Vulcraft-Texas and their customer, Century Industrial Coatings have been honoured with the 2012 Texas Environmental Excellence Award for reducing VOC emissions.

The 2012 Texas Environmental Excellence Awards are given to a select group of outstanding public and private organizations in nine diverse categories. Vulcraft-Texas has been recognized for their diligent work replacing solvent based primers with water based primers. This particular project has resulted in an 85% reduction in emissions from not only the Texas facility but all Vulcraft operations nationwide.

The Texas Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

Additionally, Nucor Steel-Berkeley has been awarded the South Carolina Manufacturers Association's ‘Made in SC Excellence in Corporate Responsibility Award.’ This award was given to companies that exemplify excellence in environment, safety and community leadership.

Source: Nucor Corporation