NC Shop Talk

NC Shop Talk is a no limits interview show that shares never before heard tips, secrets, and hilarious conversations with today's biggest names in the auto, aircraft, & carpet industries. Join Mal Maher, owner of NC Carpet Binding, as he interviews today's most talented craftsmen. You'll pick up some new vendors, how to grow your business, and he'll be asking some wild questions that you've never heard answered before. Connect with Mal and NC Carpet: Website: Instagram: nc_carpet_binding

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 46m. Bisher sind 43 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 3 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 9 hours 7 minutes


episode 11: Leadership and Innovations at NBAA - VP for Exhibits Linda Peters

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive, and successful. It is also known for supporting philanthropic organizations like the Corporate Angel Network, Air Charity Network, and Veterans Airlift Command. In addition, NBAA hosts the most prominent annual aviation trade show...


 September 29, 2021  31m

episode 12: Moore & Giles Leather: Industry Leader for Nearly 100 years with Randy Maggard

Are you a fan of bespoke leather products? A good quality leather product is a work of art. It is something you’ll cherish for a long time. It can also be a good conversation piece. There are a few reliable companies that create sustainable leather to supply the needs of the leather industry. In today’s episode, Mal talks to Randy Maggard, Automotive Division Manager who also handles several aviation accounts for Moore & Giles...


 October 13, 2021  33m

episode 13: Bux Customs: Inside the Mind of Master Craftsman Chris McClintock

It is not uncommon for someone to have diverse interests. But what does a pizza shop have in common with a custom upholstery shop? This week, Mal interviews Chris McClintock about his journey from working in his family’s pizza shop to establishing Bux Customs in a small town in Pennsylvania. Today, Bux Customs is known for custom high-end automotive interiors. 

Chris’s story is inspiring because he succeeded in an industry that is very different from what he knew...


 October 27, 2021  35m

episode 14: The Rising Talent of Custom Upholstery: The Stitch Girl with Oksana Ignatova

In today’s episode, Mal Maher welcomes Oksana Ignatova of Stitch Girl Inc., a fast-rising talent in custom interiors. Oksana tried her hand at upholstery at the age of 23 and fell in love with it. Originally from Belarus, she moved to the US with her husband to pursue the American Dream. Fueled by her passion for sewing and making creative ideas come to life, Oksana has developed her craft to the level of an expert in just six years...


 November 10, 2021  20m

episode 15: TEXAS METAL: EXTREME EVERYTHING with Bill Carlton

We all know that fathers play a unique role in their son’s aspirations. This week, Mal interviews Bill Carlton, a major player in the custom fabrication industry. He grew up on a property that his father bought in 1976. Growing up, Bill got accustomed to seeing his dad working on trucks and cars and transforming them into beautiful and powerful vehicles. Soon, he started working in the family business while transforming vehicles for fun...


 November 24, 2021  46m

episode 16: Industry Master: Recovery Room Interiors with Tracy Weaver

Many people are drawn to the exterior design first when choosing a car. But customer expectations are changing, and people are willing to pay more for higher quality car interiors. Hence, the demand for custom automotive interior design is also increasing. 

To talk about the importance of automotive interiors, Mal interviews Tracy Weaver, owner of Recovery Room Interiors. Tracy is a master of automotive upholstery. His innovation and creativity are inspirational...


 January 12, 2022  52m

episode 17: RMD Garage

“Don't dream it. Build it.” Ralph Holguin, the owner of RMD Garage, a multi-awarded automotive restoration and customization shop in California, dreamed of making the 1953 Ford F-100 the coolest car ever. And that was the beginning. Ralph's Mobile Detailing (RMD) opened in 1993. When Ralph became so passionate about the styling of the 1953 Ford F-100, it gave him the skills and connections needed to go bigger...


 February 9, 2022  1h0m

episode 18: FLIP THE SCRIPT...The Hog Ring Interview

The NC Shop Talk podcast has taken you behind the scenes with some of the auto industry's most well-known names and brands. The past 17 episodes brought in elite trimmers and car builders from across the world to talk about their unique craft. In this episode, we're flipping the script as Mal gets on the hot seat for his interview on The Hog Ring.

You know him as the CEO of NC Carpet Binding & Equipment and host of NC Shop Talk...


 February 23, 2022  1h5m

episode 19: THR ALL ACCESS

No singular entity, brand, or product is more vital to the auto interior trade than The Hog Ring (THR). It is the central hub for industry news. More than just a source for jobs or a breeding ground for vendors, THR is the galvanizing force to the auto interior industry. The driving force behind this fantastic community is the dynamic Muaddi Brothers – Nadeem and Naseem...


 March 9, 2022  1h6m

episode 20: The Man & Woman Behind The Mohawk

How do you stand out from the crowd? What makes people think of you when competing with a dozen other people who are doing the same thing? Our guest has managed to do both! Even when people don't always remember his name, they surely remember the guy with the green mohawk, the man behind Kentucky's premier hot rod shop, Sewn Tight Custom Interiors!

Shane Lile owns and operates Sewn Tight Custom Interiors...


 April 13, 2022  55m