Triangle Brick Company Plant Grand Opening
Clay County Plant in Henrietta, Texas
Henrietta, TX (May 26, 2016) - Triangle Brick Company of Durham North Carolina held the grand opening celebration of its newest manufacturing plant, the Clay County Plant, in Henrietta, Texas on May 26, 2016. The plant is located approximately 10 miles south of Henrietta on Hwy 287, situated on nearly 1,000 acres.
The ceremony kicked off with the musical styling of Erick Willis, a soulful top-50 Texas radio artist that was born and raised in Henrietta, Texas. The performance was followed by words of gratitude from Wilhelm-Renke Roeben (Owner), Scott Mollenkopf (President and Chief Executive Officer), and Howard Brown (Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer) to local dignitaries, trade partners, distributor partners, brick industry veterans, and Triangle Brick Employees from the Clay County Plant and North Carolina. The ceremony closed with a plant dedication honoring Mr. Wilhelm-Renke Roeben, followed by a catered luncheon and guided tours of the new plant.
This new plant increases the company’s annual production capacity by 100 million standard brick units. “As part of the Roeben family of companies, Triangle Brick Company’s expansion is an example of the Roeben’s focus on generational planning and their desire to diversify our company for the long term,” said Scott Mollenkopf, president and CEO of Triangle Brick Company. “The Clay County brick plant is a crucial part of our growth strategy as it opens new opportunities for Triangle Brick Company in the Southwest markets.”
Triangle Brick continues to react to the increasing popularity of brick in the United States, to the anticipated continuation of the building boom, especially in Texas, and to the surrounding states’ growing demand resulting from the company’s marketing efforts. The company appreciates the continued support from the Clay County, Texas community.
The new plant has the most technologically advanced production and packaging equipment, including industrial robots. The automated kiln is among of the largest ever built in the United States. Triangle Brick has begun to manufacture king size brick in a variety of colors and textures for both residential and commercial construction. Additional sizes and colors will be added to the product portfolio over time.
*Plant dedication honoring Mr. Wilhelm-Renke Roeben. Photo goes as follows: Wilhelm-Renke Roeben, Sr. (back left), Scott Mellenkopf (bottom left), Howard Brown (bottom middle), Wilhelm-Renke Roeben, Jr. (bottom right).
About Triangle Brick Company:
Triangle Brick Company is a leading brick manufacturer headquartered in Durham, N.C. It was founded in 1959 with an original plant beginning production in 1960. Currently they have four plants, located in central North Carolina; and one plant in Clay County Texas. Its products are currently supplied to dealers and distributors, builders, and masons in over 30 states throughout the U.S. For more information on Triangle Brick Company, visit trianglebrick.com.