OHIO AGGREGATES & INDUSTRIAL MINERALS ASSOCIATION
746 Morrison Road
COLUMBUS, OH 43230 NEWS RELEASE
CONTACT: PATRICK A. JACOMET
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 4, 2019
PHILLIPS COMPANIES RECOGNIZED FOR MULTIPLE AWARDS
BY THE OHIO AGGREGATES & INDUSTRIAL MINERALS ASSOCIATION
Phillips Companies of Beavercreek, Ohio was recently recognized for several awards by the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
Both Phillips’ gravel plants in Xenia and Vandalia were given the “Aggregate Manufacturer Excellence In Safety Award - Platinum Level”. The Platinum Level is OAIMA’s highest level of reward for recognizing safety and health excellence in mining operations. It is the second year in a row that Phillips has been honored with the award.
Phillips Trucking was also recognized as “Aggregate Transportation Company of the Year”. This award is given to OAIMA members in recognition of safe and courteous trucking practices and exemplary fleet maintenance and cleanliness.
Additionally, Steve Back of Phillips Trucking was recognized as “Aggregate Trucker of the Year”. With over 44 years in the trucking of aggregates, Steve has maintained an impeccable safety record.
OAIMA, Executive Director, Patrick Jacomet, states, “With the vast majority of aggregates and construction materials being delivered by truck, it is imperative to have safe, courteous and clean trucking companies such as Phillips Trucking and tremendous drivers like Steve Back delivering our vital products. We are extremely proud of members like the Phillips Companies who go above and beyond to be good neighbors.” Phillips Trucking is a part of Phillips Companies, a fourth generation family owned and operated business since 1942. Phillips Companies is the longest running producer of aggregates and ready mix concrete in the Dayton, Ohio area.
Celebrating its 101th year, The OAIMA represents over 225 companies including all the state’s mining operations (except coal) along with companies that supply goods and services to those operations. These commodities valued at over $1 Billion, include mostly construction materials, both natural and manmade, such as aggregates (sand, gravel, slag, crushed limestone, dolomite and sandstone), salt, clay, shale, gypsum, industrial sand, building stone, lime, cement and recycled concrete. Each year, every Ohio uses about 22,000 lbs. of aggregates and minerals produced in Ohio. For more information visit www.oaima.org