CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. (www.holcim.com/us), a member of LafargeHolcim, announced today that five of its plants earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR®.
"We are pleased that the EPA has recognized Holcim's continued commitment to environmentally sound practices by awarding five of our plants with the ENERGY STAR® Award," said John Stull, chief executive officer of Holcim (US) Inc. "Sustainability is a core component of our values and a priority for our employees at every plant and facility."
This marks the fourth time Holcim's Portland plant in Florence, CO and the Midlothian plant in Midlothian, TX have received the award, while the Devil's Slide plant in Morgan, UT has been honored for its eight consecutive year. The Holly Hill plant in Holly Hill, SC and the Ste. Genevieve plant in Bloomsdale, MO are both receiving the award for the sixth time.
About Holcim (US) Inc.
Holcim (US) Inc. is a member of LafargeHolcim, and one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components. Holcim (US) has approximately 1,800 employees and operates 10 manufacturing plants and more than 50 distribution facilities in the United States.
About ENERGY STAR®
EPA's national energy performance rating system provides a 1-100 scale that helps organizations assess how efficiently their facilities use energy relative to similar facilities nationwide. A cement plant that scores a rating of 75 or higher and meets all other official EPA requirements is eligible for the ENERGY STAR®.
For more information about ENERGY STAR® visit: www.energystar.gov
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