NMHG’s Berea Facility Named Plant Engineering’s 2011 Top Plant
Cleveland, Ohio-based NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc.’s (NMHG) Berea, Ky., manufacturing facility has received Plant Engineering’s 2011 Top Plant Award. The award recognizes manufacturing facilities in North America that achieve outstanding operational results through application of engineering disciplines.
“NMHG Berea has an excellent record of safety, energy management and community involvement,” said Bob Vavra, editor and content manager, Plant Engineering. “What really set NMHG Berea apart was their commitment to workforce training and development, which our readers cite as their most crucial issue. The commitment to hiring and training personnel at NMHG Berea is a great example to other manufacturers that the investment in personnel can pay tremendous dividends.”
The NMHG Berea facility manufactures 1–9 ton internal combustion engine Hyster and Yale lift trucks.