Veolia Environmental Services Honored at Industry Alliance Awards Ceremony

11/5/10  • Waste

 ​BATON ROGUE, La. – Veolia ES Industrial Services, the environmental industrial cleaning and maintenance solutions division of Veolia Environmental Services North America (VESNA), was honored with a first place award at the Greater Baton Rogue Industry Alliance (GBRIA) award ceremony on Thursday, October 14, 2010.

The Industrial Services division was nominated by Dow Chemicals for the award and won first place in the Technical Support Contractors – large category. The award recognizes “excellent safety performance by contractors working in industrial facilities,” according to the GBRIA website. To be considered for the award, a company must “have thousands of hours worked without injury, a commitment by management to educate workers and a company culture where accidents do not occur.”
“We are very pleased to both have been nominated by Dow Chemicals and to be the recipient of this prestigious award. Safety is always our company’s primary concern and we are honored to be recognized for our efforts,” said Glenn Miano, Veolia ES Industrial Services Dow Plaquemine site manager.

For more than 30 years, Veolia ES Industrial Services Inc. has been providing industrial cleaning, mechanical and maintenance services and environmental waste management solutions. Our staff of 4,500 work to provide solutions to the refining, chemical, power, metal, auto and paper industries in over 70 locations across the US and Canada. We have a special services group that delivers emergency response, high hazard response, inland and offshore marine diving services, abatement and remediation services. Veolia ES Industrial Services is the largest provider of industrial cleaning services in North America.
Based in Chicago, Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp. is the leading provider of fully integrated waste, environmental and industrial cleaning solutions to residential, municipal, commercial and industrial customers across the US, Canada and the Caribbean. The company is part of the Veolia Environnement companies in North America, with 30,000 North American employees providing sustainable environmental solutions in water management, waste services, energy management, and passenger transportation.
The Veolia Environmental Services group is the largest waste services company in the world and the only global manager of liquid, solid, non-hazardous and hazardous waste; on-site waste processing; industrial cleaning and process maintenance; and recycling, recovery and disposal for both the public and private sectors. Its parent company, Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE and Paris Euronext: VIE), is the worldwide reference in environmental services. With more than 313,000 employees in 74 countries, Veolia Environnement recorded annual revenues of almost $50 billion in 2009.