HMTX Wins Vinyl Sustainability Council’s Social Impact Award
Calhoun, GA, December 3, 2020-HMTX Industries is one of two winners of the first-ever Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC) 2020 Social Impact Award for its founding of the Halstead/Metroflor Addiction Crisis (HMAC) Charity, a nonprofit organization created to raise funds for combatting the addiction epidemic decimating individuals and their families nationwide.
GEON Performance Solutions of Westlake, Ohio is a co-winner along with HMAC.
The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, announced the winners at its virtual annual meeting held December 2. The VSC Social Impact Award recognizes the efforts of a VSC member that has demonstrated a strong commitment to their communities. It acknowledges a project or program that addresses a social concern utilizing a company’s resources to have a positive impact.
The goal of the HMAC charity is to provide rehabilitation "scholarships" and support to families who otherwise would not be financially able to help save their loved ones suffering from Substance Addiction Disorders (SADs). The HMAC team is made up of ten employee volunteers from several offices and companies under the HMTX Industries umbrella.
Paul Eanes, vice president of new business development for Metroflor Corporation and program chair for the HMAC charity, credited Stone for beginning the philanthropic movement within the company several years ago that culminated in its formation.
The Vinyl Sustainability Council, part of the Vinyl Institute and formerly known as the Vinyl Business and Sustainability Council, serves as a subject matter leader on sustainability issues and related technical communications, and advocacy activities pertaining to the vinyl industry in North America.