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Tufco Reaches Milestone

Published September 5, 2007
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Converting specialist Tufco Technologies, Green Bay, WI, reached an important manufacturing milestone in July.  According to the company, its employees have 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.”