August Business News

August 2010 Vol. 65 No. 8
Leo Hawkes of Volvo Financial Services.

CleanAIR Systems is a privately owned company in Santa Fe, NM, and is a leader in designing and manufacturing customized stationary after-treatment solutions for internal combustion engines. The broad product line includes California Air Resources Board (CARB) verified particulate filters, oxidation catalysts and silencers as well as an innovative hybrid selective-catalytic-reduction/particulate-filter/silencer system. These products and CleanAIR’s engineering expertise have seen especially strong use in retrofitting engine-powered generators, and they have application in diverse industries.

Caterpillar Emissions Solutions will provide marketing and engineering support to CleanAIR Systems, assist with CARB and EPA Verification, and jointly develop next-generation products for Caterpillar customers.

The acquisition was expected to close by July 1, pending final regulatory approvals. CleanAIR Systems will remain headquartered in Santa Fe and will be known as CleanAIR Systems Inc.- A Caterpillar Company.

ISCO Industries
ISCO Industries, a Louisville, KY-based distributor and fabricator of piping products, recently received a workplace safety award from its insurance company for being in the top five percent of its safest companies.

ISCO’s safety and health program is centered on all employees, providing monthly safety training at not only work but also home safety, such as ladder safety and fire safety. In addition, the more than 20 ISCO distribution and fabrication facilities hold weekly safety meetings. Each week, the facilities’ safety leaders receive a new safety topic to discuss during the meetings.

A group captive insurance company consisting of more than 275 member companies presented the award. Award criteria included workman’s compensation losses over the last three years, risk assessment by an independent safety auditor and participation in risk control workshops. 800.345.ISCO, www.isco-pipe.com
Ernst & Young Awards

Now entering its 24th year, finalists of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year regional awards were recognized at award galas across the U.S. throughout the month of June. The program recognizes business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.

According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes chief executives who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.