Wheelabrator Group reached a major milestone during the first quarter of 2014 with 1,000,000 hours without a lost time incident. Over 200 Wheelabrator employees and guests marked this special event during a safety luncheon at their LaGrange facility in March. 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, vice president 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 vice president, Marsh USA, Inc. and others.
Wheelabrator is a surface preparation company, offering a complete range of equipment, services and parts. Leading 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. On March 13, 2014 an American Flag flew over the Washington D.C. Capitol in recognition of the 1,000,000 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, GA Wheelabrator lobby.