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IAPD Recognizes Piedmont Plastics With 2022 Gold And Silver Awards

Tampa, Florida, September 2022 – Piedmont Plastics, one of North America’s leading distributers of plastic sheet, rod, tube, and film materials, has once again been recognized by the International Association of Plastics Distribution (IAPD) for our innovative educational initiatives and outstanding environmental stewardship.

Piedmont Plastics was honored to receive the 2022 Gold Level Education Circle of Champions award, and the 2022 Silver Level Environmental Excellence Award, at IAPD’s 66th annual convention in Tampa, Florida.

Education Award

The Education Circle of Champions award is given to IAPD member companies who emphasize continuing plastics education within their organizations. This award acknowledges our use of IAPD training resources and expansive internal training programs, which help emphasize our commitment to the industry and our core values.

The Education Circle of Champions award is awarded in three tiers: Gold, Silver, and Bronze. As a recipient of the Gold Level award, Piedmont has proven its ability to excel within the performance plastics industry. Our education and training courses, combined with the expertise of our crew, allows us to continually pursue success as North America’s most knowledgeable performance plastics distributer.

Environmental Excellence

The IAPD Environmental Committee established the award in 2008 to give special recognition to IAPD member companies who demonstrate exceptional environmental initiatives. This award also recognizes the innovative efforts of its applicants and recognizes those who have adopted sustainable practices.  

This year, Piedmont was proud to have been awarded the Silver Level Environmental Excellence award, which acknowledges the innovative or exemplary environmental responsibility of IAPD member firms. This is the third year in a row Piedmont has been recognized with this award.

Here is what Jim Pro, Piedmont Plastics’ Corporate Quality and Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, had to say about the award:

“Here at Piedmont Plastics, we take pride in our sustainability programs. We work hard to partner with our customers and suppliers to help reduce sending recyclable plastics into landfills, and we are honored to be recognized by IAPD.”

This award is a direct reflection of Piedmont’s commitment to its core values and desires to develop responsible recycling practices, employee education, and reduced impacts on landfills. The plastics industry continues to make significant in the field of sustainability, and we want to be leaders in the movement. 

Our customized recycling programs and natural solutions help our customers lead the way in their industry’s recycling operations, where they can help reduce landfill contributions, establish clean working environments, decrease their carbon footprint, and eliminate sorting responsibilities.

Piedmont Plastics also offers a complete line of eco-friendly products. Many of our products are recyclable, made from recycled materials, or biodegradable to meet the demands of evolving industry initiatives.

About Piedmont Plastics

Piedmont Plastics is a family owned an operated performance plastics distributer with over 50 years of industry experience. We strive to be the premier North American distributor and converter of plastic materials, and we work hand-in-hand with our customers to achieve success. Together, with our solutions-focused team of performance plastic exerts, we will happily assist you as you work towards achieving your green objectives.