SPARTANBURG, S.C. – SEPTEMBER 2017 – Contec, Inc. is recognized by the American Heart Association for scoring high on the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index and obtaining Silver status. Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Contec has 525 employees here in the Upstate and nearly 700 worldwide.
The Index, which was developed by the Association’s CEO Roundtable and its Center for Workplace Health Research and Evaluation, was created to quantify evidence-based data from corporations who are dedicated to building healthier work places.
To receive Silver recognition, Contec has implemented disease management programs, has an on-site wellness clinic and fitness facility, provides access to healthy eating options, and offers continuous health education opportunities during work hours.
“We want to help our employees achieve their optimal health,” says Jack McBride, CEO. “We understand that good health correlates to a happier, more productive workforce, which is capable of creating a positive impact in the health of our surrounding community as well.”
Contec is one of the leading companies to partner annually with AHA for their Heart Walk initiative, which raises funds to save lives from stroke and heart disease, and is one of the top donors in the Upstate for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women cause, whose goal is to elevate awareness of heart disease risk in women.
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.