MILWAUKEE, December 11, 2017 – Jason Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:JASN) (NASDAQ:JASNW) (the “Company” or “Jason”) exceeded its 2017 United Campaign employee giving goal of $20,000 and was able to award a dollar for dollar match of all contributions to its United Way Campaign. Total proceeds to United Way were $45,000.
“Jason has been part of this community for more than 100 years and it is important for us to give back.,” said Brian Kobylinski, CEO. “Jason employees stepped up, and we are pleased to match their community support dollar for dollar.”
Jason sponsored an employee lunch with representatives from United Way beneficiary organizations and gave out neighborhood gift cards to employees who participated. In addition, each employee who gave the equivalent of an hour of their pay each a month received an extra day of vacation.
Said Brad Davison, Vice President, Human Resources and the organizer of the campaign, “With support from senior management, we were able to reignite Jason’s workplace giving campaign in support of United Way and get a terrific response. We are grateful for all of the employees who participated in this important effort.”
“Brad and his team organized one of the best run campaigns, and Jason employees responded by making very generous donations to help improve lives right here in greater Milwaukee,” said Susan Smieja, Senior Account Manager, United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County. “Jason employee donations will help many people in our community have food, shelter, educational opportunities and health-related services.”
About Jason Industries, Inc.
The Company is the parent company to a global family of manufacturing leaders within the finishing, components, seating, and acoustics markets, including Osborn (Richmond, Ind. and Burgwald, Germany), Metalex (Libertyville, Ill.), Milsco (Milwaukee, Wis.), and Janesville Acoustics (Southfield, Mich.). Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Jason employs more than 4,400 people in 14 countries.