Romano d’Ezzelino, Italy – December 12, 2013 – The Allnex Romano d'Ezzelino, Italy facility was recently honored with the national Premio Imprese per la Sicurezza Award for continuous improvement in its safety performance.
Sponsored by the National Industry Association (Confindustria) and the National Institute of Insurance on Work Injuries and Professional Diseases (INAIL) under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, the Premio Imprese per la Sicurezza Award recognizes companies that have demonstrated a concrete commitment towards the continuous improvement of their safety and health performance.
Allnex Romano Site Manager Massimo Mauro accepted the award from the INAIL National President on October 24, 2013. “I am extremely proud to receive this award on behalf of all of the employees at the Romano plant, and wish to thank them for their daily commitment to developing and continuously improving our safety culture at the site,” he says.
Located in Northeastern Italy near Venice, the Romano facility manufactures polyester resins, crosslinkers and additives for the formulation of powder coatings, which are used in industrial, automotive, architectural and other decorative applications.
The Allnex Romano plant has several international quality, safety and environmental certifications (ISO‐9001:2000, ISO‐14001:2004, OHSAS 18001, EMAS and others). The Romano facility conducts educational programs for students from local high schools and universities. In addition, the Romano facility supports an Italian social organization ONLUS “I Bambini delle Fate” which helps children with autism, provides transportation to those in need, and supports local festivals and thelocal voluntary environmental care association. Its employees are very involved in the local community.
“At Allnex, we recognize that we are part of a community and that we have a responsiblty to conduct our operations in the safest possible manner. That includes investing in continuous efforts to improve our safety, health and environmental performance. For our employees to have their efforts acknowledged with such a prestigious award is very exciting,” says Allnex Safety, Health, and Environment Director Guy Depauw.