Acme-Och's Brick & Stone, for almost 100 years, has led the brick industry in quality and innovation. Today Acme-Och's Brick & Stone continues its tradition with a variety of brick sizes, shapes, textures and colors designed to meet the needs of any construction project commercial or residential. Acme-Och's Brick & Stone is a family of three companies, including Ochs Brick Manufacturing, Ochs Brick & Stone and the McFarlane Stone Company. Ochs Brick Manufacturing is Minnesota's only brick manufacturer, offering a variety of brick sizes, shapes, textures and colors; and residential and architectural products including utility, norman, closure, king, queen, modular and multiple brick blending, tumbling and rockface capabilities. Ochs Brick & Stone is the Twin Cities' largest distributor of brick, natural stone, manmade stone, pavers and other masonry product accessories, and the exclusive Arriscraft dealer. McFarlane Stone Company has the largest cut-stone fabrication facility in the Twin Cities. Its craftsmen have cut stone since 1916. Acme-Och's Brick & Stone began in 1891 when Adolph Ochs stumbled on an outcropping of red clay along the banks of the Cottonwood River in southwestern Minnesota. He started making brick and now the company is the Twin Cities largest distributor of brick and other masonry product accessories.