Xerium Named as one of the top 35 Healthiest Employers for 2014
YOUNGSVILLE, NC, Dec 29, 2014 (Globe Newswire) — Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM), a leading global provider of industrial consumable products and services, recently was honored by Triangle Business Journal as one of the top 35 Healthiest Employers for 2014.
In recent years, Xerium initiated its corporate-wide wellness programs which offers incentives on medical plan premiums aligned with employee participation in biometric screenings, weight loss and fitness programs along with gym membership reimbursements. In addition, the state-of-the-art gym at the Youngsville headquarters gives employees on-site access to quality fitness equipment and activities. Xerium also sponsors Wellness Fairs and free flu shots throughout our locations while communicating with participants through monthly wellness newsletters.
“We value each of our employees and believe that their health and that of their family is one of our top priorities. We also recognize that our employees’ health and well-being is important to the health of our business. I have always been a strong advocate of wellness programs within the businesses I have been fortunate to lead. At Xerium, we wanted to build on this commitment and implement our wellness programs to also help offset rising medical claims expenses, especially when coupled with the changes in U.S. health care reform”, said Mr. Harold Bevis, President and CEO of Xerium. “We knew it was time to inspire proactive changes to the wellness of our employees, and are pleased with the progress we have made together.”