Stories of an Extraordinary Industry
Building Chicago Twice

Building Chicago Twice

August 10, 2022

Explore the unique kinship of Chicago roofing contractors, which has a history that started with a fire and a 16-year-old kid who helped build the city of Chicago not once but twice.

 

Sponsored by ABC Supply Co. Inc.

The Road to Leadership

The Road to Leadership

July 27, 2022

What inspired NRCA Chairman of the Board Kyle Thomas’ journey from Gulf Coast beaches to serving the roofing industry?

 

Sponsored by ABC Supply Co. Inc.

Building Back Trust

Building Back Trust

July 13, 2022

PVC roof systems are trusted to protect some of the most iconic buildings in the world. However, in the 1970s, they were shattering after a few years of life. What went wrong, and how did they make a comeback?

 

Sponsored by ABC Supply Co. Inc.

Four Generations of Success

Four Generations of Success

April 27, 2022

A company goes from sewing doll clothing to providing roof membranes for some of the world’s highest-profile buildings. How has it continued a culture of innovation?

 

Sponsored by the NRCA Health Care Program

Roofing DFW

Roofing DFW

September 29, 2021

What does it take to install a roof on one of the world’s busiest airports? Learn from someone who spent decades dodging airplanes.

 

Sponsored by TRAC—Training for Roof Application Careers

Celebrating 25 Years of the Roofing Alliance

Celebrating 25 Years of the Roofing Alliance

September 8, 2021

A group of roofers recognized industrywide problems and said: “It’s time to put up or shut up.” Learn how they accomplished big things by turning their dreams into reality.

 

Sponsored by NRCA ProCertification®

Roofers United (Rebroadcast)

Roofers United (Rebroadcast)

August 11, 2021

We look back at a time when the roofing industry rallied together in the face of tragedy and showed the world this country can be united.

 

Sponsored by the Roofing Alliance

A Company Failure Alters Roofing History (Rebroadcast)

A Company Failure Alters Roofing History (Rebroadcast)

July 28, 2021

General Roofing Services was one of the first roofing roll-ups in the U.S., and it collapsed. Where did it go wrong, and how did it change the roofing industry? This story is a profound lesson about a type of investment rarely discussed because few have the courage to do it.

 

Sponsored by FiberTite Roof Systems

Sweet Josephine Lilly

Sweet Josephine Lilly

July 14, 2021

A 4-year-old girl from Jamaica inspires a homeless roofer to go after his dream job. When tragedy strikes, will the roofer turn it into triumph?

 

Sponsored by the NRCA Health Care Program

Two Simple Words

Two Simple Words

June 16, 2021

How does a community of roofing industry competitors create friendly competition? With two simple words.

 

Sponsored by NRCA's Qualified Trainer Conference

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