Infiltrator Systems receives Chairman’s Award for plastic waste recycling

Infiltrator Systems receives Chairman’s Award for plastic waste recycling
Dave Smith, purchasing manager for Champion Polymer Recycling, a division of Infiltrator Systems, accepts the Chairman's Award on behalf of Infiltrator Systems at the recent GPEC Conference in New Orleans.

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Recognizing the Infiltrator Systems’ extensive waste plastic recycling program, the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) presented the company with the Chairman’s Award at SPE’s Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2013 in New Orleans. The award is one of seven 2013 Environmental Stewardship Awards presented at the March conference. 

Infiltrator Systems Inc. has been an industry leader in implementing sustainable manufacturing processes at their ISO-9002 certified Winchester, Ky., facility. The company is a top 10 user of post-consumer recycled plastic in North America buying over 150 tons of plastic daily to produce innovative wastewater treatment products. 

“It is an honor to be recognized by SPE with the Chairman’s Award,” says Dave Smith, purchasing manager for Champion Polymer Recycling, a division of Infiltrator Systems. “I am very proud to be a part of Infiltrator’s longtime commitment to incorporating recycled plastic to manufacture the highest quality products in the industry.“ 

Reflecting the conference theme “The Latest Need to Know: From Recycling to Sustainability of Plastics,” the 2013 Environmental Stewardship Awards recognize companies and institutions that have demonstrated environmental leadership and excellence through significant achievements. 

Infiltrator is the largest septic products company in the industry. Through its subsidiary Champion Polymer Recycling, it is a leading purchaser of green materials including post-consumer and post-industrial recycled plastics used in the production of Infiltrator products at their ISO-9002 certified manufacturing facility in Winchester, Ky. Since its inception in 1987, Infiltrator has continually introduced innovative products that meet increasingly stringent environmental and regulatory onsite wastewater treatment requirements. Infiltrator is a Graham Partners portfolio company with corporate headquarters in Old Saybrook, Conn. 

For more information visit, www.infiltratorsystems.com.



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