VTech US distribution center celebrates five year accident-free milestone
San Antonio Facility Breaks its Safety Record, Operates Well Below National Industry Average for Annual Accidents
BEAVERTON, Ore., June 5, 2013 – On Thursday, employees at VTech® Communications, Inc.'s San Antonio distribution center will achieve five years without a recordable accident (including stitches, prescriptions, broken bones or work restrictions) or lost work time. VTech Communications, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Ltd. (HKSE: 303), is the largest U.S. cordless phone manufacturer and an industry leader that delivers full-featured products at accessible prices. The San Antonio site averages 8,500 shipments per week across the company's phone, toys and baby monitor product lines. It is the VTech’s only U.S. distribution facility.
"We want to make certain that those who are working with us know that we care," said Laura Christiansen, vice president of human resources, VTech Communications, Inc. "A safe employee environment is a top priority at VTech. The team that works in our San Antonio warehouse has a strong sense of pride in their achievement and we are very proud of this accomplishment." VTech's U.S. president and several vice presidents will travel to San Antonio to celebrate this accomplishment with the team.