Source: Portland Cement Association, Skokie, Ill.
The Holcim (US) Inc. cement plant in Holly Hill, S.C., has been named the medium-sized manufacturer of the year by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. “Holcim believes that active involvement in the communities in which it operates is essential to the success of its business,” the chamber said in an announcement about the honor.
The chamber also praised Holcim for its commitment to continuously improving its environmental performance. The Holly Hill plant successfully maintains both ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications annually while producing more cement than any other manufacturer in the state.
The award recognizes companies that strive for manufacturing excellence, have a positive economic impact, remain committed to workforce development, and are outstanding community stewards. Other manufacturers honored were small industry of the year Cytec Industries Inc. of North Augusta and large industry of the year The Boeing Company of North Charleston.