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American Feul & Petrochemical Manufactures Honor Outstanding Workplace Safety

Congratulations to all Performance Contractors personnel for being recognized by 11 clients and receiving 15 AFPM Safety Excellence Awards! Baytown Olefins Plant of ExxonMobil Chemical Company Carville Styrenics Plant of TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS USA, INC. Deer Park Chemical Plant of Shell Oil Products U.S. Freeport Site of BASF Corporation Geismar Plant of Rubicon LLC Lake Charles (South) of Westlake Chemical Corporation Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex of Phillips 66  ... MORE

Flawless Execution—Performance Strong!

Performance Contractors sweeps the awards at the Gulf Coast Safety Council! Congratulations to all personnel who worked toward these outstanding achievements. Keep up the good work. Chevron Pascagoula 2017 Outstanding Safety Performance (250,000 to 500,000 man hours) 2017 Injury Free award Cornerstone 2017 Injury Free award Dow Chemical–St. Charles 2017 Injury Free awards Marathon Petroleum Corporation  ... MORE

Named Best for Vets Employers—5 years in a Row!

Recognized for its varied and extensive opportunities offered to veterans and their families, Performance Contractors has been selected again for the Best for Vets Employers by Military Times. This year, Performance Contractors has been ranked #47 out of the top 100 companies, with opportunities including perfect marks in veteran on-boarding and company training about military, 33% of recruiting budget dedicated to veterans, and a number of other benefits that PC extend ... MORE

Performance Contractors Receives Excellence in Safety Award

Matt Montz received the Excellence in Safety Award for 2017 on behalf of Performance Contractors, Inc. at the Westlake Chemical Excellence in Safety Awards luncheon, sponsored by the Lake Charles field engineers and safety department of Westlake Chemical. Performance Contractors exceeded the minimum work hours with no recordable, held perfect attendance at the monthly safety meeting, and successfully hosted a safety forum, along with other factors being considered. This honor was made  ... MORE

Taking Home the Gold in Military-Friendly® Employment

Performance Contractors, Inc. has been honored with the 2018 Military Friendly® Top Ten Employer Gold designation. After four years on the Military Friendly® Employers list, Performance Contractors has achieved its highest ranking to date, having been named the #8 Military Friendly® Employer in the $1B and above category for private companies across the nation. Performance Contractors, Inc. will be showcased in the December issue of G.I. Jobs®, the January 2018 issu ... MORE

Art Favre Named 2018 LSU Alumnus of the Year

At the LSU-Syracuse game in Tiger Stadium on Saturday, September 23, Performance Contractors, Inc. owner and president Art Favre was named the LSU Alumnus of the Year for 2018. A long-time supporter of LSU and the College of Engineering, Art was inducted into the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction in 2011, along with the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction. He will be inducted once again into the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction on April 13, 2018.  ... MORE

GBRIA Honors Craft Workforce Development Program

On September 14, 2017 at the Marriott in Baton Rouge, Performance Contractors attended the GBRIA Craft Workforce Development Awards. Several local contractors and high schools were represented. Performance-sponsored schools Central, Livonia, and Plaquemine High Schools all received the Award of Merit or Recognition. Live Oak High received the Award of Excellence. Each school's welding instructor was awarded the Champion Award. In addition to our high schools being recogniz ... MORE

Safety Program Takes Home the Gold Award

For the eighth year in a row, Performance Contractors has been recognized by the Southwest Louisiana Construction Users Council. At their annual Safety Banquet held on June 8th, 2017, the Southwest Louisiana Construction Users Council presented Performance Contractors with the Gold Award for contractors with over 500,000 man-hours. Performance Contractors has consistently been selected for this award from as many as 300 contractors since 2010. This achievement was made pos ... MORE

LyondellBasell Selects Performance Contractors, Inc. for Hyperzone Project

LyondellBasell has awarded Performance Contractors, Inc. as the General Contractor for the Hyperzone Project in La Porte, TX. With construction starting in May and the plant scheduled for startup in 2019, the Hyperzone plant will be capable of the production of 1.1 billion pounds (500,000 metric tons) of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) annually, employing new proprietary Hyperzone PE technology by LyondellBasell that offers enhanced material performance. Resulting in a lighter, stronger,  ... MORE

Performance Contractors Receives Triangle Safety Award

Performance Contractors, Inc. is the proud recipient of the 2016 Southern Company's Triangle Safety Award. The Southern Company Triangle Safety Award is an honor presented annually by the Southern Company, recognizing contractors who maintain a high standard of safety protocols in their workplace. In order to be eligible for the Triangle Safety Award, contractors must complete at least 100,000 hours at Southern Company sites over the course of the year, sustain no lost time injuries ... MORE