Pictured left to right: Rich Branson, Environment, Health, & Safety Manager at Kobelco, Steve Van Zant, General Plant Manager at Kobelco, Pat Dreps, Manufacturing Engineering Manager at Kobelco, Jeremy Barton, General Manager at Cellulose Solutions, and Larry Hyde, Director of Sales at Cellulose Solutions.
Kolbelco was awarded Gold Level status in “Making A Difference” for 2011. Making A Difference is a program designed by Cellulose Solutions, based in Adairsville, to facilitate a company’s effort to recycle their wood waste and ensure that the wood is being used for higher purposes.
Kobelco’s policy of reducing waste and increase recycling has fostered their reputation of being a company that believes in preserving the environment. For 2011, Kobelco recycled 1,848 tons of waste wood.