Holcim (US) Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of cement and mineral components, says its Ada plant, located in Ada, Okla., has been awarded the Outstanding Business Partner Award by East Central University of Ada, Okla.
This award recognizes and highlights institutions that have cultivated partnerships within their communities. The business partnership excellence award furthers a higher learning environment through State Regents‚Äô Economic Development Grants.
‚ÄúHolcim is committed to building and maintaining strong relationships with the communities in which we operate,‚Äù says Filiberto Ruiz, president and CEO of Holcim (US). ‚ÄúI am proud of the Ada plant and its employees for being recognized by East Central as an outstanding business partner and look forward to their continued commitment to furthering that relationship.‚Äù
Holcim‚Äôs Ada plant will receive a grant of $500 each from the state and East Central University. The grants may be used for tuition waivers for employees, paid internships for current students, a faculty externship, or additional equipment, materials or supplies. Holcim will receive a plaque of recognition to honor their outstanding partnership at an awards reception held in the spring.