July 31, 2018

Mercury Marine Named Brunswick Safety Award SiteCapitol Engineering, a division of Mercury Marine has been awarded the 2017 Brunswick Chairman’s Safety Award, honoring more than five consecutive years without lost time.

The award, presented annually to sites that achieve excellence in safety while reducing injuries and enhancing safety programming, is one of only four facilities across all of Brunswick to receive the award for 2017. To qualify, sites must also demonstrate a sustainable cultural commitment to safety, along with broad-based employee engagement in safety activities.

“Safety in everything we do is a message that is built into the fabric of our culture at Mercury Marine,” said Jim Sutton, Mercury Marine director of safety and occupational health. “The dedication to safety and our employee’s commitment to their fellow workers at our Capitol Engineering facility is something to truly celebrate.”

During the past several years, the Capitol team implemented the Employee Engagement System (EES), which enables safety suggestions to be entered by any employee and tracked to completion. Coupled with full integration of 6S principles, a robust workplace safety inspection process, and ongoing training for new hires, achieving this award takes on special meaning.

Brunswick Corporation Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Mark Schwabero was in attendance this week and presented the employees with the award.

“We look for facilities that achieve sustained performance resulting from continuous improvement and progress,” Schwabero said. “With the type of work you have here, moving heavy dies and components, achieving more than five years without a lost time is quite an accomplishment and reflects your attention to safety every day.”

As recipient of the Chairman’s Award, the employees were able to make a gift to two local charities on behalf of Brunswick. The employees selected the Cops and Kids Foundation based nearby in Sussex, Wisconsin, and Elmbrook Humane Society, located in Brookfield. Each organization receives a gift in the amount of $5,000.

The Chairman’s Safety Award is the company’s highest honor in the safety award program. The purpose of the award is to encourage, recognize and reward employees and facilities that have achieved outstanding safety and health performance through promoting and practicing safety awareness, ultimately minimizing workplace incidents and injuries.

Featured Articles

  • Prev
Announced on June 18, the exciting new Mercury Racing 450R outboard is purpose designed to bring ...
PORTS The Cruising Guides have been acquired from Metroland Printing Publishing & Distributing ...
Orillia’s Spring Boat, Cottage & Outdoor Show at the Port of Orillia and waterfront parks, Lake ...
Seattle’s 41st annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Thursday, September 12 and ...
The Boating Ontario team would like to thank all those who participated and contributed to this ...
Boating BC is now accepting applications for the Glenn Spartz Scholarship, which offers financial ...
Registration Open: Level 1 Marine Service Technician Training in Sidney and Vancouver ...
Canadian Boat Shows has announced AD ASTRA Media Inc.  as the official publisher for the 2020 ...
ABYC is hosting free events which are perfect mini prep courses for the 2020 Marine ...
Previous IMI webinars included a review of the challenges faced by marinas and boaters as ...

BUSINESS VALUATIONS: THREE SITUATIONS WHEN YOU MIGHT NOT NEED ONE

 

Business ValuationsBy: Patrick Ungashick

Photo Credit: Dwain Bodkin


Business valuations are an important tool for owners and leaders of privately-held companies. For example, if you are doing sophisticated tax planning, buying-out a business partner, or if an owner is going through a marital divorce, then a valuation may be highly prudent—if not legally required. However, business owners and leaders should avoid rushing to get a valuation in circumstances where the need is not clear.

Read more about Business Valuations......

 

Marine Products

  • Prev
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - Forespar has just introduced a new smaller size version of their ...
Energy Solutions now have available for the North American marine market, a range of Marine ...
Boat decks often seem to bristle with hardware, spoiling the vessel's smooth lines and creating ...
Evinrude announced today the expansion of the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 product line to ...
Ossian Fasteners has announced that they are the first company in ...
Danish marine safety equipment manufacturer, Daniamant, announces the launch of the ODEO Strobe, a ...
ASA Electronics is bringing modern technology and style to the boating industry with the Marine ...
The W2K-1 transfers data from an NMEA 2000 backbone to any device (e.g. laptop, tablet ...
Boats can never have enough dry storage space, especially places that are safe from the prying eyes ...
B&G, the global leader in design and manufacturing of sailing electronics, announced today ...

People

  • Prev
George Armendariz, CEO of Groupe Beneteau Americas, announced today the appointment of Yannick ...
According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune on April 10 2019, Irwin Jacobs and his wife were found ...
Co2 Inflatables is pleased to announce that Jason Edwards, formerly of Grand/Gala Marine, will be ...
Marine electronics pioneer Darrell Lowrance, 80, passed away Saturday morning after suffering a ...
Extremely popular and well respected for leading the reemergence of Iconic Marine's three ...