July 30, 2010 - Issue: Vol. 156, No. 114 — Daily Edition111th Congress (2009 - 2010) - 2nd Session
STATEMENT HONORING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF CONTINENTAL STRUCTURAL PLASTICS (CSP), LLC-SAREPTA, LOUISIANA; Congressional Record Vol. 156, No. 114
(Extensions of Remarks - July 30, 2010)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Pages E1522-E1523] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] STATEMENT HONORING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF CONTINENTAL STRUCTURAL PLASTICS (CSP), LLC-SAREPTA, LOUISIANA ______ HON. JOHN FLEMING of louisiana in the house of representatives Friday, July 30, 2010 Mr. FLEMING. Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor the hard work and dedication of a local Louisiana manufacturer. The manufacturer that I am recognizing has demonstrated innovation in manufacturing operations and business growth, as well as a commitment to community involvement. Continental Structural Plastics (CSP), LLC--Sarepta, located within my district in Louisiana, has been providing innovative and technical solutions to Louisiana manufacturers since 1997. The economic impact that CSP-Sarepta brings to North Louisiana is significant. The facility employs more than 1180 people with an annual payroll of $5 million. This local manufacturer has made noteworthy advances in productivity throughout their organization resulting in substantial growth. Because of these accomplishments, CSP- [[Page E1523]] Sarepta a will be honored by the Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana (MEPOL), with the Fifth annual Platinum Award for Continued Excellence, PACE Award. MEPOL, a non-profit business resource based at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, serves to provide business and technical assistance to emerging and established manufacturing firms throughout the State of Louisiana. Since 1997, MEPOL, based on a philosophy of education, encouragement, and empowerment, has worked with manufacturers such as CSP-Sarepta to increase their productivity and profitability. ____________________