ARMA Accident Prevention Contest Announces 2003 Winners

WASHINGTON, DC –The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association [ARMA] has announced the winners of the 2003 ARMA Accident Prevention Contest. In 2003, 47 facilities improved over the prior year ARMA Index. The winners of each group in the industry 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 President's Award Winners

Group A: Over 300,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year
CertainTeed Corporation, Oxford, NC

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

Group C: 100,000 to 200,000 Labor Hours worked Per Year
CertainTeed Corporation, Birmingham, AL

Group D: Under 100,000 labor Hours Worked Per Year
Owens Corning, Morehead City, NC

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 2003 over 2002:

GROUP A: (14)

  • Owens Corning – Medina, OH
  • Elk Corporation – Ennis, TX
  • GAF – Mobile, AL
  • GAF – Millis, MA
  • TAMKO Building Products – Frederick, MD
  • TAMKO Building Products – Tuscaloosa, AL
  • ELK – Myerstown, PA
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Norwood, MA
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Shakopee, MN
  • ELK – Shafter, CA
  • GAF – Dallas, TX
  • TAMKO Building Products – Joplin, MO
  • EMCO Ltd., Bldg. Products – LaSalle, Canada
  • GAF – Nashville, TN

GROUP B: (14)

  • IKO Production, Inc. – Wilmington, DE
  • Owens Corning – Irving, TX
  • Owens Corning – Atlanta, GA
  • GAF – Goldsboro, NC
  • Owens Corning – Kearny, NJ
  • Owens Corning – Denver, CO
  • GAF – Minneapolis, MN
  • Owens Corning – Savannah, GA
  • Owens Corning – Memphis Roofing, Memphis, TN
  • Owens Corning – Summit, IL
  • GAF – Savannah, GA
  • Owens Corning – Jessup, MD
  • Owens Corning – Jacksonville, FL
  • TAMKO Building Products – Dallas, TX

GROUP C: (12)

  • CertainTeed Corporation – Birmingham, AL
  • Owens Corning – Brookville, IN
  • IKO Chicago, Inc. – Bedford Park, IL
  • Johns Manville -- Altamira, Mexico
  • TAMKO Building Products – Ennis, TX
  • Firestone Building Products Company – Indianapolis, IN
  • Siplast Icopal – Arkadelphia, AR
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Peachtree City, GA
  • Owens Corning – Houston, TX
  • Owens Corning – Minneapolis, MN
  • IKO Pacific, Inc. – Sumas, WA
  • U.S. Intec, Inc. – Stockton, CA

GROUP D: (7)

  • Owens Corning – Memphis Asphalt, Memphis, TN
  • Johns Manville – Kansas City, KS
  • TAMKO Building Products – Butler, AL
  • Owens Corning – Detroit, MI
  • Leatherback Industries – Stockton,CA
  • Owens Corning – Channelview, TX
  • TAMKO Building Products – Naples, TX

Finally, fourteen (14) facilities achieved a perfect ”ARMA Index” for 2003, which is based on no lost and restricted workdays and no reportable OSHA incidents. These facilities include:

  • CertainTeed Corporation – Birmingham, AL
  • Owens Corning – Brookville, IN
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Little Rock, AR
  • CertainTeed Corporation, Ennis, TX
  • IKO Chicago, Inc. – Bedford Park, IL
  • Johns Manville – Altamira, Mexico
  • Owens Corning – Morehead City, NC
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt) – Cincinnati, OH
  • Owens Corning – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Owens Corning – Memphis Asphalt, TN
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt) – Memphis, TN
  • Owens Corning – Oklahoma City, OK
  • U.S. Intec, Inc. – Port Arthur, TX
  • U.S. Intec, Inc. – Walpole, MA

THE CERTIFICATE AWARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE DESIGNATED ACCIDENT PREVENTION CONTEST CONTACTS WITHIN THE NEXT 2 WEEKS. ALL PRESIDENT AWARD WINNERS AND PERFECT RECORD ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED DURING THE ARMA SPRING BOARD MEETING, MAY 26-27, 2004.

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. For additional information, contact ARMA or visit: www.asphaltroofing.org.

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