Standard Textile Named One of the “Healthiest Companies in America”
CINCINNATI, OH – April 3, 2013 – Standard Textile today announced national recognition as one of the “Healthiest Companies in America.” The award is given by Interactive Health, the leading provider of outcomes-based wellness solutions. Standard Textile was one of 72 honorees for health and wellness initiatives in 2012. This is the fourth year Standard Textile has won the award.
The “Healthiest Companies in America” award is given to organizations across the nation that attained a company-wide low health risk status while achieving high employee participation in their wellness program. The selection process analyzes clinical test results demonstrating improved employee health across an index of key health indicators.
Components of Standard Textile’s wellness program includes comprehensive annual blood screenings for associates and spouses, significant wellness incentives (up to $2,300 annually), leadership accountability, and an aggressive strategy that integrates health and wellness into the company’s culture. An on-site fitness center, health and wellness coach, and group fitness classes are a few of the benefits the company offers to promote an active lifestyle.
“We want our associates and their families to achieve the highest quality of life possible,” states Gary Heiman, President and CEO. “We’re guided by one shared purpose at Standard Textile: to help others succeed. With that purpose in mind, we designed a wellness program that would help associates achieve their personal health goals, and it’s rewarding to see the success associates have experienced.” Heiman adds, “We’re also excited to see the change that has occurred in our culture as a result of our health and wellness initiatives.”
For more information on “Healthiest Companies in America,” visit www.interactivehealthinc.com/healthiest-Companies-in-America.asp
About Standard Textile
Founded in 1940, Standard Textile has developed a culture of innovation, quality and service. With more than 70 patents, its products are engineered to deliver durability, longevity and value. A vertically integrated company, Standard Textile is the leading global provider of total solutions in the institutional textiles and apparel markets. Leveraging textile design, manufacturing and laundry expertise, and its global infrastructure, this company serves customers in the healthcare, hospitality, decorative products and industrial laundry markets worldwide. To learn more, visit www.standardtextile.com.
About Interactive Health
Interactive Health (www.interactivehealthinc.com) is the leading provider of outcomes-based health management solutions designed to engage employees in the management of their health through early detection and identification of risk factors. Through Smart Testing and a personalized health risk assessment, a proven, scientific methodology is applied to detect health risk at the earliest possible stage. If health issues are detected, Interactive Health immediately intervenes to engage individuals with a personalized course of action. A unique achievable goal is assigned to each participant based on individual results and outcomes are measured using Interactive Health’s proprietary Health Index. Interactive Health has a 20-year track record of creating the Healthiest Companies in America.