Category Archives: Announcements

York Building Products Donates School Supplies

For over 15 years, York Building Products has been partnering with Charlestown Elementary School, where 43% of the students are eligible for free and reduced cost meals. We have donated money and in-kind gifts for school improvements and supplies each year that would not have otherwise been funded by the school system. …

Rock Garden at Kenmore Elementary School

York Building Products recently donated cobbles to Kenmore Elementary School in Elkton, MD. Students painted the rocks and created a rock garden at the entrance to spread joy and positivity to others as they enter the school.
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Building Code Changes for PA

As of October 1, 2018, Pennsylvania has adopted the 2015 version of the International Building Codes. PCMA is offering seminars to train on the “Changes to Masonry from the 2009 to the 2015 Building Codes.” Please click here for dates and locations.

This update of the IBC is good news for the concrete…

2018 CSI Exhibitors’ Show- Richmond, VA

Stop by to see us at the Richmond CSI Show today, May 24! 9:30a-2:00p. Westin Richmond

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York Habitat for Humanity Project

The York Adams County Professional Masonry Association built a block foundation for York Habitat for Humanity’s latest house. The house, under construction now, is located along Route 74, north of the town square in Dover, PA. The Association has helped York Habitat for Humanity since 1992.

Members who participated in the current project:…

MCACP’s Masonry for the Ages Seminar

Registration for MCACP’s Masonry for the Ages Seminar on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in Harrisburg at HACC is now open to architects, designers, engineers, MCACP members, and lead facility representatives. Please feel free to share this information with appropriate colleagues.

Session 1. Masonry Detailing: Maximizing Acoustics
Session 2. Tips for Optimizing Structural Masonry
Session 3. Avoiding Water…

2018 CSI Exhibitors’ Show- Richmond, VA

Construction Specifications Institute – Exhibitors’ Show

Thursday, May 24th | 8A-4P
Westin Richmond Hotel
6631 Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230
FEATURED: Architectural masonry products and WORKRITE® masonry cements.

Rock Garden at Bainbridge Elementary School

York Building Products recently donated cobbles to Bainbridge Elementary School in Port Deposit, MD. Students painted the rocks and created a rock garden for their outdoor classroom. The painted rocks will also support the school’s Green School recertification efforts.

2017 CRAM SESSION SEMINAR

York Building Products hosted the annual Masonry Contractors Association of Central Pennsylvania’s 7th annual “Cram Session” at our corporate office in York, PA, on October 31st.  Speakers presented masonry seminars that provided 4 AIA/CEU credits on topics such as:

  • Moisture Penetration Resistance of Concrete Masonry
  • Maximizing Masonry’s Features and Properties in Educational Facilities
  • Terrazzo: The Original Sustainable…

York Building Products Plans New Block Plant in Frederick

York, PA 9/29/17 – York Building Products (YBP) announces its plans to construct a new block manufacturing plant on Buckeystown Pike in Frederick, MD.

YBP has sold its existing location on Urbana Pike in a commercial shopping district, and plans to move the existing plant equipment to the new 25,000 SF facility away from…