Utica-area Manufacturer Receives Environmental Honor

TECT Power Corp. honored with Pollution Prevention Achievement Award

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The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, housed at Rochester Institute of Technology, has announced that it will award its Spring 2011 Pollution Prevention Achievement Award to TECT Power, an international aerospace components manufacturer. The award will be presented during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16 at the company’s production facility, 2 Halsey Road, in Whitesboro, N.Y.

TECT Power is being recognized for its efforts to reduce the use of hazardous chemicals in its production process.

New York State Sen. Joseph Griffo and Assemblywoman RoAnn Destito will present the award to TECT along with representatives from the Pollution Prevention Institute, Mohawk Valley Applied Technology and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.