5/28/15: Reporting delays affect workers comp costs. Read this informative article from the May 26 issue of Business Insurance supplied by Gary Eaton, Columbian Agency.
5/27/15: Malarkey Roofing announces Nick Cwikla as new Northern Illinois Territory Sales Manager.
5/22/15: Have a Happy & Safe Memorial Day! In observance of the holiday, the CRCA office will be closed Monday, May 25th, resuming normal hours on Tuesday, May 26th.
5/18/15: Registration is Now Open for the CRCA Industry Day Golf Outing. Register Online or Faxback Form.
5/4/15: CRCA Member A&D Products, LLC announces addition of new partner, Dave Lowery.
5/4/15: OSHA Safety Stand-Down, May 4-15. Visit CRCA Resources for more info
4/27/15: REGISTER TODAY for the May 19th CRCA Membership Dinner! Celebrate CRCA's scholarships awarded to deserving students. And, watch Chris Carter "WOW"us with his mind reading skills!
4/22/15: CRCA Member Marlarkey Roofing Products announces joint venture with GAP Roofing, production of rolled roofing products.
4/22/15: CRCA Member Sno Gem reminds contractors of the importance and overlooked considerations of installing a snow retention system during new roof construction.
4/21/15: CRCA Member Drexel Metal receives Florida Product Approval for ES-1 copintg and perimeter roof edge system.
4/17/15: Exhibitor Space Now Available for the 2016 CRCA Trade Show & Seminars. Complete Exhibitor Contract and first payment due by May 1.
4/10/15: CRCA thoughts go to the victims of yesterday's tornado. During reconstruction, don't forget - roofing contractors NEED TO BE LICENSED by the State of IL. For more info, visit Licensing FAQs.
4/9/15: CRCA's Rod Petrick, Jim Peterson, Jr., Jim Peterson, Sr., and Bill McHugh presented at the IL Association of Code Enforcement Training Weds., April 8. Check out the program, about IL Roofing Contractor Licensing Laws and Code Requirements for Roofs.
4/8/15: Drexel Metals announces release of iPad app for contractors, architects and homeowners.
4/7/15: K2N Crest announces two new partners, Jared D'Amico and Marco Rodriguez.
4/6/15: Hunter Panels announces Dan Flickinger as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager (Roofing Group).
3/25/15: Get your tickets for the April 23rd Chicago White Sox Building & Construction Night. Ticket orders due April 3rd. Game tickets, $26. Add on a Patio Party ticket to enjoy a 2 hour All You Can Eat Buffet, including beer, wine and soda.
3/24/15: Mark your calendars. CRCA Membership Meeting & Scholarship Dinner will be Tuesday, May 19th, Maggiano's Oak Brook. Come meet the 2015 Scholarship Winners and see Guest Speaker Chris Carter, Nationally Renowned Mentalist. Register Today.
3/12/15: McElroy Metal announces new recover method.
3/12/15: WeatherFusion/CoreLogic rebrands entire product suite. Same great products, just a new name.
3/10/15: View the March 10th CRCA Presention, "Affordable Health Care & You", presented by Jack Towarnicky, Employee Benefits Attorney at Willis North America. Access the "Members Only" portal located top left on this page. Don't know your User ID? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org!
3/3/15: IL Dir. of Labor Hugo Chaviano meets with the CRCA Board in Springfield
2/27/2015: CRCA Member Trinity Roofing, Inc., wins NRCA's Gold Circle Award for outstanding workmanship at the Jardine Water Treatment Facility, East Water Filtration Building. The project was also featured in the Winter 2014/2015 issue of CRCA Today. Congrats to the Trinity Team from CRCA.
2/25/15: NRCA announces Lindy Ryan, Tecta America, as 2015-16 President.
2/24/15: CRCA Member, Weather Fusion, acquired by CoreLogic.
2/23/15: CRCA announces a NEW FORMAT for the 2015 CRCA Membership Directory & Resource Guide. Check out the Special Advertising Offer or contact CRCA for details.
2/16/15: CRCA Member Petersen Aluminum turns 50 this year. Congrats to the Petersen Team on a great milestone.
2/11/15: REGISTER TODAY FOR THE MARCH 10TH CRCA MEETING & LUNCH, Maggiano's, Naperville. Topic: The Affordable Healthcare Act & You.
1/25/15: CRCA's Trade Show & Seminars was a great success last month. Check out CRCA's TRADE SHOW & SEMINARS PAGE for session presentations. Thanks to CRCA's Trade Show & Seminars Committee for a great Event!
1/15/15: CRCA Member, Drexel Metals promotes Geoff Elliott to new position of National Architectural Manager.
1/12/15: Check out the newest issue of CRCA Today Magazine! Includes preview of the 32nd Annual CRCA Trade Show & Seminars and much, much more!
1/9/15: CRCA Member Safety Supply Illinois changes company name to Emergent Safety Supply.
12/22/14: Have a Happy & Safe Holiday! In observance of the holiday season, the CRCA office will be closed December 24 - December 26 and December 31 - January 2, 2015. Resuming normal hours on Monday, January 5, 2015.
12/13/2014: CRCA's Annual Awards Dinner resulted in a new Clyde Scott Awardee. Chris Adler, gave a very humble thanks to all who brought him to the point of such a high honor. Chris' father Joe is also a Clyde Scott Award recipient.
Chris & Joe Adler
Roofs, Inc., won the Safety Award, while Gemco Roofing Supply, Inc. was named the Associate of the Year.
Incoming CRCA President George Patterson, along with Outgoing President Tony Roque, both thanked the long line of past president leaders who brought CRCA to the a leadership position locally and nationally.
CRCA Past Presidents & Patty Keating
12/13/2014: CRCA Members are leaders in many places. At the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA) Annual Convention, CRCA Member Larry Marshall was named 2015 MRCA President.
Rod Petrick was part of the Awards Committee for the James Q. McCawley Award, given to MRCA's well known T&R Committee. Peterson Roofing was awarded the Impact Award for giving back to the Community. Waukegan Roofing was given a Silver Safety Award. Well done.
12/10/2014: The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) watched with concern for life and property as the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant fire occurred. The event at the Restaurant thankfully had no injuries.
After the Great Chicago Fire in the 1870's, CRCA Members helped rebuild the City with its resources and inventions. CRCA Members offer our collective knowledge, expertise, resources and cooperation in the future.
12/5/14: CRCA Member Hunter Panels announces promotion of Matt Peterson and Jennifer Holsinger.
12/3/14: CRCA Scholarship Application available. Deadline: March 6, 2015
11/26/14: Have a Happy & Safe Thanksgiving! In observance of the holiday, the CRCA office will be closed Thursday and Friday November 27-28th, resuming normal hours on Monday, December 1st.
11/21/14: REGISTER TODAY FOR THE 2015 CRCA TRADE SHOW & SEMINARS! Preview the Seminars. Don't forget to book your room at the Hilton Suites or Hilton Garden or call to reserve today (630-941-0100.)
11/17/14: CRCA Trade Show & Seminar Exhibitors: Exhibitor Services Manual inow available!
11/7/14: CRCA Trade Show Sponsorships still available!
11/3/14: CRCA Member Pro-Tech Roofing, hosting fundraiser "Hope for Henry". Additional information available here.
10/28/14: CRCA's Online Registration for the final two events of the year are up and running. Don't miss out!
10/21/14: CRCA Annual Member Awards Dinner, December 5th at Eaglewood Resort & Spa. Dinner and Hotel deadline, November 7th. Register Today!
10/21/14: Check out the new CRCA Today 2014/15 Media Kit! The 10,000+ potential buyers and specifiers are waiting to see you!
10/15/14: CRCA Contractor Members Contractor Member Board of Director Nomination Forms need to be returned by Friday, October 17th. Call CRCA at 708-449-3340 or email us if you need a new form. Remember, one form per company.
10/15/14: CRCA Associate Members Associate Member Board of Director Nominations Forms are due by Friday, October 17th. Call CRCA at 708-449-3340 or email us if you need a form. Remember, one form per company
10/3/14: CRCA Member Ridgeworth Roofing is on the cover and featured in the September issue of Roofing Contractor Magazine.
9/30/14: CRCA Contractor Member Rod Petrick spoke on behalf of CRC at the ALA Conference at Drury Lane. Check out Rod's presentation, IL Energy Code for Roofs - Now and into the Future.
09/19/14: Did you miss the last CRCA Membership Meeting? Check out the OSHA update presented by Frank Marino in the Members Only section.
Congratulations to Bob Cronin - Handshake Award Winner
09/03/14: Check out CRCA Industry Day Golf Outing pictures in the Events section of the August Northern IL Real Estate Magazine.
08/27/14: CRCA Contractor Member Ridgeworth Roofing celebrates 40 Years in the roofing industry.
08/19/14: CRCA Member Metalmaster Roofmaster on the cover and ranked #33 in the Top 100 Roofers nationwide in the August issue of Roofing Contractor Magazine.
08/18/14: CRCA Member Sno Gem celebrates 20th Anniversary.
08/06/14: Metal-Era announces new pre-manufactured TPO or PVC coated Drip Edge.
08/06/14: Drexel Metal offers brochure on metal roofing maintenace/cleaning.
08/04/14: CRCA thanks USG Securock for sponsoring the Kane County Cougars Event Saturday night! We had a great turnout and a great crowd.
Greg Dedic (Northcoast) and Bill McHugh (CRCA) highlight USG's Securock Sponsorship!
07/18/14: Sno Gem announces new standing seam attachment system.
07/15/14: Bone Roofing Supply announces extended lead times on products, especially insulation, due to demand and new trucing requirements..
07/01/14: Bill Lynch, Olsson Roofing, featured in Illinois Real Estate Journal.
07/01/14: Nick Polizzi, A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply featured in Professional Roofing Magazine.
06/27/14: A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply opens 13th distribution center in Albany, NY.
06/16/14: Hunter Panels announces possible trucking shortages due to new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requirements.
06/13/14: Atlas Roofing Products announces a new service for the Chicago Market.
06/12/14: SB 3287 has been signed into law. More information to come.
6/5/14: CRCA Today's Spring Issue is now available online. Check out the Seminar Overview from the 31st Annual CRCA Trade Show & Seminars.
06/02/14: OSHA Safety Promotion June 2-6th! Participate and Be Safe! Visit OSHA SAFETY STAND DOWN for resources and FAQs!
05/19/2014: Allied Building Products announces new branch in Wauconda, IL.
05/15/2014: CRCA Member OMG announces new product PowerGrip Plus.
04/30/2014: CRCA Member Metalmaster Roofmaster wins 3 awards from Firestone Building Products.
04/9/2014: CRCA Member ADVANCED Architectural announces re-designed website, now offers customers Snap Lock Panels.
03/21/2014: CRCA Member Metalmaster Roofmaster featured in Business in Focus Magazine, pages 214-219.
03/12/2014: CRCA thanks Kami Farahmandpour (BTC) and Mark Graham (NRCA) for Tuesday's Air Barrier presentations. To view the presentations, visit CRCA's Members Only Area. Need User ID/Passwork? Contact CRCA at email@example.com
03/07/2014: SB 3023 passed out of the IL Senate Judiciary committee Tuesday! Thank you CRCA Members for reaching out to your legislators.
3/05/2014: CRCA Member Contractor, Olsson roofing Company, Inc. celebrates 100th Anniversary!
2/13/2014: CRCA Member Metalmaster Roofmaster Celebrates a Banner Year in 2013. Check out their News release .
2/11/2014: CRCA Member Contractor Waukegan Roofing, Co., Inc. celebrates 100th Anniversary!
1/31/2014: Check out CRCA's Trade Show & Seminars Presentation Slides now!
1/29/14: CRCA & OSHA Announce Safety Alliance! At the Jan. 24th CRCA Trade Show Safety Seminar, CRCA & OSHA signed a new 2 year Alliance, to collaborate and foster safety education for roofing contractors regarding hazards in construction.
August 9, 2013: OSHA confirmed they are proposing to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements. This proposal is still under consideration. Visit www.osha.gov for more information.
August 1, 2013: NEW logos for CRCA Members were sent via email to all members in mid July. Feel free to update your websites, advertising and promotional pieces where you display CRCA Membership.
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