Tyler Coupling wins 2016 McWane Ergo Cup Competition
October 24, 2016
The 7th Annual McWane Ergo Cup Competition was held on October 5 and once again the competition was fierce. The judges for this year's competition were Dan Copeland (McWane Global), Pat Tyson (OSHA attorney and partner in the Atlanta based law firm of Constangy, Brooks & Smith), Claudiu Lungo, PhD (Associate Professor at the UAB School of Public Health and Director of the Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety) and Andrew Perkins, M.S., CIH, CSP (Senior Industrial Hygienist, Alabama Power Company Corporate Safety & Health Department).
The winners of the 7th Annual McWane Ergo Cup Competition are:
McWane Outstanding Project – 1st Place
Tyler Pipe & Coupling, Marshfield, Missouri (Gasket Conveyor Project)
1st Place Runner Up
Clow Valve Company, Oskaloosa, Iowa (Punch Press Stem Conversion)
Best Risk Reduction
Amerex, Trussville, Alabama (Valve Install)
Most Innovative Project
Tyler Union Foundry, Anniston, Alabama (Tuff Grip Pattern Core Modifications)
Tyler Coupling will now move on to represent McWane at the National Ergo Cup competition which will be held in Orlando, Florida on March 27-30, 2017. Congratulations to everyone that participated in this year's competition. We continue to be impressed with the great projects that are submitted. Every project is a winner as each project reduces the risk injury to McWane team members. We appreciate your on-going participation in the Ergo Cup as well as your teamwork, creativity, enthusiasm and drive for continuous improvement.