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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.

DesignDC 2017

American Institute of Architects – DC Chapter
Tuesday 10/3  |  4:30P – 6:30P
Wednesday 10/4  |  8:00A – 2:30P
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001
Booth #215
FEATURED:  Architectural masonry products and Workrite masonry cements.

Utilizing BIM for Masonry Solutions

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

For more information, please visit BIM for Masonry.

2017 CSI Exhibitors’ Show- Richmond, VA

Construction Specifications Institute – Exhibitors’ Show

Thursday, May 25th  |  8A-4P
Westin Richmond Hotel
6631 Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230
FEATURED:  Architectural masonry products and Workrite masonry cements.

2017 CSI Exhibitors’ Show- Camp Hill, PA

Construction Specifications Institute – Exhibitors’ Show

Wednesday, March 15th  |  11A-5P
Radisson Hotel
1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA
FEATURED:  Architectural masonry products and Workrite masonry cements.

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 attendees, many of whom have attended some or even all of the past Cram Sessions, commented that they always learn from and enjoy the program. One architect stated that, “It’s a great day to learn about masonry from the various presenters.”
York Building Products is proud to have been a presenter and sponsor of the event.

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 of customer service and help us reach a broader market area” said Greg McElwee, President of Cinder & Concrete.  “The addition of Cinder & Concrete’s production capacity and existing customer base will help ensure the future growth of the York Building Products brand, and we are excited about the integration of products between the two companies.” noted Jason Schmitz, York’s Vice President of Operations. McElwee noted, “We believe our customers and employees will be pleased with the future course of the company.”

 

About Cinder & Concrete

Cinder & Concrete, founded in 1923, has been a family-run business since its inception with fourth-generation family members currently in operations. Cinder & Concrete manufactures standard concrete masonry units, and is a regional distributor of hardscape products and building materials allied to the masonry trade.  www.cinderblockonline.com

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 MCACP See How It’s Made events is to show architects, engineers and designers not only how concrete block products are made, but the various shapes, sizes and textures available.

BAC, Local 5 representatives built five sample panels for viewing. Jack Kennedy of York Building Products described the various products used to construct these panels and urged architects to utilize sample panels for product and customer approval.

MCACP will return to York Building Products’ corporate office on October 19 for an educational seminar featuring four speakers and displays.