June 2008: Brick Show Wrap-up

Words: Dan KamysJune 2008 Brick Show Wrap-up

BIA Brick Show 2008

The Brick Industry Association's Brick Show 2008 was held in April in San Antonio at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa. Attendance consisted of a hearty mix of the brick industry's most well-known, key professionals. During the grand opening reception, more than 20 companies had tabletop booth displays, and the room was thick with networking and talkng shop. Masonry was on hand to snap some photos of a few attendees during the reception.

[caption id="attachment_10131" align="alignleft" width="417"]Jim Houseman, president, Harrop Industries Inc.; Jenny Houseman; Beverlee Houseman; Steve Houseman, VP, operations, Harrop Industries Inc.; show attendee; and Terry Schimmel, VP technical services, Boral Bricks Inc. Jim Houseman, president, Harrop Industries Inc.; Jenny Houseman; Beverlee Houseman; Steve Houseman, VP, operations, Harrop Industries Inc.; show attendee; and Terry Schimmel, VP technical services, Boral Bricks Inc.[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_10132" align="alignleft" width="417"]Ray Szkola, sales and marketing manager, Allied Tube & Conduit; and John Wilcox, sales and marketing manager, Ingal Products America Inc. Ray Szkola, sales and marketing manager, Allied Tube & Conduit; and John Wilcox, sales and marketing manager, Ingal Products America Inc.[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_10133" align="alignleft" width="417"]Dick Jennison, president and CEO of the BIA; and Mike Jenkins IV, CEO of Jenkins Brick Co. Dick Jennison, president and CEO of the BIA; and Mike Jenkins IV, CEO of Jenkins Brick Co.[/caption]  
[caption id="attachment_10134" align="alignleft" width="200"]Jennifer Morrell, editor of Masonry, and Stephen Sears, senior director of marketing and communications, BIA Jennifer Morrell, editor of Masonry, and Stephen Sears, senior director of marketing and communications, BIA[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_10135" align="alignleft" width="200"]Brian Trimble, senior director of engineering services and architectural outreach with the BIA; and Mary Ann Keon, EH&S director, Boral Bricks Inc. Brian Trimble, senior director of engineering services and architectural outreach with the BIA; and Mary Ann Keon, EH&S director, Boral Bricks Inc.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_10136" align="alignleft" width="417"]Stan McCarth, VP of sales with ACME Brick; Mary Hockers; Mike Hockers, president, Hockers Brick & Tile Co. Inc.; Mary Lemond; and Bill Lemond; VP of sales, Acme Brick Stan McCarth, VP of sales with ACME Brick; Mary Hockers; Mike Hockers, president, Hockers Brick & Tile Co. Inc.; Mary Lemond; and Bill Lemond; VP of sales, Acme Brick[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_10137" align="alignleft" width="417"]Brian Belden, marketing manager, The Belden Brick Co.; Aimee Belden; and Brad Belden, corporate manager — occupational & regulatory services, The Belden Brick Co. Brian Belden, marketing manager, The Belden Brick Co.; Aimee Belden; and Brad Belden, corporate manager — occupational & regulatory services, The Belden Brick Co.[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_10138" align="alignleft" width="417"]Steve Dean with PROSOCO Inc.; Harry Shafer Jr. with Keyria Inc.; and Christophe Aubertot, president, Keyria Inc. Steve Dean with PROSOCO Inc.; Harry Shafer Jr. with Keyria Inc.; and Christophe Aubertot, president, Keyria Inc.[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_10139" align="alignleft" width="300"]Dick Green, president & CEO, General Shale Brick Inc. and immediate former chairman of the BIA; and Dennis Knautz, president and CEO of ACME Brick, and current chairman of the BIA Dick Green, president & CEO, General Shale Brick Inc. and immediate former chairman of the BIA; and Dennis Knautz, president and CEO of ACME Brick, and current chairman of the BIA[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_10140" align="alignleft" width="417"]Jimmy Lawrence, area manager; Patrick Keenan, product manager; Wayne Self, area manager; and Tom Millwee, area manager; all with Moffett by Hiab Inc. Jimmy Lawrence, area manager; Patrick Keenan, product manager; Wayne Self, area manager; and Tom Millwee, area manager; all with Moffett by Hiab Inc.[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_10141" align="alignleft" width="275"]Christophe Aubertot, president of Keyria Inc.; and Terry Schimmel, VP technical services with Boral Bricks Inc. Christophe Aubertot, president of Keyria Inc.; and Terry Schimmel, VP technical services with Boral Bricks Inc.[/caption]    
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