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Shermco Industries’ Lonnie Mullen leads committee to establish Irving as a green leader
Irving Chamber of Commerce steering committee sets sites on green initiatives
“Basically, the Green Business Council wants to see the City of Irving become a recognized sustainability leader in North Texas,” said Mullen. “All of our initiatives will drive to this objective.”
Mullen went on to state that although the vision and mission are still in the works, the group’s intention is to promote a culture of stewardship within the Irving community to preserve and enhance natural resources, conservation efforts, decrease landfill waste and landfill management costs, while addressing economic needs and quality of life for present and future generations of the City of Irving and North Texas. The council will recommend programs and initiatives to businesses in Irving which will reduce the city’s environmental impact, distinguishing Irving as a leader in sustainability.
Shermco Industries is a provider of safe, reliable testing, repair, professional training, maintenance and analysis of rotating apparatus and electrical power distribution systems and related equipment for the light, medium, and heavy industrial base nationwide. Founded in 1974 in Dallas, the company is comprised of two strategic business units; the Machine Services Division and the Engineering Services Division. With a corporate location in Irving, Texas, a sales office in Brussels and service centers in Austin, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Houston, Sweetwater, and Tulsa, Shermco Industries has over 430 full-time employees. The company is a member in good standing with the Electrical Apparatus Service Association, American Wind Energy Association, Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League, and the InterNational Electrical Testing Association. For more information about Shermco Industries, visit www.shermco.com.