Category Archives: Announcements

MCACP Masonry for the Ages

York Building Products was a sponsor of the Masonry Contractors Association of Central Pennsylvania’s “Masonry for the Ages Seminar.” The seminar for architects, engineers, contractors, and other concerned entities featured three industry speakers and a hands-on presentation. Over seventy industry professionals attended the event held at Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg Campus.

Masonry for BIM

Learn how BIM provides benefits throughout the masonry construction channel through this informative video.

MCACP’s 6th Annual Cram Session

York Building Products hosted the Masonry Contractors Association of Central Pennsylvania’s 6th annual “Cram Session” at its corporate office in York, PA, on October 19. Speakers presented masonry seminars that provided AIA/CEU credits on topics such as:
• Sustainability in Masonry Construction
• Masonry Aesthetics, Patterns, Bond & 3D Masonry
• Sound Abatement Masonry
• Working with Masonry ASTM Standards
Over 60…

ArchEx East 2016

American Institute of Architects – Virginia
Thursday 11/3 | 10:00A – 7:00P
Friday 11/4 | 10:00A – 2:00P
Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North Third Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Booth #906-907
FEATURED: Architectural masonry products and Workrite masonry cements.

York Building Products Purchases Cinder & Concrete Block Corp

Combined companies will provide increased product diversity in Baltimore marketplace.

York, PA | July 22, 2016 – York, PA-based York Building Products announces the recent acquisition of Cinder & Concrete Block Corporation, a Cockeysville-based concrete products manufacturer.

“This exciting acquisition will allow us to provide a greater level of product offering for our customers, increase our level…

MCACP See How It’s Made Tour Recap

York Building Products hosted the Masonry Contractors Association of Central Pennsylvania (MCACP)’s first annual plant tour series called “See How It’s Made.” Thirty-nine attendees toured York Building Products’ Middletown facility. Built in 1975 near Harrisburg, this plant produces both grey and architectural concrete masonry block. The purpose of this and future…

Keystone Compac Project-Turkey Hill Dairy Expansion

Keystone Compac segmental retaining wall units in Coastal Tan were used in a very large 1,500+ foot long wall to support new production/distribution facilities for Turkey Hill Dairy in Conestoga, PA. The wall ranges from ground level to over 28’ high. The wall incorporates serpentines and wraps around 75% of the facility.

MCACP See How It’s Made Tour

See How It's Made
To further enhance its educational efforts, the MCACP, in conjunction with York Building Products, is offering a unique behind the scenes tour to architects illustrating the manufacturing process for architectural concrete masonry products and developing the architect’s knowledge of the benefits surrounding…

Williamson College of the Trades Tour

Senior masonry students from Williamson College of the Trades, along with Dan Hiltebeitel, masonry instructor, and his assistant, Scott Leisenring, toured the New Holland plant on May 3, 2016. The tour was conducted by plant manager, Mark Yanchasz, and Doug Sheaffer. The lab was a particular point of interest on the tour. The…

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Tour

Doug Sheaffer of York Building Products recently gave masonry students from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology a tour of the Loucks Mill Road, York, block plant. Nine senior students and their instructor, Chad Hummel, toured the plant and yard. They were impressed with the many different sizes of block, especially the 18x8x16,…