Get to Know the Arcitell Team
Mr. Belden is the chairman and interim CEO of Arcitell. He earned a BS degree in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in Operations Research/Management Science from the University of Michigan Graduate School of Business. He is also the Chairman and CEO of The Belden Brick Company where he has been employed since 1983.
Successful firms solve customer problems.
Market disruptions are caused by many factors and chief among them is technology. Arcitell was formed to solve customer problems like construction labor shortages, installation speed, material fire hazards, jobsite constraints, and desire for authentic aesthetics. Our technology allows us to offer solutions to these problems and presents a unique opportunity for construction professionals to leverage the rapid development of construction technologies which are dramatically reshaping the traditional design to build cycle. Our company wasn't formed for the last 100 years of construction, but for the next 100.
Mr. Whalley has been involved in heavy clay manufacturing for more than 30 years. His career spans 2 continents. Mr. Whalley has held a wide variety of positions in manufacturing and was classically trained as a technician for manufacturing operations. Mr. Whalley has worked for Redland Brick for 27 years in a number of capacities and has served as the Director of Manufacturing for 19 years. During Mr. Whalley's tenure at Redland Brick, he was responsible for the design and construction of a $27 million plant, acquisition and integration of two manufacturing operations and countless plant upgrades.
From an operations point of view, the Arcitell technology is an opportunity to manufacture products that are indistinguishable from the source materials. The level of detail is unparalleled, from the minute textures of the brick faces to the beautiful wood grains of cedar shingles, the Arcitell technology enables our production process to faithfully replicate any of the surfaces in our line up. We have the ability to automate most of the process to ensure a consistent and high level of quality and performance that our customers will appreciate.