Facility & Environmental News Releases

Featured Branch: Volkswagen, Chattanooga, Tenn.

February 4, 2019

Facility & Environmental Management Division Discuss your branch’s dedication to safety. We stress individual and team safety. We do daily toolbox talks, check for proper PPE and work to ensure everyone’s safety. We emphasize safety constantly, through Safety Observations, Safety Coin checks and safety audits. Discuss any recent MPW success stories involving your branch. We […]

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First Line of Leadership

December 5, 2018

MPW withstanding volatile labor market by investing in training By Jimmy Peck, ICG General Manager and Matthew Dawson, Director of Training & Development The Great Recession of 2008 marked a major turning point in the history of the U.S. labor market. Though the aftermath of a global financial crisis caused unemployment to rise substantially (as high […]

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Chesterfield team responds to customer’s emergency

November 8, 2018

It was 11 p.m. on a Saturday night in late September when Valerie Lassing’s phone rang. Upon answering the call, Lassing, Operations Manager for MPW’s Chesterfield (Michigan) Container location, was asked by a customer contact to assemble a team to clean 24 500-gallon totes the next day. Unfortunately for Lassing, no MPW workers were scheduled […]

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Featured Branch: II Stanley Electric Co. Inc.

November 8, 2018

Battle Creek, Mich. FEM Division Discuss your branch’s dedication to safety: We hold a Safety Tool Box Meeting at the beginning of every shift. We inspect all tools and PPE before use and we always follow all LO/TO processes before entry into machines. We think before we act. Discuss any recent MPW success stories involving your branch. […]

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Internal Promotions Part 2: FEM Division relies on culture, safety

October 5, 2018

Between July 2017 and June 2018, MPW employees accepted 309 promotions, which is about 10 percent of the company’s total number of employees. In this three-part series, The Leader will publish the stories of MPW employees who have made strides professionally and examine how and why MPW continues to invest in its people. Click here to read Part […]

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MPW’s Pierce, Tolbert serve as instructors at POWER-GEN workshop

January 4, 2018

On December 4, Justin Pierce, MPW Director of Engineering and Manufacturing, and Brad Tolbert, Industrial Water Sales Director, joined three other industry experts in instructing a workshop on closing coal ash ponds. Titled From Start to Finish: Closing Coal Ash Ponds, the pre-conference workshop was part of the POWER-GEN International Conference at the Las Vegas […]

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RFG/MPW garners diversity award from Volkswagen

January 4, 2018

MPW Industrial Services, along with its partner RFG, recently earned Volkswagen’s 2017 Passion for Diversity Award. RFG/MPW serves VW at the automaker’s only U.S. assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, performing deep cleanings, paint shop work and comprehensive waste management services. This honor marked the third prestigious award MPW’s Facility & Environmental Management (FEM) Division received […]

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The benefits of partnering with an integrated facilities management company

November 15, 2017

In the complex, day-to-day operation of an industrial plant, managers are always on the lookout for the best ways to cut costs in key areas. From infrastructure improvements and plant downtime, to managing a waste stream, keeping track of the many isolated areas of the production process doesn’t always come easily. With so many ways […]

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Lawson retires after 26 years

November 8, 2017

Paul Lawson recently retired from MPW Industrial Services after 26 years with the company. Lawson’s MPW career started in 1991 as a laborer in Battle Creek, Michigan. MPW promoted him to Crew Leader in 1992 and to Supervisor in 1994. He retired as an Account Manager/Supervisor, still working in Battle Creek for MPW’s Facility & […]

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MPW officially opens Technology Center

July 19, 2017

MPW Industrial Services celebrated the grand opening of its Technology Center July 19 at MPW’s 46-acre campus in Hebron. The 86,000-square-foot facility was designed to house MPW’s growing Engineering, Fabrication and IT teams. “In 2010, our IT department consisted of just six team members,” said MPW IT Director Tony Miller. “Today we’ve grown to over […]

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