Governor Charlie Baker Tours Symmons Industries, Inc. Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility
July 17, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRAINTREE, Mass., July 17, 2018
- Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito met with Tim O’Keeffe, CEO of Symmons Industries, Inc. for a tour of Symmons’ Corporate Headquarters and manufacturing facility.
- Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and CEO Tim O’Keeffe addressed the Symmons team, commending them for their 79+ year rich history in innovation and contributions to the manufacturing industry in Massachusetts.
Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito met with Tim O’Keeffe, CEO of Symmons Industries, Inc., today for a tour of Symmons’ Corporate Headquarters and manufacturing facility. Part of the tour included a demonstration of Symmons’ digital water management system for commercial properties, currently under development and as featured in the recent Boston Globe article, “Office dogs, yoga classes, good pay — welcome to the modern Mass. factory.”
Of Symmons’ upcoming 80th year in business in 2019, Governor Baker said, “It’s very clear to me that your 80th birthday will just be one more milestone in the lifecycle of a very successful and terrific Massachusetts company.” Governor Baker reconfirmed Symmons’ contributions to Massachusetts’ manufacturing industry, stating, “You are all part of a thriving, growing economy here in Massachusetts.”
Tim O’Keeffe expressed gratitude to Governor Baker and the State of Massachusetts for state-funded grants for training Symmons team members, adding, “When we look ahead to the next 80 years, we see opportunities to combine our heritage as a quality manufacturer of plumbing products with emerging technologies focused on water management as a service. Driven by a team relentlessly focused on creating value for our customers, Symmons will continue to be a symbol of successful American manufacturing innovation.”
Footage from the Governor’s visit and speech will be released via Symmons’ social media networks starting Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
About Symmons Industries
Since 1939, Symmons Industries has been a premier manufacturer of commercial and residential plumbing products. Backed by a customer-first culture, Symmons offers a variety of durable, reliable and beautifully designed plumbing fittings for residential and commercial applications. Symmons’ pressure-balancing, anti-scald shower valve, in combination with its expansive premium products for kitchen and bath makes Symmons truly the smart choice in plumbing. Symmons continues to innovate within the custom fittings category, creating distinctive design solutions for premium hospitality and condominium projects.
Headquartered in Braintree, MA, Symmons is a privately-held company with regional sales offices and local representatives located throughout the United States, Canada and Asia. For more information, please visit www.symmons.com or call 1-800-SYMMONS.
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