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Reopening Manufacturing Safely & Responsibly

Our goal is to keep people safe and factories running
by providing manufacturers with best practices & standards of protection.

    Introduction

    We have instituted significant operating enhancements to mitigate the risk associated with the spread of the Novel Coronavirus.
    We remain committed to, and align with, NYS DOH, CDC, OSHA and WHO guidelines.
    Manufacturing workers wearing face masks.

    CNY Manufacturer's Pledge Program

    The Pledge is a powerful tool that helps create factual conditions upon which manufacturers make decisions. It includes these sections and topics:

    • Employee temperatures and health
    • Employee density
    • Separation distances
    • Social distancing
    • Site traffic
    • Site control
    • Enhanced hygiene protocols
    • On-site emergency response
    • Enhanced communications
    • And more

    The Pledge is action-based: scalable to various organizational sizes, adaptable/customizable to various facility designs and operations, measurable, auditable, reportable, and transparent.

    The Pledge provides guidance, information, data, and confidence.

    Take The Pledge

    By clicking on the “Take The Pledge” button above, on behalf of yourself and your employer, you acknowledge the foregoing and agree that Indium Corporation bears no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of or related to the adoption, or decision not to adopt, any of the practices or procedures contained in The Pledge.

    Certification Program Process

    • Step 1: Company initiates activities in alignment with The Pledge
    • Step 2: Company notifies MACNY of signed pledge and requests date for review
    • Step 3: MACNY coordinates a connection with a resource from a peer participating organization
    • Step 4: Company and peer meet, review company program, review key elements, look for areas of improvement, mutually agree on alignment with The Pledge
    • Step 5: Company & resource certifies back to MACNY that the review occurred and resulted in mutual agreement of alignment with The Pledge
    Infographic of the Certification Program Progess
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    Requirements

    • Each participating company is expected to provide 1 or more resources to the MACNY pool
    • Each resource will need to be available for at least one 2-hour engagement with a participating peer company

    Related Resources

    Please click the links below to download our resources regarding our Manufacturer’s Pledge

    By clicking on the “Take The Pledge” button above, on behalf of yourself and your employer, you acknowledge the foregoing and agree that Indium Corporation bears no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of or related to the adoption, or decision not to adopt, any of the practices or procedures contained in The Pledge.

    Media Interviews

    EMS@C-LEVEL Episode #15 Ross Berntson President & COO of Indium Corporation
    EMS@C-LEVEL Episode #15 Ross Berntson President & COO of Indium Corporation

    June 14, 2020

    (EMS) In response to the COVID-19 lock-down and as part of a series of interviews with C-Suite leaders from the EMS Industry, host, writer and journalist, Philip Stoten is joined from New York State by Ross Berntson President & COO of Indium Corporation. As a key industry consumables supplier Indium are a solid weather-vane for the industry’s performance and health. Philip and Ross dig into Indium’s collective experience, the changes they are seeing in the market and their own processes to support thought the crisis and beyond.

    Photo of Picente [Photo by Jeff Monaski / WIBX]
    On Brink of Phase 1, Oneida Co. Sees Largest Death Toll To Date

    May 14, 2020

    (WIBX950) Picente welcomed Ross Bernston of Indium Corporation to his daily call to share some hopeful news. Bernston spoke on behalf of a consortium of manufacturers who employ some 2,000 local workers. Through distancing, mask wearig and other precautions, Bernston explained there has not been one single case of COVID-19 among those workers since the outbreak began.

    MACNY's Voices of Manufacturing
    Voices of Manufacturing Interview

    May 11, 2020

    (MACNY) "Voices of Manufacturing" interview - MACNY's new digital interview program that highlights some of the member companies that are going above and beyond to meet the challenges of COVID-19 and society's New Normal.

    Supply Chain News: Manufacturers Sharing Tips for Safe Operations with Virus Crises
    Supply Chain News: Manufacturers Sharing Tips for Safe Operations with Virus Crises

    May 7, 2020

    (Supply Chain Digest) The Wall Street Journal reports that in New York, for example, a company called Indium has shared practices that include shifting employee schedules, so that more people are working on a second and third shift. Anyone who can work remotely is doing so, and access to buildings is tightly controlled. Employee temperatures are taken upon entry, and workers are required to sign a personal pledge committing to safe practices both inside the workplace and at home.

    Rome Sentinel: Indium Corporation Promotes Manufacturing Pledge
    Indium Corporation Promotes Manufacturing Pledge

    May 3, 2020

    (Rome Sentinel) Indium Corporation has joined 16 other central New York manufacturers in coordination with the Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY) to take a pledge to keep employees safe and the factories running.

    CNY Homepage: Indium Corporation Promotes Manufacturing Pledge
    Indium Corporation Promotes Manufacturing Pledge

    April 29, 2020

    (WUTR-TV) Indium Corporation has joined sixteen other Central New York manufacturers in coordination with the Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY) to take a pledge to keep employees safe and the factories running.

    Leveling Up Podcast with Ross Berntson
    Leveling Up Podcast with Ross Berntson

    April 28, 2020

    (Greater Utica Chamber) MEET GUEST Ross Berntson, President and COO of Indium Corporation! The Greater Utica Chamber is featuring a different local business several times a week in a special edition of their Leveling Up Podcast called “Leveling Up-Social Distancing Series”. Executive Director Meghan McGrogan will interview business owners or organization leaders and let you know who they are, what their business is, and how you can access their services or products to support them. Supporting local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic is crucial to their survival.

    Rome Sentinel
    Don't let up virus fighting, county urges

    April 24, 2020

    (Rome Sentinel) Oneida County authorities urge restraint and responsibility as the need to break cabin fever worsened by a cold, damp early spring may prompt more activity this weekend and early next week.