Aurora Specialty Textiles Group crew members showcase their Valley Industrial Affiliation awards.
For a second consecutive yr, Aurora Specialty Textiles Group received awards for excellent enterprise and manufacturing practices from the Valley Industrial Affiliation, which represents the manufacturing trade within the Fox Valley area of Illinois, a big industrial hub outdoors Chicago.
This contains successful the award for Operational Excellence for the second yr in a row for a corporation with 51 to 250 workers. VIA’s Excellence in Operations Award acknowledges management in operational strategic planning and implementation.
“Even throughout a yr of immense and unprecedented challenges, we managed to make enhancements in social duty, innovation, operational excellence, security, tradition and workforce improvement,” mentioned Marcia Ayala, president. “The awards communicate to the nice workers we’ve got at Aurora and our steady concentrate on enchancment. The awards additionally show a constant effort and focus all through the Aurora group. Because of all Aurora workers. I’m very proud and appreciative.”
The awards have been introduced April 28 on the annual VIA Spark Awards Benchmarking for Excellence celebration. Along with Operational Excellence, Aurora received the awards for Innovation for a corporation of 51 to 250 workers and for General Most Improved.
The Innovation award acknowledges firms that domesticate a tradition of innovation and have an innovation course of to interact workers, seize concepts, present advantages for purchasers, in addition to drive enterprise initiatives.
General Most Improved celebrates continuous enchancment yr after yr within the areas of Security, Workforce Growth, Innovation, Tradition, Operational Excellence and Social Duty. Aurora was most improved out of all the firms, of all sizes, that vied for this award.
Aurora was additionally a finalist within the class for Social Duty, which displays the corporate’s continuous enhancements and contributions within the areas of sustainability and company social duty.