NAPA News Release
APAC – ATLANTIC, INC. EARNS DIAMOND ACHIEVEMENT COMMENDATION
Lanham, MD – The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced that Weaverville Plant, APAC-Atlantic, Inc., Weaverville, NC has earned NAPA’s 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 James E. Weeks noted, “The Diamond Achievement Commendation 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 aspect of HMA facilities, and symbolizes continuous improvement in operations and community relations.
Weaverville Plant, APAC-Atlantic, Inc. has joined the elite ranks of the HMA 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.
APAC – ATLANTIC, INC. BLUERIDGE PARKWAY CREW
Crews from APAC Atlantic Inc. of Asheville continue to work on the paving of the Blue Ridge Parkway Tuesday morning near the Craggy Gardens visitor center. Paving will continue until October 1st along a 15 mile stretch of the Parkway at Craggy Gardens, and the entire project, including overlooks and parking areas, is expected to be completed by the end of September, 2010. APAC is using several "green" techniques for the project, including a process of recycling the old pavement from the Parkway. (John Fletcher; 6-30-09)
APAC-Atlantic, Inc. is located in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. APAC-Atlantic is the name you can trust to bring quality and expertise for all your asphalt paving, flatwork concrete and construction projects. We are dedicated to developing and maintaining relationships with our customers by offering quality products and the craftsmanship of dedicated employees who focus on completing your vision.
APAC-ATLANTIC, INC.ASHEVILLE DIVISION
A Division of APAC-Atlantic, Inc. and a subsidiary of Old Castle Materials Group
1188 Smoky Park Highway
Candler, NC 28715
The Division operates in western and central North Carolina with our main office in Asheville, NC.
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