Where Care Begins
October 28, 2015
- Bob Chapman
CEO & Chairman of Barry-Wehmiller
Barry-Wehmiller is not a non-profit organization.
If we broke even or lost money every year, our message about focusing on people wouldn’t carry much weight. Furthermore, if our business model was focused solely on our people it likely wouldn’t allow us to provide them with the most fundamental way we show we care: by giving them a secure future. And without a successful business model that allows our business to grow, we wouldn’t be able to provide opportunities for your people to grow.
The fact is, business growth and people growth aren’t separate ideas; they’re complementary pieces in creating value. We call it a virtuous cycle. The investment we make in growing our people ultimately helps to grow the business; when we grow the business, it provides greater opportunities for our people to flourish.
We believe we need to succeed for our people. It’s not just enough to be a successful business that creates value for your shareholders, or to be a great place to work. Everyone should be part of a winning team, all stakeholders should gain from their association with us. This means team members, their families, shareholders, customers and the communities in which we are based.
To give you an idea of how we provide a secure future for our team members, check out this recently-produced video showing the wide range of services Barry-Wehmiller companies provide. Throughout our ten global divisions, serving many different parts of the packaging, paper converting, sheeting, corrugating, engineering and IT consulting industries, we join together every day to create lasting value– for all of our stakeholders around the world.
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