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Landmark Porcelain Tiles used at Penn Color in Hatfield, PA

July 20, 2021

York Building Products’ Landmark Porcelain 12 x 24 and 24 x 24 Tiles, in Vintage Slab color, were used in two separate areas of Penn Colors’ Global Technology Center in Hatfield, PA, – a central courtyard patio area, where they can hold events, and at an entrance walkway. The Vintage Slab color was chosen to …

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CornerStone Walls Support Iconic Property

May 5, 2021

For this project, the CornerStone 100 retaining wall system was chosen by the wall contractor, Botanica Enterprises, due to its cost effectiveness and easy installation. Read more about this project here.

CornerStone 101 Retaining Wall Installation Course

April 15, 2021

We would like to introduce you to the CornerStone 101 Retaining Wall Installation Course, an excellent tool as you plan projects for the summer. This certification course is perfect for contractors and installation teams, guiding them through CornerStone’s simple and efficient installation process. Key Benefits: Completely free online installation training course, quick and easy – …

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York Building Products Once Again Wins Plant Safety Awards from PCMA

April 12, 2021

4/12/2021 – For more than six years in a row, YBP has won Platinum awards for safety (the highest level) from the Pennsylvania Concrete Masonry Association, positioning us as one of the most-winning block producers in the state. We are proud of the teams at all of our plants for taking safety seriously, and for …

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YBP Temple Stone and Split Face CMU Featured on Maryland School

March 25, 2021

3/25/2021 – The uniquely-textured finish of Temple Stone was a great choice for a wing wall at the entrance of this elementary school in Sharpsburg, MD. Split face units were used on the façade in other areas of the building. What makes this project especially unique is the artful mixture of masonry-unit colors, scattered about …

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Kathy Dennis Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

March 16, 2021

3/16/2021 – Kathy has primarily worked in Accounts Payable for York Building Products. She has supported York Aviation and Stewart & Tate financials for a few years as well. Given her length of time with the company, she’s worked through several accounting system changes and office locations. Kathy is very dedicated to doing her work …

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York Building Products Names New President

March 3, 2021

3/3/2021 – York, PA-based York Building Products announces the recent appointment of Dave Semple as President. Dave will lead York’s Aggregate and Masonry concerns and will also be responsible for the Safety and Procurement functions. He will ensure collaboration across all building products businesses. Dave comes to York Building Products with a background in Finance …

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Donated Concrete Block Aids Reef-Building Project Along Maryland Coastline

February 11, 2021

2/11/2021 – Located just off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland, a new reef system deployed by non-profit Ocean City Reef Foundation (OCRF) is taking shape. This reef system contains various man-made objects strategically placed on the ocean floor to create a flourishing marine habitat. York, PA-based York Building Products, a regional concrete block manufacturer, …

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2021 MagnumStone Virtual Summit

January 15, 2021

Attention Engineers, Landscape Architects, and Hardscape Installers:   MagnumStone, the licensor of the “big block” wall system we manufacture, is holding a virtual summit for you to learn more about how this system can aid your projects, and how to easily specify it. There is no cost to participate. Learn more below, and register right …

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Partner in Education with Charlestown Elementary School

December 24, 2020

12/24/2021 – York Building Products is proud to continue to be a Partner in Education with Charlestown Elementary School in Cecil County, MD. We have been supporting the school for over 15 years with annual donations for purchases that included microscopes, security walkie-talkies, a large laminator, and programming supplies that are not supplied by the …

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