ME Elecmetal's Duluth-based foundry celebrates two years with zero workplace lost-time accidents.

Duluth, Minnesota — December 14, 2020 — ME Elecmetal, a globally competitive supplier for total wear product solutions in the mineral processing, aggregate, construction and recycle industries, announces its Duluth-based foundry has completed two years with zero workplace lost-time accidents as of December 11, 2020. This important milestone demonstrates a steadfast commitment to individual accountability, proper training, and health and safety on the part of the organization and its employees.

“The safety culture of an organization is the product of individual and group values, attitudes, perceptions, competencies, and patterns of behavior that demonstrate the commitment to, and the style of proficiency of an organization’s health and safety management,” said Jeff Heinemann, President of ME Elecmetal/ME Global. “It is the responsibility of each and every employee to embrace the fact that safety matters. At ME Elecmetal, we strive to always follow operational procedures that are designed with safety in mind.”

ME Elecmetal’s Duluth foundry is responsible for 51 managerial, office, administrative and support employees, as well as 82 metal casting tradespersons in the foundry every day.

“We have a zero-tolerance policy for at-risk behaviors and encourage our employees to be proactive in finding safe work solutions. Safety results are built movement-by-movement, task-by-task, and shift- by-shift. All must think constantly about every job function and perform them safely,” said Scott Schudalla, Vice President of Manufacturing. “ME Elecmetal holds all of our employees to our core values, and the first of those values is the safety of all employees. We have set a standard for ME Elecmetal, and the goal remains each day to send each employee home safely.”

About ME Elecmetal
ME Elecmetal is the leading global supplier for total wear product solutions in the mineral processing, aggregate, construction and recycle industries. ME Elecmetal is the preferred supplier for mineral processors seeking improvements in their grinding mill processes. ME Elecmetal’s range of products include: grinding media, mill liners, crusher liners, large specialty castings, slag pots and ground engaging tools. The company’s range of services include: service centers, engineering and design, Early Alert, ME FIT System® and ME UpTime+. ME Elecmetal has 1,200+ employees and serves customers in 35+ countries around the world. For more information, visit http://www.me-elecmetal.com