25% Increase in capacity planned

Brickworks Building Products invests 10 million dollars in upgrading Glen-Gery’s Hanley plant

Brickworks Building Products, one of Australia’s largest brick manufacturers entered the US market in November 2018 with the acquisition of Glen-Gery. The company recently announced a 10-mill.-dollar investment in facility upgrades at Glen-Gery’s Hanley Plant located in Summerville, Pennsylvania.

These upgrades include modernization of equipment that will improve the quality of products and increase capacity by 15 mill. bricks per year. Additional upgrades include updated workspaces for employees and an architectural showroom for customers to view and select products. The project will commence in May and be completed by early 2021.

The Hanley plant was built in 1924 and purchased by Glen-Gery in 1986. In addition to the colour palette that includes cool greys, natural tans and deep burgundy colours, Hanley is known for its extensive selection of glazed and klaycoat bricks.



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