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New Vintage Texture from METROBRICK

NEW Vintage Texture – featuring distressed edges and a heavily distressed surface. Ready for the best part? This one-of-a-kind textured brick meets the PCI Standard for thin brick. what’s not to love?   We know your customers are going to … Continue reading

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New Video! Installing Thin Brick Outdoors

Here is a new video we created called – Installing Thin Brick on an Insulated Exterior Wall. This video shows all steps of a wall assembly with a focus on installing the thin brick using tile setting methods. This is … Continue reading

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Ironrock Announces new Edge Grinding Technology for Thin Brick

In September of 2019, Ironrock produced its first thin brick order using its new state of the art edge grinding equipment. The new equipment ensures all manufactured bricks conform to the tight dimensional tolerances required by the Precast Concrete Institute … Continue reading

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METROBRICK® Adds to Popular Fast Ship Offering

The METROBRICK® Fast Ship Program is designed to provide precasters with the most requested METROBRICK Thin Brick colors fast – many times shipped within days of placing an order. The program has gained in use over the years as customers … Continue reading

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Different Designs & Different Uses – METROBRICK Fits!

The Projects shown above represent a wide variety of designs and uses. One thing they all have in common – they rely on METROBRICK® Architectural Thin Brick for the perfect brick finish. One thing is sure – brick buildings stand … Continue reading

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What a Beautiful Place to Work

METROBRICK® and Tilt-Up Construction combined to create the right combination of pleasing aesthetics and functionality for this TAMS computer sales and recycling facility, located near Mount Timpanogus in Lindon, Utah. METROBRICK® was used on a majority of the exterior of … Continue reading

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Thin Brick Advantages – Compared to Full Face Brick

Here is a simple comparison between full bed brick and thin brick. This infographic was created to show potential energy and resource savings when using a wall system that includes thin brick. This information does not contain all of the … Continue reading

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METROBRICK Important Part of Cancer Research Center Design

Located in Columbus, Ohio, The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute is the patient-care component of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. A combination of METROBRICK colors and sizes were blended to create the brick pattern on this dynamic and vital building. … Continue reading

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METROBRICK in the Windy City

While in Chicago for the Coverings Trade Show, we traveled around the city and its suburbs to take the following pictures of METROBRICK® installations.. These are a few of a number of buildings in the Chicago area that  are finished with METROBRICK Thin … Continue reading

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METROBRICK, Built on 150 Years of Excellence

This year is a special one for METROBRICK’s parent company Ironrock. This year – 2016 – marks the anniversary of 150 years of high-quality brick and tile manufacturing. In 1866, Jacob Renkert, the company’s founder, began his career in brick … Continue reading

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