I3A Grants Fujifilm Three Out of Five Best in Class Awards, Four Safety Excellence Awards
Valhalla, N.Y., July 15, 2010 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today was recognized by the International Imaging Industry Association (I3A) for demonstrating the highest levels of safety performance and leadership. The not-for-profit I3A represents nearly all leading and emerging imaging companies and is the largest imaging industry group worldwide. Fujifilm won four Safety Excellence Awards and three Best in Class Awards from I3A in recognition of the safety performance at its Hanover Park, IL; Irving, TX; Rochester, NY, and Greenwood, SC facilities.
“We are honored by these awards,” said Ryutaro Hosoda, president and CEO, FUJIFILM North America Corporation. “A critical element of our efforts to build sustainable businesses involves the education, training and safety of Fujifilm employees. The safety record at these facilities, as recognized by I3A with these awards, is important validation of our efforts.”
I3A’s Safety Excellence Award criteria considers the lowest recordable days away from work incidence rate as well as a low overall recordable incidence rate with the most hours worked during a calendar year. Award recipients are recognized as being best in their class among I3A member companies. Fujifilm’s warehouse, sales and service, R&D and photo services facilities were acknowledged with Safety Excellence Awards, and the company’s South Carolina photo services operation, Texas sales & service facility, and Illinois warehouse won three of the five Best in Class Awards.
Awards will be presented at the International Imaging Industry Association’s 64th Annual Conference in San Jose, CA in November, 2010.
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, consists of four operating divisions and two subsidiary companies. The Imaging Division sells consumer and commercial photographic products and services including film, one-time-use cameras, online photo services and fulfillment, digital printing equipment and service. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras. The Motion Picture Division provides motion picture film and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the printing industry. FUJIFILM Optical Devices U.S.A., Inc. is a provider of binoculars, and optical lenses for the closed circuit television, videography, cinematography, broadcast, and industrial markets. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. markets a range of Fujifilm products and services. For more information, please visit www.fujifilm.com/northamerica, or go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter. To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe at www.fujifilmusa.com/rss.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 20 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2009, and in the year ended March 31, 2010, had global revenues of $23.5 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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