SRNS Named Top American Company at 2018 Ideas America Global Awards

AIKEN, S.C. (DATE) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) was recently named the top American company for total dollars saved by continuous improvement programs at the 2018 Ideas America Global Awards. SRNS received a total of 11 recognitions and awards, including placing third in the global competition.

Individuals from the United States, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Canada and India met in Las Vegas to compete for global awards and recognition.

SRNS went head-to-head with companies such as BMW Germany and America, Asama Coldwater Manufacturing, Dubai Customs and Honda Motor Company.

The Employee Onboarding Module received a global honorable mention in the Global Team Idea of the Year category. This category recognized the best ideas and improvements implemented by a team internationally.

Joseph Legge, SRNS Site Services, received the Gold Award for Top Evaluator of the Year. Legge was the first-place global winner for fostering an innovative culture, evaluating ideas and improvement opportunities and providing advice to employees for suggestions.

“I want to thank the SRNS Technical Services’ Management for supporting the Ideas America conference,” said Legge. “SRNS personnel enhance their knowledge by interfacing with the Global Continuous Improvement and Ideas Organization.”

Ideas America is an internationally recognized organization dedicated to serving administrators and professional managers with resources to increase employee contributions to their respective companies. The SRNS Ideas Program provides valuable cost savings and process improvements by encouraging and promoting the innovative suggestions by the employees who work the processes every day.

To date, the SRNS Ideas Program has resulted in a $679,079 savings during fiscal year 2018.

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is a Flour-led company whose members are Flour Federal Services, Newport News Nuclear and Honeywell, responsible for the management and operations of the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site, including the Savannah River National Laboratory, located near Aiken, South Carolina.

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