MORGAN, Utah, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. (www.holcim.us) announced today that its Devil's Slide plant in Morgan, UT has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR® for the fourth consecutive year.
"Receiving the EPA's ENERGY STAR award for the fourth time is a tribute to our employees," said Keith Krugh, Holcim Devil's Slide plant manager. "At Holcim, every employee is deeply committed to protecting the environment, and the recognition of these efforts is a great way to share our commitment with the public."
In addition to Devil's Slide, three other Holcim plants were awarded the 2011 ENERGY STAR®: Ste. Genevieve in Bloomsdale, MO, the Portland plant in Florence, CO and the Holly Hill plant in Holly Hill, SC. The Holly Hill and Ste. Genevieve plants received their second consecutive ENERGY STAR®; the Portland plant was named for the first time.
The ENERGY STAR® is the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy performance.
About Holcim (US) Inc.
Holcim (US) Inc. is a subsidiary of Holcim Ltd, and one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components. Holcim (US) has approximately 1,800 employees and operates 15 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 .
Robin L. DeCarlo
VP, Corporate Communications
SOURCE Holcim (US) Inc.