Advanced Chemical Transport does more than it’s name implies, which has helped it grow its revenue over the past three years by nearly 60 percent to about $12 million. The Sunnyvale company has been collecting hazardous waste – including chemical, biological and low-level waste products – from hundreds of companies throughout California throughout the decade. Read complete article
ACT named as one of the San Diego Business Journal’s “2009 San Diego’s 50 Best Places to Work.” Companies on the list excel at fostering a positive work environment, along with attracting and retaining employees by promoting a unique corporate culture. To determine the best places to work, participating employers are required to detail company policies, practices, benefits and demographics. The employees are then surveyed to measure workplace satisfaction. Employees anonymously give feedback on topics ranging from leadership and planning, culture and communications, role satisfaction, working environment, relationship with supervisor, training and development, pay and benefits, and overall satisfaction.
ACT named as one of the 50 Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work” in its category by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times. The award recognizes Bay Area companies based on the satisfaction of their employees. Open to all companies based in the Bay Area, each were evaluated via online employee surveys, on a wide range of topics, including team and manager effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, work engagement and people practices. This year, more than 350 firms competed for the opportunity to be recognized as one of the top companies in the annual “Bay Area’s Best Places to Work” survey.
A Safety Award is being presented on your behalf and all Advanced Chemical Transport staff who played a role in your organization’s excellent loss history and loss ratios for policy years 2001 to 2005… Your incurred loss ratio for this period was at or below 1% which is extraordinary for a firm of your size and is far below the industry average in loss ratio percentage for an organization in your industry sector. Read complete letter.
The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal Tuesday announced ACT among its Fast 50 – the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the Silicon Valley. Rankings were based on percentage of revenue growth from 2005 through 2007. Read complete article.
For local life sciences firms, in between the research and the results is the pesky medical waste, which has fueled an industry in San Diego dedicated to dealing with it. Read complete article.
ACT included in the largest 100 U.S. and Canadian companies ranked by revenue from the collection, processing and sale of recyclables.
The Best Places to Work survey is conducted annually by The San Francisco Business Times, East Bay Business Times and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. ACT was ranked 3rd in the small business category based on the results of an employee survey covering work environment and culture, benefits and opportunities.
“We have fun,” said Marta Prada, the company’s office and human resources manager. Yet beneath the casual office atmosphere there is a commitment to performance and safety that translates into a pride for everyone in the employee-owned firm. Read complete article.