• Last chance to register!

    Voting for the CMU Checkoff
    begins October 15 and
    runs through November 15th.

    The CMU Checkoff is our best way forward as a united industry to put block back on top and take back market share. If you haven’t already, make sure to register now and be ready to vote on October 15. A yes vote is a yes to a better tomorrow for block.

Before you cast your vote, know the facts:


Fact 1:

For just one penny for every block sold we can generate and invest millions of dollars every year in programs that will drive concrete masonry sales.

Fact 2:

Every producer pays the same amount per block and every producer benefits.

Fact 3:

At least 50% of our program dollars will be invested regionally and every checkoff dollar will be invested to create demand for concrete masonry units.

Fact 4:

The checkoff board will be made up of block producers nominated by industry, with representation of all types of companies, from big to small, north to south, east to west.
Vote yes to put
block back on top.

This year, it’s our chance to prove why block is best. The CMU Checkoff is our best shot to turn our industry around; to band together, stop declines in demand and ensure a better future for all CMU producers.

With the CMU Checkoff, we can unite as an industry and tell the story of concrete block. Our checkoff investments will fund long-term, high-impact programs that build preference for CMU construction and win back lost markets.

Only block producers will contribute to the checkoff and only block producers will make the decisions on how those dollars are invested. You tell us where you need the money spent. Producers who represent each and every facet of our industry: from small to large, east to west, established to up-and-coming, regional to national. This diverse group will ensure our checkoff dollars benefit each and every producer, not just a select few.

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    Design Escapes
    The CMU Checkoff Initiative was created by producers frustrated with continual loss of market share. That frustration was compounded when program ideas surfaced that could drive demand, but there was no way to fund multi-year, well-funded programs that would change outdated perceptions of CMU.

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