2012 DfD Event

There was excitement and enthusiasm all around on May 15th as the Elyria employees and many others gathered at the 2012 Bendix Drive For Distinction (DfD) event, the premier team recognition event at Bendix.. This year, in addition to many representatives from our manufacturing sites, also in attendance was 13 members of our field sales and service teams.

Seven teams earned finalist awards, and one took home the Distinction Award for their achievements over the past year. The event was full of surprises as employees honored thee individuals during our presentation of the fifth annual Excellence in Bendix Leadership awards, preceded by a special recognition for Joe McAleese on his 30 years with Bendix/10 years as our president & CEO. And in its fifth year, the Excellence in Bendix Leadership Awards – the highest individual achievement an employee can receive – recognized three employees (who may or may not hold a leadership title or manage others in their everyday role), but who exemplify leadership each day in their behaviors and actions.

From start to finish, the event theme – Go for the Gold – was the perfect backdrop as DfD teams were recognized for using new tools, teamwork, and strategy to further enhance our productivity and advance our market position.