Lauren Wins Award of Performance Excellence from Eastman

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Lauren Engineers & Constructors was awarded the 2104 Outstanding Performance on a Capital Project Award by Eastman Chemical Company.

Lauren receives performance excellence award from Eastman. Pictured (l-r) Tony Garland, Eastman; Ralph Elkins, Lauren; Markis Neese, Lauren; Kevin Riley, Lauren; and Chris Slaughter, Eastman.

Lauren Engineers & Constructors (Lauren) was awarded by Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman), their 2014 Outstanding Performance on a Capital Project Award. During the award ceremony, Eastman Project Manager, Mr. Chris Slaughter, stated, “We had a very short window of opportunity to get this work done and Lauren was ready and able to perform at a very high level in order for us to meet our required schedule.” Slaughter further indicated that “Lauren was able to take a smaller sized crew and get more done then we are used to seeing. Your performance was outstanding.”

Eastman noted the following project areas of outstanding performance by Lauren:

  •     Safety performance
  •     Efficient and enhanced communication
  •     Daily work planning within an area of the operating plant
  •     Working within an integrated team
  •     Creative workarounds
  •     Schedule, quality, and cost performance

“Receiving this important award from Eastman is a great honor for our project team and organization as a whole,” said Jerry Hobbs, Senior Vice President of Projects at Lauren. Mr. Hobbs further stated, “I am very proud of the work Lauren accomplished on this fast-paced challenging project by applying a very collaborative mindset to work with the many stakeholders.”

About Lauren:
Lauren is one of the nation’s leading mid-sized engineering and construction firms working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional project performance. Lauren has worked with many of the Top 25 Chemical firms operating in the United States. Lauren has an exceptionally strong and broad track record of performance excellence for EPC and stand-alone engineering and construction services for the chemical manufacturing industry.

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