IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SCHEDULE

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BUILT TO LAST

EFCO has had a 25-year focus on a “Built to Last” business strategy and effort for the business and is now celebrating more than 80 years of successes. Beyond the “Built to Last” mantra basis for more recent successes, EFCO has now developed a company creed of action verbs to:
LISTEN – DISCUSS – DECIDE – SUPPORT

INSPIRATION

This came about when I was listening to a representative of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) interview the chairman of the board of Cargill, Inc., Warren R. Staley. Mr. Staley, who is now retired, was asked, “With Cargill having a broad and varied experience with many successes, can you tell us about any failures you might have had?” Mr. Staley’s response was, “We have had failures more than we want to talk about. More important, let me tell you how we operate Cargill. We discuss what we want to do, working together what we should do, and then support it and never point fingers or look back.” This means:
DISCUSS – DECIDE – SUPPORT

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By: Al Jennings,
EFCO Chairman & CEO