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November 30, 2023

Keeping Management Accountable An account manager can’t be afraid to get her hands dirty. “You must have thick skin, a high commitment level and the ability to change gears quickly because there are so many variables to being successful and keeping our crews safe each day,” said Account Manager Sonya Burrell, who manages for MPW […]

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Featured Branch: Toyota, Georgetown, Kentucky

June 3, 2019

Discuss your branch’s dedication to safety. Safety is extremely important to our site and our employees. We encourage everyone to “stop, call and wait” anytime they are unsure of something. The attentiveness and efforts of our employees are making us better every day. A year ago, when we started charting our observation compliance, we were […]

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MPW climbs to new heights to conquer deep-cleaning project

April 24, 2019

 View Full Case Study  A South Carolina automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) needed a team with the capability to deep clean the entirety of its facility from bolts to beams—truly an industrial-sized feat. Main keys to the project were cost and finding a contractor with the experience and resources to effectively perform the cleaning. The […]

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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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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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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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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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MPW improves pipe-cleaning process for Southeastern auto manufacturer

December 14, 2017

 View Full Case Study  An automotive manufacturing facility in the Southeastern United States sought a partner with the innovative capabilities to improve the safety and efficiency of its industrial cleaning processes. Specifically, the plant required improvements for its procedures to remove sludge buildup from pipes inside phosphate tanks. Previous cleaning attempts were performed with manual-lancing […]

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Honda, Toyota recognize MPW for outstanding performance

July 1, 2017

MPW Industrial Services earned Toyota’s Superior Performance Award for Services and Honda’s Performance Excellence Award for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. MPW’s Facility & Environmental Management (FEM) General Manger Kevin Sullivan accepted the Honda award June 14 in Columbus, Ohio and the Toyota award June 15 in Covington, Kentucky. The Toyota award compares […]

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Automotive Deep Cleaning Project

January 7, 2014

MPW’s facility management and industrial cleaning groups connect for success on automotive deep-cleaning project MPW Staff Report SMYRNA, Tenn. — MPW recently completed a six-week deep-clean project at a major automotive manufacturer.   The deep-clean project marked a seamless connection between Facility Management and Industrial Cleaning groups. The assignment included paint-process equipment and building-structure deep cleaning requiring […]

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