Andersen Recognizes Annual Excellence Awards

Window & Door
March 5, 2019

Andersen Corp. announced the winners of its 2018 Chairman's Award and Andersen Excellence Awards, which recognize internal projects demonstrating exemplary performance in safety, quality, sustainability, innovation and corporate citizenship. The winning projects exemplify the company's mission and values and advance core business objectives.

"It is an honor to celebrate the talent, dedication and leadership of teams across the enterprise who deliver breakthrough work to serve our customers, improve communities and further our industry leadership," says Jay Lund, Andersen chairman and CEO.

One Excellence Award winner is chosen to receive the Chairman's Award, recognizing a project that demonstrates excellence across multiple categories. The 2018 Chairman's Award was awarded to the Easy Connect Joining System, which was also honored with the Andersen Excellence Award for Innovation. The Easy Connect Joining System, which uses interlocking fiberglass joining plates to offer design flexibility, was also recently awarded NAHB International Builders' Show Best in Show and Best Window & Door Product.

The winners of the other 2018 Andersen Excellence Awards categories are:
Andersen Excellence Award – Safety
Winner: Strathroy Safety RACE Program
The Safety RACE program at Strathroy is an approach to injury prevention that focuses on identifying and addressing leading safety hazards by utilizing data and a standard process to proactively seek out hazards and drive actions to prevent future injuries.

Andersen Excellence Award – Quality
Winner: 100 Series Picture Window Precision Corner Joining
This new corner joining technology improves upon the long-term corner performance and aesthetics of 100 Series picture window frames.

Andersen Excellence Award – Sustainability
Winner: Bayport Fibrex Scrap Regrind Project
The Bayport Fibrex Scrap Regrind Project provides an approach to reducing waste while supporting the growth of Andersen Fibrex material-based products.

Andersen Excellence Award – Corporate Citizenship
Winner: Luray Orange Frogs
The Luray Orange Frogs are a group of compassionate and engaged employees committed to serving the specific needs of their local community through volunteerism and philanthropy.

This is the 10th consecutive year of the Chairman's Award. The Andersen Excellence Awards expand on the success of the Chairman's Awards with a new category of awards designed to recognize exceptional work across the enterprise.