Tri Tool Receives Safety Award of Merit from Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

Tri Tool Receives Safety Award of Merit from Fabricators & Manufacturers Association

RANCHO CORDOVA, CA – April 22, 2016 – Tri Tool of Rancho Cordova, Calif. was recently chosen to receive a 2016 Safety Award of Merit from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA). Open to all FMA and Tube & Pipe International (TPA) company members, the FMA/CNA Annual Safety Awards recognize metal fabrication companies that adhere to excellence in safety.

Sponsored by CNA, the endorsed business insurance carrier for FMA, the Awards are designed to promote safety in the industry; and winners are selected by the FMA Safety Council. The Safety Award of Merit is presented to companies posting an injury and illness incidence rate for calendar year 2015 that is better than the published Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) rate by 10 percent or greater, based on their North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code.

“On behalf of the FMA, I congratulate Tri Tool on winning a Safety Award of Merit,” said Edward Youdell, president and CEO of FMA. “This year’s safety award winners have set an incredibly high bar for all manufacturers to benchmark themselves against. FMA, along with CNA, are proud to recognize these manufacturers for their outstanding achievements in the area of safety.”

To be eligible to receive recognition, companies were required to submit OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, for the period Jan. 1, 2015, through Dec. 31, 2015. Firms of all sizes were eligible. Winners were selected based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code categories and BLS injury and illness incidence rates.

The awards were presented at a recognition dinner at the Annual FMA Safety Conference, held April 13, 2016.

About FMA

Based in Rockford, Ill., FMA is a professional organization with over 2,500 members working together to improve the metal processing, fabricating, and forming industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and fabricating equipment manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and the FABTECH® trade show. FMA also has two technology affiliates, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA), which focuses on the unique needs of companies engaged in tube and pipe producing and fabricating; and the Sustainable Manufacturer Network, a professional organization of individual members dedicated to working toward environmentally-friendly manufacturing. Visit www.fmanet.org for more information.

About Tri Tool

Tri Tool Incorporated is a privately held, global leader in the manufacture of portable precision equipment specifically designed for pipe beveling, flange facing, in-line cutting, multi-process welding, high performance pipeline machinery, and a wide range of internal line-up clamps. In addition, Tri Tool offers on-site machining and code welding services, special engineering and custom machine design and equipment rental.  Customers come to Tri Tool because they are a trusted OEM manufacturer and solution provider. For more information on how Tri Tool is Building Performance, visit www.tritool.com.

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