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MetroVac Motivates its Employees by Putting Quality of Life First
This local manufacturer also takes a fresh approach to productivity
OAKLAND, N.J. (July 11, 2017) – In a day and age when many companies have their employees working major holidays like Thanksgiving, Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Company, Inc. (MetroVac) is taking a very different approach to productivity. The New Jersey-based, family owned and operated business thinks offering time to unwind leads to higher workplace morale, job satisfaction, employee retention, and ultimately, productivity.
In fact, on Wednesday, June 14, MetroVac shut down its entire factory and offices for a staff outing. More than 70 employees were treated to a paid day off so they could take in a minor league baseball game. The team-building day included a private suite at the Rockland Boulders game, as well as a catered lunch.
“Here at MetroVac, we encourage our hardworking employees to take time off to recharge. The company outing to the Rockland Boulders game provided a great opportunity for our employees to socialize outside of work,” said David Stern, MetroVac’s Vice President of Marketing. “It was a fun day, and bonding outside work will make them an even stronger team when they return to the workplace.”
“The game was a lot of fun and everyone had a great time. It was nice for all of us to get together for an event like this. I mean, we take in a baseball game, are treated to lunch and get paid for the day, how cool is that?” added Rodney Ambroise, MetroVac’s Fabrication Foreman.
MetroVac has many long-time employees including a machine operator who has 53 years on the job and a shipping supervisor who’s been with the company for 49 years. In business since 1939, the company offers competitive salaries, benefits and paid time off.
For more information about MetroVac’s line of vacuums and dryers, visit www.metrovac.com or call 1-800-822-1602.
Caption: MetroVac employees enjoy a day at the ballpark taking in a Rockland Boulders game.
About Metropolitan Vacuum Cleaner Company, Inc.
MetroVac is an American, family owned and operated business established in 1939 in a small Bronx, N.Y., storefront. From those humble beginnings, the company has evolved and grown into a multidivisional American manufacturing icon. MetroVac has pioneered many industry firsts and today manufactures and markets such well-known brands as the Metropolitan Professionals® automotive and floor care vacuum cleaning systems; DataVac® computer maintenance systems; Vac’N’Blo® automotive detailing systems; Air Force® motorcycle, car and pet dryers; Magic Air® inflation systems; and more. For more information, visit www.metrovac.com or call 1-800-822-1602.