Nexen Group receives business honorsNexen Group Inc. was recently awarded Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board, Inc.’s 2012 Business of the Year Award.
Nexen Group Inc. was recently awarded Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board, Inc.’s 2012 Business of the Year Award. Dan Conroy, operations manager and vice president of Human Resources at Nexen’s facility in Webster, Wis., accepted the award May 10 from NWWIB’s chairperson, LeRoy Forslund.
The award was given at the 10th annual Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Conference at the AmericInn Hotel and Convention Center, Ashland, Wis.
NWWIB gives this award to recognize outstanding business achievements in the northwest Wisconsin region.
Nexen Group Inc. has achieved success in its industry through continual improvement by utilizing lean principles and investing in its facility, its people and its community. The company has made investments in new equipment at the Webster facility along with supporting its 90 employees by providing an innovative environment and lean methods to enhance productivity, increase production and reduce turnover.
Employees are exceptionally active in their community, volunteering on school boards, fire departments, church boards, veterans groups, coaching youth athletics and more.
Nexen Group Inc. reaches out into the community through United Way Programs in Burnett and Washburn counties and has raised $600,000 for this organization over 17 years.
“The reason we like being a community neighbor is that this is a great place to do business,” said Conroy. “There are great people in northwest Wisconsin. That’s why we’re successful. It’s not so hard to do this when we live in a good area like we do. It’s how we live our lives.”
Nexen Group Inc. is a leading manufacturer of precision motion control components, power transmission and web tension control products for a wide array of industrial applications. Products include high precision linear and rotary systems, linear locking components, pneumatic brakes and clutches, torque limiters and electronic tension controls.
Nexen customers span every industry including aerospace, robotics, machine tool, automotive, factory automation, packaging and material handling.
NWWIB is proud to have Nexen Group Inc. receive this award and commends the company for its contributions to its workforce and the community.
For more information about the award or conference, contact Mari Kay-Nabozny, NWWIB chief executive officer, at (715) 682-9141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.