August MSCSI Chapter Meeting

When:  Aug 7, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Mississippi
Our new meeting location is: The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen
1200 North State St. Jackson, Mississippi 39202
See this month's newsletter for more information on the location.

As part of our new meeting procedures, we need to give the facility a headcount and menu choice.  Please follow this link to RSVP and record your menu choice.

Brick Specifications and Moisture Management
The program will cover:
  • The correct way to specify brick.
  • Characteristics of brick veneer masonry.
  • The drainage wall concept and its components.
  • Steps that can be taken to avoid water intrusion.
  • Detailing around shelf angles, parapets, window/door openings.
This program will be followed by a question and answer period.

Presenter By: Trey McCoy
Trey has 23 years of combined experience in the masonry trade as a mason, estimator, and job superintendent on commercial and residential projects all over the state of Mississippi. He has spent 15 years in the brick industry in sales and production. Trey is a native Mississippian; born and raised in the Piney Woods of Simpson County and has been a resident of Falkner in Tippah County in the Northeastern Hill Country since 1999. In January of this year he joined Cherokee Brick as distributor and architectural representative for this mid-south region.

Sponsor: Cherokee Brick Company
Even though Cherokee Brick Company was founded back in 1877, the history of their business is one of continuous change. Many advancements have been made in brick manufacturing methods which have resulted in improvements in quality and consistency. Cherokee has not changed what made them a preferred brick provider for builders, and that’s the quality and integrity their company was founded on and to this day strives to maintain.

Cherokee Brick Capabilities
Whether your brick designs are for residential or large commercial structures, Cherokee Brick surely has the brick options and production capabilities to supply your project. No matter your location they can serve your needs. Cherokee has delivered quality brick products to customers in 32 states.

Upcoming Plant Tour
Recently Cherokee Brick opened a new plant in Jackson, Mississippi. Mississippi CSI and Cherokee Brick, under the direction of Trey McCoy, are working on a tour of this new facility that you will learn more about soon, Be looking for more about the tour this Fall.