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Sponsors: Reps. Scott, Agnew, Alexander, Allen, Anderson, Anthony, Bales, Ballentine, Bannister, Barfield, Battle, Bedingfield, Bingham, Bowen, Bowers, Brady, Branham, Brantley, Breeland, G. Brown, R. Brown, Cato, Chalk, Clemmons, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Coleman, Cooper, Cotty, Crawford, Daning, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Duncan, Edge, Erickson, Frye, Funderburk, Gambrell, Govan, Gullick, Hagood, Haley, Hamilton, Hardwick, Harrell, Harrison, Hart, Harvin, Haskins, Hayes, Herbkersman, Hiott, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Huggins, Hutson, Jefferson, Jennings, Kelly, Kennedy, Kirsh, Knight, Leach, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Loftis, Lowe, Lucas, Mack, Mahaffey, McLeod, Merrill, Miller, Mitchell, Moody-Lawrence, Moss, Mulvaney, J.H. Neal, J.M. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Owens, Parks, Perry, Phillips, Pinson, E.H. Pitts, M.A. Pitts, Rice, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scarborough, Sellers, Shoopman, Simrill, Skelton, D.C. Smith, F.N. Smith, G.M. Smith, G.R. Smith, J.E. Smith, J.R. Smith, W.D. Smith, Spires, Stavrinakis, Stewart, Talley, Taylor, Thompson, Toole, Umphlett, Vick, Viers, Walker, Weeks, Whipper, White, Whitmire, Williams, Witherspoon and Young
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Companion/Similar bill(s): 1359
Introduced in the House on May 6, 2008
Introduced in the Senate on May 7, 2008
Adopted by the General Assembly on May 7, 2008
Summary: Spirax Sarco, Inc.
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/6/2008 House Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate HJ-24 5/7/2008 Senate Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence SJ-5
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR SPIRAX SARCO, INCORPORATED, IN RICHLAND COUNTY, FOR TEN YEARS OF OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE, AND TO CONGRATULATE ITS MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYEES FOR RECEIVING THE 2007 TOP PLANT AWARD FROM PLANT ENGINEERING MAGAZINE.
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina General Assembly are pleased to learn that Spirax Sarco, Incorporated, of Blythewood, in Richland County, has been one of three plants across the nation to receive the 2007 Top Plant Award from Plant Engineering Magazine; and
Whereas, Spirax Sarco, the world's leading provider of steam-system solutions and a dedicated provider of knowledge, service, and products for the control and efficient use of steam and other industrial fluids, moved to Blythewood in 1998; and
Whereas, although Spirax Sarco has been in Blythewood for a decade, its history of customer service and high performance across the United States spans almost a century; and
Whereas, with a commitment to environmentally responsible manufacturing, the Blythewood plant has not only maintained the company's profitability but enhanced it; and
Whereas, with approximately three hundred twenty-five employees at its Blythewood plant, Spirax Sarco has a matching-gift program that provides incentives for employees to support educational institutions; and
Whereas, the company also offers employees a program of educational assistance that provides up to ten thousand dollars for a year, and over the past ten years, fifty-five employees have participated in the program, eight of whom have earned degrees under the program; and
Whereas, the company maintains business partnerships with nearly two hundred South Carolina firms, representing approximately thirteen million dollars in revenue to them annually; and
Whereas, for a decade, Spirax Sarco has successfully supported numerous local and national charities such as hosting American Red Cross blood drives that average sixty pints of blood a year, raising employee donations for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation totaling almost twenty thousand dollars, and helping the American Heart Association raise approximately fifteen thousand dollars; and
Whereas, each year Plant Engineering Magazine names three manufacturing facilities that demonstrate a commitment to excellence both in terms of production and product, and the Top Plant Award recognizes operational excellence through the use of best practices in plant engineering management; and
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina General Assembly are grateful for the standard of excellence that Spirax Sarco brings to our fine State and congratulate the company's recent receipt of the 2007 Top Plant Award. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, recognize and honor Spirax Sarco, Incorporated, of Richland County, for ten years of operational excellence, and congratulate its management and employees for receiving the 2007 Top Plant Award from Plant Engineering Magazine.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Pat Tillisch at the Spirax Sarco plant in Blythewood.
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