From left to right: Dave Reed, Spartan VP national accounts; Dale Lujan, Spartan southeast divisional manager; Greg Ford, Spartan VP of sales; Willie
Frye, global sourcing manager at Eastman Chemical Company; Josh Belcher, Spartan regional manager and Doug Peterson, Spartan national account manager
MAUMEE, OH. — August 18 , 2014 — Spartan Chemical Company, a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market, was awarded the Eastma n Chemical Company Supplier Excellence Sustainability Award on Monday, August 11, 2014.
Annually, Eastman honors suppliers who have demonstrated significant and new improvements for Eastman in one or more of the following areas: waste and recycling; natural resources and/or material content; and energy and emission.
“Eastman has thousands of suppliers globall y and only four suppliers earned the Sustainability Award for 2013 performance” said Willie Frye, g lobal s ourcing m anager at Eastman . “Spartan’s concentrated , B iorenewables ® products pro vide a n environmentally p referred cleaning solution that allowed us to reduce waste wh ile contributi ng cost savings.”
“We developed our Biorenewables formulas to deliver a sustainable alternative that really works ,“ said Greg Ford , VP of sales, Spartan Chemical.“ For many years now, Spartan has been advancing the production and use of sustainable cleaning products; it gives us great pride to be acknowledged for our efforts .”
The award was p esented to Spartan by Willie Frye at the Spartan ’s headquarters in Maumee, Ohio . S partan Chemic al was represented by Greg Ford, VP of sales , Dave Reed, VP national accounts, Dale Lujan, southeast divisional manager, Doug Peterson, national account manager, and Josh Belcher, regional manager.
About Spartan Chemical Company
Spartan Chemical Company has been a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market since 1956. A proud US employer, Spartan manufactures high quality products from its state - of - the - a rt manufacturing facility in Maumee, OH and sells both domestically and internationally through a selective network of distribution. Spartan’s chemical products and services are used in building service contractor, education, healthcare, food service and processing, lodging/hospitality, and industrial markets.
About Eastman Chemical
Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman w orks with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustaina
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