Inquire to visit one of our manufacturing facilities
Join Glen-Gery for a behind-the-scenes tour of one of our brick manufacturing facilities! This unique opportunity will provide you with an in-depth look into the craftsmanship and innovation that go into producing beautiful products that last forever. The tour is not only an educational experience but also a chance to appreciate the artistry and dedication of our skilled craftsmen.
Each brick plant has a certain capability. The surrounding shale or clay typically determines the type of brick being made. During the tour, you will have the chance to witness the entire brick manufacturing process, from raw material selection to the final firing and packaging stages. Our knowledgeable guides will walk you through each step, explaining the intricate details of how our bricks are meticulously crafted to meet the highest industry standards.
As a brick maker, we also have a responsibility to ensure our operations do not have an adverse effect on our surroundings. You will see how we handle everything from air emissions to quarry reclamation. You will gain insights into our commitment to sustainable practices and environmental responsibility, as we strive to create products that not only stand the test of time but also minimize our ecological footprint.
DURATION & CREDITS
Most tours take approximately 2 hours and qualify for 2 AIA Learning Units
Glen-Gery operates eight brick factories throughout the United States, shown in black, and more than two dozen retail stores called Brickworks Supply Centers. Our Design Studios are located in New York City, Philadelphia and Baltimore.