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Sayre earns 2019 Salaried Employee of the Year Award

April 8, 2021

To honor 32 years of integrity, hard work and dedication, MPW/Porta Kleen awarded Dave Sayre with its 2019 Salaried Employee of the Year Award. Sayre becomes the first Porta Kleen employee to win the accolade. The event and announcement were delayed due to COVID-19, but Porta Kleen hosted a scaled-back, safe celebration for Sayre and […]

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Curt Ruff

Ruff legacy of 37 years comes to close

December 15, 2020

In 1983, Ronald Reagan was president, the Broadway show “Annie” ended a long run, Michael Jackson “moonwalked” for the first time and the Washington “Redskins” won the Super Bowl. And a skinny kid from Fairfield Union High School began a career with a little-known Central Ohio company. And what a career it was. Spanning 37 […]

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Joint Venture Benefits MPW, Rickman and Customers

August 14, 2020

Minority partnership has allowed for new business opportunities Many of us know the story of how Monte Black founded MPW 48 years ago. But there is another man who followed a similar path 31 years ago. A man who is also crucial to MPW’s success, who has a military background and who is currently a […]

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Clarence Jenkins

Featured Branch: ICG GASTON (NORTH CAROLINA)/HOPEWELL (VIRGINIA)

August 10, 2020

Discuss your branch/department’s dedication to safety. Our team members take the Safety Observation Program seriously. We are typically at 100% compliance. Long-time team members hold each other accountable throughout the entire team and ensure that newer team members are indoctrinated into that culture. Additionally, we participate in weekly branch meetings where safety issues, ideas, policies, […]

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Honda Award

Global automakers honor MPW

August 10, 2020

MPW Industrial Services earned Toyota’s Cost Improvement Award and Honda’s Performance Sustainability Award for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020. MPW serves both Honda and Toyota with its partner, RFG. To determine its Cost Improvement Award winners, Toyota evaluates all supplier performances and recognizes ones that display exceptional commitment and results in exceeding targets […]

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The new stainless steel welding and fabrication booth in the Technology Center specializes in coping and assembly of Industrial Water and Porta Kleen piping systems utilizing a specialty assembly jig.

MPW Fabrication & Engineering team excelling despite recent challenges

August 10, 2020

Although so much of the world seems to be changing, there has been at least one constant for MPW – outstanding performances by the Engineering and Fabrication team. MPW Director of Engineering & Manufacturing Justin Pierce said recent successful projects have included the Hexcel installation in Decatur, Alabama (featured on the cover of July’s Leader) […]

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Featured Branch: Plasman Paint Shop

Featured Branch: Plasman Paint Shop

July 16, 2020

Plasman Paint ShopFort Payne, Alabama Discuss your branch/department’s dedication to safetyOur on-site staff takes safety very seriously. We are often the first ones to see and report issues to the custom- ers. We participate in Safety Starters every shift, all of our staff are accountable to each other, and they point out when an issue […]

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MPW earns national award for excellent safety performance

July 16, 2020

On May 11, MPW Environmental Services, Inc. accepted a 2019 Thomas J. Reyn- olds Award for achieving a low Restricted or Job Transfer (DART) Rate. The national award is presented by The Association of Union Contractors (TAUC) as part of its 37th annual safety awards program. DART Rate is a mathematical calculation that describes the […]

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Relentless approach helps warehouse, procurement acquire high-demand PPE

June 2, 2020

Despite a worldwide shortage of N95 masks and other equipment spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic, MPW has filled all internal PPE requests. To this point, the ability of MPW’s warehouse and procurement teams to overcome that scarcity has been crucial to both the safety of personnel and the success of the business. Citing a proactive […]

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Task Force guiding MPW’s pandemic responses

June 2, 2020

There is a group behind the scenes managing MPW’s COVID-19-related matters. Consisting of Safety & Training Manager and Committee Chair Matt Dawson, General Counsel Catherine Jopling, Human Resources Director Jim Tyznik and Marketing Director Mike Zimmerman, the COVID Task Force met via Microsoft Teams twice every weekday (during the third week of May, the group […]

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