WARROAD, Minn., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Marvin Windows and Doors was awarded the 2014 American Business Ethics Award (ABEA) by the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals during an awards presentation on Tuesday inWarroad, Minnesota. Marvin was chosen as the winner in the large company category for exemplifying high standards of ethical conduct in the workplace, the marketplace and the community.
“It is an honor to receive this award and to be recognized on a national level for our commitment to doing the right thing for our employees, communities and customers,” said John W. “Jake” Marvin, Chairman and CEO of The Marvin Companies. “As my father once told me, a company is, plain and simple, people. It was how our company began, and it is the core purpose of our business today. Staying true to the values that have guided us over the years—integrity, excellence and respect for others—has been, and always will be, the keys to our success.”
Richard M. Weber, chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, expressed his respect and appreciation for Marvin and commented that “this exceptional company provides clear evidence that ethical business practices are alive and well in corporate America.”
Created in 1994 by the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals, the ABEA honors businesses that act in an ethical manner in regards to everyday business practices. Eligible businesses must be nominated, and provide comprehensive information about their ethics plan, as well as specific examples of how they have put their plan into action. Judged by an esteemed panel of experts drawn from the business, academic, consulting and ethics communities, the ABEA reviews four broad areas, including: executive commitment; ongoing ethics programming; demonstrated ethical business practices; and commitment to stakeholders, including employees, customers and the community. Previous winners have included Starbucks, General Mills, Kimberly-Clark and Whirlpool Corporation.
Marvin Windows and Doors is a third- and fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, located in Warroad, Minn., with more than 4,500 employees in factories across the United States. As a maker of premier window and door products, Marvin is known for its craftsmanship and rich legacy of producing high-quality and innovative products, which have made Marvin a leader within the industry.
To learn more about the American Business Ethics Awards, visit www.financialprofoundation.org.
About Marvin Windows and Doors
Marvin Windows and Doors brings its Built Around You® philosophy to life with every customer and every solution. A premier manufacturer of made-to-order wood and clad wood windows and doors, Marvin offers the industry’s most extensive selection of shapes, styles, sizes and options to fit the diverse needs of builders and match the personalities of homeowners. Marvin’s tradition of delivering the finest craftsmanship in windows and doors began in Warroad, Minn., a small town just six miles from the Canadian border, where the privately-held, family-owned and operated company is still headquartered today.
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