Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Statement:
Tennessee Marble Company (TMC), extracts and manufactures high quality dimensional stone for clients throughout North America. TMC is committed to corporate responsibility that: 1) protects the safety of our employees; 2) provides LEED opportunities; and 3) recognizes the impact on the environment.
Products: Tennessee Marble is a virtually maintenance free building product. It contains no volatile compounds, like many other building materials, and no chemicals. In addition, natural stone has a lasting durability exemplified by many of the existing buildings made of Tennessee Marble.
Manufacturing: TMC’s fabrication facilities operate on fully recycled water. Water from the quarrying process is contained on the premises with no adverse impact on existing or adjacent streams or waterways. By being a vertically integrated company, transportation loads are minimized at our facilities.
Green Building : In 2007, TMC participated in an industry wide initiative to foster improvement in it’s environmental sustainability. Through the Natural Stone Council (NSC), and the NSC Sustainability Committee, TMC participated in a comparative data analysis project. Through this project, TMC and the industry were able to analyze and evaluate to environmental impacts and benefits of natural stone. The NSC provided a statement of recommended practices for the industry. This effort continues through the NSC and various trade associations of which TMC is a member.
Social Impact: TMC is a supporter of numerous initiatives in our community. It’s owners and management support the following: United Way of Blount County, Sister to Sister Program of Blount County, Blount County Education Association, and the Maryville City Schools Foundation, among others