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Learning, networking, awards, brick plant tours highlight successful brick meeting

By Greg Geiger / June 20, 2018

More than 90 attendees converged in Columbia, S.C. June 5–8 to take part in the combined meeting of the ACerS Structural Clay Products Division, ACerS Southwest Section, and Clemson University’s National Brick Research Center.

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Looking ahead to 2018—It’s a great year to be an ACerS member!

By Faye Oney / January 5, 2018

There’s a lot to look forward to at ACerS in 2018. From meetings, to short courses, to educational resources, ACerS has everything you need to increase your knowledge and expand your network of professional connections.

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First combined structural clay meeting brings 100+ attendees to Fort Worth

By Greg Geiger / May 19, 2017

The first ACerS Structural Clay Products Division & Southwest Section Meeting in conjunction with the National Brick Research Center Meeting was held May 9–12 in Fort Worth, Texas. Highlights included technical sessions, brick plant tours, networking, and an awards banquet.

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Structural Clay Products Division meets in North Canton, Ohio

By Eileen De Guire / May 10, 2016

More than 80 people—mostly brick manufacturers and industry suppliers—attended the May 2016 ACerS Structural Clay Products Division meeting and tour of The Belden Brick Company.

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Mud and clay combo make for a successful 2015 Structural Clay Division Meeting

By Greg Geiger / May 29, 2015

The “mud season,” as Denver locals refer to the May rains, did not discourage the ~50 attendees at the 2015 ACerS Structural Clay Products Division Meeting, which was held in conjunction with the National Brick Research Center (NBRC) Meeting.

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Interstate Brick to host plant tour at Structural Clay Products Division meeting in May

By Eileen De Guire / March 5, 2013

Robots setting unfired brick. Credit: John Hewitt; Interstate Brick. The first floor hallway of the Ceramic Engineering building at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is built in sections with each section displaying a different kind of brick. The hallway is a testimony to the economic importance of the structural clay industry, and, in fact,…

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