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AMERICAN BOILER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS ANNUAL PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD TO GEORGE LEWIS, PRESIDENT, COGENTRIX, INC.

 ARLINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Boiler Manufacturers Association's (ABMA's) 1992 Public Service Award for Energy and Environment Achievement was presented in ceremonies at the association's 105th Annual Meeting on June 22 in Anchorage, Alaska, to George Lewis, president of Cogentrix, Inc.
 The 1992 award was conferred on Lewis "for his successful development of concepts for unique standard plant configurations which reduce construction costs, operate with exceptionally high availability and efficiency, and extend the cost effective and environmentally- acceptable utilization of coal as the nation's most abundance natural resource."
 In presenting the association's award certificate, H. Kerner Smith, president of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association and president and CEO of Riley Consolidated Corporation of Worcester, Mass., noted, "The award recognizes outstanding achievement in the advance of technology, energy efficiency and environmental leadership." Smith went on to applaud Lewis for his "courageous forethought and innovation" and his entrepreneurial leadership in the development of concepts likely to change the face of an entire industry. Lewis' company had previously been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private or public companies in America.
 Lewis flew to Anchorage to receive the ABMA award, also speaking before the association's Utility Boiler Group Meeting on June 22.
 Assisting Smith with the presentation to Lewis were ABMA Public Relations Chairman Ken Lawrence, Honeywell, Inc.; and ABMA Executive Director Russell N. Mosher of Arlington.
 The Annual ABMA Public Service Award for Energy and Environment Achievement is an ongoing program of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association's Public Relations Committee. Each year's award is determined from nominations submitted from the association's nationwide membership and is based on an individual's or an organization's ability to increase public awareness and understanding of the importance of the American boiler industry to energy conversion, national economic and environmental well being, and to U.S./global trade balance initiatives.
 The American Boiler Manufacturers Association is a voluntary, nonprofit corporation founded in 1888 with headquarters in Arlington. The only national association representing commercial, industrial and utility boiler and fuel burning equipment manufacturers, the ABMA serves to promote the common business interests of the industry; to improve the industry's services to the public; to be interactive with government in matters affecting the industry; and to promote the safe, economic and environmentally-friendly use of the products and services of its members. The association represents more than 85 companies employing over 40,000 at plants and offices in more than 40 states.
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 /CONTACT: Russell N. Mosher of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association, 703-522-7350/


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