Peerless Industrial Group, Inc., worldwide leader in lifting solutions and the largest chain manufacturer in North America is pleased to announce that they have been selected as winner of the 2018 Industrial Water Quality Achievement Award from the Minnesota section of the Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA).

Peerless was nominated for this award in recognition of outstanding contributions to waste minimization, pollution prevention, environmental compliance and environmental stewardship by Eden Wilcox, the City of Winona Industrial Pretreatment Coordinator.  The nomination demonstrates the consistent decline of bio solids in the waste water system from 1982 – 2017.  Waste water treatment is an important process of Peerless’s operation and it is critical to comply with regulation when discharging it.

Water AwardThe CSWEA presented Peerless an award at the Conference on the Environment (COE) on November 7, 2018, at the Minneapolis Convention Center (pictured to the left, from left to right:  Eden Wilcox, City of Winona Industrial Pretreatment Coordinator, Ryan Kowalski, Production Operation Manager for Peerless and Mark Enouchs, Industrial Wastes Committee Chair for CSWEA Minnesota).  Peerless is now nominated to the overall Central States organization to compete against the state section winners from Illinois and Wisconsin.

“This is an incredible recognition of the waste water treatment program and the partnership between the City of Winona and Peerless Team,” said George Kosidowski, President of Peerless Industrial Group.

Peerless Industrial Group, Inc., has been innovating successful products for over 100 years.  Today, as a worldwide provider of lifting solutions, utilizing exceptional design, engineering, manufacturing, and quality teams, Peerless continues to develop crucial products for the wide variety of markets they serve.  Peerless is part of KITO Corporation’s global network providing our customers access to overhead lifting, below-the-hook and material handling, cargo control, hardware, marine and traction products.