Celebrating 100 Years of Advocacy, Research, Standards
and Promotion for the Concrete Masonry Industry.

For 100 years, The NCMA has been:


Leading
The Industry

Setting
Safety Standards

Researching
New Advances

Developing Technical Information

Advocating
for Members

Promoting
Concrete Masonry

Providing
Peer Interaction

Looking to
the Future

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Pioneers of the Industry

From Harmon S. Palmer's creation of the first concrete block machine in 1900, to the innovations of Jesse Besser and the fire safe developments of Francis J. Straub, our industry is made up of many pioneering inventors.

Pioneers

Milestones in Manufacturing

For over a cenury, advances in machine technology and the development of new manufacturing methods sped up production and lead to constant refinements in final product.

Milestones

From The NCMA Archives...

Classic Advertising Campaigns

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Masonry Pictorial Magazine

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Rare Film
Presentations

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Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

In Memoriam

David Biggs of Biggs Consulting
in memory of Ken Dagastino
Dana Morse in memory
of Albert C. Jandris
Joseph Bowen in
memory of Jim Anderegg
Columbia Machine in memory
of our founder, Fred Neth Sr.
Billy Wauhop in Memory
of Thomas A. Holm
Michael Finch in
memory of Marvin Finch
Rick and Terri Grulke
in memory of
Jeff Wallace and Otto Stephan
Hugh & Sharon Jones in
memory of Don Jones Sr.
William Oberfield in
memory of Robert W. Oberfield
Pathfinder Systems in
memory of Jeff Wallace
Christopher and Jill Ross
in memory of J. Darwin Ross
Billy and Adella Wauhop
in memory of Tony Fizzano
James Weber in memory
of Wally Weber
Billy Wauhop in Memory of Lucas Pfeiffenberger
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