CHICAGO — In a recent ceremony at the
, PortionPac Chemical Corporation received the Governor''s Continuous Improvement Sustainability Award for significant achievements in protecting the environment, according to a press release. University of Illinois
According to the release, PortionPac was amongst 16 corporations that received the prestigious award this year.
Three new projects were implemented to further reduce PortionPac''s impact throughout its national network of employees and customers: The manufacturing facility was re-lamped resulting in greater efficiency and reduced impact; a MUDA program was created to reduce waste; and a video communications system was implemented with employees, distributors and customers, the release stated.
Previously, PortionPac received the award for innovations in product design and process including their shared savings programs with thousands of schools, health care facilities and corporations, the release noted.
Marvin Klein, founder of PortionPac, said: "While we have continued to innovate and improve our products and processes over four decades, we focus on helping our customers and the community discover strategies to further reduce their impact on the environment. It is through education and outreach that we can make the most difference and we look forward to continuing those efforts."
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