Across the board, the ceramic industry has benefitted from three significant pieces of technology introduced to us over the last 45 years: high-velocity combustion, low-mass kiln cars, and digital control technology. First came high-velocity combustion, which gave us high rates of convective heat transfer. It delivered improved temperature uniformity, faster cycles, fuel savings and increases in “A” grade recovery, as well as many other documented secondary benefits.
The 2017 Clemson Brick Forum will be held October 2-4 at the Anderson Civic Center in Anderson, S.C. Hosted by the National Brick Research Center (NBRC), the forum continues to be a place for the sharing of information and ideas throughout the brick industry.
Glen-Gery is the first brick manufacturer to win Best in Class in Architectural Record's Advertising Excellence Awards.
August 1, 2017
Glen-Gery was recently recognized at Architectural Record’s annual Advertising Excellence Awards breakfast in Orlando, Fla., as part of the 2017 AIA Convention. Each year, a jury of leading architects carefully reviews and rates ads in the building and design marketplace, along with the companies and agencies that produce them.
All three HMI components reportedly registered losses in July, but are still in solid territory.
July 25, 2017
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes slipped two points in July to a level of 64 from a downwardly revised June reading on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
Carlton’s factory, first established in the 1880s, currently manufactures up to 37 million wire-cut brick per year and has a product offering that complements the geography and market segment of Michelmersh.
July 7, 2017
Michelmersh Brick Holdings plc recently announced that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Carlton Main Brickworks Ltd.
All three HMI components posted losses in June but remain at healthy levels.
June 26, 2017
Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes weakened slightly in June, down two points to a level of 67 from a downwardly revised May reading of 69 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).