CORONA, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vulcan Materials Company, Western Division, announced today that the Greater Corona Valley Chamber of Commerce has given the company the Award of Excellence in Manufacturing.
Atisthan Roach, Vulcan's Community Relations Manager said, "It is an honor to be recognized by the business community for our outreach and involvement in the region. We are proud to be a member of this outstanding Chamber."
Bobby Spiegel, President of the Greater Corona Valley Chamber of Commerce, explained the selection process, "A committee made up of Chamber members evaluates nominations for the quarterly award and presents the award to those who portray an excellence in manufacturing. The award is then given during the Chamber's Quarterly Luncheon."
About Vulcan Materials Company
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE :VMC ), a member of the S&P 500 index, is the nation's foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of other construction materials. The company's Western Division, which was formed when Vulcan acquired CalMat Co. in 1999, has more than 70 facilities in Arizona, California and New Mexico and approximately 1,800 employees. For additional information about Vulcan Materials Company, see www.vulcanmaterials.com.
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