ARMA Accident Prevention Contest Announces 2000 Winners

[Calverton, MD] - The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association [ARMA] has announced the winners of the 2000 ARMA Accident Prevention Contest. In 2000, 45 facilities improved over the prior year ARMA Index. The winners of each group in the contest receive the prestigious "ARMA President's Award" distinguishing them as the top ARMA Accident Prevention Contest facility for the year in their respective categories.

ARMA 2000 President's Award Winners

Group A: Over 300,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year

CertainTeed Corporation in Oxford, NC

Group B: 200,000 to 300,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year

Owens Corning in Kearny, NJ

Group C: 100,000 to 200,000 Labor Hours worked Per Year

Owens Corning in Jacksonville, FL

Group D: Under 100,000 labor Hours Worked Per Year

Johns Manville Corporation in South Gate, CA

 

Participating facilities that improved over the prior year receive a Certificate of Achievement for their efforts. The following facilities will receive a Certificate of Achievement for their improvements in 2000 over 1999:

Group A: (7)

  • TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Phillipsburg, KS
  • GAF, Nashville, TN
  • GAF, Mobile, AL
  • GAF, Fontana, CA
  • TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Joplin, MO
  • EMCO, Ltd. Building Products, Edmonton, Alberta, CAN
  • GAF, Dallas, TX

Group B: (10)

  • GAF, Chester, SC
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Charleston, SC
  • GAF, Minneapolis, MN
  • GAF, Millis, MA
  • Elk Corporation of America, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Owens Corning, Medina, OH
  • Globe Building Materials, Cornell, WI
  • PABCO Roofing Products, Tacoma, WA
  • Owens Corning, Jessup, MD
  • Johns Manville Corporation, Pittsburg, CA

Group C: (15)

  • Owens Corning, Brookville, IN
  • Owens Corning, Jacksonville, FL
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Little Rock, AR
  • Leatherback Industries, Hollister, CA
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Port Arthur, TX
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Stockton, CA
  • IKO Chicago, Inc., Chicago, IL
  • IKO Production Inc., Franklin, OH
  • Johns Manville Corporation, Macon, GA
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Ennis, TX
  • Owens Corning, Minneapolis, MN
  • Firestone Building Products Co, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Portland, OR
  • TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Knoxville, TN
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., North Branch, NJ

Group D: (11)

  • Johns Manville Corporation, Natchez, MS
  • Johns Manville Corporation, South Gate, CA
  • TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Naples, TX
  • IKO Pacific, Inc., Sumas, WA
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Corvallis, OR
  • Leatherback Industries, Stockton, CA
  • Leatherback Industries, Albuquerque, NM
  • Owens Corning, Morehead City, NC
  • Johns Manville Corporation, Plattsburgh, NY
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Monroe, GA
  • TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Columbus, KS

Also, fourteen [14] facilities achieved a perfect "ARMA Index" for 2000 which is based on no lost and restricted workdays, and no reportable OSHA incidents. These facilities include:

  • Owens Corning, Memphis, TN
  • Johns Manville Corporation, Altamira, Mexico
  • Owens Corning, Adelanto, CA
  • Siplast Incorporated, Arkadelphia, AR
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Stockton, CA
  • Johns Manville Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK
  • GAF, Shafter, CA
  • Johns Manville Corporation, South Gate, CA
  • Owens Corning, Morehead City, NC
  • Owens Corning - Asphalt, Memphis, TN
  • U.S. Intec, Inc., Walpole, MA
  • Owens Corning, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Owens Corning, Channelview, TX
  • Owens Corning - Asphalt, Cincinnati, OH

THE CERTIFICATE AWARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE DESIGNATED ACCIDENT PREVENTION CONTEST CONTACTS AT THE RESPECTIVE WINNING COMPANIES. ALL PRESIDENT'S AWARD WINNERS AND THE PERFECT RECORD ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE SPRING MEETING OF THE ARMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, MAY 24, 2001.

 

ARMA extends its congratulations to all of the award winners and facilities that improved their accident prevention records in 2000.

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is the North American trade association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of bituminous-based residential and commercial fiberglass and organic asphalt shingle roofing products, roll roofing, built-up (BUR) roofing systems, and modified bitumen roofing systems.

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