AMERICAN Castings is the winner of the 2015 Champion in Workforce Development Award by MidAmerica Industrial Park. The award recognizes the company’s commitment to the development of its workforce through tuition reimbursement and other leadership training opportunities. Of the more than 80 companies in the Industrial Park, AMERICAN Castings workforce development efforts were seen as the best.
“We value our employees and want them to be able to learn and grow – both professionally and personally,” said Human Resources Manager Lori Nichols. “We are so excited to receive this award and thankful for the resources in our own backyard – Oklahoma State University IT, Rogers State University and Northeast Technology Center – that help provide these opportunities.”
AMERICAN Castings is located in Pryor, Oklahoma, and provides world-class quality ferrous castings for use in the construction, agriculture, forklift, oil field, axle, general industry, waterworks, mining and wind energy markets. It is a subsidiary of Birmingham-based AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company. AMERICAN manufactures ductile iron pipe, spiral-welded steel pipe, fire hydrants and valves for the waterworks industry and electric-resistance-welded steel pipe for the oil and natural gas industries. AMERICAN’s diversified product line also includes high-performance fire pumps. For more information, visit www.american-usa.com.