SOURCE: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

March 23, 2011 11:24 ET

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions in Broomfield, Colo., Recognized by OSHA for Excellence in Workplace Safety and Health

FORT WAYNE, IN--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) -  Trelleborg Sealing Solutions (STKM: TREL-B) in Broomfield, Colo., has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for excellence in Trelleborg's employee safety and health program. The Broomfield facility has been designated as a "star" site in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs.

"We were evaluated in several areas, including management leadership/employee involvement, worksite analysis, hazard prevention/control and safety and health training," says Tom Potosky, general manager of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Broomfield. "All of our standards met or exceeded OSHA's expectation."

"Trelleborg is an example of what can be accomplished in a workplace when employees and managers work together to proactively eliminate hazards," says Greg Baxter, OSHA's regional administrator in Denver. "Their commitment to excellence is commendable, and we are glad to have worksites of this quality in our region."

The Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) recognize private and federal worksites with effective safety and health management systems that have maintained injury and illness rates below national Bureau of Labor Statistics averages. Brad Baptiste, OSHA's Regional VPP Manager, presented a VPP flag and plaque to the Trelleborg team. For more information, visit http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/vpp/index.html.

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals. It supports its aerospace, industrial and automotive customers through more than 20 production facilities and more than 40 marketing companies globally. Within its portfolio are some of the longest established sealing brands, including Busak+Shamban, Chase Walton, Dowty, Forsheda, GNL, Palmer Chenard, Shamban, Skega and Stefa, along with a large number of proprietary products and materials such as Turcon®, Zurcon®, Orkot®, Isolast®, Stepseal® and Wills Rings®. www.tss.trelleborg.com

Trelleborg is a global industrial group whose leading positions are based on advanced polymer technology and in-depth applications know-how. Trelleborg develops high-performance solutions that seal, damp and protect in demanding industrial environments. The Trelleborg Group had annual sales 2010 of approximately SEK 27 billion (EUR 2.5 billion), with around 20,000 employees in more than 40 countries. The Group comprises four business areas: Trelleborg Engineered Systems, Trelleborg Automotive, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. The Trelleborg share TREL B has been listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on the OMX Nordic List, Large Cap. www.trelleborg.com

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