Brick and Structural Clay

Acme Brick Reopens Texas Plant

The Bennett plant reopening is in response to an improving homebuilding market.

Acme Brick Co. recently celebrated the first load of brick produced at its newly reopened Bennett, Texas, plant facility.


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Acme Brick Marks 122nd Anniversary

Acme Brick has grown to become the largest brick company in America and one of the few major brick companies that is American-owned.
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May Named Acme Plant Manager of the Year

Greg May, manager of Acme’s Wheeler plant in Jonesboro, Ark., was recently recognized as the Acme Plant Manager of the Year (PMOTY) in an awards ceremony.
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NAHB Study Finds Consumers Prefer Brick

A new study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Economics & Housing Policy Group finds that consumers prefer genuine clay brick exteriors on a national scale.
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Wienerberger 2012 Revenue Grows 23%

Wienerberger AG recently announced results for 2012. Revenues rose by 23% to €2.4 billion.


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Brick Industry Association Seeks Submissions

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) recently announced it has opened entry submissions for its 2013 Brick in Architecture Awards.
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BRITISH BRICK DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION: Architectural Brick e-Book

The book includes over 400 pages of literary art, as well as more than 280 rare and salvaged images of traditional brick architecture.
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Allen Receives Acme President’s Award

Acme Brick Co. recently announced that Bobby Allen, one of its longest serving employees, was awarded the company’s President’s Award at its annual meeting.
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Brick Homes: The Energy-Efficient Building Solution

A home's thermal mass directly impacts its thermal comfort and energy efficiency.

In this era of increased awareness surrounding energy efficiency and environmentalism (due to both the media and our rapidly rising power bills), we are looking for solutions that address these issues.


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Focus on Heavy Clay

Present and future challenges for the heavy clay supply chain were recently discussed at SACMI’s Heavy Clay Open Day.

On September 26, 2012, SACMI held an Open Day during Tecnargilla. Attended by major international players in the industry—from producers to certifiers—theevent looked into questions posed by future scenarios where the crucial issues will be sustainability, efficiency and product/process innovation.


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