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Brunswick facility achieves safety milestone

One of the brands built at the facility is Harris pontoons.

One of the brands built at the facility is Harris pontoons.

Brunswick Corporation’s Fort Wayne Operations, which builds Harris and Cypress Cay pontoons and Crestliner and Lund aluminum boats has reported two million hours of no lost-time incidents. The facility employs 370 people in the 360,000-square-foot factory in Fort Wayne, Ind. It has been injury-free since 2016.

“We pride ourselves on promoting a safe and sustainable work environment for our employees and continuing to engage our entire team in working safely every day,” Steve Langlais, Brunswick Ft. Wayne Operations president, said in a statement. “Two million hours of no lost time is an incredible achievement and I am proud of the culture we have created here in Ft. Wayne and the attention to detail paid by all of our employees.”

The Brunswick leadership team held a celebration for the Fort Wayne employees. The facility has been manufacturing boats for more than 50 years in Fort Wayne and is currently on track to cut its Recordable Incident Rate by 50 percent.

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