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Accra-Fab, Inc. Received a National Award for “Best Multimedia Video”

Metal Fabricator Saves Staff Time and Money by Reducing Waste

New Video – Get Lean to Save Some Green:
Accra-Fab, Inc., a custom metal fabrication and manufacturing company explains how they cut waste and saved money and in this video about Ecology’s Lean and Green Project.

Recieving Award

Greg Konkol, President of AccraFab, receives national MVP2 award.  The award is presented by Grant Pfeifer, Director of Ecology’s Eastern Regional Office

Accra-Fab, Inc. received a national award for “Best Multimedia Video” as a 2013 “Pollution Prevention MVP” (MVP2). The National Pollution Prevention Roundtable, based in Washington D.C. gives this award annually to recognize outstanding and innovative pollution prevention projects and programs.  This award winning video is testament to the results of focusing on environmental outcomes and improving Lean practices.

Accra-Fab's Lean project is yielding results including:

  • Saving $179,000 annually.
  • Reducing acidic wastewater.
  • Reducing chemical use.
  • Freeing up work space.
  • Increasing production cupacity.

Group Picture
Pictured from left to right are:  
From AccraFab: Barry Stuart, Director of Human Resources, Karl Webber, Director of Manufacturing, Don Bolling, Director of Quality, Bob Marks, Production Supervisor. From Impact Washington: Mike Schneider, Project Manager. From AccraFab: Vince Lynch, Process Improvement Manager, Greg, Konkol, President. From the Department of Ecology: Grant Pfeifer Eastern Regional Office Director, John Blunt, Toxics Reduction Specialist, Lisa Brown, Hazardous Waste & Toxics Reduction Program Section Manager, and Scott Mallery, P.E., Pretreatment Engineer.

Find out more about Accra-Fab's accomplishments.