October 2011/Prepared Foods-- Briess Industries Inc. was recently presented the Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award-Medium Size for leadership in environmental stewardship. The award was presented by the Wisconsin Environmental Working Group, an affiliate of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce. Accomplishments of the company’s “Green With Briess” program were cited in the nomination. The company-wide, all-encompassing sustainability program was initiated in 2005. The majority of emissions reductions occurred in manufacturing plants, through capital improvements and innovative redesigns of systems and processes. In addition, 99% of all waste streams at Briess are now recycled. Briess Industries Inc.,www.briess.compf