55 episodes

SBCA's podcast focuses on everything from production and marketing best practices to risk management and leadership tips. We are interviewing fellow component manufacturers and industry experts and teasing out valuable nuggets you can use to improve your company.

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SBCA's podcast focuses on everything from production and marketing best practices to risk management and leadership tips. We are interviewing fellow component manufacturers and industry experts and teasing out valuable nuggets you can use to improve your company.

    EP 55: Penland on Attracting New Hires Efficiently

    EP 55: Penland on Attracting New Hires Efficiently

    Dolly Penland, owner of Business Results, LLC, and a workforce expert who has consulted the component manufacturing industry for years, talks about the most powerful tools employers have to find and keep their future employees.

    • 19 min
    EP 54: Penland on Enhancing Your Hiring Process

    EP 54: Penland on Enhancing Your Hiring Process

    Dolly Penland, owner of Business Results, LLC, and a workforce expert who has consulted the component manufacturing industry for years, shares her perspective on how employers can use some simple tools to enhance their hiring and management practices with better data.

    • 20 min
    EP 53: Ward Explores Strategies to Retain Workers

    EP 53: Ward Explores Strategies to Retain Workers

    If you are involved in the housing supply chain, the odds of you having a problem finding enough quality workers to do what you want to do is hovering right around 100 percent. It stands to reason that one of the most effective long-term solutions to this challenge is increasing employee retention. In this podcast, Jason Ward, a vice president at California TrusFrame and an expert on all things employee-related, gives veteran tips on how to build employee loyalty.

    • 16 min
    EP 52: Fleischman & Blenker Talk LBM-Component Integration

    EP 52: Fleischman & Blenker Talk LBM-Component Integration

    Joel Fleischman and Jason Blenker of Drexel Building Supply in Campbellsport, Wisconsin, take a closer look at company culture and how Drexel has incorporated component manufacturing into its business model and why a recent $27M investment into robotics just makes good sense.

    • 16 min
    EP 51: Fleischman & Blenker on the Road to Solar-Power Robots

    EP 51: Fleischman & Blenker on the Road to Solar-Power Robots

    In this podcast, Joel Fleischman, president of Drexel Building Supply in Campbellsport, Wisconsin, and Jason Blenker, Drexel’s Off-Site Solutions Leader, share the journey that has led Drexel from a four-person LBM operation in 1985 to a 650-employee regional power that just announced a $27 million investment into a solar-powered, robotic component manufacturing facility.

    • 15 min
    EP 50: Tatge Talks NFC and the Professional Framer

    EP 50: Tatge Talks NFC and the Professional Framer

    Chris Tatge, president of the National Framers Council and a veteran framer who has recently expanded his company, Dynamic Construction, into the world of turnkey. In this episode, Chris talks about how other NFC members changed the way he thought about the framing business and discusses the value NFC offers to not only framers and component manufacturers, but to builder and GCs as well.

    • 17 min

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A great job of diving into the off-site manufacturing of structural building components. Industry leaders share their thoughts on what works.

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