December 12, 2016
2016 Fastest Growing Companies in Maine

Medium company runner-up: Horch Roofing Inc.

Photo / David Clough
Photo / David Clough
Peter Horch, owner of Horch Roofing

Horch Roofing Inc.

2414 Camden Road, Warren

Founded: 2003

Top leader: Peter Horch

Sales growth 2013-15: 66.88%

Number of employees: 40

Contact: 273-1111

How would you describe your company's core mission?:

We have a defined mission and vision statement, along with six core values that our team is trained on: Safety, respect, quality, communication, availability and organization.

What were the key factors in your company's growth?:

We have grown from $2.08 million in 2012 and projected revenue of $5.25 million for 2016 on an average project size of $3,500. We have served 1,500 customers so far this year.

How have you adjusted to the rapid growth?:

Our commitment to customer satisfaction; investing our profitability in cutting-edge equipment that increases efficiency; we doubled the shop and warehouse space at our Warren facility.

Do you have plans to hire additional employees?:

Yes, we do. We have opportunities for laborers, roofers, foremen and project managers. Some of these jobs range from $40,000 to $85,000 per year.

What can we expect for 2017?:

We are currently expanding into the southern Maine region. We are developing new inventory management systems. We have installed state-of-the-art fabrication machinery to increase efficiency in the metal roofing division.

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