Top Shops Profile: Mallory Industries
Mallory Industries Inc. was 2016's Top Shops Honors Program winner in the category of human resource.
Mallory Industries is the 2016 Top Shops Honors Program winner in the survey’s human resources category. Noteworthy are the shop’s very low employee turnover rate and generous benefits package, including a matching 401k plan, bonus programs, employee stock ownership plan (employees own more than 30 percent of the company) and health insurance offering.
Led by Paul Murphy, president, Mallory Industries’ niche is manufacturing 2D and 3D cams, although it also produces various other complex machined components and assemblies. The shop was founded in 1956 and currently has 41 employees and a 22,000-square-foot facility. In 2015, Mallory Industries was recognized nationally as one of 11 “Young Adult Employer Champions.” This award honors employers who have made a lasting investment in young adult workers.
End Markets Served
- General industrial
Workplace Materials Commonly Machined
- High-temperature alloys
- Low-alloy steels
- Stainless steels
- Tool steels
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