Industry Links

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevancy, ASTM International standards have an important role in the information infrastructure that guides design, manufacturing and trade in the global economy. (Please reference C-1405 for Glazed Brick and C-126 for Structural Glazed Tile)

Brick Industry Association (BIA)

BIA is the national trade association representing distributors and manufacturers of clay brick and suppliers of related products and services. The Association is involved in a broad range of technical, research, marketing, government relations and communications activities. It is the recognized national authority on brick construction. (Please reference number 13 for Glazed Brick, number 16B for Fire Resistance, and all others for general information regarding clay masonry.)

Ceramic Glazed Masonry Institute (CGMI)

The Ceramic Glazed Masonry Institute is the trade organization of glazed ceramic product manufacturers and distributors. CGMI provides a 20-Minute DVD that shows product benefits and installation. This DVD is directed toward the masonry contractor, but also helpful for general knowledge about ceramic glazed masonry. If you are interested in a 20-minute dvd, please contact us.