Change starts here.
Register Now.

Your voice and vote are needed as we are in the final push toward the CMU Checkoff. This vote is our one chance to change the trajectory of our industry and take back the markets and customers we’ve lost.

From the Department of Commerce:

"On May 3, 2021, The Office of the Federal Register published the final rule, FR-2021-05-03, on the procedures the Department of Commerce will follow in conducting a referendum for the Concrete Masonry Checkoff.

The referendum allows the industry to vote on whether to establish a national Concrete Masonry Products Board under the Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2018. The publication of this notice allows the Department of Commerce to begin to register eligible voters to participate in the referendum."

The registration period began Tuesday, May 4th 2021
and will last for a MINIMUM OF 30 days.

Registration instructions:

1. Complete Manufacturing Plant Information and Certification on the form.

2. You must submit a registration form for each unique EIN. The Department of Commerce mailed ballots to each EIN that has manufactured concrete masonry units within the last 180 days. Additional forms may be downloaded from here.

3. Sign and date.

4. Return the form in the enclosed, postage-paid envelope or fax BOTH SIDES to 301–278–9099.

important links: department of commerce

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Design Escapes
The CMU Checkoff Initiative was created by producers frustrated with continual loss of market share. That frustration was compounded when program ideas surfaced that could drive demand, but there was no way to fund multi-year, well-funded programs that would change outdated perceptions of CMU.

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