(Dalton, GA-March 21, 2012) Tandus Flooring was honored with a first place Georgia Association of Manufacturers Safety and Performance Award for the company’s tufting facility. The award recognized manufacturing facilities with 100-299 employees and is one of six awards Tandus Flooring received during the GAM Annual Safety Conference and Awards Luncheon held earlier this month in Atlanta.

 “The most important thing is the safety of those who come to work every day. Period,” said Glen Hussmann, President and CEO, Tandus Flooring.  “Our dedicated teams in manufacturing, facilities management and safety lead the company’s charge to ensure we provide our employees with the safest environment and this award is a great honor to their hard work.”

Tandus Flooring also received five awards for “No Lost Time Accidents” for its Environmental Center, yarn facility, finishing plant, extrusion plant and distribution center. These awards recognize there were no accidents which required time off for an employee at any of these facilities.