We serve a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets, including: transportation, home life, construction, energy and fuels, and clothing and footwear. We develop products that address customers needs and help provide solutions to some of the worlds greatest challenges. Through our four divisions, we operate in more than 30 countries around the world, employing approximately 10,000 associates.
We are dedicated to giving our customers the finest quality products and service available. Our customers are valued partners who permit us to remain in business and we are privileged to serve their needs.
We will operate safe, clean, efficient facilities in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
We will provide a work environment that fosters teamwork, innovation, accountability and open communication. We will place into society assistance for those who suffer, hope for those who may need inspiration and education for those who may feel the challenge but do not have the means.
We have an aggressive growth philosophy that reflects the spirit of free enterprise and maximization of long- term profits and the best motives for creating mutual benefits for customers, employees, suppliers and the communities in which we are located.
We believe that ethical and moral standards are the foundation of good business policies, and will operate with integrity. We strive for participative management and employee involvement at all levels because each employee is an associate in our business and a vital part of our family.
We recognize the basic contribution of each individual and will provide opportunities for personal growth and development. Benefits and compensation will reward performance both individually and collectively. We subscribe to these principles and strive every working day to improve their application.