ALLEGHENY MINERAL FINALIST FOR WESTERN PA SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR
KITTANNING, PA., Nov.17 – Allegheny Mineral Corp., a subsidiary of Snyder Associated Companies, has been nominated for the 2011 Manufacturer of the Year presented by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Chosen as a finalist in both the medium sized business category (100 to 299 employees) and the sustainable company category, Allegheny Mineral’s president, Dennis Snyder, was pleased to accept the nomination on behalf of the company. The Manufacturer of the Year program recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of Western Pennsylvania manufacturers. Companies are honored in five categories based on size; under 50 employees, 50 to 99 employees, 100 to 299 employees, 300 to 999 employees and over 1,0000 employees . Each company is evaluated in areas such as financial growth, technological advances, product development, environmental solutions and operation excellence. The Sustainability award will be presented to the manufacturer that has demonstrated a commitment to and successfully implemented sustainable manufacturing practices that are environmentally and economically sound.
Allegheny Mineral is a family owned and operated aggregate company that specializes in producing construction aggregate, industrial rock dust and agricultural lime. In the past year, the company has opened a state of the art limestone crushing plant in Worthington, PA, just outside of Kittanning. The new facility has capabilities of producing over one million tons of construction aggregate per year. The Worthington location will aid in supporting areas beyond the reach of Allegheny Mineral’s existing crushing operations in Slippery Rock, Harrisville and Murrinsville, PA.
“We are honored to be selected as a finalist for this award and extend our congratulations to all nominees on this accomplishment” said Dennis Snyder. “I commend every employee at Allegheny Mineral for their commitment to the continued growth and success of our company.”