The workforce training efforts of Gundlach Champion, Inc. of Iron Mountain, MI were honored with the 2014 Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Michigan Cornerstone Award for Construction Training Excellence at the AGC Annual Meeting held on Friday February 20, 2015 in Detroit.
The award is based on a number of criteria including field craft journeyman to apprentice work hour ratio, management involvement in apprenticeship training trust funds and committees, in-house employee training, and community involvement with regards to promoting construction careers and educational programs.
Gundlach Champion, Inc. was also awarded the 2014 Michigan Outstanding Safety Performance Bronze Standard Award for the General Contractor category. Winners of these safety awards are determined by comparing the injury incident rate of each company. The injury incident rate is based on the number of injury cases a firm experiences during the award year, as it relates to the total amount of work hours generated.
“Winning these awards is a testament of our commitment not only to employee training and development, but to the construction industry as well. It is important to us that we provide the means for career advancement while insuring our employees go home to their family at the end of every day,” said Jim Ebli, President of Gundlach Champion, Inc.
Gundlach Champion, Inc. is a General Contractor and provider of Construction Services headquartered in Iron Mountain, Michigan and is a part of the Champion, Inc. Family of Companies.
The AGC of Michigan is a full service construction trade association providing services to Michigan’s leading general contractors, construction managers, specialty contractors and related construction industry companies. They represent over 400 members in the State of Michigan, promoting the AGC values of skill, integrity and responsibility.
AGC of Michigan is a proud chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America. AGC of America represents more than 32,000 firms, organized into approximately 100 chapters throughout the fifty states and Puerto Rico.
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