Garlock Receives Prestigious Award for Advances in Emissions
PALMYRA, N.Y. (January 20, 2016) – Garlock, a leading manufacturer of high- performance fluid sealing and pipeline protection products, is a proud recipient of the inaugural Bluetech Award for Excellence in Clean Air Technology.
The Clean Air Alliance of China (CAAC) presented the award to Garlock in recognition of its advances in emissions control technologies and innovation. The CAAC works in coordination with Chinese lawmakers and government representatives to combat rising pollution levels and improve air quality for countries in Asia and beyond.
The CAAC considered a total of 56 global applicants, each of which underwent months of review, on-site examination and lab testing to determine the validity and quality of their emissions control technology. The CAAC review concluded that Garlock had a significantly advanced breakthrough potential in the clean air technology industry when compared to other industrial organizations.
“Garlock has always maintained a prioritized commitment to designing innovative solutions that not only meet the sealing needs of our customers, but also meet stringent emissions regulations that lead to a significant reduction in carbon footprint,” said Stan Chen, Vice President of Garlock China. “Being recognized by the CAAC shows that our hard work has paid off, and we wish to use Garlock’s engineering expertise to help China fight its war against air pollution.”
Emission Control Garlock was one of only five organizations that received the award, which was presented to company representatives
at the Bluetech International Clean Air Technology Forum in Beijing, China, on December 12, 2015.
In addition to receiving the award, Stan Chen and Principal Applications Engineer Jim Drago gave a presentation on Garlock’s low emission control technology and were part of an expert panel focused on discussing VOC emission control.
For more information about Garlock and the company’s global environmental initiatives, visit www.garlock.com/en/corporate/environmental.
The Garlock family of companies is part of EnPro Industries (NYSE: NPO). Garlock is acknowledged as the global leader in high-performance fluid sealing products, committed to a culture of safety. Processing industries served include chemicals and petrochemicals, refining, pulp and paper, power generation, semiconductor, primary metals, food and pharmaceuticals, mining and original equipment manufacturers.