Get Ready for the California Industrial Stormwater General Permit!

As many of you have heard, after years of deliberation the California State Water Resources Control Board adopted a new stormwater “Industrial General Permit (IGP) on April 1, 2014. This new general permit will replace the current IGP effective July 1, 2015. Even though the effective date is almost a year away, the new IGP significantly expands the scope of the current IGP and also establishes a variety of new requirements and it’s not too soon to start preparing!
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ACT named one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego for 2014!

san-diego-best-places-2104Advanced Chemical Transport was recently named as one of The Best Places To Work in San Diego. This is the 3rd time ACT has been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s Best Places To Work list!

The list was designed to recognize the best employers and employees in The San Diego County. The list of 100 companies was divided into four categories small, Medium, Large and Mega sized companies, ACT made the list for medium sized.

Larry Moore was quoted as saying, “ how proud he is to have such an incredible team that all work together to make the entire company as well as this location one of the best.” Walter Singer, company Founder & President was also proud of his team and the entire ACT family!

Krista 10 Years with ACT!

krista-10yrsThe ACT team would like to congratulate Krista Harsono for completing 10 years with us! It has been 10 wonderful years working with you, your commitment and contribution to ACT is commendable. In the past 10 years you have been promoted and helped ACT build one of the best Compliance Departments in the industry, which shows your dedication to your work and the company. It is because of your dedication, loyalty and hard work that ACT has stood ahead of its class in the Environmental Consulting Industry.

You have been an inspiration to all the team members, and we appreciate your selfless service for so many years. Your work has bought many laurels to the company, and it’s your hard work, which has given you and the company success on many projects. To show our appreciation, ACT and Walter H. Singer would like to present you with this small token of our esteem, a Rolex watch!

Thank you Krista we appreciate all you have done and will do in the years to come!

Sincerely,
Walter Singer
Founder & President
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Commitment To Excellence

Whether your needs are periodic or around the clock…ACT’s ON SITE TECH program has it covered. Working hand in hand with our client’s EH&S staff, ACT tailors a comprehensive program to meet their needs.

At Novartis, our on site tech team works extensively on rolling out new processes that will ensure a more universal, recognizable and practical standards for everyone involved. These collaborative efforts has not only streamlined services across the board, but has increased timeliness and efficiency as well.

For their Commitment To Excellence, ACT would like to extend a huge thank you to our Novartis On Site Tech Team.

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Cai Steffler, Ian Bailey, Jason Vroman, Trinidad Flores

ACT opens new branch in Phoenix AZ

Phoenix-AZOn March 1, 2014, ACT opened their newest facility, Located at 6216 South 75th Ave, Laveen AZ , 85339. The 80,000 sq ft. yard and 1,800 Sq ft. of office space, will allow ACT to better service the rapidly growing number of accounts in Arizona. Available equipment include , 20 and 40 cu yard bins, rocket launcher, tractor trailers, and box van.
We would like to thank Frank Sanchez for his efforts in establishing this location.

February 2014 CUPA Conference

CUPA-boothOn Feb 4, 5, and 6 Advanced Chemical Transport ( ACT) participated in the 2014 CAL CUPA Conference in Burlingame, CA. The conference was a great educational venue where regulators, from the City of Sunnyvale, Merced County and San Mateo County, vendors and generators intermingled and exchanged ideas.

ACT wants to thank April Casper from UCSC, Alan Leung from Genentech, and Mindy Glaze from Novartis for taking the time to visit our booth.

ACT New Employee Blog!

Advanced Chemical Transport is pleased to announce our new employee blog. ACT employees will give firsthand accounts of new products, services and improvements in the industry. We will update the ACT blog 3 to 4 times a month and feature different clients and vendors from several different areas and from different employee views.

Please follow us on The ACT homepage, click on our blogger and learn about our extended Advanced Chemical Transport Family where “We Make a Difference.”

ACT is proud to be featured in Bruckner Truck Sales digital magazine for November and December 2013!

bruckners-trucksBruckner Truck Sales interviewed Shawn Moudy, the General Manager of our Albuquerque branch, and Pasquale Paduano, the Director of Operations for the HQ, and was quickly able to see that our company culture is centered around customer service at the highest level.

Bruckner’s is our main supplier of trucks in the Albuquerque region because they also provide great customer service! So it was with a measure of pride Bruckner’s made it clear that, as a company, we have the same focus.

Pasquale was quoted as saying, “We do have a strong company culture and that allows us to stay focused on what we do.” Continue reading

Advanced Chemical Transport Named As One of The Best Places To Work In San Diego For 2013!

BestPlacestoWorkSDLogo-2013ACT was once again named as a 2013 Best Places To Work by The San Diego Business Journal for 2013!

“It is a great honor to have been named as one of the Best Places To Work for the third time in San Diego.,” said General Manager Larry Moore. The core culture at ACT of teamwork and mutual respect means that we celebrate personal and professional accomplishments, and this award is shared by every member and client at ACT. When ACT launched 13 years ago, we established diversity and creating a culture that seeks out and welcomes a variety of experiences and backgrounds to help drive our successful growth. Those same core values guide our employees decisions, actions and require a dedication to highest ethical standards at all levels of the company. ACT has been the recipient of Best Places To Work on a national level as well, we have been named one of the Fastest Growing Companies by Inc. Magazine for 4 years in a row! Having these distinctions and awards contributes to ACT being an industry leader and employer of choice amongst the environmental management industry.

Forty companies were honored at The San Diego Business Journals annual event. Winners were determined through a company wide survey, which was used to identify and recognize the best places to work in San Diego County, benefitting the city’s economy, workforce and other businesses. This year ACT ranked number 7 on the list of medium sized businesses and was the only Environmental Management Firm on the list!

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ACT has made Inc Magazine’s 500/5000 list!

Advanced Chemical Transport (ACT) is proud to announce that, for the fourth year running, it has made Inc Magazine’s 500/5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies!

ACT joins the ranks of elite companies that have made the list repeatedly (less than 3% of companies appear on the list more than once). In doing so, ACT joins such prestigious companies as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Jamba Juice, Zappos, and Oracle.

Achieving this award required concerted effort from every department and every employee. Our 147% three-year growth required hiring new staff, developing new systems and technologies, opening new locations, and creating new lines of service to increase our value to our market.

Naturally, it also meant that sales had to do a superb job of acquiring new clients while we all collaborated to keep our existing customers happy and constantly coming back.

“I am thrilled at this acknowledgement, and I would personally like to congratulate the entire team!” – Walt Singer, ACT’s president.