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Grand Slam at Freudenberg Texbond

The company in Macon (Georgia, US) recently received awards and certificates in recognition of its 360° approach to sustainability and in particular towards the environment, its associates and the community.trina_battle.jpg

Freudenberg Texbond is leader in North America for the production of nonwovens for the construction industry, made of polyester recycled from post consume PET bottles.
On March 16th the Keeping Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission (KMBBC), an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, awarded Freudenberg Texbond for its contribution in preserving and protecting our environment. The Macon-Bibb Commission commented that "Far before our country's emphasis on green business, Freudenberg Texbond factory in Macon was recycling more bottles than America could supply. KMBBC hopes to work with Freudenberg Texbond in the future to increase recycling in our community".

Like the other companies belonging to the Freudenberg Politex Group, which also obtained the endorsement of environmental claims through LCA and certification of the Environmental Product Declarations, Freudenberg Texbond has chosen the third party validation to confirm the responsible approach to sustainability.
The recycling efforts of the company have been thus recently certified by UL Environment Inc., which validated the claim "Texbond green polyester fiber is made from 100% recycled post-UL_Environment_Inc_2011.jpgconsumer PET". The UL Environment label ensures that the environmental claims being are accurate and not deceptive.

"And responsibility means also workplace safety, as we know that keeping our people safe is a key priority" comments Richard Shaw, President & CEO of the Company. For the third year Freudenberg Texbond has received the Award for Excellence from the Georgia Department of Labor, in recognition of Exceptional Workplace Safety in 2010. Excellence in Safety was recognized also by the Worker's Compensation Group Strategic Comp, which recently awarded the Macon team for the outstanding achievement of two years without a lost time accident.

Freudenberg Texbond LP is based in Macon, GA, USA and belongs to the Freudenberg Politex Group, world market leader in the production of polyester reinforcements for the roofing industry.

 Novedrate, March 2011