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ISRI Recognizes Members with Outstanding Vehicle Safety Records

(Washington, DC)–The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Voice of the Recycling Industry™, announced the winners of its fifth annual Vehicle Safety Awards distinguishing those members that have demonstrated a strong commitment to the safety of employees and public through effective fleet safety programs. The awards come in two categories: Best Fleet Award and Pacesetter Award.

 

“Proper training, maintenance, and execution are all part of a strong safety transportation program,” said Commodor Hall, ISRI’s transportation safety director. “When any one of these aspects is overlooked, safety is jeopardized and lives are placed at risk. Recognizing those that are the best in the field sets the bar high and emphasizes the importance a strong safety transportation program within the recycling industry. The recipients of this year’s Best Fleet and Pacesetter awards have clearly demonstrated to be the best in their class when it comes to safety of their drivers and sharing the road with other motorist.” 

 

Based on class size, the Best Fleet Award is presented to the ISRI member with the lowest vehicle accident rate, and the lowest U.S. Department of Transportation Recordable rate in 2016. The Pacesetter Award, also based on class, is granted to the ISRI member using the same criteria as the Best Fleet Award but covering a three-year period, in this case January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016. 

 

This year’s award recipients, based on fleet classes are:

 

2016 Best Fleet Award Small Class 300,000 – 500,000 Miles:

1. General Metals of Tacoma, Inc. (Schnitzer Steel Industries), Tacoma, WA

2. Berman Bros., Inc., Jacksonville, FL

3. Shine Bros. Corp., Spencer, IA

 

2016 Pacesetter Award Small Class 300,000 – 500,000 Miles: 

• General Metals of Tacoma, Inc. (Schnitzer Steel Industries), Tacoma, WA

 

2016 Best Fleet Award Intermediate Class 500,001 – 1,000,000 Miles:

1. Rochester Iron and Metal, Inc., Rochester, IN

2. United Scrap Metal Inc., Cicero, IL

3. Consolidated Scrap Resources, Inc., York, PA

 

2016 Pacesetter Award Intermediate Class 500,001 – 1,000,000 Miles:

• United Scrap Metal Inc. Cicero, IL

 

2016 Best Fleet Award Medium Class 1,000,001 – 5,000,000 Miles:

1. Pick N Pull Auto Dismantlers (Schnitzer Steel Industries), Portland, OR

2. LP Transport LTD (LP Padnos), Holland, MI

3. Schupan & Sons Inc., Kalamazoo, MI

 

2016 Pacesetter Award Medium Class 1,000,001 – 5,000,000 Miles:

• Pick N Pull Auto Dismantlers (Schnitzer Steel Industries), Portland, OR

 

2016 Best Fleet Award Large Class Greater Than 5,000,000 Miles:

1. OmniSource Transport LLC Fort Wayne, IN

 

2016 Pacesetter Award Large Class Greater Than 5,000,000 Miles:

• OmniSource Transport LLC Fort Wayne, IN

 

*Photos Available Upon Request

 

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The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) is the Voice of the Recycling Industry. ISRI represents approximately 1,300 companies in 21 chapters in the U.S. and 34 countries worldwide that process, broker and consume scrap commodities, including metals, paper, plastics, glass, rubber, electronics, and textiles. With headquarters in Washington, DC, ISRI provides education, advocacy, safety and compliance training, and promotes public awareness of the vital role recycling plays in the U.S. economy, global trade, the environment, and sustainable development. Generating more than $105 billion annually in U.S. economic activity, the scrap recycling industry provides nearly half a million Americans with good jobs.

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