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Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist – Ken Gascoigne


Ken Gascoigne is President of Empire Roofing Corporation, ERC metal cladding, Empire

Brick Restoration as well as maintains an active real estate portfolio. Empire Roofing

Corporation- his main venture, offers a full line of services including commercial,

industrial, metal, and residential roofing as well as metal siding and composite panels.


Gascoigne and his team are in the process of developing a “roofing” school where the

curriculum is based on the roofing and metal trades. All Empire hires receive a complete

course in roofing and safety and are certified prior to the first day of employment.


They are proud to be one of the first companies in Canada to introduce and install

Firestone TPO (Thermoplastic Polyolefin single-ply roofing). Now the largest installed

roofing product in the world.


Empire Roofing Corporation has been recently presented with the most prestigious

honors in the commercial roofing industry including the Master Contractor award, the

inner circle of quality award, and the Firestone Building Products President’s Club

Award, as recipients of these awards they have demonstrated the commitment to superior

quality and skilled workmanship. These awards have not been won by a Canadian firm in

over 8 years, and are 1 of only 25 in the world.


In the last two years, Empire has expanded their production facilities, Including 2.7 acres

to the compound and equipped their facility with state of the art CNC metal fabrication

and roll forming equipment, brought from Germany. This allows them to fabricate all of

their metal products in-house, thus helping create and keep jobs in the Windsor/Essex

Community. Although as a company they have expanded into every major city in the

province Empire predominantly uses tradesman and employees based out of Windsor.


Although earned across the province, Empire donates 10% of their annual profits to local

Windsor/Essex County charities and youth programs.

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