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2016 SCPD-NBRC Meeting

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2016 SCPD-NBRC Meeting

May 2-4, 2016

Embassy Suites, North Canton, Ohio

Technical Session

The technical session, located in Ballroom III, include the following presentations:

  • The brick MACT – What are we doing to fix it? – Susan J. Miller, Brick Industry Association and Garth Tayler, Acme Brick
  • Raw material testing for MACT and SDSs – Susan Miller, Brick Industry Association and John Sanders, National Brick Research Center at Clemson University
  • Don’t forget about silica – Susan Miller, Brick Industry Association and Garth Tayler, Acme Bricks
  • Update on recent changes to PCI specification for thin brick – Mike Walker, National Brick Research Center at Clemson University
  • Carbonate ceramics – A disruptive technology for the brick industry  – Richard Riman, Rutgers University

  • Pigments manufacturing and flow characteristics – Don Abernathy, Huntsman Pigments–Davis Colors

  • Update on facade panel and thin brick production – Don Denison, Denison, Inc.

Schedule of Events

 

Monday, May 2

Registration: Noon – 7:00 p.m.

 

SCPD technical program (Ballroom III): 2 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Welcome reception: 5 – 7:00 p.m.

 

Tuesday, May 3  

Bus departs at 9:00 a.m. – Embassy Suites, 7883 Freedom Avenue NW, North Canton, OH

 

Plant tour  – The Belden Brick Co (Plants 4 & 8).: 10:00 a.m. – Noon  – Sugarcreek, OH

 

Lunch provided by The Belden Brick Co.: Noon – 1:00 p.m.

 

The Belden Brick Co. tour continued (Plants 2 & 3): 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

 

Suppliers mixer: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Embassy Suites, North Canton, OH

 

Wednesday, May 4

NBRC management subcommittee group: 7 – 8:30 a.m.

    (by invitation only)

 

NBRC member meeting (Ballroom III): 9:00 a.m. – Noon

    (open to all NBRC members)

 

Sponsors  

ACerS would like to thank these 2016 SCPD welcome reception & suppliers mixer sponsors:

Acme Brick

J. C. Steele & Sons, Inc.

Basic Machinery Company, Inc.

LignoTech USA, Inc

Direxa Engineering, LLC

Lingl

Diversified Ceramic Services, Inc.

MECO 

Halbert Mill Company

Prince Minerals, Inc.

Harrop Industries, Inc.

Reymond Products International, Inc.

Hellmich GmbH & Co. KG

Signode Packaging Systems  

Huntsman Pigments

STAR Engineering, Inc.

 

Division Leadership

Division Chair: Bill Daidone, Acme Brick Technical Center

Chair Elect: John Hewitt, Interstate Brick Company

Secretary: John Dowdle, Prince Minerals, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Hewitt, Bill Daidone, and John Dowdle at the 2015 SCPD-NBRC meeting


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