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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.

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

A number of different products fall under the broad term, “Concrete Masonry Unit,” or CMU.