Wheelabrator Tallies 1 Million Safety Hours

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Monday, April 21, 2014
Martin Magill, Senior Vice President; Pierre Tanguay, VP Supply Chain; and Angelyn Gill, Health Safety and Environmental Coordinator, raising the flag at Wheelabrator, LaGrange

Wheelabrator Group said it reached a major milestone during the first quarter of 2014 with 1 million hours without a lost time incident. More than 200 Wheelabrator employees and guests marked the event during a safety luncheon at their LaGrange facility, March 13. Featured speakers included Robert E. Joyce, President & CEO of Norican Group (parent company of Wheelabrator and DISA); Poul Erik Arre, Director of HS&E, Norican Group from Denmark; Pierre Tanguay, VP Supply Chain, Wheelabrator Group; Judith Carr, Member of Chairman’s Board Georgia State Board Workers Compensation; Jim Thornton, Mayor City of LaGrange; Kathleen Parsloe, CPCU, ARM Senior VP Marsh USA, Inc. and others.

On March 13, 2014 an American Flag flew over the Washington D.C. Capitol in recognition of the 1 millino work hours for Wheelabrator. This flag was sent to Wheelabrator with a certificate in recognition for the 1,000,000 work hours without a lost time incident; and will be displayed in the LaGrange, Georgia Wheelabrator lobby.

Wheelabrator is a surface preparation company, offering a complete range of equipment, services and parts. Companies in the foundry, automotive, aerospace, energy, marine, rail, construction and many other industries have used Wheelabrator Group’s products and services to improve productivity and profitability for over 100 years. With active customers in nearly 100 countries, Wheelabrator manufactures a full range of wheel-type shot blast machines, mass finishing equipment dedicated to the demands of the industry, and automated airblast solutions. Technically advanced and designed for ease of maintenance, Wheelabrator Group machines range from standard versions to fully customized and integrated systems. Wheelabrator Plus professionals will inspect your current blasting equipment and conduct a thorough assessment that includes reviewing the latest modernization options to determine if any productivity, cost savings, safety or environmental improvements could be realized as a result of upgrading to newer technology.

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  • Robert E. Joyce Jr., President and CEO, Norican Group, parent company of Wheelabrator congratulated the team on an accomplishment no other group in the Norican Company has achieved.

    Robert E. Joyce Jr., President and CEO, Norican Group, parent company of Wheelabrator congratulated the team on an accomplishment no other group in the Norican Company has achieved.

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