HTNA gets safety award


The Alabama facility for Hayashi Telempu North America (HTNA) has been awarded the “Workplace Safety Award of Superior Excellence” from the Alabama Department of Labor.

The award was presented by state Secretary of Labor  Fitzgerald Washington on March 6 during a safety luncheon attended by employees at the plant. 

The award is presented to facilities that have not incurred any lost time accidents within a 12-month period. In fact, HTNA Alabama has had zero lost time accidents for the last five years, and counting. 

Steven Robbins, vice president of human resources and administration of HTNA, said, “The leadership team members working at HTNA Alabama have done an excellent job at promoting proactive safety measures, as well as imbedding a culture of safety in the organization. We thank Pant Manager Jeff Norris, his leadership team and the team members for cultivating a safe work environment  at HTNA Alabama.”

HTNA Alabama opened its doors in March 2011. The facility operates as a Tier 1 supplier, providing interior carpeting and interior trim parts to Honda, Toyota and other automobile manufacturers.