Tuesday, June 25, 2019
NBRC and ACerS in Indy
We're enjoying the first full day of the ACerS Structural Clay Products Division and Southwest Section Meeting in conjunction with the National Brick Research Center.

After a meeting of the Industrial Advisory Board, NBRC's Nate Huygen presented "Thermal Performance Update," followed by Mike Walker's presentation on Impact Resistance.

Wednesday, we'll be touring 4 area manufacturing plants:
  • General Shale in Mooresville
  • Brickcraft in Center Point
  • Meridian Brick in Terre Haute
  • Brampton Brick in Farmersburg
Thanks to our King Size Sponsor:
The Global Leader in Stiff Extrusion
We want your opinions! We're looking for ways to make our webinars more useful, and getting your input is the best way to get that done. Please head to the NBRC Webinar Improvement Survey & share your opinion.

We're giving a gift to everyone who completes the survey!!
The 65th Annual Clemson Brick Forum
The Brick Forum is the largest brick forum for manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers in the industry. The 2019 Forum will include more exhibitors, more programs and more exhibit hall time than ever before. The 2019 Forum promises to be an event that you will enjoy.

Preliminary Technical Program

  • Raw Materials - Mining, Stockpiling, Evaluation
  • Relationship between Particle Size & Fired Properties
  • In-Plant Quality Control - Color, Extrusion, Firing, Flashing
  • Plant Updates & Improvements
  • Quality Improvements
  • Extrusion & Forming
  • Drying & Firing
  • Manufacturing Innovations - Digital & 3D Printing
  • Personnel - Training, Recruiting & Retention

  • Emission Measurements & Control
  • MACT Rule
  • Silica Rule
  • Recycled Materials

Wall Systems
  • Thermal Performance & Energy Codes
  • Impact Testing
  • Fire Testing
  • Innovative Wall Systems
  • Competitive Materials

Upcoming Events

Jun 24 - 27: ACerS Structural Clay Products Division & Southwest Section Meeting in conjunction with the National Brick Research Center Meeting @ The Omni Hotel, Indianapolis

Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm: "Using Recycled Glass to Reduce Emissions" Webinar

Aug 5 – Aug 8: Fall Brick Short Course @ National Brick Research Center

Sept 25 @ 2:00 pm: "Update on Thermal Performance Testing" Webinar