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EPA to Honor TDK Components USA, Inc., in Peachtree City for Environmental Performance

Release Date: 08/18/2008
Contact Information: Contact Information: Davina Marraccini, (404) 562-8293,

(ATLANTA – August 18, 2008) On Tuesday, EPA Regional Administrator Jimmy Palmer will recognize TDK Components USA, Inc., in Peachtree City, Ga., as a recipient of the 2008 Performance Track Environmental Performance Award. TDK is one of two companies in the southeast and just five nationwide to receive the award.

What: EPA to honor TDK with a Performance Track Environmental Performance Award. The program will include a lunch and a tour of TDK’s manufacturing facility that produces multi-layer ceramic chip capacitors.

Who: EPA Region 4 Regional Administrator Jimmy Palmer; Marlin Gottschalk, Acting Director of the Pollution Prevention Assistance Division at Georgia Department of Natural Resources; Georgia State Representative Matt Ramsey; Masatoshi Fujimoto, TDK President; Masaaki Taniguchi, TDK Plant Manager; and Ken Takekawa, TDK Production Director.

When: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where: TDK Components USA, Inc.

          1 TDK Boulevard
          Peachtree City, Ga

The Performance Track program recognizes and drives environmental excellence by encouraging facilities with strong environmental records to go above and beyond their legal requirements. Members typically set four public, measurable goals to improve the quality of our nation's air, water and land. Members include major corporations, small businesses and public facilities that are steering a course toward environmental excellence.

Program information, summary of member benefits, application guidelines and a complete listing of facilities that are Performance Track members can be found at: