Turner Industries Corporate Responsibility Report 2020

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EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Roland M. Toups

Executive Chairman

Stephen M. Toups

President

David J. Franks

Chief Operating Officer

This report illustrates some of the best examples of our corporate and social responsibility in 2020 in the areas of:

SAFETY COMMUNIT Y INVESTMENT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

We hope you will reach out to us with any comments, questions or requests for further information.

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fter 2019, one of Turner Industries’ most successful years on the books, we began 2020 with typical questions and concerns hoping to maintain the company’s positive trajectory. I will admit to you that a global pandemic was not on the expected short list of items. In early spring of last year, as COVID-19 began to spread and the world shut down, new thoughts arose: Will it be possible to safely return to jobsites and workplaces? Will our employees’ careers be upended? Will the communities in which we live and work suffer? It is true that over the past year we have all experienced hardship and sacrifice of varying degrees. But across the board, the resolve and spirit of Turner Industries’ workforce have proven to be steadfast and resilient, just as it has been the past six decades of the company’s existence. Safety – Deemed an essential workforce, the majority of Turner employees never missed a day on the job. With guidance from our corporate safety team and collaboration with our clients, innovative and proven protocols were implemented to ensure every person’s health and safety. Workforce Development – While it may not have been business as usual, Turner still safely managed to recruit, train and retain a qualified workforce. The workforce development team’s efforts were recognized with a national ‘Workforce Development Award’ by the Construction Users Roundtable, our fourth such honor by that organization since 2008. Community Investment – Due to the pandemic, as well as multiple natural disasters, 2020 did bring suffering to the cities and towns we call home. Turner employees, even those facing their own challenges, stepped up to volunteer their time and resources on multiple fronts including food drives, frontline worker support, and natural disaster response. In the following pages you will find more details and examples of Turner’s efforts in safety, workforce development and community investment. If you have any questions or would like to further discuss our corporate responsibility efforts, my door is always open.

Roland M. Toups

Executive Chairman

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THROUGH THE DECADES 1960’s -

A young engineer named Bert Turner buys Nichols Construction Company out of bankruptcy. The company specializes in industrial construction, heavy equipment, hauling, rigging and equipment rental. It doesn’t take Turner long to realize that the industrial construction industry is a series of peaks and valleys. So, he begins to take steps to ensure a steady stream of revenue, embarking on industrial contract maintenance and other services which fulfill the needs of his clients. In 1968, he hires Roland Toups who currently serves as Chairman and CEO.

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Mr. Turner begins to acquire companies and add additional services like scaffolding, as well as continually expanding the equipment fleet and buying bigger cranes. These moves provide the company with opportunities to manage and control most of the elements that make up construction, maintenance and turnaround work.

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The Turner group enters the fabrication business forming International Piping Systems and introduces a pipe bending process that revolutionizes the pipe fabrication business in the United States. The company participates in many of the large industrial construction projects being built in the Gulf South at the time.

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Industrial specialty services, such as NDE and inspection services, specialized welding, and environmental remediation are added to fill client needs as they arise. Proprietary programs are developed internally to better track and manage work.

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The early companies consolidated into one entity— Turner Industries Group—with 4 main business lines: Construction; Maintenance & Turnarounds; Pipe and Module Fabrication; and Equipment and Specialty Services. Five fabrication facilities located across the Gulf South make Turner the largest privately held fabricator in the United States.

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2010 – PRESENT 2019 ABC #1 Top Performer

DECIDE WITH DATA® Software and Services Turner’s Scaffold Tracking Application - This proprietary solution provides real-time data from the field as scaffolds are built, using a mobile application that automatically generates reports, including billing transactions. Supervisors can perform crucial safety audits, and the app uses GPS to give clients, via a custom dashboard, a complete up-to-date location of every scaffold on their site. • Winner of the 2020 Constructech Vision Award Turner Tablet™ Software, an innovative technology system that allows crews to digitally manage workflow in real time and operate in a smart, safe and efficient manner. • Winner of the 2019 Constructech Vision Award MobilOps® is our mobile software solution used to manage procedures, process limits, and rounds and readings.

CraftTrax® is a new and improved version of Turner Industries’ proprietary hiring and labor requisition and onboarding software system. It officially sets a new standard when it comes to providing skilled craft workers to our clients. Upgrades to WinTAKE® bring pipe estimating into the digital world by introducing an intuitive data entry module and an onscreen isometric viewer. Foreman’s Progress™ is an extension of our WinPCS® software using tablets, handheld devices and custom software to make real-time progress reports in the field. • 2014 CIO 100 Honoree for Innovative use of Technology

• Winner of the 2017 Constructech Gold Vision Award

• Winner of the 2014 Constructech Gold Vision Award

TRAM® Software is our patented web-based application, developed in-house, and designed to identify and quantify a number of financial industry risk categories, which can then be mitigated.

MAPS® Software, developed in-house, measures and tracks efficiency and productivity data in the maintenance environment. • Winner of the 2015 Stevie Award, Business Intelligent Systems – New Version

• 2015 CIO 100 Honoree for Innovative Use of Technology • 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 • Winner of the 2015 Constructech Gold Vision Award

NEW CLIENT SERVICES Our Inspection Services group continues to expand its service offerings with the addition of new robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs - commonly known as drones), and the addition of a rope access team. The Small Capital Projects group concentrates on projects for current clients ranging from $1,000 to $10 million.

Total Tank Solutions incorporates Turner’s decades of experience with the latest technology to offer our clients a seamless tank cleaning, inspection and repair experience. The SIPA Services group bundles scaffolding, insulation, painting and abatement for client convenience.

FACILITIES OPENED Louisiana. The new office will serve as the administrative headquarters as well as the yard staff’s office and meeting hub. The building will also house workspaces for clients overseeing their modular projects.

2014 – An equipment repair facility designed to maintain, service and perform repairs for over 2,000 pieces of equipment opened in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

2018 – A new office opened in Geismar, Louisiana. This new facility enables Turner to better service our clients in the Ascension Parish industrial corridor and nearby.

2017 – A new facility opened in Freeport, Texas. The new facility will anchor our Freeport-based maintenance services and provide support for turnarounds, construction, inspection and specialty services.

2011 – A new administrative office building opened in Pasadena, Texas.

2018 – A new building is completed at Turner’s modular yard in Port Allen,

2016 – A new administrative office building opened in Paris, Texas.

2019 – Turner Industries opened a new equipment facility in Hahnville, Louisiana. 2018 – A new facility in Pensacola, Florida. The new facility enables Turner to better service existing clients while expanding our reach eastward.

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2010 – New Personnel offices in Baton Rouge and Sulphur, Louisiana are able to process applicants and provide pre-employment screenings, physicals, pulmonary fitness tests, and OSHA and NCCER testing on site, providing a “onestop employment shop” experience.

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Sue Turner – 1927 - 2020

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In Memoriam On December 27, 2020, Suzanne Pauline Wilbert Turner peacefully passed away. Suzanne, or “Mrs. Sue” as she was widely known, was the devoted wife of Turner Industries’ late founder Bert Turner, a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and the matriarch of the extended Turner Industries family. Mrs. Sue had a lifelong passion for giving back and was an avid supporter of the arts and education. A devoted preservationist, Sue was recognized nationally for her advisory work with the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She helped create the Baton Rouge Arts and Science Center, now the Louisiana Art and Science Museum, in 1960, and led the preservation of BREC’s Magnolia Mound Plantation and other historic structures throughout south Louisiana. Bert and Sue’s five children—Suzanne Turner, Robert Turner, Mary Margaret “Moo” Svendson, Thomas Turner and John Turner—have all followed their parents’ lead, serving as museum volunteers and board members and donating to a variety of arts and cultural institutions. Executive Chairman Roland Toups says, “Mrs. Sue was brilliant in all aspects...She brought a sense of decorum, class and smarts everywhere she went.”

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SAFETY Zero Incident Performance is Possible 10

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Mike Phelps Vice President of Health and Safety

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hat an unbelievable year – a global pandemic, an economic downturn, and numerous hurricanes. Throughout these

and countless other day-to-day challenges, Turner Industries employees proved that diligence, hard work and a spirit of perseverance can overcome all obstacles.

Turner Industries arrived at the conclusion of 2020 with another record-setting year of safety and health results. Among all business units and across all business sectors, our safety performance improved. This was supported by a solid safety corporate culture, strong relationships with our clients, and the unwavering commitment of our employees and the communities we serve. While learning to work in a new and evolving environment with temperature checks, face masks, social distancing and numerous other controls, Turner employees developed the attitude of “adapt and overcome.” There was an enhanced spirit of looking out for one another as we embraced the changes and the challenges and sought out unique pathways to success. As we look forward, our 2020 performance, through the above-mentioned obstacles, further strengthened our safety foundation and resolve and will propel us toward even greater success in the years to come.

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Turner Industries employees proved that diligence, hard work and a spirit of perseverance can overcome all obstacles.

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SEL EC T ED

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Safety Excellence In 2020, Turner Industries was selected to join a small group of vendors and contractors to participate in the Shell Global Contractor Safety Leadership Program. Shell created the Contractor Safety Leadership Initiative to encourage Shell companies and their contractors to work more closely with the goal of improving safety performance and outcomes. Through the Initiative, Shell executives pair up with an executive from selected contractors and vendors. Together these pairs work on fostering a culture in which safety matters can be discussed openly and respectfully. Using feedback gathered from frontline employees, they can implement changes and track progress.

“It is an honor to be selected for this program based on the work we do with Shell across their system and our safety track record. Recognition like this is a testament to the entire company—not just those working in or for Shell sites. It is a reminder that every Turner employee has a role to play in creating the legacy that is Turner Industries,” said Turner Industries Shell Alliance Manager Jonathan Guidry.

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2020 Safety Focus When COVID-19 arrived in the United States, it became an employee exposure hazard in addition to the routine hazards that our employees face each day. It is no surprise that Turner Industries’ primary safety focus of 2020 was centered around preventing and mitigating the virus amongst the company’s workforce. A comprehensive COVID-19 response plan was implemented in March, which included guidelines on temperature checks, face coverings, social distancing, proper handwashing, and hygiene, as well as area disinfection. When travel restrictions were put in place, placards were made for employees, considered essential workers by the federal government, who needed to cross state lines to get to work.

We have had a pandemic response protocol and business continuity plan for many years. It was always one of those programs that seemed good to have, but something we may never use. March of 2020 showed us why being prepared always proves to be a prudent decision. It allowed us to quickly implement the necessary controls, adjust them as the pandemic evolved and focus on protecting our employees and their families as well as our peers that also work in the many facilities we enter daily. - Senior Corporate Health and Safety Manager Karen Powers.

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Safe + Sound Week In 2020 Turner Industries was once again a proud participant of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week. Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe. To celebrate the week, the safety department highlighted five topics, one presented each workday, which were shared with employees at all Turner sites and locations: COVID-19 Safety – Hand Safety – Mental Health Awareness – Life Critical Safety Rules – Office Health and Safety.

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Hand-Safety Week Our hands are one of our most important instruments but too often we don’t consider them as such. Each year over a quarter of a million people suffer serious (and often disabling) hand injuries, many of which could have been easily avoided. By recognizing hand hazards, following established safety guidelines, and using protective guards, shields, gloves, and other personal protective devices, you can save your hands from injury and yourself from unnecessary disability. To emphasize these points, Turner Industries’ safety department held a “Hand-Safety Week” focusing on employee training, behavioral observation, and corrective actions.

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Corporate Safety Excellence Awards 2020 In 2020, Turner Industries’ employees worked in elevated hazardous health conditions while still retaining a stellar safety record. This could have only been accomplished through the drive and commitment put forth by each Turner team member. Their efforts are honored by Turner Industries’ executive leadership team through recognition via the Corporate Safety Excellence Awards. Site performances across the company are rigorously evaluated and awarded accordingly. Awards are based on the following criteria: incident performance statistics, safety process implementation, metrics/leading edge indicators, employee involvement and engagement, and employee development processes. The top performing site or facility within each operational division receives the President’s Safety Award.

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Below are the 2020 Corporate Safety Excellence Award recipients President’s Safety Excellence Awards

Corporate Safety Excellence

Overall Top Corporate Performers

Regional & Business Unit Top Performers

Hunt Refining Heidelberg, Mississippi (Maintenance)

IVXP Decatur, Alabama (Maintenance)

Rubicon/Huntsman Geismar, Louisiana (Maintenance)

Olin Freeport, Texas (Maintenance)

ExxonMobil Polypropylene Growth Project Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Construction)

Arkema Beaumont, Texas (Maintenance)

Baton Rouge Equipment Operations Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Equipment)

OxyChem Ingleside Corpus Christi, Texas (Maintenance)

Port Allen Coatings Facility Port Allen, Louisiana (Fabrication)

OxyChem LaPorte, Texas (Maintenance) ExxonMobil Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Specialized Welding Services) SIPA Operations Decatur, Alabama (Scaffolding, Insulation, Painting, Abatement) Nutrien August, Georgia (Turner Specialty Services - Mechanical) Rayonier Jessup, Georgia (Turner Specialty Services - Environmental) Westlake South Westlake, Louisiana (Turner Specialty Services - NDE)

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HOURS WORKED

39,312,077

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WORKSITES

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RECORDABLE-FREE WORKSITES

91%

INJURY-FREE WORKSITES

75%

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COMMUNIT Y INVESTMENT Great Heart. Great People. Great Passion. 26

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The Turner team’s fortitude is inspiring and shines as both an example to others and a beacon of hope during these trying times.


David Franks Chief Operating Officer

2020 tested our resolve unlike any other year most of us have ever experienced. The pandemic placed an enormous amount of stress on our people, company operations, and communities. On top of that, the Gulf South experienced the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record, compounding the challenges. With more people than ever in need of assistance, I have never been more proud of our employees. Not only have they been working safely during the pandemic and multiple natural disasters—but also have unselfishly volunteered their time, talents, and resources supporting those fighting COVID-19 on the frontline, and those restoring battered communities. The Turner team’s fortitude is inspiring and shines as both an example to others and a beacon of hope during these trying times. Last year, the Turner family also experienced a tragic loss with the passing of Mrs. Sue Turner, wife of Turner Industries’ founder, the late Bert Turner. Nationally recognized, Mrs. Sue’s passion for arts education and historical restoration is a legacy we will proudly carry forward.

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HURRICANE LAURA

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record. The season produced 30 named storms—Hurricane Laura being one of them. When Laura made landfall in the early morning of August 27, it became the strongest hurricane to hit the state of Louisiana, as measured by maximum sustained winds, since 1856. With gusts up to 132 miles per hour, Laura completely devastated a large swath of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas. Tens of thousands of people, many of whom are Turner Industries employees, clients, and their loved ones, were impacted by the storm. Before the clouds could part, Turner divisions and employees across the south began mobilizing resources and volunteers to assist those in need. A command central was established at Turner’s operations facility in Sulphur, Louisiana. It was here that over 26,000 meals were prepped and served, and volunteers and equipment were deployed where needed. The effort was a massive undertaking full of heartache and sadness, but also filled with stories of hope and humanity. Turner employees, many of whom were directly affected themselves, worked together in service of their co-workers, clients, and the community at large. 30

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Hurricane Effort Quick Facts Meals Served: 26,500 14,304 Hamburger & Po-Boy Buns / 3,224 Patties & 1,650 Pounds of Sausage / 13,920 Cookies / 11,298 Bags of Chips / 1,200 Pounds of Lunch Meat / 1,000 Pounds of Brisket and 760 Pounds of Pork

Tarps Installed on Homes: 6,600 Hours Worked: 48,801 Employees Participating: 599 In partnership with the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF), the Turner Industries Disaster Relief Fund was activated to accept monetary donations. The fund provides financial support and benefits disaster relief efforts in the communities in which Turner Industries operates. 2020 CORPORATE RESPONSIBILIT Y REPORT

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TEAM Turner™ and COVID-19 Efforts To aid and show appreciation for those fighting for our health and safety during the pandemic, Turner Industries employees across the nation provided meals for frontline workers and volunteered their time and company resources at area food banks and food drives.

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Here are a just a few examples of TEAM Turner COVID-19 relief efforts

In Baton Rouge, employees participated in ‘Feeding the Frontline,’ an effort organized by Associated Builders and Contractor’s Pelican Chapter, and saw volunteers from 40 contractor companies get together and cook for over 3,000 frontline healthcare workers.

In Beaumont, Texas, Turner employees filled food boxes for families, together with the Southeast Texas Food Bank.

In Pasadena, Texas, Turner employees assisted the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce in “Operation Stock the Shelves,” a food drive to stock the shelves of multiple local food pantries. This included utilizing Turner’s truck fleet to haul food from warehouses to delivery centers.

At Ascend Materials in Chocolate Bayou, Texas, Turner employees provided money toward a meal for the night shift workers in the Emergency Room at Southeast Memorial Hospital in Houston.

In Sulphur, Louisiana, Turner Specialty Services employees performed cleaning and disinfecting application services to all playground equipment at every park within the Sulphur Parks & Recreations “SPAR” district. The detergent, commonly used in hospitals, nursing homes, schools/ colleges, commercial and industry institutions, was vapor blasted onto the playground equipment. Once the detergent dries, the equipment is sanitized, safe and ready to use.

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We also supported and fed many of our area state troopers and sheriffs who help us daily and keep our communities safe.

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Pledges & Donations Totaled

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It All Starts With Us With social distance protocols at jobsites across the country, Turner Industries’ 20202021 United Way Campaign looked a little different this past year. The campaign— whose success usually relies on face-to-face interactions with employees—was presented a major obstacle when the pandemic prevented most of those meetings from happening. Thankfully, with the use of technology, employees heard from co-workers and executives via heartfelt video messages. While there were increased obstacles running the company-wide campaign, it was as important as ever to make it happen. From the pandemic to natural disasters, more people than ever are in need of the support services that United Way provides—including many of our own employees. Turner is proud to report that for the 2020-21 campaign, employee pledges along with corporate donations totaled $1,837,520.36. “This was a year like no other, but as always, Turner employees made a difference in their communities. It was amazing to see everyone come together while, of course, keeping six feet apart,” said Turner Industries Campaign Manager Michelle Hardy.

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N E W FA C IL I T Y IN V E S T M E N T S In 2020, Turner Industries spent more than $6.6 million in facility investments and upgrades—from expanding laydown yards and building new warehouses to the construction of a new state-of-the-art personnel facility in Pasadena, Texas. These investments are important not only to improve our service capabilities to our clients, but also to ensure our employees have safe and comfortable working environments, and to show our commitment to the communities in which we live and work.

Pasadena Personnel Office – Opening Summer 2021

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Turner Industries is nearing its 35th year in Houston. Over

time for all. The new building is located at our Pasadena

the decades, we have grown significantly while expanding

office complex with easy access to main roads and near the

our geographic footprint. This has been accomplished by the

Houston Ship Channel.

company’s investment in infrastructure and equipment to

It will house all functions of personnel, employee relations,

deliver the full array of Turner services to our clients. With

medic and fitness testing, workforce development, safety,

these in place, the next investment is to provide a state-of- and quality. In short, it’s a personnel superstore. the-art facility for our personnel operations.

In the current market, our clients are ever more in need

This will be a 31,000-square-foot, one-stop shop for the

of a ready and trained workforce to improve their capital

recruiting, processing, and hiring of our craft and staff. It will streamline the experience for our employees and enable us to provide job-ready, skilled personnel at client sites in reduced

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efficiency. This new facility delivers that. Turner is in the people business, and this is an investment in our employees. Senior Vice President of the Western Region John Golashesky

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PASADENA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

2020 Industry of the Year In 2020, Turner Industries was selected “Industry of the Year,” by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. The award is given to a local organization that plays a key role in the economic development and growth of the Pasadena area. Recipients of this award exemplify characteristics of involvement in charitable organizations and community projects, emphasis on safety, environmental and quality control standards in their respective industry. Representatives from former recipients of the Industry of the Year Award gather annually to review nominated organizations.

“When the group selected Turner Industries as the 2020 Industry of the Year, it was clear that they exemplified these characteristics and more. In addition to a very impressive list of awards and involvement in community projects, Turner Industries leaves a large footprint in our community by employing over 3,000 people and often sets the standard for serving and caring for their workforce, making them an ideal recipient for Industry of the Year!”

Cristina Womack, President & CEO of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce.

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TOTA L PAY ROLL

$1,424,804,059 NEW FACILIT Y INVESTMENTS

$6,619,992 PAY ROLL TA X ES

$384,851,746

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PAID TO VENDORS

$670,355,556 PAID IN SALES TA XES

$15,405,753

PAID IN PROPERT Y TA XES

$3,449,125

PAID IN FR ANCHISE TA XES

$1,065,338

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WORKFORCE DE VELOPMENT Everyone is Talking About It. Turner Industries is Doing Something About It.

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Stephen Toups President

The success of Turner Industries, and therefore our clients, relies on our ability to attract, retain, and train a quality workforce. This is not a one-sided equation; it’s a continuum. Operational success and growth lead to more employment opportunities, career paths and economically stable communities where our employees live and work. While 2020 was challenging in the obvious and universal ways, the Turner workforce, deemed essential service providers, continued safely working day in and day out. Along those lines, hiring, recruiting, and training also never stopped. Employee-generated innovations and processes were implemented throughout the year to make sure health and safety protocols were accounted for as we continued to operate successfully across the country. In the following section we highlight our 2020 workforce efforts as well as various awards and recognitions we received from industry peers both in our backyard and nationally.

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While 2020 was challenging in the obvious and universal ways, the Turner workforce, deemed essential service providers, continued safely working day in and day out.

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Turner Industries Receives National and Regional Recognition for Workforce Development Efforts In 2020, Turner Industries received the top national award for its efforts in workforce development. The Construction Users’ Roundtable (CURT) award is given annually to the best workforce development program in the nation. Contractors and industry associations submit extensive applications for a particular program that they feel would be of interest to the awards committee. This year, Turner submitted the program “Maximizing Louisiana’s Incumbent Worker Training Program to Expand Workforce Development Outreach at Turner Industries Group, LLC,” which secured Turner this prestigious distinction. Since the inception of the CURT awards program in 2008, Turner Industries has won the award four times and received one honorable mention. To put this into perspective, this accomplishment is extraordinary since companies are not eligible to apply the year after winning the award. Additionally, Turner Industries received several awards from the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance (GBRIA). Turner Industries Group has won the Award of Excellence every year since this award program began in 2007 and is the only company with this distinction. We also began applying separately for Turner Specialty Services in 2015, and have been given the Excellence Award every year for TSS as well.

• Award of Excellence – General Construction and Maintenance – Division III (10 Million plus hours) – Turner Industries Group, LLC (TIG) • Award of Excellence – Specialty Trades – Division II (2.2 Million – 7 Million hours) – Turner Specialty Services, LLC (TSS) • Best of Division – Division II – Turner Specialty Services, LLC (TSS)

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“Turner’s workforce development efforts begin with conveying the appeal of careers in industrial maintenance and construction in order to recruit more and better talent to the industry. Once we have that talent, we must provide incentive to stick with the industry through training, incentives, career paths and personal growth. We are proud to be recognized for our efforts,” said Turner Industries Director of Workforce Development Raymond Neck.

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Turner Industries Ranked as a Top Ten ‘Largest Port Houston and Ship Channel-Area Employer’

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In 2020, Turner Industries was ranked #9 on the Houston Business Journal’s Largest Port Houston and Ship ChannelArea Employer list. The list is based on number of employees located in the Port Houston and Ship Channel area.

“We are privileged to work in the energy capital of the United States and proud to be one of the top ten employers along with so many other great companies,” said Turner Industries President Stephen Toups.

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Turner helps shape National Advanced Industrial Instrumentation Control Technician Training Curriculum In 2020, the River Parishes Community College (RPCC) was awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation in support of Advanced Industrial Instrumentation Control Technician Training. The grant focuses on emerging Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) and 4.0 technologies curriculum development, including research on Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) tablets. It also involves integrating STEM academic modules to address the needs of the country’s diverse rural student population. To aid the initiative, RPCC has established a Business and Industry Leadership Team (BILT) which will provide support for curriculum review, competency evaluation, and design of new course structure. The team is made up of industry and technology thought leaders, including Paul Plauché, Turner Industries’ General Manager of MobilOps®.

“I’m excited and honored to be a part of RPCC’s Business and Industry Leadership Team. The curriculum training created today will pave the way for generations of quality careers in advanced manufacturing and related industries.” – Paul Plauché, MobilOps® General Manager

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Voice of Leadership In 2020 Turner Industries was proud to graduate another set of leadership classes from Freeport, Corpus Christi, Beaumont, and Houston, Texas. This twelve-week program showcases Turner’s commitment to leadership excellence and providing opportunities for career growth. Course-led objectives include enhancing leadership capabilities, improving communication and sharpening problem-solving skills. These 2020 graduates help ensure continued growth and success within the Turner organization.

Beaumont, Texas

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Freeport, Texas

Voice of Leadership is a meaningful way for Turner to invest in the emerging leaders from across the company. Congratulations to our 2020 graduates for their hard work and dedication to succeed under trying conditions. – VOL Instructors

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S T E A D FA S T

C O M M I T M E N T

Turner Industries’ workforce development efforts might have looked different in 2020, with Zoom presentations and virtual job fairs replacing in-person events, but our commitment to ensure a sustained flow of qualified craft workforce did not change. As a company, Turner supports over 75 workforce development initiatives ranging from large nationwide organizations like the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and their Build Your Future program, to local high schools and vocational technical campuses. The support comes in a variety of forms, including financial and in-kind donations, mentoring, and volunteering. Our executive leadership team advocates for, and actively encourages, employee representation on workforce-related boards and committees. Below is a sample of recent Turner Industries employee participation:

President Stephen Toups serves as a board member of NCCER and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System.

Senior Vice President of Construction Carlos Guidry served as the 2020 ABC Pelican Chapter Chairman.

Senior Vice President of the Western Region John Golashesky sits on the Greater Houston ABC Board of Directors, the East Harris County Manufacturers Association’s (EHCMA) PetrochemWorks Steering Team, and the Construction Management Industry Advisory Board at the University of Houston.

Vice President and Regional Manager of the Corpus Christi area David Arreola serves the Association of Chemical Industry of Texas, and the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation.

Training and Development Manager Glenn Massey is part of ABC Pelican Chapter’s Southwest training committee in Westlake, Louisiana and is a Master Trainer for NCCER.

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Learning and Development Manager Elizabeth Beckham began a two-year term on the East Baton Rouge Parish Workforce Development Board 21 in 2020, and a three-year term with The National Advisors for Chapters (NAC) supporting chapters in Arkansas, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Mississippi, New Orleans, North Alabama, North Louisiana, and Northwest Arkansas.

Director of Workforce Development Raymond Neck serves on the Construction Users Roundtable and NCCER Workforce Development Committees, the North Baton Rouge Industrial Training Initiative steering and working committees, ABC Pelican Education and Manpower Committee, the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Millwright and Foreman Development Training Guide Task Forces among others.

Workforce Development Manager Wayne Tyson is a part of multiple school and career advisory boards and panels including the Youth Challenge Advisory Panel. He serves on six ABC committees, as well as ABC New Orleans/Bayou Chapter Board of Directors. He also serves on the Department of Corrections Employer Advisory Panel, Baton Rouge Area Chamber Workforce Issues Council, and the Central Gulf Industry Alliance Workforce Development Committee.

Crane and Rigging Training Manager Jay Roberson served as the 2020 chairperson of the CMEF Industrial Training Committee.

Workforce Development Coordinator Bryan Gerace served as the 2020 ABC Pelican Chapter Chair of Education and Manpower. He also served on five additional ABC Chapter boards, the BRCC North Baton Rouge Industrial Training Initiative Advisory Council, and the GBRIA High School Millwright Advisory Panel.

Workforce Development Manager for the Western Region Carla Thompson serves on the Gulf Coast ABC Workforce Development Committee, Brazoria County Petrochemical Committee’s Workforce Development Committee, ABC/CMEF (Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation) – Industrial Contractor’s Committee, and ABC/CMEF – Construction Career Youth Committee. Carla received the 2020 CMEF Volunteer of the Year Award and the 2020 Career and Technical Association Champion for Career and Technical Education Award.

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BY THE

Numbers

PEAK HEAD COUNT

21,766

VISITS TO RECRUITERS

296,745

VISITS TO JOINTURNER.COM

70,763

56

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T O TA L NCCER & NCCCO CERTIFIED WORKERS EMPLOYED

3,161

EMPLOYEES CRAFT TESTED

5,577

LE ADERSHIP GR ADUATES

96

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ONE SOLUTION FOR YOUR SUCCESS ™ Turner Industries moves the world forward by providing turnkey services and solutions to the companies that produce the fuel, energy, and materials essential to modern life. We serve the petrochemical, chemical, refining, energy, power generation, pulp and paper, and related industries with offices and facilities located in: Baton Rouge, LA

New Orleans, LA

Corpus Christi, TX

Port Allen, LA

Decatur, AL

Paris, TX

Geismar, LA

Houston, TX

Freeport, TX

Sulphur, LA

Beaumont, TX

Pensacola, FL

and jobsites throughout the United States.

Turner Facility Includes Pipe and Modular Fabrication

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