PROSOCO’s values - family, community, industry and nation - are reflected in the awards and honors the company has received over the years. Here’s a sampling.
MS 150 Top Corporate Fundraiser
2005 The Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Eastern Kansas Branch named PROSOCO their top corporate fundraiser among all the companies participating in the society’s annual 150-mile fundraising bicycle ride through Eastern Kansas. The “PROSOCO Pedalers” raised $10,025 for the worthy cause.
Kansas Department of Commerce Merit Award
2005 The Kansas Department of Commerce selected PROSOCO for this tribute in recognition of the jobs the company provides; the contributions made to the state and local economies; and the support given to the local community.
2005 Magnum Opus Award
For the second year in a row, PROSOCO’s quarterly newsletter, PROSOCO News, was cited for excellence. The newsletter won an honorable mention in the prestigious “Magnum Opus” newsletter awards contest for the story “All that glitters is not steel.”
2004 Excellence in Commerce Award
The chamber of commerce in PROSOCO’s hometown, Lawrence, Kan., selected PROSOCO for this award based on company excellence in business stability and growth, industry accomplishment, community involvement, and quality of life for employees.
2004 Magnum Opus Award
PROSOCO News, the company’s quarterly newsletter, was cited for outstanding graphic design in a contest with more than 400 hundred entrants, including major corporations, design firms and universities.
2003 Heart of America Family Business of the Year
(50 - 250 employees)
PROSOCO won this Kansas City-area competition based on its positive impact on community and industry through successive generations of family ownership and leadership.
2003 Manufacturer of the Year
Dallas-based SSI (Silicone Specialties Inc.) named PROSOCO their "Manufacturer of the Year." The award honors the support, communication and quality products provided by PROSOCO to help SSI serve its customers and market.
2002 Most Innovative Product Award
Sponsored by the World of Concrete trade show, this competition recognized PROSOCO’s new ConcreteScience® SafEtch for its much-needed ability to clean, brighten and etch concrete, new or old - without harming most metal, tools, equipment and people.
Patriotic Employer Award
Bestowed by the national organization Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), this award recognizes PROSOCO for its policies enabling employees to serve the nation in time of need, and to maintain military readiness in time of peace.