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|Date: Sept. 8, 2017||(847) 493-7548|
Sika Sarnafil Joins NRCA's One Voice Initiative, Becomes NRCA Partner Member
Rosemont, Ill.—The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced Sika Sarnafil, Canton, Mass., has joined NRCA's One Voice initiative, upgrading its associate membership to "partner member."
In early 2017, NRCA launched its One Voice initiative aimed at collectively recognizing threats to the industry and the opportunities they may present. To do so, NRCA has undertaken a campaign to unite the roofing industry and speak with one voice on matters of industry importance. To ensure all industry sectors are given an opportunity to participate, NRCA amended its bylaws to allow manufacturers, distributors, architects, engineers and consultants that choose to participate to become full members of the association, meaning they will be granted voting rights and eligible for leadership roles within the association. Previously, such rights were reserved only for contractor members.
NRCA's One Voice initiative initially will focus on developing a national worker training and certification program, legislative efforts and advocacy.
"We are excited about being part of this new strategy and initiative of NRCA to open its membership to others creating a platform for all stakeholders in the roofing community to come together to better position ourselves for the future and for the good of the overall roofing industry," says Brian Whelan, executive vice president of Sika Sarnafil. "We are proud of our long-standing relationship with NRCA and look forward to our participation in the One Voice initiative."
For more information about NRCA and its One Voice initiative, go to www.nrca.net/onevoice.
NRCA is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. NRCA's mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate and help members in serving their customers. NRCA continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofing industry. For information about NRCA and its services and offerings, visit www.nrca.net.
The commercial roofing industry has relied on thermoplastic single-ply membranes from Sika for more than 50 years to achieve sustainable roofing and waterproofing solutions.
Sika is a globally active specialty chemicals company, supplying the building and construction industry as well as manufacturing industries (automotive, bus, truck, rail, solar and wind power plants, facades). Sika is a leader in processing materials used in sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting load-bearing structures. Its product lines feature high-quality concrete admixtures, specialty mortars, sealants and adhesives, damping and reinforcing materials, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring as well as roofing and waterproofing systems.