Sauereisen, a Pittsburgh, Pa.-based manufacturer of specialty cements and corrosion resistant materials for construction, was awarded a 2011 Pittsburgh Business Ethics Award by the Society of Financial Services Professionals, the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership at the University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Rotary. Sauereisen won in the small business category and was presented the award at the groups 11th annual luncheon on February 8, 2012.
The award is given to honor U.S. companies that demonstrate a firm commitment to ethical practices in their everyday operations, policies and in response to crises and challenges. Companies nominated were evaluated on criteria including: demonstration of executive commitment to business ethics; clear communication of ethical standards to employees; consistently high quality of products and services; and a commitment to community and charitable involvement. Awards were given in three separate categories based on company size and number of employees. Sauereisen and the other two winning Pittsburgh companies will go on to compete at the national level.
Sauereisen offers a broad selection of polymer coatings to protect steel, concrete and other substrates. Its coatings are resin-based, impermeable corrosion barriers for use as stand-alone coatings or high-gloss sealants over other materials. Typical application thickness is 10 mils or less. Coating systems available include epoxies, vinyl esters and urethanes.Sauereisen coatings and linings are commonly specified within the wastewater, power, chemical and food processing industries.