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MC&MCA Masonry Wednesday Webinar | Virtual Block Plant Tour

July 19, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Click here to register for the webinar!

This presentation provides a brief overview of production methods for concrete masonry units. Typical materials used in production are reviewed, along with the CMU’s basic configuration and elements. The production method is discussed, from material control to final product packaging. Finally, a virtual walkthrough of a plant to see the processes firsthand.

Learning Objectives:

– Understanding the material components necessary for producing concrete masonry units.

– Understand the evolution of production methods.

– Understanding the current production methods for CMU.

– Understand special processes for architectural finishes.


Chris Knutson,AIA, CDT

Architectural Sales·Amcon Concrete Products/TCC Materials

About Chris

Chris Knutson has been in the Commercial Construction Industry for over 25 years. Currently he is the Architectural Sale Representative for Amcon Concrete Products in Minneapolis, MN. He has been servicing the Engineering, Architectural and Design communities specializing in flooring, moisture mitigation and masonry. Chris has extensive technical knowledge in the Education, Healthcare, Institutional and Retail markets. He is a National Allied AIA member, CPG (Concrete Products Group) member and an NCMA Continuing Education Facilitator.