Stories of an Extraordinary Industry

Stories of an Extraordinary Industry

Presented by the National Roofing Contractors Association, the Stories of an Extraordinary Industry podcast is meant to enlighten, educate and inspire. From the roof system installers to the manufacturers and everyone in between, the roofing industry is made up of incredibly talented people. This is where we tell their stories.

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May 28, 2024 16 mins

Turner Roofing’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity has spanned many years and is a company-wide effort that gets employees involved and invested. 

 

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We speak with team members from the University of Florida's Construction Management program, who placed first in the Roofing Alliance’s 2024 student competition.

 

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February 5, 2024 28 mins

Chasing your passions while helping others can lead to massive success. Our guest has done this throughout her career, contributing to the roofing industry in a significant way. 

 

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December 20, 2023 30 mins

Hear about what we learned from our stories in 2023 and three New Year's resolutions for the roofing industry in 2024.

 

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December 4, 2023 31 mins

A Texas roofing professional’s contagious passion to make an impact in the world inspires many people to follow his lead. 

 

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November 3, 2023 27 mins

A Florida roofing company’s hurricane disaster relief efforts are benefiting the Bahamas daily. How can we make a difference with the resources we have? 

 

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October 5, 2023 23 mins

This year's Best of the Best winner hails from South Florida, where his lifelong dedication to roofing and philanthropy have become contagious. 

 

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September 5, 2023 19 mins

Meet an Indiana high school student who is preparing for her future in roofing and setting records as the first in her state to participate in a roofing competition.

 

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July 28, 2023 25 mins

Join us as we meet a woman leading the drive to get women on the roof—including her company with an in-demand all-female crew.

 

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June 28, 2023 25 mins

Be inspired by a Pennsylvania roofing company’s ability to retain its workforce for generations and empowered to do the same at your company.

 

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May 31, 2023 21 mins

Join us as we travel to Ohio and meet a metal roofing manufacturer who turned his company’s iconic products into a sustainable long-term success.

 

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May 2, 2023 24 mins

Join us as we meet a third-generation roofing contractor who took home the industry's most prestigious honor, the J.A. Piper Award. 

 

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March 28, 2023 33 mins

We talk with two of the industry's leaders in slate and copper roofing, who have had a front-row seat to some of the most historic and high-profile jobs of all time. 

 

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February 27, 2023 25 mins

Employees from all levels of a roofing company can influence U.S. legislation. As Roofing Day in D.C. approaches, learn why your voice and presence in Washington, D.C., are crucial. 

 

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January 30, 2023 38 mins

U.S. construction companies must innovate continually to stay competitive. We learn from a roofing company that has reached new technological heights by committing to efficient innovation.

 

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December 21, 2022 21 mins

We reflect on what we have learned this past year and offer lessons you can take into 2023 for your company, employees and family.

 

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November 29, 2022 27 mins

The roofing industry is known for using its skills to give back to communities. Join us to hear from individuals whose charitable efforts highlight the industry’s generosity.

 

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October 28, 2022 21 mins

Retaining a great workforce is not solely about wages and benefits—it’s about how people are treated. We talk with an industry hero who works to ensure companies take care of their employees and prioritize mental health. 

 

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September 30, 2022 19 mins

NRCA's J.A. Piper Award honors an extraordinary volunteer in the roofing industry and is named after the man who guided NRCA through the Great Depression. Explore the award's history and how we can create the next generation of extraordinary industry leaders.

 

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August 31, 2022 22 mins

Where does greatness come from, and how can it last? Looking at the past 175 years, Chicago-area roofing contractors share how their companies foster and sustain greatness.

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