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VT Industries, Inc. Named Sac City, IA Countertop Plant of the Year

posted on 02/14/2017 in Press Releases

VT Industries, Inc. Named Sac City, IA Countertop Plant of the Year

HOLSTEIN, IA (February 14, 2017) — VT Industries, Inc. is proud to name the Sac City, IA manufacturing facility as the “2016 Countertop Plant of the Year.” In honor of the achievement, VT celebrated this prestigious award with employees on Tuesday, February 14th with an award ceremony as well as an employee luncheon.

This noteworthy award requires great efforts. The Countertop Plant of the Year award is determined by achieving the highest level of performance in safety metrics, operational efficiencies, and sales results. With seven manufacturing facilities eligible for this award, the Sac City facility stood out with their strong ability to adapt and facilitate growth.

"It's a tremendous accomplishment for our Sac City team to earn the countertop division, Plant of         the Year honors,” explains Craig Francisco, senior vice president countertop division. “Their work ethic and drive to achieve superior results led the division to a very impressive year.”

Throughout 2016, Sac City took numerous measures to ensure a successful year. “I'm very impressed with each associate’s level of engagement. They are always hungry to learn ways to improve the business. Everyone can freely share their opinion which fosters a culture of mutual accountability and continuous improvement,” notes Francisco.

With strategic goals and planning efforts in place for 2017, Sac City has positioned themselves to have another great year. The team is determined to earn this honor again. “The key driver of our success in 2016 has been the hard work and dedication of our employees and the willingness of our ownership to support us with the most automated equipment in the industry,” notes Gary Henry, Sac City general manager. “Well over 50% of our team has been with us for over 15 years, since our arrival in Sac City in 1995, so we know the steps to take to achieve this award and we’re determined to not only meet those same marks, but far surpass them.”

About VT Industries

Headquartered in Holstein, Iowa, VT Industries, Inc., is North America’s leading manufacturer of VT Dimensions countertops, GeoScapes Architectural Stone Surfaces, and Architectural Wood Doors. The company’s three divisions serve customers from eleven manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout the U.S. and Canada. Visit the company’s website at for more information.