Ingersoll Rand surpassed 6 million hours of incident-free operations at its Campbellsville, Ky. facility this month. The achievement represents 14 years of operations absent of any operational stoppages due to safety incidents.
“This achievement has been 14 years in the making,” said David Johnson, plant manager for the Ingersoll Rand Campbellsville facility. “This is a huge accomplishment that was made possible by the dedication of all our employees. Their teamwork and attention to safety has made Campbellsville a stellar example of excellence in manufacturing.”
The Ingersoll Rand Campbellsville facility is a key production facility for the company’s Compressed Air Systems and Services division, manufacturing rotary and reciprocating air compressors that are shipped around the world. The facility has been operating since 1969 and employs 176 people full-time. The air compressors the facility produces are used in a variety of industries including oil and gas, automotive services and general manufacturing, among others.
Senior executives from Ingersoll Rand’s North American Headquarters and Corporate Center headquarters in Davidson, North Carolina visited the Campbellsville plant to show their appreciation for the achievement.
“Reliability, effeciency and dependability are characteristics of the Ingersoll Rand compressed air systems that our Campbellsville employees build – characteristics that are clearly shared by this remarkable team of individuals,” said Al Wilberding, vice president of operations, Compressed Air Systems and Services, Ingersoll Rand. “We are grateful to them for their hardwork and commitment to safety.”