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The Sanford Brick Corporation is comprised of three brick companies. Sanford Brick and Tile Company, founded in 1920, is the oldest. The other companies are Chatham Brick and Tile Company at Gulf and Stanly Shale Products, Inc. at Norwood. The corporation is among the leaders in its industry.
Hugh R. Perry, D. C. Mace, Johnson Sprott, and Carey Castleberry founded Lee Brick & Tile Company in Sanford in 1946. The company produces 200,000 brick a day, or about 73 million a year. Most of the brick are used in North Carolina or in other eastern states.
Hugh R. Perry and ten Sanford businessmen founded Lee Brick & Tile Company in Sanford in the early 1950s. Perry later bought out his associates, and the business still remains in his family's hands. The company occupies a twenty-acre site along with its shale pit. Lee Brick will make about 40 million bricks this year. North Carolina is second only to Texas in output.