Everything fell into place for Acme Brick's 124th birthday.
August 3, 2015
Acme Brick Co. celebrated its 124th birthday by toppling over 4,000 brick at the Fort Worth Water Gardens in Fort Worth, Texas. Most “topples” are built with dominos, but this installation used real Acme brick: solid paving brick from Acme’s Tulsa, Okla., plant, as well as several hundred specialty brick from other Acme plants.
Nationwide housing starts rose 20.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.135 million units in April from an upwardly revised March reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department.
ceramitec 2015, which will focus on classic ceramics and raw materials through powder metallurgy up to technical ceramics, will be organized on the exhibition grounds of Messe München in Munich from October 20-23, 2015.
According to a recent report from Global Industry Analysts (GIA), the global market for construction materials is projected to exceed $1 trillion by 2020, driven by an improving world economic outlook and recovering construction activity in residential, commercial, and infrastructure sectors.