Lehman-Roberts Co. plants receive Diamond Achievement Commendation by National Asphalt Pavement Association

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August 30, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 30, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, today announced two of its plants have earned Diamond Achievement Commendation by the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA). Plant 10 in Byhalia, Mississippi and Plant 7 in Batesville, Mississippi were honored with the Diamond Achievement Commendation for Excellence in Asphalt Plant/Site Operations.

“We are so proud of our teams’ hard work and are excited to see them receive such an impressive recognition,” said Pat Nelson, president of Lehman-Roberts Co. “High-quality and excellent operation practices are of utmost importance in our organization, and we are humbled to have team members that demonstrate these practices so well.” 

The Diamond Achievement Commendation is a nationally recognized and respected program that encourages and recognizes responsible asphalt plant operational practices and cultivates good community relations. NAPA’s Chairman Dan Gallagher stated, "Earning the Diamond Achievement Commendation enhances both the image of your individual facility and the image of the asphalt pavement industry. It clearly demonstrates a corporate commitment to excellence with a community focus.” 

NAPA developed the Diamond program in 1999. The self-assessment process addresses five essential facets of an asphalt plant/site: appearance, operations, environmental practices, safety, and community relations. Earning the Commendation exemplifies a company’s commitment to excellence in all aspects of an asphalt facility, and symbolizes continuous improvement in operations and community relations.  

About Lehman-Roberts Company
Lehman-Roberts Co. has been a part of the fabric of Memphis for more than 75 years. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Lehman-Roberts Co. continues to build upon a long tradition of quality, trust and strong managerial leadership that distinguishes the company among competitors in the highway construction industry. With an impressive record, vibrant leadership and sister-company Memphis Stone & Gravel Co., Lehman-Roberts Co. is well poised for its next 75 years of success “paving the Mid-South.” For more information about Lehman-Roberts Co., please call (901) 774-4000 or visit www.lehmanroberts.com

About National Asphalt Pavement Association 
The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) is the only trade association that exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt producer/contractor on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations. NAPA supports an active research program designed to improve the quality of asphalt pavements and paving techniques used in the construction of roads, streets, highways, parking lots, airports, and environmental and recreational facilities. The association provides technical, educational, and marketing materials and information to its members; supplies product information to users and specifiers of paving materials; and conducts training courses. The association, which counts more than 1,100 companies as members, was founded in 1955. 
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