Contec, Inc. Earns Working Well’s Platinum Recognition For Promoting Optimal Wellbeing Among Employees

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – SEPTEMBER 2017 – Contec, Inc. is recognized by Working Well for achieving Platinum status in the following five categories by meeting best practice standards in promoting wellbeing in the workplace:
• Financial Wellbeing
• Incentives & Communication
• Nutrition & Food Environment
• Risk Assessment & Outreach
• Tobacco Free
To receive these awards, Contec has been committed to meeting best practice standards in promoting physical, emotional, financial, and educational wellbeing through evidence-based strategies.
“We have designed and implemented comprehensive health and wellness programs and incentives targeted at creating a culture of good health,” says Elaine Smith, Director of Human Resources. “From our on-site health clinic, expanding our fitness facility, and locally grown mobile food market, to offering continuing financial and physical education seminars during work hours, we are supporting healthy choices. We also encourage employees to use their paid community service hours because we understand the importance of improving the health footprint of our community as a whole.”
Working Well helps employers develop a strategic plan to impact employee health by focusing on policy, systems, and environmental changes, which are often low or no cost. Working Well aims to help employers create a sustainable culture of wellbeing by using effective, evidence-based best practices to create healthy worksites.
Research demonstrates that employees performing at optimal health can have a major impact on an employer’s bottom line by contributing to lower healthcare costs, less absenteeism, higher productivity, and improved morale. Healthy employees perform better and are more productive and more engaged than their unhealthy peers.
“Our employees are a top priority,” says Jack McBride, CEO. “We’re not done. We will continue to find new ways to help employees be the healthiest they can be.”

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About Contec, Inc.
For three decades, Contec, Inc. has been a leading manufacturer of contamination control products for critical manufacturing environments in the Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Medical Device, Healthcare, Automotive, and Aerospace industries worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Suzhou China, and Europe, our extensive product line for cleanrooms and controlled environments includes knitted, woven and nonwoven wipes, pre-saturated wipes, sterile and non-sterile wipes, mopping systems, wall washing systems, disinfectants, sponges and swabs. Our ISO 9001 registration ensures customers of consistent quality products – from development to delivery. We are committed to exceeding customer requirements and expectations.
About Working Well
Working Well was founded through the support of The Duke Endowment and is managed by the South Carolina Hospital Association. Working Well is an effort to improve population health across the state of South Carolina by establishing cultures of employee wellbeing where the healthy choice is the easy choice.