Sunday, January 27, 2013

Coca-Cola Refreshments Receives Bob Killeen Award

Coca-Cola Refreshments, located in Eagan, received the 2012 Bob Killeen Award at the Dakota-Scott Workforce Investment Board's (WIB) annual legislative and awards event held Dec. 14 at the Eagan Community Center. The award recognizes companies for their quality practices. 

In 2009, Coca-Cola Refreshments became ISO 9000 certified.  ISO provides a set of international guidelines for quality control.  In both 2009 and 2010, the Eagan facility won the Coca-Cola North America President's Award for Quality Excellence.  

Bob Killeen, Sr. was a long-time labor representative who previously served on the Workforce Investment Board.  He was a leader at recognizing the importance of quality practices and worked diligently to advance the use of quality processes.

The Dakota-Scott Workforce Investment Board oversees employment programs and WorkForce Centers in Dakota and Scott Counties including sites in Burnsville, Shakopee and West St. Paul.

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