Category Archives: Announcements

York Building Products Honored by Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

York Building Products was honored to receive a plaque from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in appreciation of its support and partnership in the 2018-19 Thaddeus Stevens College Home Construction program. This program provided for the construction of two townhomes that were honored by Lancaster BIA’s Parade of Homes with six awards in quality…

2019 Architecture Exchange East Show – Richmond, VA

November 6-8, 2019
American Institute of Architects – Richmond Chapter
Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North Third Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Booths #306 & 307
FEATURED: Architectural CMU and WORKRITE cements for masonry.

Blue Ridge Masonry Association Fall Seminar & Expo – Roanoke, VA

October 2, 2019
Fitzpatrick Hall – Jefferson Center
541 Luck Ave SW #221, Roanoke, VA 24016
FEATURED: Architectural CMU and WORKRITE cements for masonry

MCACP Masonry for the Ages-Allentown

Registration for MCACP’s Masonry for the Ages Seminar on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 in Allentown at Muhlenberg College 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. Terrazzo: The Original Sustainable Floor
Session…

It was a beautiful day for an Open House.

We held an Open House on Thursday, July 25th, to share our new Frederick, MD, block production facility with our customers. Part of the day’s events included plant tours and demonstrations of our new 32” block unit being laid using the Mule construction robotic tool. Great food from Blue’s BBQ and…

Greiner Advanced Manufacturing Center

The Greiner Advanced Manufacturing Center at Thaddeus Stevens College of Techology in Lancaster, PA, was recently completed and feaures our
Titan Series® units in a custom color on the exterior, and our Gemstone Plus® units in White in the interior. The official opening of the building will be Fall 2019. …

New Frederick Masonry Plant Now Open

Effective Monday, May 6, our Frederick masonry plant has moved to our new plant located at 4126 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD 21704.  Our phone number remains the same. 

American Flag Flown Over the 9/11 Memorial in New York City to Hang in Cockeysville, MD, Facility

An American flag that has flown over the 9/11 Memorial in New York City has been hung in YBP’s newly renovated production facility in Cockeysville, MD, to honor and respect the lives lost on that fateful day. Plant employees appreciate what it stands for, and are proud to have it hanging in…

SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Masonry Competition

For over 15 years, York Building Products has been providing concrete block to the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Masonry Competition. The event, held at the Lebanon Valley Expo Center, is a hands-on competition among PA vo-tech masonry students. Other trades that compete are carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and computer sciences.

This year, 13 masonry students…

Masonry Construction Job Fair

On Wednesday, March 13, Rick Miller and Doug Sheaffer represented York Building Products at the Masonry Construction Job Fair and Industry Advisory Committee meeting at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. The event was held at the college’s Masonry Construction lab. 

Industry representatives were able to see the Masonry Construction hands-on labs and some…