Superior Boiler Works, Inc., Celebrates Significant Safety Milestone

by / Friday, 23 September 2016 / Published in Events, Press Releases

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (Sept. 19, 2016) – Superior Boiler Works, Inc., last week
celebrated the company and its employees achieving 1,000 consecutive days
without a lost-time accident, a milestone achieved as of Sept. 13, 2016. The
company’s safety and insurance partner, IMA of Wichita, Kansas, treated
employees to a cookout Thursday, Sept. 15.
As a company and as a leadership team, Superior has emphasized and
prioritized safety over the past several years. The implementation of working
committees involving all areas of the company has contributed substantially to
the safety program’s success.
“This is a significant milestone for any manufacturer,” said Superior Boiler
Works CEO Doug Wright. “I’m extremely proud of the accomplishment for our
company because it takes all employees being focused on the overall safety
objective to make it work and be successful. It doesn’t happen without making
improvements where necessary based upon employee input, focus and attention
on details, and hard work.”
Superior holds monthly safety training sessions and maintains a safety
committee comprised of a key group of employees who provide valuable input
every month.
“We make safety a big priority and our employees understand completely how
important it is in our operations,” Wright said. “It helps creates a good, working
environment for our employees when they know their input is making a
“I want to thank those who put in the hard work along the way to get us to this
milestone. That would include safety directors, safety committee members,
supervisors and all employees. Our philosophy of quality products and
exceptional value is coupled with safety for this very reason.”
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About Superior Holding, Inc.
Superior Holding is the parent company of Hutchinson, Kansas-based Superior
Boiler Works, provider of engineered energy solutions and a leader in clean air
emissions technology. Superior manufactures Scotch Marine and vertical firetube
boilers for process steam, hot water and waste heat recovery and high-efficiency
hot water condensing boilers. In addition to boilers, the company manufactures a
full complement of boiler room equipment items. In business since 1917, the
company has shipped more than 20,000 boilers throughout the United States and
worldwide, and its commitment to unparalleled quality has produced the most
dependable boilers available. Superior Boiler Works also provides parts and 24-
hour service. The company employs approximately 90 people. On Sept. 15, 2016,
the company acquired Richmond, Virginia-based English Boiler, LLC, a leading
industrial watertube boiler manufacturer that employs approximately 40 people.
In 2014, Superior Holding opened Oklahoma Boiler Equipment, a sales support
office based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and acquired Triad Boiler Systems,
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