Standard Textile Earning National Recognition for Wellness Awards

CINCINNATI (6/2/2014) — Standard Textile’s commitment to helping our associates and their families achieve the highest possible quality of life has been gaining national recognition from several wellness-focused organizations in recent months.

Four recent accolades include:

H100Standard Textile was named one of the 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers, the leader in employee health analytics, best practices and benchmark data. The Healthiest 100 list includes employers of all sizes from all industries across the country. As a result of a year-long, highly selective assessment process, Standard Textile was selected as one of the top 100 healthiest workplaces from a pool of over 5,000 companies.


inthealthFor the fifth consecutive year, Standard Textile has been deemed one of the “Healthiest Companies in America” by Interactive Health, the leading provider of outcomes-based wellness solutions. Standard Textile is one of only 67 honorees nationally recognized for its efforts to prioritize employee health and create an ongoing culture of health. The “Healthiest Companies in America” award is given to organizations across the country that attained a company-wide low health risk status while achieving high employee participation in their wellness program. The selection process analyzed biometric screening results. Standard Textile demonstrated improved overall employee health across the following key health indicators: glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol, and tobacco usage.


hegcThis May, Standard Textile was named one of the “Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati” by The Cincinnati Business Courier. The Healthiest Employers Award program showcases companies that have made a commitment to make wellness a reality for their employees. As an award-winner, Standard Textile represents the best health and wellness programs created and implemented by local companies.


AHAFor the third consecutive year, Standard Textile has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping associates eat better and move more. As a Platinum-Level employer, Standard Textile: offers associates physical activity options in the workplace; offers a variety of healthy eating options at the worksite; promotes a wellness culture in the workplace; implements at least nine criteria outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture; and demonstrates measurable outcomes related to workplace wellness.

Components of Standard Textile’s wellness program include comprehensive annual health evaluation screenings for associates and spouses, significant wellness incentives (up to $3,600 annually), leadership accountability, and an aggressive strategy that integrates health and wellness into the company culture. An on-site fitness center, on-site Café, personalized health and wellness coaching, nutrition consultations, and group fitness classes are just a few of the benefits Standard Textile offers to promote an active lifestyle.

“Helping others succeed is at the core of everything we do,” said Gary Heiman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “The recognition by these organizations is well deserved. We’ve designed a comprehensive wellness program that helps our associates achieve their personal health goals, and it’s rewarding to see the success they’ve experienced.”