Melbourne, FL. March 30, 2021 – Custom Industrial Products (CIP) is proud to announce a starting minimum wage of $15 per hour, effective March 29. CIP employees who were already making $15 an hour have had their wages increased as well.
“We believe it’s vital in these uncertain times, in the midst of a pandemic, that we as an organization continue to invest in our people as well as contribute to the regrowth of the economy,” said Tom Tenney, CEO of Custom Industrial Products. “By paying more than many of our competitors, we hope to attract the best new employees and retain the kind of employees we need”, said Tenney.
Prior to this increase, the starting wage averaged around $11 per hour. When asked how this increase will impact their daily life, shop powder coater, Robert Arnold said “it will help a lot. The Increase will pay for my wife to continue her education.”
“CIP has an aggressive growth plan. To meet our goals, we need to recruit new employees and retain our best employees,” said Tenney. “We’re delighted to share our company’s success with the employees who make us successful.”
About Custom Industrial Products Inc.
Custom Industrial Products, Inc. (CIP) manufactures and installs Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VRC) lifts that are recognized as the best in the industry. CIP’s lifts provide access to unused vertical space for storage of materials and supplies for manufacturers, auto dealerships, warehousing, and industrial operations. Established in 1995, CIP has grown to its present 110,000 square foot manufacturing facility, located along Florida’s Space Coast.
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