Since becoming President and CEO of TAMKO Building Products in 1994, David Humphreys has led the company during the introduction of many new and innovative products and programs.
A variety of new products were introduced under David Humphrey’s leadership. TAMKO diversified its product lines and expanded to include: cements and coatings; EverGrain and Envision composite decking; Heritage Vintage laminated shingles; MetalWorks steel shingles; polyester mat; peel-n-stick felt; Tam-Rail tri-layer railing; waterproofing; Marquee composite railing; and a variety of roof vents.
David Humphreys integrated anti-tampering and automation, Six Sigma, and vertical integration into TAMKO’s operations.
- Anti-tampering and automation: David Humphreys implemented anti-tampering and automation companywide to reduce variation and bring uniformity to the company’s processes. Anti-tampering reduces human interference in an automated process.
- Six Sigma: Six Sigma solidified TAMKO’s attention to quality by instituting increased measurement and accountability and provided a methodology to identify the root cause of variation and create a plan to address it.
- Vertical Integration: Vertical integration practices were implemented by David’s predecessors, but he took them a step further. He expanded the company’s production of dry felt and glass mat, introduced limestone crushing and asphalt processing plants, and invested in polyester mat production. Additionally, he started a joint venture to produce glass fiber.
To learn more about David Humphreys and TAMKO Building Products, visit www.tamko.com/AboutUs.