Thiele Achieves Safety Milestone

Sept. 29, 2010 - Thiele Kaolin Company is pleased to announce that the company has worked 730 days without incurring a lost time injury as of September 1, 2010.

"We are extremely proud of this achievement and appreciate all of our employees making this milestone possible," said Thiele President and Chairman of the Board Sam Smith.

Thiele employees recently furthered their dedication to creating a safe work environment by formally pledging to work safely.

"The fact that each of our employees signed this pledge speaks volumes about the character and quality of our workforce," Smith said. "It is this level of commitment that will keep us working towards even greater safety achievements in the future."

Earlier this year, Thiele received the Award of Excellence in recognition of exceptional workplace safety from the Georgia Department of Labor.

SOURCE: Thiele Kaolin Company