HMTX Honored as 2023 Environmental Champion

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NORWALK, CT, June 13, 2023 — HMTX Industries was honored by the Aquarion Water Company, serving the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, as its “2023 Environmental Champion” in the large business category. The June 3 event took place at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, CT, to celebrate the five winners. HMTX will receive a $5,000 grant to be given to a nonprofit organization(s) of choice. After the awards ceremony, a Zoo fundraiser took place featuring a silent auction in the carousel pavilion and local food and beverage vendors. 

Each year, the Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards program honors businesses, nonprofit organizations, adults, and students for their outstanding volunteer efforts in conserving and improving the environment.

Said Senior Director of Community Engagement Rick Taylor, “Clearly the awards committee understood the significance of our new world headquarters on track to achieve the Living Building Challenge and the environmental benchmark it represents for the city of Norwalk and the State of Connecticut.”

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal was in attendance along with many other local officials from the surrounding communities. Recent past winners in the large business category include such prestigious Connecticut companies as Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney, and PSEG. 

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Left to right:  Connecticut U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal; HMTX CEO Harlan Stone


Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, HMTX Industries is a global flooring company serving a diverse cross-section of the construction and renovation marketplaces. The HMTX family of companies includes: Halstead, the leading supplier of resilient flooring to the Home Center market; Metroflor, its signature residential brand in North America; HMTX Commercial with the Teknoflor™, and Aspecta™, brands; and HMTX Global, which serves end users worldwide with diverse channel partners focused on Aspecta™ and Allure™, and OEM-private label brands. 

As a global leader in sustainable practices, HMTX sets industry standards for quality and performance as well as superior product design. Its manufacturing processes, workplaces and product ingredients all reflect a significant dedication to sustainability, transparency, and societal impact. HMTX has received numerous accolades for innovation, supply chain performance, online excellence, and customer partnership.

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