For the second consecutive year, Hol-Mac Corporation has been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Mississippi by the Mississippi Business Journal. Jamie Holder, President of Hol-Mac Corporation says, “Receiving this award is one of the greatest honors our company has ever received because it’s given to us by our employees.”
The Company’s Mission Statement holds that its employees are its most valuable assets. Holder added, “We understand the importance of retaining those most valuable to our organization, which is why we are in the business of developing people. Hol-Mac is a people development company that produces world class products. There are over 43 employees that have been with the Company for over twenty years. Of those, 26 have twenty-five years with the Company and 12 have over thirty years.” Throughout it nearly 50 years of business, Hol-Mac has experienced tremendous success and fortune. Holder is quick to give all the credit to blessing from God, “This Company exists for one reason, to glorify God in all we do. We accomplish this by following our Vision Statement ‘Do It Right’ – Dedicated to the success of others, opportunities everywhere, integrity always wins, teamwork teaches each other, recognize without customers, employees and suppliers we fail, intensity every minute of every day, glorify God in all we do, humility to accept and learn from our failures, and together we share our prosperity.”
Hol-Mac Corporation serves Original Equipment Manufacturers as a major supplier of steel fabrications, hydraulic cylinders, and hydraulic fuel tanks. Its capabilities include product design, prototype development and testing, custom tooling, laser cutting, robotic welding, skived and roller burnishing, painting, sub/final assembly, and contract manufacturing. In addition to supplying Original Equipment Manufacturers, Hol-Mac manufacturers three proprietary products: Pac-Mac Refuse Equipment, Hammerhead Off-Road Armor, and BenchMark Tanks.
The Company has received a large number of awards and recognition including the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Above and Beyond Award, 1995 Mississippi Quality Commitment Award, the 1996 Mississippi Quality Excellence Award, the 1997 Mississippi Quality Excellence Award and the 1999 Mississippi Quality Governor’s Award. In 2008 and 2009 the company was always awarded Bronze Certification from Caterpillar. It has received 2011 ISO 9001:2001 Quality Management System recertification (first awarded 2005) and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System Certification, as well as being the first manufacturer in the state of Mississippi to receive StormReady Supporter status by the National Weather Service.
According to Vice President of Human Resources, Maury Hull, “This award is a direct result of our culture. The leadership team has worked hard to define our true company culture, and Hol-Mac has made a commitment to not only understand, but assure, that our culture is targeted and defined.” Time and time again research proves that an organization’s assets are created by intangible resources, such as human knowledge and talent. Hull added, “Our culture has the greatest impact on employee morale and productivity. We know that Hol-Mac’s culture is a critical driver of our business success; a culture that’s created and defined by each team member we represent.”
Although Hol-Mac Corporation currently employees over 800 skilled craftsmen and professionals, the Company has been successful in maintaining its family-like atmosphere. Hol-Mac Group Leader, Scott Branch stated, “Each day I come to work, I do so knowing that my co-workers depend on me. We celebrate success and overcome failures as a team. The people I work with are more like family. Each of us knows what’s going on in one another’s lives and it’s that connection that makes all the difference between liking what you do and loving it!”