STE. GENEVIEVE — BiltBest Products, Inc., dba BiltBest Windows & Patio Doors, announces a new long term labor agreement with its manufacturing employees. On June 5, a five-year labor contract was achieved between BiltBest and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO/CLC, Local 400G.
This long term agreement was ratified by a substantial margin among the union membership. In addition to the five-year term, the contract calls for wage and benefit enhancements, as well as a gain sharing provision for the manufacturing employees, that will be also provided to all regular, non-union, hourly employees. The new gain sharing program will cement a strong partnership between the company and its employees, and align all company resources in maintaining strong business relationships with its customers, meeting flexible production demands, consistently improving quality, and achieving 99 percent plus on-time and complete shipments. These factors are what set BiltBest apart from its competitors in today’s dynamic market place.
Jay Hoffer, President of BiltBest Products, Inc. says “We are extremely pleased with the new union agreement. The negotiations were conducted in an environment of mutual respect, openness, and a desire on both sides to achieve an agreement that is a win for our company, our employees and our customers. BiltBest employees are hard working, dedicated people and are our most valuable resource. This new contract is a milestone achievement and places us squarely where we want to be, positioned to take our place as a major player based on our growth, in the upper tier of players competing in the high-end residential new construction market.”