Watkins carries a large selection of brick. We are a proud distributor for the manufacturing companies listed below. Please check with us to determine whether the brick of your choice is on hand at our facility or if it requires special processing.
Glen-Gery Corporation, an old and honored name in brickmaking, is based in Wyomissing, PA. Glen-Gery's plants, products, personnel and 100 years of experience help architects, designers, contractors and homeowners make use of brick's full creative and technical potential. Glen-Gery manufactures the widest brick product range and is the largest molded brickmaker in the United States. Glen-Gery operates 11 manufacturing facilities, 15 sales offices and has over 850 distributors throughout the United States. The product line includes extruded, machine molded, authentic handmade and glazed facebrick, as well as brick paving units, pool copings and a complete assortment of brick shapes and custom shape production to achieve interesting detailing.
ACME BRICK COMPANY
Each Acme Brick is manufactured to exceed quality standards established by all building codes and demanded by the most quality conscious customers. Acme guarantees that their brick will endure sub-freezing cold, will withstand blistering heat, and will remain beautiful for 100 years. Acme operates more than 20 brick plants throughout the Southwest and Midwest, with headquarters in Texas. www.acmebrick.com
Carolina Ceramics research and development teams work tirelessly to invent brick that allows architects to explore innovative designs that reveal their own style and individuality. Even with their up-to-date brick technology, they still blend their brick the old-fashioned way - by hand - because no machine can produce the consistent color we achieve with the human touch. www.carolinaceramics.com
CHEROKEE BRICK AND TILE COMPANY
Cherokee Brick and Tile Company began operations November 12, 1900. From the primitive methods of handmade brick, Cherokee has evolved in to a highly automated efficient brick manufacturer. Cherokee manufactures over 100 different varieties of brick and has acquired a reputation for quality. www.cherokeebrick.com
THE DENVER BRICK COMPANY
For over 100 years, The Denver Brick Company has built a reputation for innovation and quality of its clay products. An unmatched palette of color and texture is available to satisfy even the most discriminating tastes. Natural shades of red, brown, gray, pink, and cream, as well as many coated varieties, can lend creativity and reality to any idea. www.denverbrick.com
GENERAL SHALE BRICK
The General Shale Products Corporation was founded in 1928 and has grown to be one of the leading exterior building materials manufacturers in the United States. The company's primary focus is the production of more that 250 types of face brick for any application. In July 1999, General Shale Products joined the Wienerberger Group headquartered in Vienna, Austria. Wienerberger is the world's leading brick manufacturer. www.generalshale.com
OLD CAROLINA BRICK COMPANY
Based on a commitment to quality and authenticity, Old Carolina Brick are each hand molded and then fired with coal to provide the beautiful bisques and unique colors identical to those seen in brick made over 200 years ago. Their hand molding operation imparts distinctive folds, finger marks, and other surface irregularities that make each brick individually characterized. From the largest architectural project to the smallest do-it-yourself fireplace, Old Carolina handmade brick will give that unique appearance unequaled by conventional machine made brick.
Watkins stocks a variety of pavers in our yard. We proudly distribute pavers from the following manufacturers. Please check with us to determine whether your paver selection needs to be specially ordered.
THE DENVER BRICK COMPANY
The charm of residential architecture can be greatly enhanced through the inclusion of the timeless beauty of brick pavers in both interior and exterior applications. Add creativity and warmth to any design with Denver Brick Pavers. From urban planning... to residential setting... Denver Brick Pavers provide the design professional with the ultimate in elegance and charm... PLUS the durability that only quality brick pavers can insure. www.denverbrick.com
GENERAL SHALE BRICK
Nothing paves the way to enduring value more perfectly than the timeless beauty of brick pavers. For patios, walkways, driveways, steps, terraces, sidewalks, pathways, courtyards and more, these high quality brick pavers let you further personalize your home and create a warm inviting atmosphere. And brick pavers can be used for decks - now enjoy all the low maintenance and aesthetic qualities of brick for your deck. www.generalshale.com
The array of natural clay paver colors makes our bricktile line a favorite of creative designers. The aesthetics and versatility of these highly durable products afford the designer complete flexibility to create a broad range of outstanding architectural effects. Matching coping is also available for pool edges, step treads and wall caps.
Highway 301 North
P.O. Box 1134
Marion, SC 29571
fax 803-423- 1515
PINE HALL BRICK COMPANY
Pine Hall Brick, a 77-year-old company, opened a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, dedicated to pavers, in 1996. The plant doubled its capacity in 1999 due to overwhelming demand. The advantages from this new process for clay pavers include superior size control and greater manufacturing flexibility. We offer a complete line of pavers including two types of pavers specifically designed for sand applications, English Edge® & The "Old" Series. All these pavers offer the rich color blend of clay brick that can be installed in a durable, flexible base paving system at costs competitive with concrete pavers. www.pinehallbrick.com