Cemex USA announced it has received the 2019 EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding efforts in energy management, highlighting the company's longstanding commitment to sustainability.
"At Cemex, sustainability is key to our vision of building a better future, embedded in our core business strategy and day-to-day operations," said Cemex USA President Ignacio Madridejos. "We strive to conserve energy where possible with energy management initiatives, and many of our operations have received repeated recognition for their efforts. Cemex is also incorporating the use of more alternative fuels. We are proud to be honored as the EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year."
Cemex USA has been actively involved with the Energy Star program over the years with three cement plants earning Energy Star certification in 2018. The company’s operations have earned more than 50 Energy Star certifications since 2007, including the Energy Star Challenge for Industry at several ready-mix plants and terminals.
"I applaud the 2019 Energy Star Award winners," said EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum. "Their innovation and leadership enhance America's economic competitiveness. Reducing costly energy waste improves air quality and public health while protecting the environment."
A complete list of the 2019 winners can be found here.