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Another Reason to be Proud to be a Coloradan: Brick made from the State’s Incredible Soil

Talk to a resident of Colorado – whether they are new to the state or have been here for generations – and there is good possibility that the word “proud” will makes its way into the conversation in the first few minutes. There is something about the state or perhaps its people (or both) that exudes pride.

The Original “Green” Building Material: Brick

One of the hottest topics in the construction industry today is “green buildings.” This is a catch-all phrase that describes construction materials and building techniques which are environmentally friendly. These buildings require less energy to heat and cool and save their owners thousands of dollars over the life of the building. They can withstand the ravages of elements for generations and they are most likely constructed of materials that come from the earth.​

The Trump Presidency: What Does This Mean if You’re a Millennial Home Buyer?

When the preliminary tally of the Electoral College was announced at about 3 a.m. November 9, 2016, many were surprised to learn that the U.S. President-elect was businessman and real estate developer Donald J. Trump. Based on news accounts, it is safe to say most business leaders – including bankers, CEO’S and even members of the Federal Reserve – did not see this coming.

Acme Brick Company Earns Nationally Acclaimed “Partners of Choice Award” From David Weekley Homes For Fifth Consecutive Year

Aug. 1, 2016 - Acme Brick Company is one of only 14 companies nationwide that have received David Weekley Homes’ highly coveted 2015 “Partners of Choice Award” with an “A, A” ranking.  Acme achieved the “A” rating for both Quality and for Service.  This is the fifth consecutive year that Acme has been chosen a “Partner of Choice” - one of only four in this group of 14 national companies to have done so.

Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce honors Acme Brick Company with 2015 Spirit of Enterprise Award

Fort Worth, Texas, June 14, 2016 - The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce honored Acme Brick Company with the Chairman’s Spirit of Enterprise Award at the Chamber’s annual meeting, presented by The Dannon Company, at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. The Spirit of Enterprise Award, the Chamber’s highest honor, is given annually to a local organization that has demonstrated true commitment to local business growth and community development. 

New Estate Size Brick From Acme Brick Company Offers Manufacturing and Installation Efficiencies

June 8, 2016 - A new brick product from Acme Brick Company has a face that is one inch taller than the company’s King Size brick that is typically used on homes. Estate size brick is 3 5/8” tall by 9 5/8” wide contrasted to King Size which is 2 5/8” by 9 5/8”. This increased dimension makes Estate Brick more efficient to manufacture, ship and install.

This new brick lays up like modular brick and should match door and window heights without the need to cut brick.  When laid in a one-third bond, Estate brick turns corners easily.

Acme Brick Company Breaks Ground for New Showroom in Northwest Arkansas

SPRINGDALE, ARK., Apr. 1, 2016 - Acme Brick Company executives joined Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse and other officials to turn the first shovels of soil for Acme’s new showroom and warehouse at 4877 N. 45th Street. The 6,256 square foot showroom and office, and 14,494 square foot warehouse will sit on 5.78 acres of property which will provide ample customer parking.

“This new facility is a demonstration of our confidence in the growth potential for this dynamic region of Arkansas,” said Acme President and CEO, Dennis Knautz.

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