Industry Awards & Significant Achievments
Shelly and Sands constant effort to be among the leaders of its industries is evident in the variety of recognition that has been bestowed on our organizations. We are proud to be regularly recognized at the local, state and national level for our efforts regarding ecologically responsible manufacturing facilities; quality material manufacturing and quality construction workmanship. Awards recognizing the initial quality and the long lasting value of our work reflect our top to bottom commitment to building utilizing todayís best means and methods.
National Awards:
National Asphalt Pavement Associationís Ecological Award: Awarded to one facility annually in the United States, this award is bestowed upon a manufacturing facilityAwards demonstrating the strongest ecological stewardship in the United States of America based upon its design and operation.
Shelly and Sandsí mining, material processing and manufacturing effort is conducted as
Mar-Zane Materials, Inc.; whose ecological efforts have resulted in receiving this award multiple times since the award's recent inception.
National Asphalt Pavement Associations Diamond Achievement Awards: Working in conjunction with the National Ecological Award competition, the Diamond Achievement is awarded to facilities that comply with all the ecological standards set as requirements to compete on the national level. Mar-Zane Materials has a number of facilities awarded, and annually renewing, this status.
National Asphalt Pavement Associationís Quality Award recognizes projects for their initial quality of materials and construction methods. Awarded on a national basis, Shelly and Sands has been recognized on a regular basis, including multiple awards in a single construction season.
State Level Awards:
Flexible Pavements of Ohio Master Craftsman Award: Recognizing the lasting value of a project, this award sets its minimum standard as 15 years of S&S Awards uninterrupted service of a public roadway or highway. With a typical design life of 10 years, this recognition represents receiving at least one and one-half times the anticipated useful life from our products. Shelly and Sands is proud to have received a number of these awards including multiple awards in a single construction season.
Flexible Pavements of Ohio Quality Paving Awards: Designed to ensure a quality product, this award evaluates the quality of the raw materials, the design and manufacture of the finished material and the craftsmanship of the construction project. Shelly and Sands annually receives numerous awards meeting the standards set by this competition.
Flexible Pavements of Ohio, Ecological Awards: As a prerequisite to NAPAís national competition, this state level award is bestowed upon a manufacturing facility demonstrating the strongest ecological stewardship in the State of Ohio based upon its design and operation. Shelly and Sands, through its ecological efforts as Mar-Zane Materials, Inc.; has resulted in receiving this award multiple times since the award's recent inception
West Virginia Department of Transportationís Quality Craftsmanship Award: Best Transverse Joint.  Recognizing the effective life of the entire pavement is closely tied to the performance of every feature of the pavement, the Department of Transportation acknowledged Shelly and Sands constructed the transverse joints with the highest level of professional craftsmanship.
West Virginia Department of Transportation Safety Achievement Awards:  Recognizes companies for exemplary results in their efforts to safeguard our employees.