Waste not, want not. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Crown Equipment Corp. for its waste minimization efforts at the lift truck manufacturer's painting operations. The EPA designated Crown as a Waste Minimization Partner, one of only 27 in the country. Crown substantially reduced hazardous wastes by eliminating chromium from its paint. The company also converted to a powder painting process that further reduced waste.
South American sensation. Unidock, a division of Exel, has been chosen as the first-ever recipient of Brazil's Febrafarma Pharmaceutical Excellence Award in warehousing. Febrafarma is an industry federation representing more than 250 of Brazil's pharmaceutical manufacturers. The award recognizes Unidock's excellence in quality control, operational performance and customer service. Unidock provides warehousing and transportation services to about 25 healthcare organizations from facilities in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Lift your glass. Nissan Forklift has presented Equipment Inc. of Jackson, Miss., with its President's Award. This award is Nissan's top dealership honor and recognizes one dealer each year for its success in new equipment sales, parts sales and service excellence.
On Target. Target Corp. has honored Hub Group Inc. as its Intermodal Carrier of the Year