Category Archives: Announcements

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…

Perryville Elementary School tours Belvedere Sand & Gravel Plant

York Building Products recently donated 3 tons of 2-4” cobbles to Perryville Elementary School. Third grade students painted several hundred and used both the painted and unpainted cobbles to create 750’ of border around the school’s new gardens. The students were also able to tour the company’s Belvedere sand & gravel plant in Port…

MCACP’s Masonry for the Ages Seminar—The Northern Edition!

Registration for MCACP’s Masonry for the Ages Seminar—The Northern Edition! on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at the University of Scranton’s DeNaples Center is now open to architects, designers, engineers, MCACP members, and lead facility representatives. Please feel free to share this information with appropriate colleagues.

Seating is limited! Registrations are first come, first served! While…

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.
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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…