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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.

2016 Pocket Guide to Brick Construction Now Available

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, April 28, 2016 - In 1984 Acme Brick Company introduced its first edition of the Pocket Guide to Quality Brick Construction.  Since then, over 25,000 copies of this reference book have been distributed to individuals in the construction industry across America.  The newest edition is 25% larger, increasing from 128 to 160 pages. 

Among the changes/updates for the guide are:

Acme Brick Company Begins Direct Sales to Houston Commercial Construction Market

Acme Brick Company commercial sales team in Houston

Fort Worth, Texas  (February 4,  2016) – Acme Brick Company announced that the company’s expanding line of brick and other construction related products will be promoted directly to architects and sold directly to masonry contractors in the Houston market. “Our ever growing list of diverse products has prompted us to make this change from our former arrangement,” said Rusty Haile, Acme’s South Texas Regional Sales Manager.    “We have always called directly on architects in all our other markets and Houston is now consistent with the rest of our company.”

Acme Brick Company to Distribute Bautex Block in Texas Markets

Fort Worth, Texas  (December 20,  2015) – Acme Brick Company today announced it has expanded its agreement with Bautex Systems to distribute Bautex Block, an insulated concrete block whose wall system meets and exceeds 2015 building and energy codes. As part of the expanded agreement, Acme Brick will now represent Bautex products in most major Texas markets including Dallas/Ft. Worth and Houston.

Acme President and CEO Dennis Knautz has been named top CEO for 2015

Dennis Knautz, President and CEO of Acme Brick Company

Fort Worth, Texas - Acme Brick Company President and CEO Dennis Knautz has guided Acme Brick through a challenging decade that included the best of times and the worst of times.  For his leadership during what was one of the worst housing recessions in U.S. history, Fort Worth Business has named him the publication’s Top CEO of a public company for this year.

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