Empire Southwest received the Associate of the Year award at the annual Arizona Rock Products Association (ARPA) Convention Awards.
The award was presented to Empire Southwest for being a prominent leader in the Association and supporting all aspects of what ARPA does. Empire has been extremely involved, and has helped contribute to the ARPA mission and supported ARPA by fulfilling their strategic planning obligations.
For over 56 years, the Arizona Rock Products Association has been providing representation for 42 member companies involved with the production of aggregates, asphaltic concrete, ready mix concrete, asphalt, lime products, and Portland cement. Their producer members, along with over 53 associate members provide related transportation, contracting, and consulting services, make ARPA one of the most influential public and private policy advocates in Arizona today.
“Empire Truck and Trailer has been a significant association supporter and is always willing to step up and help our efforts especially when it comes to the big events. Empire Machinery, Empire Southwest and Empire Truck and Trailer have been phenomenal. The support of Doug Calvet, Jack Owen, Mike Shannon have offered over the years has never gone unnoticed. Jay Eller is another that has gone above and beyond in supporting the Association. Those efforts include Mining Day at the Capitol, participation in Northern and Southern ARPA, and providing education and training along with use of the Empire facility for key Association functions. We are grateful for what Empire represents and how much they value the mission of the Association.”
-Steve Trussell, Excutive Director ARPA& Dan Duffy, Community Relations Manager ARPA