FREDONIA, Wis., Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Guy & O'Neill Inc., a private label and contract manufacturer, held a company-wide celebration to recognize and reward its employees for successfully doubling production between April and August, 2016 to meet growing demand from one of its largest customers.
Guy & O'Neill was called upon by a major Fortune 500 company to double production of one of its major product lines starting in April, 2016. Production lines have been going 24 hours a day, seven days a week since the increase in orders were placed. Guy & O'Neill's workforce stepped up in a big way! Dozens of employees voluntarily worked hundreds of hours of overtime including weekends to make it happen, with some employees working up to 31 weekend days during the four-month period. Tom Misgen, COO and Vice President of Operations commented, "Once again in typical Guy & O'Neill fashion, our team stepped up. Our employees gave up their time with loved ones so they could meet our customer's needs. I'm so proud of their drive and determination."
To recognize and reward its employees for the accomplishment, Guy & O'Neill held a company-wide celebration on August 4. The event included a catered lunch for all three shifts and bonuses and raffle prizes for those who voluntarily worked overtime and on the weekends. Employees that worked overtime earned time and half and those that worked weekends earned additional bonuses and prizes that amounted to more than $20,000. Some of the prizes included big screen TV's and new grills.
Guy & O'Neill expects the increase in demand to continue through September and will continue to hire new production employees through the end of the year. Guy & O'Neill provides outstanding pay & benefits and was recognized by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as one of the Top Workplaces in southeastern Wisconsin. Visit www.guyandoneill.com if interested in employment opportunities.
About Guy and O'Neill
Guy & O'Neill Inc. was founded in 1975 with headquarters in Fredonia, Wisconsin. It is focused on contract, private label and consumer goods manufacturing for wet wipes, personal care, beauty care, household care, adult care and automotive care. Guy & O' Neill has created and delivered innovation for Fortune 500 retailers and consumer product companies with an emphasis on the highest standards for business ethics, quality and customer service. For more information visit www.guyandoneill.com.
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