NAPA presents Operational Excellence awards at midyear meeting

Updated Jul 15, 2015


The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) presented its 2014 Operational Excellence Awards in five categories during the associations first general session of its 2015 Midyear Meeting in Denver.

The winners and finalists include:

Asphalt Operations Safety Innovations Award

For most innovative safety practices


  • Lakeside Industries Inc., Issaquah, Washington, custom-fitted hearing protection
  • Payne & Dolan Inc., Gladstone, Michigan, break-away paver guide bar

Community Involvement Award

For outstanding community relations programs


Pennsy Supply Inc., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, community outreach


  • Barrett Paving Materials Inc., Watertown, New York, “The Road to a Better Community”
  • Silver Star Construction Co. Inc., Moore, Oklahoma, community team
  • Tilcon New York (an Oldcastle Materials Co.), Wharton, New Jersey, community involvement program

Ecological Award

For safe and responsible environmental practices

Winner – Existing Plant

Duval Asphalt Products Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, plant 2

Winner – New Plant

Commercial Asphalt Co., Maple Grove, Minnesota, Blaine Plant

Outstanding Website Award

For outstanding websites promoting asphalt



Outstanding Brochure Award

For outstanding brochures promoting asphalt


L.L. Pelling Co. Inc., North Liberty, Iowa, “Iowa Rides on Us”

NAPA will accept nominations for the 2015 Operational Excellence Awards, to be presented at its 2016 Midyear Meeting, until December 4.