Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal: Taking Teamwork to New Heights

Cornell Roofing & Sheet Metal Co. has been a leader in Kansas City’s commercial construction industry since 1927. What’s the secret to staying in business for over 90 years? The answer lies within Cornell’s four key operating principles of integrity, dependability, quality, and responsibility. The company was founded on these values and the commitment to[…]

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Seasonal Commercial Roof Maintenance

After a pretty mild fall season, winter is here. As the weather changes so do the issues your roof must face, which means it is a good time for Commercial Roof Maintenance. Just like your own home, commercial roofing systems need to be inspected for upkeep and maintenance as well. With colder temperatures, snow and[…]

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Cornell Supports The Children’s Museum

In 1988, the Johnson County (Kan.) Commissioners formed a study and concluded there was a lack of hands-on, interactive programs for children; The solution was to create a Children’s Museum. A year after the study, Wonderscope, the Children’s Museum of Kansas City, opened and is now celebrating its 30th anniversary. Originally, Wonderscope was a traveling exhibit[…]

The MRCA, A Family Affair

Mary McNamara, Owner and President of Cornell, was recently appointed to the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA) Board. McNamara continues a tradition of service to the roofing industry from the McNamara family at the regional and national levels. Humble Beginnings The MRCA  traces its beginnings to early 1950. For several years discussion of the benefits[…]

Safety on the Job At Cornell

  Safety on the job site is a must when you are hundreds of feet in the air. Roofers and team members, each with his or her own job to do to, move past one another. Roofing equipment and supplies are also in the mix on the job site. Today, job site safety is a[…]

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Builders’ Association EXPO Winner!

The 2019 KC Builders’ Association EXPO was another winner as was John Florez of Hodnett Photographers. John took home a new, 4K, 55″ Smart TV! According to John, it will be a timely addition for his home on game day, GO CHIEFS! In addition to the opportunity to mix and mingle with other trades, suppliers[…]

Mary McNamara Joins Other Kansas City Women Business Leaders as Panelists at WBDC’s 2018 Connect & Celebrate Event!

Mary McNamara Joins Other Kansas City Women Business Leaders as Panelists at WBDC’s 2018 Connect & Celebrate Event! A packed house enjoyed networking and listening to the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), panelists discuss “Leaders Learning from Leaders: How the Current Economy is Impacting Procurement Trends.”   Joining Mary, President of Cornell Roofing & Sheet[…]

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Cornell Roofing and Sheet Metal at IRE 2017

Cornell Roofing and Sheet Metal at IRE 2017 The International Roofing Expo (IRE) is almost here, March 1-3, in Las Vegas, Nevada!  As a leader in the commercial roofing and sheet metal industry, Cornell Roofing and Sheet Metal is sure to attend. The IRE is “the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing pros[…]

Cornell’s Commercial Roofing System Options

Cornell’s Commercial Roofing System Options You know we do commercial roofing systems, but do you know all the different types of commercial roofing options out there? Our team of professionals install only the best roof systems and stay up-to-date on industry best practices. Through continuing education and training, along with the best equipment in the[…]