United Steel Workers Union Ratifies Contract For Four ContiTech plants in the U.S.

Aug. 17, 2017

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, August 17, 2017. In a joint effort to pave the path for capital investment and greater productivity, The United Steel Workers and ContiTech, U.S.A. have ratified a new five-year contract that covers 1,100 employees in four ContiTech plants in the United States. This agreement comes nearly a year ahead of the current contract’s expiration as both organizations strived to move the business forward.

Both parties are satisfied with the results and the fact that everyone involved worked diligently, constructively and cooperatively to assure that these facilities, along with other ContiTech locations, will continue to provide quality products and services for all customers.

The agreement covers the manufacturing facilities in Marysville and  St. Marys Ohio; Lincoln, Nebraska and Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. These plants produce conveyor belting, track, power transmission products and automotive hoses for variety of markets.

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport. In 2016, Continental generated sales of €40.5 billion and currently employs more than 230,000 people in 56 countries.