Specialty Industry Supplier of the Year, Rocky Mountain 2013

Awarded to: Preferred Technology

Oil & Gas Awards Judges Comments

“Innovative alternative to phenolic resin coasted sand with improved performances and overall low cost. Reduces release of harmful chemicals to water.”

“Well organized transportation system benefits client. Cutting edge R&D technology. Active community involvement. Personal involvement with their services have demonstrated a very competent and customer orientated business.”

Preferred Technology – Corporate Overview

Preferred Technology, headquartered in Radnor, PA, is one of North America’s largest manufacturers and providers of frac sand for oil and natural gas companies in the hydraulic fracturing industry. Launched in 2007, Preferred Technology is the market’s only commercial manufacturer with an available green technology in resin-coated sand. With its innovative product development and reclamation projects, the company is not only committed to the protection of the environment but also the health and safety of the communities it serves.

With strategic plant locations in Arizona, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Canada, the company has core competencies in logistic transportation.

Preferred Technology has been named to Inc. 500’s prestigious annual list of “Fastest Growing Private Companies in America” (2013) and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ (2013), as well as one of Pennsylvania’s “Best Places to Work.” The company’s innovative RCS product line has also been recognized by the Oil & Gas Awards as the “Environmental Initiative of the Year” for 2013. Additionally, CEO, Michael O’Neill, has been named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year® in Energy, Cleantech and Natural Resources (2012) and SmartCEO Magazine’s CEO of the Year (2012).

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