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A number of different products fall under the broad term, “Concrete Masonry Unit,” or CMU. The products range from standard gray concrete block to beautiful architectural units that resemble split or polished stone.
The concrete block industry has mass produced products used in construction of wall systems in this country since the invention of the first block machine in the 1830’s.
Concrete masonry units (often referred to as concrete block) are fire proof, rot proof, insect proof, and strong. They are produced locally and regionally – often by small and medium sized businesses.
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Concrete masonry products reduce demand on our diminishing natural resources.
Recent natural disasters highlight the need for safe, strong buildings and homes.
The concrete masonry industry creates jobs directly and within the communities it serves.