Bridgewater, N.J., U.S., June 20, 2016 – Linde LLC has received the James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award for 2016 from the Defense Security Service for its work for the U.S. Air Force.
The award, which focuses on principles of industrial security excellence, was given to Linde in recognition of sustained outstanding achievement during 2016 for implementation of the National Industrial Security Program, thereby contributing significantly to the security of our nation.
“We are extremely proud to receive this award,” said Wayne Lindsay, Head of Special Projects for Linde LLC. “When you consider there were only 42 organizations receiving this award out of 13,500 facilities that were assessed, we’re certainly in a special class. I congratulate and thank all my colleagues at Linde for their invaluable efforts.”
The Cogswell Award selection process is rigorous. A DSS Industrial Security Representative may only nominate facilities that have at a minimum two consecutive superior industrial security review ratings and which show a sustained degree of excellence and innovation in their overall security program management, implementation and oversight.
Linde LLC is a member of The Linde Group. In the 2015 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of USD 19.7 bn (EUR 17.944 bn), making it one of the leading gases and engineering companies in the world, with approximately 65,000 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development.
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