Norfolk, Va. - Norfolk, Va. – A resolution from the Commonwealth of Virginia commending Titan America LLC was approved last week by the Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia. Joint House Resolution No. 186 (2010 Session) recognizes Titan America for a number of outstanding qualities, including exemplary leadership in clean manufacturing processes, energy efficiencies and safety; winning several 2009 environmental awards; fulfilling responsibilities as a designated EnergyStar Partner®; and excellent corporate citizenship.
“We’re very proud of this. Safety, environmental excellence, conservation, energy efficiencies – they are top considerations in everything we do,” said Robert Sells, Titan America’s Mid-Atlantic Business Unit President. Sells continued, “The legislature of Virginia’s Commonwealth has shown much support for our industry and they’ve worked hard on our behalf – we appreciate that.”
The Resolution was presented to Titan America as “an expression of the General Assembly's gratitude for the company's many contributions to the economic growth and prosperity of the Commonwealth, leadership in environmental excellence, and best wishes for continued success in the future.”
Roanoke Cement, an EPA Energy Star® Partner, was the 2009 recipient of numerous environmental awards for energy efficiency and environmental stewardship, including the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence, the PCA’s Award for Overall Environmental Excellent Award, the Roanoke Valley Cool Citizens Award and multiple safety awards. Additionally, Titan America’s parent company, Titan Cement Company, was recently voted one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Companies for Leaders and was recognized as a leader in corporate social responsibility.
Titan America LLC, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., is the premier heavy building materials producer in the eastern United States. Titan America’s products include cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete and fly ash beneficiation. Its parent company, Titan Cement Company, S.A., headquartered in Athens, Greece, is a signatory to the UN Global Compact, a group of companies committed to sustainable and socially responsible business practices.