b'December, 1988 THE PREZ SEZ. .The Board of Directors will discussMRCA Develops Mission the"Stateof theIndustry" atthe January board meeting. We will con Statement siderseveraloptionsthatmayThe MRCA Long Range Planning provide some insight into our presentCommittee met several times during industry problems. We will keep youthispastyeartoformulatealong informed. Util then, have a happy,rangeplanfortheAssociation. healthy and Prosperous 1989.DuringtheprocesstheCommittee developedaMissionStatement which describes MRCA and its goals. Objectivestomeetthelongrange goals were also identified by the committee and reviewed by the Board of Directors. Enclosed with this issue of the Midwest Rooferis a copy of the Mission Statement and Ob j ectives of MRCA Dar1id KielpinakiShould you wish to obtain additional Agreement Reached Withcopies contact the MRCA office.\'-._.,I Well,whatkindofyeardidyouDibiten USA On have? Was it profitable? Was it fun? Are you going to try again next year?Applicator Agreement Think about it.Dibiten USA and the legal counsel forMRCA haverecently concludedLoss Prevention Data The answers to these questions arenegotiationsconcerningtheSheet Update on the minds of allroofing contrac company\'sfremium warran ty tors. The answers, I\'m afraid, are notform o p FactoryMutualSystem\'sLoss verypleasant. Contractorsfromaccord has beenPreventionDataSheet 1-47 "Roof program con tract.An Texas toisconsin, from Arkansas toreached,andthecompany\'snew W PremiumWarrantyProgramAp Coverings" was updated inNovemNebraskaaretellingmeitwasn\'tber, 1987.Enclosed is a copy of the muchfunin1988.Marginswereproved ContractorAgr eement/Contractrevised Data Sheet.tight;he competition wasiddingoois acceptable for execution by member t b t contractors. This replaces the notice low. The summer was too hot and toointheJanuary,1988,Applicator dry. n a year in which the economy I Agreementupdatewhichadvised was strong ,some contractors barelythattheApprovedContractor survived.Premium \\Varranty Program was notINSIDE What is happening to our industry?acceptable for signing. The modifiedPage I am extremely concerned about theform is marked "Revised 8/88." Direct from a Director.2 health of our industry. It is one thingNRCA Convention.2 tohavegeographicpocketsof economic recession but it is anotherKansas Ruling 0n Asbestos when the entire Midwest complainsRoofing Materials.2 profitability. about the lack ofRIEI Schedule 3 It is possible that our industry hasGovernment Contractors to Certify undergone a major structural change.Dru g -Free Work p lace3 \'rhaps the industry will allow a con Immigration Paperwork ___, actor to make a living, but it may noRe q uirement Eases3 longerallowhimtomakeaSPRI Plans Annual Meetin g.3 reasonableprofit.Orworse,anyLetter from a Member. 4 profit atll. Ishis in fact true? Ifo, a t s Bar gj aining Results. 4 is it temporary? Pagel'