05/12/2011 - 04:00 am

Toyota Receives Award for Environmental Excellence

Toyota has announced that its Columbus, Ind., manufacturing plant, Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), was awarded the Indiana Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in the Five Years of Continuous Improvement category. This is the third time the award has been bestowed on TIEM for implementing exemplary environmental projects with measurable results.

"By seeking out and utilizing innovative environment practices, TIEM has reduced waste, saved money and contributed greatly to Indiana’s environmental protection efforts, benefiting the health and welfare of the state’s communities," said Indiana Department of Environmental Management Commissioner Thomas Easterly.

"One of TIEM’s management principles is to be a good corporate citizen," said Toshiya Yamagishi, president of TIEM. "We are proud of our associates’ commitment to environmental programs and practices that support our community."


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