Elkay Honors Employees in Annual Program
Oak Brook, IL Elkay Mfg. Co. has honored more than 100 employees in four main categories as part of the company's recent "2002 Achieving Excellence (a.c.e.)" annual division recognition program.
According to the Oak Brook, IL-based sink and faucet manufacturer, more than 140 employees representing nine different Elkay divisions attended a banquet at which workers were recognized with Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in six categories.
The a.c.e. Awards Program was developed "to recognize teams of Elkay employees and business partners for quantifiable improvements" in four main areas: Product Development, Program Develop-ment, Process Development and Kaizen Process Improvement.
In addition, the company's "President's Award of Special Recognition" honored significant contributions by individuals throughout 2002, and the Elkay "Plant of the Year" award cited several facilities for best practices.
Aside from its sink and faucet manufacturing efforts, Elkay is also the parent company of Yorktowne Cabinets, Medallion Cabinetry and MasterCraft Cabinets.