Aug 03, 2004

Seagate Receives the Outstanding Establish on Social Welfare Award 2004

BANGKOK, Thailand - Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited, today announced that its Teparuk plant was recently awarded the "Outstanding Establish on Social Welfare Award 2004" by the Department of Employee Welfare and Labor Protection, Ministry of Labor.

Seagate was recognized for its development of procedures and systems to standardize and ensure employee welfare and to promote and develop the well being of its employees, provide its staff with the empowerment and encouragement to strengthen good relationships between employer and employee. Seagate's Teparuk plant also focuses on serving as an example for other sites in its development of processes and systems for employee welfare.

"All of us at Seagate are very proud that the Teparuk plant was honored with the Year 2004 Outstanding Award for Employee Welfare," said Peerapol Wilaiwongstien, Seagate Teparuk executive director and plant manager. "This recognition represents the company's consistent care for its employees. Moreover, Seagate will take part as role model for neighboring manufacturers in Samutprakarn province to realize the importance of better employee welfare development."

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