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Mason Contractors Association of Central PA (MCACP) “Masonry for the Ages” Seminar

May 24, 2024

May 24, 2024 – At the annual Mason Contractors Association of Central PA (MCACP) “Masonry for the Ages” seminar, YBP’s Jack Kennedy presented a segment on Sound Abatement/Noise Control. The use of masonry in construction offers several advantages, including increased fire resistance, embodied mass for thermal heating/cooling, and aesthetic flexibility. Sound abatement is yet another …

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Spreading Knowledge and Proving That Learning Goes Beyond the Four Walls of a Classroom

May 6, 2024

May 6, 2024 – Our Quality Control Manager Andrew Wittle recently shared his knowledge about QC testing with students at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. A TSCT alum and ACI certified, Andrew provided his equipment and wealth of expertise in concrete to assist with a hands-on, concrete pouring exercise. Many thanks to Rohrer’s Concrete for …

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York Building Products Supports the Trades!

April 29, 2024

April 29, 2024 – We recently presented our third installment toward a $100,000 pledge to Cecil School of Technology in Elkton, MD. This financial support not only underscores our commitment to the school and students, but also enables the enhancement of vital trade training programs to help grow business in the Cecil County, MD region. …

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Support for Fair Hill International

April 22, 2024

April 22, 2024 – York Building Products is thrilled to support the fantastic work of Fair Hill International, which offers equestrian riders across all skill levels the opportunity to hone their skills and introduce their horses to new challenges. An amazing collaboration recently saw us donate a hefty 906 tons of #10 screenings from our …

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New Plant Underway at Roosevelt Quarry

April 17, 2024

April 17, 2024 – Our Roosevelt facility, established in the late 1960s, has faithfully served our extended community by producing high quality crushed aggregates for over five decades. To ensure that we continue to provide aggregates for our communities for the next five decades, it is now time to upgrade to a newer, more efficient …

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Donation to Elk Neck Elementary School

March 5, 2024

March 5, 2024 – We’re proud to support Elk Neck Elementary with 10 picnic tables for their outdoor classroom space. This sustainable green school, featuring native plantings and rain gardens, fosters learning in a beautiful environment. This space was built in 1991 on land donated by the Stewart Family.

Health Center Highlights Creative Use of Concrete Masonry Units

January 30, 2024

January 30, 2024 – The new Mount Nittany Health Toftrees Outpatient Center currently under construction in State College, PA, boasts a unique design, featuring a blend of various York Building Products concrete masonry colors for the building envelope. Adding to the visual appeal, the architects integrated a variety of our block finishes to lend the …

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York Building Products Hosts Training on Masonry Wall Components & Flashings

January 26, 2024

January 26, 2023 – Our goal at York Building Products is to bring additional value to our customers through providing technical information to aid in the construction of buildings. We recently hosted a seminar for 22 attendees ranging from estimators, owners, project managers & masons among others. The seminar focused on two areas; 1. The …

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Employees Spread Holiday Cheer at Christmas Luncheon

December 28, 2023

December 28, 2023 – On Friday, December 22, our Maryland aggregates employees gathered at our Belvedere plant an annual Christmas luncheon. We all had a fun time with great food and prizes. Merry Christmas to a great team of talented individuals! We wish you a joyous holiday season for you and your families!

Contractor Continuing Education Masonry Flashing Seminar

December 19, 2023

Join us for a deep dive into two important specification areas for masonry systems; Through-Wall Flashings and Essential Masonry Wall Components. Space is limited to 35 seats, and the event is free, so please RSVP today to Darryl Kegley: dkegley@yorkbuilding.com to secure your seat.