TXI Operations, LP, a subsidiary of Texas Industries, Inc announced today that its Midlothian Cement Plant has been awarded the 2010 Energy Star(R) certification for superior energy performance by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The award places the TXI Midlothian Cement Plant in an exceptional category of high-performing, energy efficient cement plants in the U.S., based on the EPA’s National Energy Performance Rating System.
TXI’s Midlothian Cement Plant followed the stringent requirements outlined by the EPA for plant energy programs, including a detailed performance assessment along with an action plan that ultimately resulted in achieving Energy Star designation.
"Energy efficiency is a major strategic theme as we look into the future for the Midlothian plant, and we recognize the importance of continuous improvement in this area," said J. Lynn Davis, Vice President - Cement for TXI.
"Achieving this designation is significant because our employees work very hard every day to conserve energy and produce cement as efficiently as possible," Davis added.