Viracon Earns ASA Excellence in Ethics Certificate

Date: 16 March 2009
Source: Viracon
Viracon (www.viracon.com), the nation’s leading single-source glass fabricator, has recently earned the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) Excellence in Ethics Certificate for 2009.

The award was presented to Viracon and five other firms by ASA President Bill Olmo in Nashville, Tenn. during the association’s Annual Meeting on Friday, March 6. It took place at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in conjunction with the ASA Business Forum and Convention.

We are honored to receive this certification,” says Elaine Erickson, contract review supervisor at Viracon. “Viracon strives to constantly practice business ethics and values every day, and we are proud that we have accomplished just that and have been recognized for it.”

The American Subcontractors Association is dedicated to improving the business environment in the construction industry. The group promotes ethical and equitable business practices, quality construction, a safe and healthy work environment, integrity, and membership diversity.

Viracon will remain eligible to receive ASA’s Excellence in Ethics Certificate in 2010 and 2011 by continued adherence to practices described in the 2009 application.

“This certification is extra gratifying because Viracon has successfully met the qualifying criteria and can document its adherence to ethical business practices through several letters of recommendation,” says Erickson. “Everyone can take pride in the fact that they played a part in us achieving this.”

Information about ASA and its certifications and awards can be found at www.asaonline.com.

For additional information about Viracon, visit www.viracon.com or call 800-533-2080.

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About Viracon, Inc.

Viracon is based in Owatonna, Minnesota, and has facilities in Statesboro, Georgia and St. George, Utah. The company is an international company of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. Viracon produces high-performance glass products, including tempered, laminated, insulating, silk-screened and high-performance coatings. Apogee Enterprises, Inc. is a leading fabricator, distributor and installer of value-added glass products and systems. Headquartered in Minneapolis, the company’s stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol APOG.

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