ATAS Honored with Certificates of Merit from CSI Middle Atlantic Region
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - At the 2009 Middle Atlantic Region Conference, ATAS International Inc., was honored with the Organizational Certificate of Merit from the Construction Specifications Institute Middle Atlantic Region. The conference took place in Charlottesville, Va. from Oct. 8-11.
“ATAS was presented this award because of their support of the CSI Middle Atlantic Region above and beyond the call, by sponsoring the Middle Atlantic Region Conference for two consecutive years at a platinum level and providing chapter level programs and sponsorships,” said CSI MAR President Raymond E. Gaines, a principal with the architectural firm The Gaines Group PLC in Charlottesville.
The Organizational Certificate of Merit is presented during the conference to a firm or organization for distinguished accomplishments that have promoted the objectives of the CSI MAR and the CSI.
National sales manager for ATAS, Lee Ann Slattery, accepted the award on behalf of ATAS. “At ATAS, we believe in supporting organizations that are integral to the construction process and groups that improve upon how all segments of that process work together,” said Dick Bus, president of ATAS. “We appreciate the recognition from the Middle Atlantic region and look forward to working with this group and others that promote better building with stronger communication.”
In other news, ATAS International was honored by the state of Virginia with a 2009 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award during the Environment Virginia Symposium, which took place in April in Lexington, Va.
The award, presented by Virginia Secretary of Natural resources L. Preston Bryant, Jr., is given for the Better Living Building Supply: Better Living Phase II in Charlottesville, Va. Phase II of this project, which consisted of the Mill Shop for the Better Living store, was the Silver Medal Winner in the Environmental Project Category.