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Aptar recognized for sustainable practices

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.

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