Kent’s Grain Processing Corporation given 2023 Pinnacle Award

GPC Grain Processing Company

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), part of the KENT Corporation family of companies, has received the Union Pacific Railroad’s 2023 Pinnacle Award.

The award recognizes Union Pacific customers who safely transport chemicals by rail. They also have implemented release prevention protocols, created corrective action plans, and have had zero non-accident releases of hazardous materials.

“Safety is not just a priority, it’s a core value at GPC, and we are pleased to be among the distinguished companies to have received the 2023 Pinnacle Award,” Brian Peters, GPC’s senior vice president of operations, said in a news release. “We are fully committed to safely transporting chemicals to safeguard the environment and the communities along our rail network.”

In all, Union Pacific presented the 2023 Pinnacle Award to 137 companies for their dedication and commitment to safely transporting chemicals by rail. According to the railroad, the number of recipients is the highest it has recognized in over a decade. For a full list of winners, click here

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