Tag Archives: NCMA 100

Wedge Block

June 29, 2018

From NCMA's eNews June 28, 2018 Throughout its 100-year history, the National Concrete Masonry Association has promoted emerging technologies in the field of concrete masonry. In 1971, NCMA conducted seminars focusing on new specialty units. One of those new units was a unique mortarless product called Wedge Block. We tracked down the inventor, who today…
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Frank Lloyd Wright: Concrete masonry visionary

June 18, 2018

From NCMA's eNews June 14, 2018 Some consider Frank Lloyd Wright one of the most influential American architects of recent history. While not an ardent supporter of concrete block, Wright did have a vision of what concrete masonry could do. On Wednesday, August 1 at 1:30 pm, Karen Sweeney, preservation architect and facilities administrator with…
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NCMA’s Thanks 100-Year Celebration Contributors

May 10, 2018

Thank you to those companies and individuals who have made a contribution to NCMA’s 100-Year Anniversary Celebration. Contributors to the 100th Anniversary celebration have enabled NCMA to commemorate this historic milestone event through historical videos, a dedicated website that houses all of the history collected to date, and an industry timeline. The celebration will culminate…
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“1968-1993: The Modern Era” celebrates NCMA’s history

February 27, 2018

From NCMA's eNews February 22, 2018 Kicking off NCMA's 100-Year Anniversary celebration, the association released its third video commemorating the industry's rich history. During the recent NCMA Annual Convention, the "1968-1993: The Modern Era" video premiered. The first 50 years of the association’s history can be viewed in “1919-1943: The First 25 Years” and "1943-1968:…
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