The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced recently that J.H. Rudolph & Co., Inc. Green River Road Plant in Evansville, IN has earned NAPA’s 2010 Diamond Achievement Commendation for Excellence in Hot-Mix Asphalt Plant/Site Operations.
The Diamond Achievement Commendation is a unique and respected self-assessment program that encourages and recognizes responsible hot-mix asphalt (HMA) operation practices and cultivates good community relations. As NAPA’s Chairman Larry H. Lemon noted, “The Diamond Achievement Commendaiont is an honor in which a company and a community can take great pride. It clearly demonstrates a corporate commitment to excellence with a community focus.”
NAPA developed this successful program in 1999. The self-assessment process addresses six essential facets of the HMA plant/site: appearance, operations, environmental practices, safety, permitting and regulatory compliance, and community relations. Earning the Commendation exemplifies the commitment to excellence in all aspects of HMA facilities, and symbolizes continuous improvement in operations and community relations.
J.H. Rudolph & Co., Inc.’s Green River Road Plant has joined the elite ranks of the asphalt paving industry by earning the coveted Diamond Achievement Commendation. All HMA plants/sites are eligible to earn the Commendation. The standard of excellence is challenging, but can be accomplished with genuine dedication to responsible practices and continuous improvement.