HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 11, 2011)— Cherry, the Houston-based recycling and demolition company, earned an award of merit in the Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) 2011 Excellence in Construction Awards competition. Cherry’s award was given in the Specialty Contractor Projects category to recognize its disassembly of a Lecithin De-oiling plant in Stuttgart, Ark.
Cherry’s primary project challenge involved the precision disassembly of the Lecithin De-oiling plant and meticulous documentation of all its components so that it could be safely shipped for reassembly in Indore, India.
The ABC Excellence in Construction Awards recognize outstanding projects in the commercial and industrial industry. ABC is one of the leading organizations representing America’s business community and the merit shop construction industry.
Cherry is a recycling and demolition company based in Houston, Texas. Founded in 1952, Cherry specializes in the removal of all types of structures—from highways and bridges, industrial plants and commercial buildings to residences through demolition and other deconstruction techniques. In addition, we are one of the largest recyclers in Texas and Gulf Coast. Recycling more than a million tons of concrete and asphalt and thousands of tons of steel every year, Cherry also recycles residential composition asphalt shingles. Recycled concrete and asphalt is returned primarily in road and highway projects while re-claimed steel ends up in thousands of new metal products. Cherry also mixes stabilized materials for use in everything from parking lots and underground utilities to pipeline support and storm sewers. For more information, see www.cherrycompanies.com.