Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Quick Links to Good Stuff

Registration for the August Short Course:

Survey to improve NBRC Webinars:

Registration for the 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!

Make sure you're registered: bit.ly/2019BrickForum

Preliminary Technical Program

Manufacturing
  • 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

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

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

Thanks to our King Size Sponsor:
Die makers to the brick industry, spanning the globe with quality equipment.

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!!
Upcoming Events

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

Aug 5 – Aug 8: Fall Brick Short Course @ NBRC

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


Indiana Plant Tours
We shared photos of our time at the BrickCraft plant in last week's Brickyard Bulletin. Here we are at General Shale, Meridian & Brampton Brick. You can see all our photos from these plant tours on Facebook.