Triangle Brick Trivia Time!

Brick Industry:  Contributions to the US Economy


Brick is old as dirt (see what we did there?) and is rich with history.  While brick usage and design varies from market to market, and is affected by design trends, it has stood the test of time.  Yet, brick continues to not only make homes beautiful and virtually maintenance free, it also contributes to the economy on a national scale.

According to the Brick Industry Association, the brick industry manufactures approximately ___________ "standard brick equivalents" (SBEs) per year in a normally growing economy (, 2008).

Email us at with your guess for how many SBEs are manufactured per year as stated above and we'll send you a participation prize!

A.  19 billion

B.  8 billion

C.  9 billion

Hint!  You can find the answer here.