NAPA Programs

Validate Your Industry Leadership


The National Asphalt Pavement Association encourages, supports, and recognizes excellence in the asphalt industry. With its Awards and Diamond Commendation programs, as well as a series of online tools and training, NAPA helps asphalt mix producers and paving companies improve operations and safety and recognize employees and partners for a job well done. These programs are a smart investment in your company’s future, providing you the education, information, and tools to produce a quality project and be recognized as an industry leader.


To become nationally recognized as an industry leader, participate in the following programs:

Diamond Sustainable logoThe Diamond Commendation Program — Diamond Achievement, Diamond Achievement Sustainable, Diamond Quality, Diamond Paving, and Diamond Terminal — documents and recognizes the use of best practices for asphalt plant operations, terminal operations, asphalt production, and paving. For more information, visit


QIC-SGHThe Quality in Construction Awards commend contractors that produce excellent paving projects in three categories: airport, under 50,000 tons, and over 50,000 tons. For more information, visit



Safety(logo)The Operational Excellence Awards, consisting of the Community Involvement, Asphalt Operations Safety Innovations, and Environmental Leadership Awards, honor companies who achieve excellence in community relations, sustainable plant operations, and safety innovations. For more information, visit



Emerald-Logo-web-300pxThe Emerald Eco-Label is an affordable, easy-to-use tool developed to help companies report the potential environmental impacts of an asphalt mixture through an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). For more information, visit


CrewSafety onlyNAPA’s CrewSafety: Work Zone Training provides web-based asphalt-specific internal traffic control (ITC) training to asphalt industry workers. For more information about CrewSafety, visit



New-NAPA-Talks-Webinars-WebNAPA Webinars offers a variety of webinars throughout the year on industry-related topics ranging from newly released industry regulations to innovative processes and technology that can benefit your company. For more information, visit



For information about Diamond Commendations, Quality in Construction or Operational Excellence Awards, Emerald Eco-Label, or CrewSafety, contact Director of Awards & Marketing Kelly Kanaras.

For information about NAPA Webinars, please contact Manager of Meetings & Education Liz Price.