HUNTSVILLE, AL - June 5, 2013 - Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. today announced that the company has received the American Cancer Society's Mid-South Division Corporate Impact Award for Excellence in Cancer Control. Teledyne Brown was the only company in the six state division to receive the award.
Teledyne Brown received this honor in recognition of the company's efforts to reduce the impact of cancer among its employees through its policies, wellness programs and health benefits. Company initiatives include promotion of cancer screenings and prevention education, tobacco cessation programs, nutrition classes and healthy cafeteria menu options, and on-site fitness centers and exercise classes.
"This award carries great significance for us because it affirms our commitment to disease prevention as part of an integrated approach to wellness," said Rex D. Geveden, President, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. "Our wellness program continues to benefit our employees in so many ways. We are convinced that our program is improving and even saving employee lives through early disease screenings, smoking cessation, weight loss, and exercise."
In addition, Teledyne Brown actively communicates health information to employees and promotes employee participation in programs that prevent and control cancer. Through a documented tracking system, the company's wellness program has been instrumental in dramatically lowering the percentage of at-risk employees and creating a healthier workforce that's less dependent on medical care.
About Teledyne Brown Engineering
Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is a full-spectrum engineering and advanced manufacturing company with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company provides engineering services, engineered systems and manufactured products to the space, defense and energy markets. Teledyne Brown provides full lifecycle development from concept definition to production and operations. The company has a rich heritage in developing complex systems for space, missile defense, energy and other challenging markets. Find out more about Teledyne Brown Engineering at https://www.tbe.com
About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies' operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at www.teledyne.com