• Stone & Fire

    The Museum at Prairiefire blends natural and man-made materials to create an architectural icon on the midwestern prairie.

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  • The Sweet Sound of Masonry

    Learn how Echelon and Amerimix transformed a tired movie theatre into a world-class performing arts center where the stone plays a starring role in the room’s acoustics.

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Modern Masonry Magazine

It’s no coincidence that concrete masonry products comprise a significant portion of town halls, fire stations, police facilities and other types of municipal building across the country. It’s hard to compete with masonry’s durability, low-maintenance, fire-resistance, thermal and noise reduction properties. With natural, warm masonry aesthetic options, these buildings also become good neighbors as their designs blend in nicely with the surroundings. In this issue, we look at the use of concrete masonry units to accomplish different goals for two different law enforcement facilities and a city’s signature park.

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The Masonry Revolution Starts Here

Echelon Masonry delivers innovative solutions that solve challenges for the modern design community. As the consolidated portfolio of masonry products for Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG), Echelon is built on a foundation of industry leadership and technical expertise. Let us help you with your continuing education needs.

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Product Overview

The Products that Build Your Projects

From start to finish, our network has your masonry needs covered nationwide. That means products and information available when you need them, wherever you need them. Take a look at what we offer.

Standard Masonry & Brick

Architectural Masonry is the evolvement of standard gray concrete masonry blocks into aesthetically pleasing concrete masonry units (CMUs). These masonry blocks can be used as a stand alone or in conjunction with other masonry materials. Our architectural bricks are combined with an integral water repellant and come in a variety of colors and texture finishes. Explore Oldcastle bricks and standard concrete masonry blocks from Echelon.

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Trenwyth® Masonry Blocks

Trenwyth architectural masonry blocks provide ultimate design flexibility with a wide range of colors, shapes, sizes, and finishes. Trenwyth Industries’ reputation for excellence in quality and innovation is unmatched and Trenwyth architectural concrete masonry units (CMUs) are mold and moisture resistant and virtually maintenance free.

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Artisan Masonry Veneers®

Utilizing quality materials and innovative manufacturing techniques, we have transformed and crafted the future of manufactured architectural stone veneers. Artisan Masonry Stone Veneers provide the unmatched beauty of a stone façade paired with the design freedom, ease of installation, and durability of manufactured masonry units. Artisan masonry veneers are available in full depth and lightweight options, like 1-inch or thin stone veneers. Our full bed depth artisan stone masonry veneers may be paired with the EnduraMax High Performance Wall System for a complete masonry solution.

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Quik-Brik® Masonry

One look and you’ll immediately notice the difference. While traditional masonry brick veneers require structural reinforcement, Quik-Brik can stand alone. Because Quik-Brik is concrete masonry, it’s durable enough to stand the test of time. Quik-Brik offers efficient, one-step installation, along with the rich look of brick masonry in a variety of colors and shades. Physical performance, usability, and cost effectiveness have earned Quik-Brik exterior masonry bricks the unrivaled reputation for lasting value among architects and contractors alike. Whether a project is large or small in scale, you’ll find Quik-Brik masonry bricks and brick veneers are the intelligent choice for exterior masonry.

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Masonry Performance Upgrade Options

Acoustic, Aesthetic & Energy Efficient Solutions


Elevate your next masonry project with one of Echelon’s performance upgrade options. From oversized masonry units that produce a classic aesthetic, to insulated concrete blocks that improve energy efficiency, to acoustical concrete masonry units (CMUs) that dampen sound in large spaces, learn how you can take your project to the next level.

The performance upgrade options for our masonry products focus on five primary areas: energy efficiency, aesthetic enhancement, sustainability, moisture management and architectural acoustics/soundproofing.

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Amerimix Bagged Goods

Amerimix has been producing high quality products for almost 20 years. What started as a regional Florida business has grown to become a national player in preblended, cementitious bagged materials. Our driving principal, to manufacture high performing products that take the risk and guesswork out of jobsite mixing, is based on a process that combines formula development in our state-of-the-art laboratory with hands on feedback from masons on the job. This process combined with high quality raw materials and factory controlled blending guarantees top quality preblended products on every job. With Amerimix there is Pride in Every Bag™.

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