A Few Clouds
54°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

Aptar recognized for sustainable practices

Published: Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 5:54 p.m. CDT

PEORIA – Aptar, of Cary, received a Governor’s Sustainability Award for its achievements in protecting the environment, helping sustain the future, and improving the economy.

The Governor’s Sustainability Awards were presented by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center during a Tuesday ceremony in Peoria. ISTC is a unit of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois.

The Aptar Cary Campus is comprised of three manufacturing facilities: Aptar Cary, Aptar Cary Molding Center and Aptar McHenry. Combined, there are 87 finished goods assembly machines, 44 injection molding presses, and a total facility space of 270,000 square feet.

Since 1987, ISTC has presented Governor’s awards to organizations in Illinois that have demonstrated a commitment to environmental excellence through innovative sustainability practices.

For a full list of 2013 winners, visit www.istc.Illinois.edu.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Reader Poll

Who was the best Bears player Sunday night?
Kyle Fuller
Jay Cutler
Brandon Marshall
Willie Young
Other