Fairmount Minerals receives Trowbridge award

A producer of industrial sand, Fairmount Minerals was recently awarded the inaugural NAM Sandy Trowbridge Award for Excellence in Community Service.
By Staff October 5, 2007

The National Association of Manufacturers recently announced that Fairmount Minerals of Chardon, OH, was awarded the inaugural NAM Sandy Trowbridge Award for Excellence in Community Service. A producer of industrial sand, Fairmount Minerals maintains locations primarily in the Midwest.
company’s contributions with the first NAM Sandy Trowbridge Award for Excellence in Community Service.”
“We are very appreciative to the NAM for this recognition of our ongoing efforts in social responsibility,” said Jennifer Deckard, CFO of Fairmount Minerals, in accepting the award. “We are proud of our past achievements and also very humbled in our knowledge of how much more we can and must do along this journey to sustainability. We are equally committed to all three pillars of sustainable business practices %%MDASSML%% people, planet and prosperity.
“We believe that doing good for the environment and doing good for our communities is not at the expense of doing well financially,” she added.
Trowbridge served as Secretary of Commerce during the Carter Administration before assuming the helm of the NAM, and was widely known for his commitment to public service and various charitable causes. Following his death in 2006, friends and former colleagues at the NAM created the award in his honor.
For more information about Fairmount Minerals, go to www.bestsand.com . For more about the Trowbridge award, go to www.nam.org/trowbridge .