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It’s Official: Tecma is a Great Place to Work

It’s Official:  Tecma is a Great Place to Work

Years of employing best practices and creating a positive workplace environment pays off in the form of international recognition for the Tecma Group.

The Tecma Group of Companies recently received recognition for having created a superior workplace environment for all of its personnel by the prestigious international organization, the Great Place to Work® Institute. Formal notification of this achievement was made by company leadership during Tecma’s annual Christmas celebration, which was recently held at the Camino Real Hotel in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

In order to become a recipient of this prestigious accolade the Tecma Group went through a comprehensive, top to bottom organizational assessment process that required several months to complete. This company review was conducted by the Great Place to Work organization. Steps in the process included:

  • the performance of a Trust Index Assessment for the purpose of measuring and
  • bencharking employees’ experience;the completion of an exercise designed to gain
  • an understanding of the impact of programs and benefits on workplace culture;
  • the conduct of employee interviews and focus groups designed to gather targeted workforce data;
  • the completion of a Trust Appraisal designed to improve managment accountability to staff.
L to R: K. Alan Russell, president and CEO; Toby Spoon, executive vice president; Jose Grajeda, vice president of operations

L to R: K. Alan Russell, president and CEO; Toby Spoon, executive vice president; Jose Grajeda, vice president of operations

According to company president and CEO, “The receipt of international recognition from a Great Place to Work® is now an outward sign of the principles that we have employed throughout our almost thirty years of doing business successfully. The most precious resource, for any organization that is longstanding, stable and successful is the human resource. As a provider of specialized services for manufacturers in Mexico, it is of paramount importance that we continually invest in the individual and collective professional growth of our staff. In doing so, we believe that everyone enjoys a richer workplace and life experience. Being recognized in this way is emblematic of the success that we have had thus far in putting our mission statement into practice: ‘To create an environment where our clients and employees never want to leave us’”

The Tecma Group will be receiving a visit from Great Place to Work® personnel during the month of January 2015 to formally receive its certificate.

About The Great Place to Work® Institute:
For over twenty-five years A Great Place to Work has studied companies that provide a superior environment for their personnel all over the world. These are companies at employees trust their managers, and give their best work freely so that their extra effort goes right to the company’s bottom line. Additionally they are companies at which managers trust their employees, and allow innovative ideas to bubble up from all levels of the company. The Great Place to Work® Institute, has spent more than two decades tracking innovative and accomplished leaders and learning from their successes. By surveying millions of employees and studying thousands of businesses, The Great Place to Work® Institute has created a model for building performance based on trust.

About the Tecma Group of Companies:
The Tecma Group of Companies, Inc., headquartered in El Paso, Texas provides services that have enabled firms from a wide range of industries to establish and maintain manufacturing in Mexico operations for almost three decades. Under its Mexico Shelter Manufacturing Partnership (MSMP) companies control and focus on their core, value-added functions, while Tecma tends to their human resource, payroll, accounting, logistics, and other needs that, although important, are not part of the manufacturing process. In addition to making Mexico manufacturing content available at one’s finger tips by downloading the Tecma Group mobile app from the Google Play Store, interesting parties can also receive Mexico manufacturing information on a weekly basis by SMS Texting the word Tecma to 96000.

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