterproofing, plaza deck and balcony waterproofing, air and vapor barriers, and bridge and parking structures, SOPREMA has the solution. SOPREMA’s relentless pursuit of technological advancement, sustainability and product quality has been known and respected around the world for over 100 years. Visit for a complete product offering, environmentally intelligent systems, technical information and the latest innovations delivering sustainable solutions. 

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