Ambrico and McNear Brick and Block Building a Partnership

Warren, Michigan, January 10, 2011 – Amrico, provider of the top products available for builders looking for a highly durable brick veneer system, faux brick system, thin brick and more, has announced the addition of McNear Brick and Block to their ever-expanding line of product offerings.  The company, which specializes in thin brick, veneer brick and the popular faux brick system, is excited to be premier distributors of McNear Brick and Block products, whose faux brick system and veneer brick designs have long been a popular favorite among those looking for sensible and attractive alternatives to clay brick.

McNear Brick and Block has been in business since 1868, supplying high quality building products that include the thin brick system, faux brick products and veneer brick system that is designed not just to meet, but to exceed client expectations.  This dedication to their customer base, who are looking for the highest quality thin brick system options available, is an important part of this new partnership with Ambrico, according to the company’s President, “We appreciate McNear’s dedication not only to its products, but to its customers and the environment as well.  We are proud to bring their high quality workmanship to our clients.”

Customers looking for affordable, durable and “green” or a more environmentally friendly thin brick, faux brick and veneer brick, also find that McNear has a wide variety of products available that meet these needs. Not only is the company dedicated to preserving valuable natural resources, but they also utilize locally excavated recycled clay and shale in the popular veneer brick system, with a faux brick system that is a highly durable alternative to clay, making it a smart choice for those planning a new construction or renovation project.    The faux brick system and thin brick system from McNear are made using 40%-100% recycled materials, resulting in a substantially lower environmental footprint than traditional, full-size clay bricks.

The McNear Brick and Block thin brick system is preferred by homeowners, contractors, designers and architects, thanks to their consistent texture, high quality durability and rich color of the faux brick system and veneer brick.  The company offers over 20 colors in many different shapes and sizes, including all types of pavers, the Runsford Fireplace system and the Versa-Lok retaining wall system.  Thanks to the partnership with Ambrico, McNear products are now easily accessible for any type of project that requires attractive faux brick.  Customers can purchase a thin brick system, brick veneer or faux brick system directly from the company’s large selection, which contains the biggest variety available online.

American Brick Company, also known as Ambrico, has been the premier provider of thin brick system products, brick veneer and faux brick for almost 50 years.  The company has provided thin brick products and architectural services to some of the area’s most prominent establishments, including the recently renovated St. Luke’s’ Hospital in Kansas City, MO and Detroit’s famed Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions.  With faux brick and thin brick products used in projects ranging from complete exterior renovations with top of the line veneer brick, to designs for new constructions, Ambrico has experience in a wide variety of projects and is focused on delivering the highest level of service to every client.

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