Awards

As an industry leader for many years, McWane Ductile has a long history of positive recognition from both our peers and our customers. You can see our complete list of awards and accolades displayed below.

  • 2016 EHS Excellence Award - McWane Ductile Utah

    McWane Ductile Utah is awarded the 2016 McWane EHS Excellence (Screaming Eagle) Award

    This is a joint award for Environmental and Safety & Health Excellence. The top three performers in the Outstanding HS Performance award are submitted to the Environmental Group, who also determines their top three performing facilities. From this list of top contenders, the facility with the overall best EHS performance in the company is selected for the award.

  • 2016 Outstanding Environmental Performance-Foundry Award - McWane Ductile-Ohio

    McWane Ductile-Ohio is awarded the Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry.

    The following factors are considered in the selection process for the current calendar year:

    • Environmental Audit grade
    • Environmental implementation — configuration, training and use
    • McWane EHS MS implementation (environmental portion)
    • Diligence in addressing audit and other corrective actions
    • Demonstrated senior management commitment to environmental excellence
    • Relationship with regulators (local, state and federal)
    • Amount and quality  of resources applied to environmental management
    • Receptiveness to and participation in company-wide environmental initiatives
    • Innovative ideas and solutions on environmental matters
  • 2015 Most Improved TRIR Rate – Foundry - McWane Ductile New Jersey

    McWane Ductile New Jersey is awarded the Most Improved TRIR Rate – Foundry.

    The Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) is determined by taking the number of incidents occurred in a year’s period which require medical treatment, restricted work activity, or lost time and multiplying that by 200,000 and dividing by the total number of hours worked at the facility during the year.  The Most Improved TRIR Rate is determined by calculating at year end, the TRIR rate for each of our foundries and looking at the percent improvement when compared to their previous year end TRIR.  The facility with the greatest percentage of improvement from the previous year is given the award. 

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  • 2014 Utah Safety Council Award of Merit

    We are proud to announce that the Utah Safety Council presented Pacific States an Award of Merit in recognition and appreciation of their achievements in the field of safety as measured by outstanding safety performance. Congratulations to the entire Pac States team for their continued commitment to work safely each and every day!

  • 2014 Screaming Eagle Award: McWane EHS Excellence

    McWane Ductile - Utah is awarded the 2014 McWane Screaming Eagle Award

    This is a joint award for Environmental and Safety & Health Excellence. The top three performers in the Outstanding HS Performance award are submitted to the Environmental Group, who also determines their top three performing facilities. From this list of top contenders, the facility with the overall best EHS performance in the company is selected for the award.

  • 2014 Outstanding Healthy & Safety Performance

    McWane Ductile - Ohio is awarded the Outstanding HS Performance.

    This award is given to the one facility who has the best overall HS by looking at 11 distinctive categories. The categories which are evaluated are: (plaque awarded)

    • OSHA complaints or citations
    • Review of Health & Safety Procedures
    • Completion of corrective actions
    • Accuracy of OSHA 300 log recording of injuries/illnesses
    • Corporate audit performance
    • Participation in HS initiatives
    • Effectiveness of  HS system management reviews
    • Qualifications of HS staff
    • Other HS awards received by facility
    • Significant incidents
    • Effectiveness of injury reduction plans
  • 2013 National Ergo Cup Competition Risk Reduction Award

    The team at Pacific States represented McWane at this year’s National Ergo Cup Competition and were awarded the Risk Reduction Excellence Award, as voted on by all of the conference attendees.

    For their project, Pac States installed pneumatic-driven wedge(s) on the pipe extractor to break the sand core, which eliminated the need to strike the core 6-8 times with a 14-pound sledge-hammer.  This task was being performed up to 20 times per hour, for each pipe produced, 10 hours per day.

  • 2013 Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry Award

    Pacific States is awarded the Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry.

    The following factors are considered in the selection process for the current calendar year:

    • Environmental Audit grade
    • Environmental implementation — configuration, training and use
    • McWane EHS MS implementation (environmental portion)
    • Diligence in addressing audit and other corrective actions
    • Demonstrated senior management commitment to environmental excellence
    • Relationship with regulators (local, state and federal)
    • Amount and quality  of resources applied to environmental management
    • Receptiveness to and participation in company-wide environmental initiatives
    • Innovative ideas and solutions on environmental matters
  • 2012 Screaming Eagle Award: McWane EHS Excellence

    Pacific States is awarded the 2012 McWane Screaming Eagle Award

    This is a joint award for Environmental and Safety & Health Excellence. The top three performers in the Outstanding HS Performance award are submitted to the Environmental Group, who also determines their top three performing facilities. From this list of top contenders, the facility with the overall best EHS performance in the company is selected for the award.

  • 2012 VPP Star Site - Pacific States

    The OSHA VPP Star was awarded to Pacific States in September 2012.

  • 2012 Atlantic States Receives Community Impact Award

    Atlantic States is the proud recipient of the 2012 Community Impact Award presented by the Phillipsburg Area Chamber of Commerce.  They were selected for this award because of their commitment to the community through programs that assist the needy as well as their Community Advisory Panel.  Both team members and CAP members attended an awards dinner to accept the award on behalf of Atlantic States.

    Through the Atlantic States Community Advisory Panel, Atlantic States (ASCAP) has contributed over $100,000 to the community, just in 2012.  Some of the community organizations/partnerships that the ASCAP supported in 2012 were Big Brothers Big Sisters; Make-a-Wish Foundation; Relay for Life; Rotary Club; Boy Scouts of America; Miracle League of North Hampton County; Joseph H. Firth Youth Center; Pohatcong History & Heritage Society; Phillipsburg Seniors Center; ASCAP Scholarships; Phillipsburg High School Marching Band Boosters; Pregnancy Resource Center in Memory of John Balian; Alpha Public School; Ole Towne Festival; American Legion; Lehigh Valley Autism Walk; Lopatcong 50th Year Celebration; and distributed 147 food gift cards during the holidays.

    We are always proud to have the opportunity to supports the communities where our team members live and work.

  • 2012 Outstanding Health & Safety Performance Award

    Pacific States is awarded the Outstanding HS Performance Award

    This award is given to the one facility who has the best overall HS by looking at 11 distinctive categories. The categories which are evaluated are: (plaque awarded)

    1. OSHA complaints or citations
    2. Review of Health & Safety Procedures
    3. Completion of corrective actions
    4. Accuracy of OSHA 300 log recording of injuries/illnesses
    5. Corporate audit performance
    6. Participation in HS initiatives
    7. Effectiveness of  HS system management reviews
    8. Qualifications of HS staff
    9. Other HS awards received by facility
    10. Significant incidents
    11. Effectiveness of injury reduction plans
  • 2012 AFS Millionaires Safety Award

    Recipient of AFS Millionaires Safety Award in 2012 for 1,000,000 man hours without incurring an occupation injury or illness.

  • 2012 McWane Ergo Cup Winner

    For their winning project, Pac States installed pneumatic-driven wedge(s) on the pipe extractor to break the sand core, which eliminated the need to strike the core 6-8 times with a 14-pound sledgehammer.  This task was being performed up to 20 times per hour, for each pipe produced, 10 hours per day.

  • 2012 McWane Pollution Prevention Challenge Winner

    Atlantic States won the P2C with the design of bell and spigot plugs. By placing plugs in the bell and spigot ends of pipe during the cement lining process, the Atlantic States team was able to keep the cement mixture inside the pipes without having to add extra cement during the spin.This cut down a lot on waste—about 80 percent, or 13,000 tons—and allowed for a more economical sand/cement blend that produced further efficiencies.

  • 2010 Award of Merit

    In 2010, Pacific States received the Utah Safety Council’s Award of Merit for the second consecutive year.

  • 2010 Utah Safety Council Award of Merit

    August 28, 2010 — Pacific States received the Utah Safety Council Award of Merit Quality in Occupational safety and health.

  • 2010 McWane Outstanding Health & Safety Performance

    In February 2011, Clow Water Systems was recognized with the McWane Outstanding Health & Safety Performance Award for 2010. This award is given to the one facility who has the best overall HS by looking at 11 distinctive categories:

    1)      OSHA complaints or citations
    2)      Review of Health & Safety Procedures
    3)      Completion of corrective actions
    4)      Accuracy of OSHA 300 log recording of injuries/illnesses
    5)      Corporate audit performance
    6)      Participation in HS initiatives
    7)      Effectiveness of  HS system management reviews
    8)      Qualifications of HS staff
    9)      Other HS awards received by facility
    10)    Significant incidents
    11)    Effectiveness of injury reduction plans

  • 2009 Screaming Eagle Award: McWane EHS Excellence

    Clow Water is awarded the 2009 McWane Screaming Eagle Award

    This is a joint award for Environmental and Safety & Health Excellence. The top three performers in the Outstanding HS Performance award are submitted to the Environmental Group, who also determines their top three performing facilities. From this list of top contenders, the facility with the overall best EHS performance in the company is selected for the award.

  • 2008 Screaming Eagle Award: McWane EHS Excellence

    Atlantic States is awarded the 2008 McWane Screaming Eagle Award

    This is a joint award for Environmental and Safety & Health Excellence. The top three performers in the Outstanding HS Performance award are submitted to the Environmental Group, who also determines their top three performing facilities. From this list of top contenders, the facility with the overall best EHS performance in the company is selected for the award.

  • 2010 Community Development Award

  • 2008 - Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry Award

    Clow Water is awarded the Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry.

    The following factors are considered in the selection process for the current calendar year:

    • Environmental Audit grade
    • Environmental implementation — configuration, training and use
    • McWane EHS MS implementation (environmental portion)
    • Diligence in addressing audit and other corrective actions
    • Demonstrated senior management commitment to environmental excellence
    • Relationship with regulators (local, state and federal)
    • Amount and quality  of resources applied to environmental management
    • Receptiveness to and participation in company-wide environmental initiatives
    • Innovative ideas and solutions on environmental matters
  • 2009 Most Improved TRIR Rate — Foundry Award

    Pacific States is awarded the Most Improved TRIR Rate — Foundry.

    The Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) is determined by taking  the number of incidents occurred in a year’s period which require  medical treatment, restricted work activity, or lost time and  multiplying that by 200,000 and dividing by the total number of hours  worked at the facility during the year. The Most Improved TRIR Rate is  determined by calculating at year end, the TRIR rate for each of our  foundries and looking at the percent improvement when compared to their  previous year end TRIR. The facility with the greatest percentage of  improvement from the previous year is given the award.

    The same process as noted above is done for all other facilities which are not considered a foundry and the award is given for the most improved over their previous year’s rate.

  • 2008 Blue Green Award

    McWane Pipe in Birmingham, Alabama, received the Cahaba River Society’s 2008 Blue Green Award for innovative storm water management design and recognition of its successful storm/process water recycling system.

  • 2008 Business of the Year

    Pacific States Cast Iron Pipe Company received the Business of the Year Award at the 19th Annual Senator Reed Smoot Awards Ceremony May 9, 2007, in Provo, Utah. Provo community members and businesses are honored every year in a number of different categories at this ceremony. The awards are given in memory of a former Provo resident, Senator Reed Smoot, who demonstrated outstanding community service, honesty, loyalty, and patriotism. Smoot's legacy continues as the Provo Chamber of Commerce recognizes those who make a difference in Provo today, and Pacific States is proud to be recognized among them.

    Pacific States is a vital part of the Provo community. It is employer to 340 people there and provides an annual contribution of over $80 million to the Provo area.

    "Businesses like [Pacific States] are the backbone of the economy," Congressman Chris Cannon told John Balian, Vice President and General Manager of Pacific States. "Because of your hard work and dedication, your business has had a positive impact on the Provo community. Your efforts are admirable and offer an excellent example to many."

  • 2008 New Jersey Environmental Stewardship Initiative

    2008 - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection selected Atlantic States for the New Jersey Environmental Stewardship Initiative — a program that recognizes companies that have gone above and beyond New Jersey environmental compliance.

  • 2008 Emissions Control System Feature

    The emissions control system at Atlantic States was featured in an article entitled Out of View that appeared in Foundry Management & Technology Magazine, September 2008.

  • 2007 Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry Award

    Pacific States is awarded the Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry.

    The following factors are considered in the selection process for the current calendar year:

    • Environmental Audit grade
    • Environmental implementation — configuration, training and use
    • McWane EHS MS implementation (environmental portion)
    • Diligence in addressing audit and other corrective actions
    • Demonstrated senior management commitment to environmental excellence
    • Relationship with regulators (local, state and federal)
    • Amount and quality  of resources applied to environmental management
    • Receptiveness to and participation in company-wide environmental initiatives
    • Innovative ideas and solutions on environmental matters
  • 2007, 2006, 2005 Birmingham/Partnership in Education Award

    McWane Pipe received the Birmingham/Partnership in Education Award from the City of Birmingham in 2005, 2006 & 2007.

  • 2008 & 2005 Outstanding Environmental Progress - Foundry Award

    McWane Pipe received the McWane, Inc. Award, for Outstanding Environmental Progress; Foundry in 2005, 2008.

    The following factors are considered in the selection process for the current calendar year using the previous calendar year as the baseline:

    • Progress on successful completion of audit and other corrective actions
    • Improvements in overall compliance status
    • Improvements in relationship with regulators (local, state and federal)
    • Changes in quality and amount of resources applied to environmental management
  • 2006 Outstanding Achievement in Pollution Prevention Award

    PSCIPCO was honored by receiving the Utah Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) 2006 Outstanding Achievement in Pollution Prevention on September 27, 2007. This award was given by the DEQ Pollution Prevention Committee which recognizes organizations for excellence in pollution reduction practices based upon several factors: 1) Review of what was accomplished in order to reduce or prevent pollution or waste from being generated to begin with. 2) The amount of actual waste reduced. 3) Review by members of the selection committee. 4) DEQ compliance history. 5) Money saved because of reduction efforts.

    PSCIPCO received the award for four distinct initiatives that reduce pollution. We began using water base paint for our asphaltic pipe coating used to coat the exterior of our pipe it saved 100 tons of smog causing volatile organic compounds. Through water conservation methods used in our basement water system saved about 40,000 gallons of water per day. And by adding and using the Georgia-Pacific resin in the core room to coat the sand cores, phenol emissions are down by 70 percent as well. Lastly PSCIPCO piloted the use of an ultra-low-xylene-content ceramic epoxy coating for its sewage pipe creating a 97 percent reduction in emission of hazardous air pollutants.

  • 2006 Leadership Award

    Warren County Foster & Adoptive Family Services awarded Atlantic States and the Community Advisory Panel with the 2006 Leadership Award in recognition for their contributions to children in foster care.

  • 2005 Phillipsburg Chamber of Commerce’s Pride Award

    Atlantic States was honored as a recipient of the Phillipsburg Chamber of Commerce’s Pride Award for the Company’s commitment to enhance the quality of life in the Community, 2005.

  • 2005 State of New Jersey Recognition

    Recognized by the State of New Jersey for becoming the first foundry in North America to install a mercury baghouse, February 9, 2005.

  • 2006 Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry Award

    Atlantic States is awarded the Outstanding Environmental Performance — Foundry.

    The following factors are considered in the selection process for the current calendar year:

    • Environmental Audit grade
    • Environmental implementation — configuration, training and use
    • McWane EHS MS implementation (environmental portion)
    • Diligence in addressing audit and other corrective actions
    • Demonstrated senior management commitment to environmental excellence
    • Relationship with regulators (local, state and federal)
    • Amount and quality  of resources applied to environmental management
    • Receptiveness to and participation in company-wide environmental initiatives
    • Innovative ideas and solutions on environmental matters
  • 2005 City Beautification Award

    McWane Pipe received the City Beautification Award presented by the Birmingham Mayor’s Keep America Beautiful Campaign, 2005.

  • 2005 Most Improved TRIR Rate — Foundry Award

    Pacific States is awarded the Most Improved TRIR Rate — Foundry.

    The Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) is determined by taking  the number of incidents occurred in a year’s period which require  medical treatment, restricted work activity, or lost time and  multiplying that by 200,000 and dividing by the total number of hours  worked at the facility during the year. The Most Improved TRIR Rate is  determined by calculating at year end, the TRIR rate for each of our  foundries and looking at the percent improvement when compared to their  previous year end TRIR. The facility with the greatest percentage of  improvement from the previous year is given the award.

    The same process as noted above is done for all other facilities which are not considered a foundry and the award is given for the most improved over their previous year’s rate.

  • 2005 Leadership in the Foundry Community

    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bradley Campbell held a press conference at the plant to recognize the Company’s leadership in the foundry community for installing a beyond compliance mercury baghouse, May 2005.

  • President's Company Award

    Clow Water received President’s Company Award from the Ohio Cast Metals Association

  • 2006 Most Improved TRIR Rate — Foundry Award

    Atlantic States is awarded the Most Improved TRIR Rate — Foundry.

    The Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) is determined by taking  the number of incidents occurred in a year’s period which require  medical treatment, restricted work activity, or lost time and  multiplying that by 200,000 and dividing by the total number of hours  worked at the facility during the year. The Most Improved TRIR Rate is  determined by calculating at year end, the TRIR rate for each of our  foundries and looking at the percent improvement when compared to their  previous year end TRIR. The facility with the greatest percentage of  improvement from the previous year is given the award.

    The same process as noted above is done for all other facilities which are not considered a foundry and the award is given for the most improved over their previous year’s rate.

  • Birmingham Beautification Award

    McWane Pipe received the Birmingham Beautification Award from the City of Birmingham for the entrance to the plant.

  • United Way Gold Award

  • United Way President Award

  • 2005 Recognized by Foundry Magazine

    Recognized by Foundry Magazine for changing the future of foundry emissions controls with the new mercury baghouse and filter installation, Cover Story, October 2005.

  • 2004 Most Improved TRIR Rate — Foundry Award

    Pacific States is awarded the Most Improved TRIR Rate — Foundry.

    The Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) is determined by taking  the number of incidents occurred in a year’s period which require  medical treatment, restricted work activity, or lost time and  multiplying that by 200,000 and dividing by the total number of hours  worked at the facility during the year. The Most Improved TRIR Rate is  determined by calculating at year end, the TRIR rate for each of our  foundries and looking at the percent improvement when compared to their  previous year end TRIR. The facility with the greatest percentage of  improvement from the previous year is given the award.

    The same process as noted above is done for all other facilities which are not considered a foundry and the award is given for the most improved over their previous year’s rate.

  • 2004 Outstanding Environmental Progress — Foundry Award

    Atlantic States is awarded the Outstanding Environmental Progress — Foundry Award.

    The following factors are considered in the selection process for the current calendar year using the previous calendar year as the baseline:

    • Progress on successful completion of audit and other corrective actions
    • Improvements in overall compliance status
    • Improvements in relationship with regulators (local, state and federal)
    • Changes in quality and amount of resources applied to environmental management
  • American Red Cross Gold Level Hero Program