Wednesday, September 17, 2003

ALUMA SYSTEMS RECOGNIZED WITH PARAGON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SAFETY FROM ABC: Aluma Systems Continues as Safety Leader with Its Fifth Safety Award in 2004

ALUMA SYSTEMS RECOGNIZED WITH PARAGON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SAFETY FROM ABC: Aluma Systems Continues as Safety Leader with Its Fifth Safety Award in 2004

Fifth consecutive award for Aluma Systems. Recognition for quality, performance and safety in construction engineering, scaffolding and concrete forming. Award is from American Association "ABC" - The Associated Builders and Contractors, based in MD.

BELTSVILLE, MA; TORONTO, CANADA (PRWEB) June 30, 2004

Aluma Systems was awarded the Paragon Award for Excellence in Safety by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This award is yet another tribute to Aluma SystemsÂ’ pursuit of safety excellence, and is a validation of their progressive attitude towards providing safe customer-focused solutions to the construction industry.

The award recognizes Aluma Systems for its outstanding safety program and record in the Northeastern US Area Office. The CompanyÂ’s ability to utilize its superior safety programs, policies and procedures embedding these values down to the field level.

“We’re very proud of our team in the Northeastern USA,” commented James M. Demitrieus, President and CEO, Aluma Enterprises Inc. “Their leadership and dedication to the Aluma Systems’ vision is a testament of our company’s solidarity in realizing a workplace without incident for us and our customers."

To date, Aluma has received multiple honors throughout North America for workplace safety from associations and customers alike. More recently, Aluma Systems was recognized by the Canadian Construction Association, The Alberta Construction Safety Association, and by The Alberta Government in Canada for state of the art initiatives in safety and product design that creates a safe working environment.

Aluma Systems distinguishes itself through their unyielding resolve to improve their own workforce performance. This has translated to millions of dollars in productivity gains and savings for their customers and the construction industry as a whole. This leading attitude has resulted in companies such as Syncrude, Shell, Irving Oil and Chevron to likewise embrace Aluma Systems as a trusted partner at locations around the world.

AWARDS IN 2004:

-> Alberta Construction Safety Association - Trailblazer 2003 Safety Award

-> Alberta Human Resources and Employment recognized Aluma Systems with 8 “No Lost Time” certificates for projects across the Province

-> “Worksafe Alberta” – 2004 Award for Innovation in Workplace Health and Safety

-> Shell Oil Martinez (USA) – Eagle Trophy Award for Most Improved Contractor at Refinery (0 recordable cases in almost 100,000 hours of work)

Aluma Enterprises Inc., privately held, with annual revenues of C$240MM, is based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 1972, Aluma Systems is one of the largest North American industrial scaffolding and concrete construction services companies. The company provides equipment and services to refineries, shipyards, oil platforms, power plants, tunnels, bridges, roadways and high-rise buildings. Aluma Systems has 32 offices worldwide and alliances in 20 countries. For further information on Aluma Systems and its services go to its homepage: www. aluma. com. Aluma Systems is the recipient of numerous safety and quality awards, including the prestigious 2002 Canadian Construction Association National Safety Award.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association representing 23,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms in 80 chapters across the United States. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U. S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.

Contact:

John Knowles – 301-937-5090 or jknowles@aluma. com

Anthony DiMaio – 905-660-8042 or Anthcomm@aol. com

View recent press releases from Aluma:

Aluma Systems Recognized with Paragon Award for Excellence in Safety from ABC - HTTP://www. mediasyndicate. com/Aluma/paragonABC. htm (http://www. mediasyndicate. com/Aluma/paragonABC. htm )

Aluma Systems’ to Provide Alumalite® Truss Flying Form for 13 Towers in Dubai - HTTP://www. mediasyndicate. com/Aluma/Dubai. htm (http://www. mediasyndicate. com/Aluma/Dubai. htm )

Alberta Government Recognizes Aluma Systems With Top Workplace Innovation Award - HTTP://www. mediasyndicate. com/Aluma/AlbertaOHS. htm (http://www. mediasyndicate. com/Aluma/AlbertaOHS. htm )

Lori Evans Appointed Vice President and General Counsel of Aluma Enterprises Inc.- HTTP://www. mediasyndicate. com/Aluma/LoriEvans. htm (http://www. mediasyndicate. com/Aluma/LoriEvans. htm )

View photos for recent press releases from Aluma (some pages may be slow to load on a dial-up connection):

Aluma Systems’ to Provide Alumalite® Truss Flying Form for 13 Towers in Dubai - http://www. mediasyndicate. com/aluma/Dubai_Photos. htm (http://www. mediasyndicate. com/aluma/Dubai_Photos. htm)

Alberta Government Recognizes Aluma Systems With Top Workplace Innovation Award - http://www. mediasyndicate. com/aluma/Swing_Gate_Photos. htm (http://www. mediasyndicate. com/aluma/Swing_Gate_Photos. htm)
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