IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/08/11 -- Aggregate Industries has joined the PICS consortium to prequalify vendors and contractors, as part of a highly efficient supply chain management program. An environmentally responsible producer of high quality construction materials, Aggregate Industries selected PICS for their premier safety reputation, implementing DocuGUARD and InsureGUARD to ensure that all Aggregate Industries' vendors are screened under the same consistent supply chain management requirements.
As a growth-oriented construction material producer, Aggregate Industries operates vertically integrated businesses with key market positions in six regions across the United States. With their new relationship in the PICS consortium, Aggregate Industries will rely on PICS for supply chain management, to prequalify contractors, and ensure a safe workplace for everyone. Together, PICS and Aggregate Industries are committed to safety; visit www.Aggregate-us.com for further details.
'The PICS global consortium is helping Aggregate Industries to maintain their strong market position in safety, by ensuring that anyone who works with Aggregate Industries is safe, and qualified,' said Jesse Cota, VP of Operations. 'We are excited to assist Aggregate Industries in supply chain management, as they continue to lead the market in supplying aggregate-based materials and contracting services.'
PICS is a global supply chain management consortium of owner companies committed to improving the Health, Safety and Quality of its contractor workforce. PICS' contractor prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in the Chemical, Oil & Gas, Power, Construction, Mining and Manufacturing industries. Access to thousands of vendors' prequalification information is housed in PICS' online portal at www.PICSauditing.com. Founded in 2003 as an organization dedicated to safety, PICS contractor management is the fastest-growing full-service vendor screening and prequalification company worldwide. PICS is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Alberta; the United Kingdom; and Dubai, UAE.
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