Garaga Mid-America Door Facility in Ponca City, OK, receives the prestigious Industry of the Year award
April 22, 2022
Garaga Mid-America Door was extremely pleased and honored to be one of the finalists chosen by the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce for the prestigious Industry of the Year award. Unfortunately, last January the Chamber of Commerce’s celebration had to be postponed due to the COVID surge, keeping everyone on the edge of their seats for an extra 3 months. On Thursday April 21, 2022, the wait came to a fitting conclusion when Garaga-Mid America Door was presented with the coveted award!
Our commitment to improving our workers’lives and to modernising our facility was recognized by the community
Here are some of the reasons the Chamber chose to present the award to us:
- Garaga Mid-America Door has increased its workfoce in Ponca City by more than 35%
- We have significantly upped our wages over the last couple of years.
- We have invested millions and greatly enhanced and expanded our Ponca City facility. Indeed, we have modernized our production line, adding technologically advanced tools to facilitate the jobs of our workers while increasing on-time and on-point deliveries to garage door dealers and building centers.
- Garaga Mid-America Door has also invested a great deal to implement an ERP system to facilitate and improve its areas of Customer Service, Purchasing, Planning and Managing and Work Management.
“We are extremely proud of these achievements, of course. And we are grateful to the PCDA, the Chamber, and the community for recognizing our success. But what we are even more proud of are our team members! As you can imagine, implementing so many changes in only 2 years was demanding. The women and men working at our Ponca City facility were open minded and willing to change their habits. They proved to us that they could meet challenges.”, said Maxime Gendreau, co-president.
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