CANTON, OHIO — April 9, 2020 — The Belden Brick Company has been honored with 10 Brick in Architecture (BIA) Awards for 2019. Belden Brick has been a proud member of the Brick Industry Association, which sponsors the BIA Awards – of the country's most prestigious architectural award programs and the only one to represent both manufacturers and distributors. In 2019, it celebrated 30 years as the nation’s premier design competition featuring clay brick.
"The Belden Brick Company is excited to be so well represented in this year’s Brick in Architecture Awards,” said Brian Belden, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, The Belden Brick Company. “Belden Brick has long been associated with outstanding projects across the U.S. and Canada and we are very proud to be a part of so many projects in this year’s program across all categories. We would like to thank the architects and designers that selected our products for these amazing projects. We believe these industry professionals work with Belden Brick because of our reputation for supplying such a diverse product line with an emphasis on quality and service starting with our production staff and working through our distributor partners. It is an honor to be recognized in the Brick in Architecture Awards Program and we will continue our family promise to supply "The Standard of Comparison Since 1885" in the brick industry."
The Belden Brick Company won two Best in Class Awards in the Educational (K-12) and Residential – Multi-family categories as a manufacturer. For this top recognition, Belden Brick will receive a clay brick for each award with a hand-painted portrait of its winning project. The company also won three Silver Awards: one in the Educational (Higher Education) category and two in the Paving & Landscaping category as a manufacturer. Additionally, Belden Brick won five Bronze Awards: two in the Commercial and Educational (Higher Education) categories, two in the Paving & Landscaping category, and one in the Residential – Single-family category, all as a manufacturer.
Out of more than 120 entries this year, The Belden Brick Company joins 36 other winners awarded Best in Class, Gold, Silver and Bronze including projects in Australia and Canada. Visit the BIA’s Awards page to view the full list of winners and to see the complete photo gallery of 2019’s Award Winning Brick Projects.
The Belden Brick Company, LLC
The Belden Brick Company, a subsidiary of Belden Holding & Acquisition, Inc., is a 135-year old enterprise founded in 1885 by Henry S. Belden, Sr. Today, The Belden Brick Company is the largest family-owned and managed brick company in the United States and is currently managed by the fifth generation of the Belden family. It currently is operating five brick plants and a sawing facility in Sugarcreek, Ohio, and has over 180 active oil and gas wells that it operates and maintains in Tuscarawas and Holmes counties. For more information on The Belden Brick Company, visit www.beldenbrick.com.