By - June 1, 2018

Industrial operations 2018 award recipients announced

Celebrate with Awards!

Distribution, industrial maintenance and manufacturing recognized outstanding associates and facilities during their annual meeting in April.

The awards highlighted safety, operational excellence, community service achievements and dedication to Publix during 2017.

Safety Award

The Safety Award recognizes a team of associates who consistently strive to make safety a priority within their operations. The facility is selected based on results that demonstrate their commitment to safety — such as low incident frequency and cost rates — and practices like following through with the safety plan and managing safety proactively. Each associate at the facility receives a lapel pin, and the facility receives $500 for a celebration.

McCalla distribution center

Industrial maintenance
Lakeland bakery industrial maintenance

Printing services

Orlando dispatch

Operational Excellence Award

The Operational Excellence Award recognizes the facility with the best overall performance in safety, product quality, facility culture, continuous improvement, financial results and significant accomplishments. The management team from the winning facilities attend a special dinner, and each facility receives $500 to host a celebration.

Boynton distribution center

Industrial maintenance
Atlanta industrial maintenance

Printing services

Servant Leadership Award

The Servant Leadership Award recognizes associates who go above and beyond to perpetuate Publix’s culture. Each associate receives a plaque and a $50 Publix gift card.

Return Center Operations Manager
Mark Jordan

Industrial maintenance
Distribution Maintenance Senior Manager
Bob Byrne

Deli Kitchen General Manager
Mike Williams

Industrial Operations Systems Manager
Curtis Browning

Excellence in Green Efforts and Sustainability Award

The Excellence in Green Efforts and Sustainability Award is presented to the facility with the highest score on the Green Routine scorecard, which includes efficient use of fuel, recycling and energy conservation. The winning facility receives $500 for a celebration.

Atlanta distribution center

Deerfield dairy plant

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Check out the images of some of the recipients.