GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Tufco Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TFCO) today announced that as of July 20, 2007, its employees had worked two million consecutive hours without a lost time injury at its Green Bay facility.
Lou LeCalsey, Tufco’s President and CEO, commented, “We have worked hard to institutionalize a culture of Safety consciousness that is pervasive at our company and is premised off our beliefs that we are responsible for the physical well being of our associates at work. We make it clear to all of our employees, starting at orientation and continuing throughout their employment at Tufco, that our absolute priority is Safety excellence.”
Dawn Guetschow-Bitter, Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, added “Two million work-hours and almost three years without a lost-time injury are evidence that all Tufco associates are dedicated to creating and maintaining a safe place to work. This milestone is something of which everyone at Tufco should be proud.”
The company was a Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award Grand Recipient in 2005. The Wisconsin Council of Safety (WCS) and the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) presented this award. Tufco previously was a grand recipient of this award in 2001 and received safety excellence recognition in 2002, 2003 and 2004 and in 2006 for a perfect incident rate.
Tufco, headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has manufacturing operations in Wisconsin and North Carolina, and is the largest provider of diversified contract manufacturing solutions specializing in wet and dry non-woven manufacturing, and specialty printing services at its Green Bay location.
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