We create superior value for our stakeholders—our customers, our employees, our community, and our shareholders. We pledge:
To our customers: To maintain our world-class performance standard. This means providing the best value to our customers over the long term. We further pledge to meet customer quality and delivery expectations, to devote the resources required for continuous product development and process improvement, and to do whatever necessary to be the supplier of choice.
To our employees: To treat our people with dignity and respect, to provide for ongoing education and training, to maintain a safe work environment, and to provide opportunities for employees to use their talents in ways that contribute to their professional growth and to our continued success.
To our community: To maintain the highest ethical standards, to meet our environmental responsibilities, and to encourage employer/employee participation in community activities.
To our shareholders: To provide a superior return on shareholders’ equity compared to other heavy manufacturers in America; to continue focusing upon our core business of quality metals and engineered components; to maintain a long-term orientation that balances risk with rewards; to continue to grow through entrepreneurial activity; and to maintain private ownership as it is in the best interests of our company, employees, and customers.