TXI Operations, LP, a subsidiary of Texas Industries, Inc announced today that its Midlothian Cement Plant has been awarded the 2012 Energy Star® 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 US, based on the EPA's strict energy efficiency performance levels through the National Energy Performance Rating System.
Building on its previous Energy Star recognition, TXI's Midlothian Cement Plant has implemented the requirements outlined by the EPA for plant energy programs, including a detailed performance assessment along with an action plan that ultimately resulted in achieving this designation.
"Energy efficiency is key to how we manage our business, and as stewards of the environment and our natural resources, we are committed to continuous improvement," stated Ronnie Pruitt, Vice President — Cement Operations at TXI. "TXI is pleased to accept EPA's Energy Star certification on behalf of our employees who have worked so hard to earn this award again."