Holcim US Plants Earn EPA Energy Star

Words: Dan KamysHolcim US Plants Earn EPA Energy Star

Holcim (US) Inc. says five of its plants have earned the U.S. EnvironmentalProtection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR.

"It is with great pride that once again Holcim is recognized by the EPA for our continued commitment to environmentally sound practices with the ENERGY STAR?? Awards," says Filiberto Ruiz, deputy CEO of Holcim (US). "Protecting the environment is a priority at Holcim, and these awards reflect the determination of every Holcim employee to maintain that commitment." 
 
The following five Holcim plants were named: Theodore in Theodore, Ala.; Ste. Genevieve in Bloomsdale, Mo.; Holly Hill in Holly Hill, S.C.; Portland in Florence, Colo.; and Devil's Slide in Morgan, Utah. This year's award is the second for the Portland plant, the third for both the Holly Hill and Ste. Genevieve plants and the fifth consecutive year for the Devil's Slide plant. 
 
The ENERGY STAR?? is the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy performance.
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