WALTHAM, Mass., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) (www.aggregate-us.com), a Holcim Group Company (www.holcim.com), announced that Tom Boecher, a ready mix driver at Meyer Material Company, has been awarded the 2012 Wisconsin Ready Mix Concrete Association (WRMCA) Driver Highlight. Meyer Material Company, a subsidiary of AIUS, operates a fleet of 200 ready mix trucks and 15 concrete batch plants in the Chicago and Milwaukee-metro areas.
"We are proud that such a long-standing member of the AIUS community is being recognized with this award," said Filiberto Ruiz, president and chief executive officer of Aggregate Industries US. "Tom has set an excellent example as we continue our commitment to health and safety. I congratulate Tom for his achievements and thank him for his work on behalf of the company."
The Driver Highlight recognition honors three leading professionals in the ready mix concrete industry for their commitment to occupational health and safety, the environment and the community. During Boecher's 20 year career with Meyer Material Company he has maintained a perfect safety record. He is also a driver mentor for AIUS and a Smith Certified trainer.
"We're pleased Tom was honored," said Justin Kratochvil, regional occupational health and safety manager for AIUS' mid-west region. "He's a mentor to our colleagues and truly deserves this recognition. Tom has gone above-and-beyond during his career and continues to serve our company and industry as a leader."
Boecher received the award at the WRMCA Operations, Environmental & Safety Committee's Health, Safety and Environmental workshop.
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