Family Philosophy

  • OUR PURPOSE

    is to profitably provide high-quality products and services at competitive prices, while contributing to the welfare of our customers, suppliers, associates, and communities in which we operate.

  • OUR ORGANIZATION

    operates on a decentralized, highly autonomous basis with responsibility for performance resting with the management team of each company.
    Managers are given operating latitude and authority to accomplish their responsibilities within our corporate goals and objectives.
    We believe in organizations that facilitate decision making, responsiveness, and personal initiative.
    Where synergy exists among our companies/associates, we encourage them to work together for their mutual benefit and that of our customers and suppliers.

  • OUR COMMUNICATIONS

    are open and honest, with two-way communications, in all of our dealings.

  • OUR CUSTOMERS

    supply the life-blood for our companies.  Realizing their importance, we are committed to providing products and services that meet or exceed our customers’ quality and service requirements.

  • OUR SUPPLIERS

    We are loyal to suppliers who are competitively priced and satisfy strict, quality, service, and delivery standards.

  • OUR ASSOCIATES

    We recognize that the performance and mutual respect of the associates who work at our companies are critical to our collective success.
    We have a deep appreciation for the day-to-day contributions of all of our associates. We encourage our associates to grow and improve personally, while making a positive contribution to the betterment of their respective companies.
    We believe that involvement, teamwork, and commitment are important values in the workplace.
    We acknowledge that people respond to recognition, growth, opportunity, fair compensation, and performance incentives.
    We recruit, hire, train, pay, promote and provide the privilege of employment based on qualifications without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, handicap or disability.

  • OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLE

    encourages all associates, who work at our companies, to show one another the same personal and professional consideration that each of us would like to be shown.

  • OUR CITIZENSHIP

    We conduct business in a professional and ethical manner.  We recognize our responsibility to respect and protect the environment, while practicing good citizenship at all levels of our organization.