Manufacturing news

Firestone facilities receive recognition

Indianapolis-based Firestone Building Products Co. LLC has received the Arkansas Department of Labor's (ADOL's) Million Work Hour Award for its manufacturing facility in Prescott, Ark. The award is given to plants that complete 1 million work hours without a lost day away from work. The Prescott plant also achieved 1 million hours without an Occupational Safety and Health Administration recordable injury.

The facility is the largest EPDM manufacturing plant in the world and has reached 1 million hours without an injury involving days away from work five times during the past nine years. This is the first time the facility has achieved recognition from ADOL.