Founded in 1945, The W.P. Hickman Company is one of the premier American manufacturers of metal roof edging for commercial buildings. It is a family owned business with over 65 years of experience in the metal roof edging industry. The company manufactures easily installed metal roof edging, parapet wall coping, fascia, commercial gutters, gravel stops, downspouts, conductor heads, reglets and trims. Some of its products include Permasnap Plus, Permasnap, Permasnap Accessories, TerminEdge, Econosnap and Extruded TerminEdge. The W.P. Hickman Company was runners up in the 2009 North Carolina Small Business of the Year .