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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.
Cherokee Sanford Group, Inc., North Carolina's largest brickmaker, has developed a system to handle petroleum-contaminated soil and water that can be recycled through its brick kilns. The company also uses sawdust from the furniture industry and non-contaminated waste and sludge from other industries such as the automotive industry.