Acme Brick Celebrates 127th Anniversary
Acme was founded on April 17, 1891, just 26 years after the end of the Civil War and the same year that James Naismith invented the game of basketball.
Acme Brick Co. celebrated its 127th year in business on April 17 by presenting each employee with two pair of cotton/spandex socks. One pair bears an image of Acme’s Brick Boy mascot, who makes appearances at various events, while the second pair features the Acme red logo.
Acme was founded on April 17, 1891, just 26 years after the end of the Civil War and the same year that James Naismith invented the game of basketball. Acme had its humble beginnings on the banks of Rock Creek, near the town of Millsap, about 30 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas. Acme residential and commercial masonry products are now available throughout the U.S. and southern Canada. The company has produced brick for well over two million homes during its history, as well as many thousands of commercial, civic, and educational buildings.
The company owns 17 brick plants and has 69 company-owned sales offices across 14 states, plus a nationwide network of independent distributors. Acme has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. since 2000.
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