LANSING, Mich. – Nineteen employers were awarded Healthy Michigan Worksite Awards by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for investing in wellness programs designed to improve the health of their workforce. For a complete list of the winners statewide, go to:,5885,7-339--485448--,00.html

M R Products was awarded the Bronze Healthy Michigan Worksite Award. This award is for an employer’s investment in wellness programs for the health of its employees. M R Products has actively been involved in numerous programs for its employees, and has received a couple of grants for its wellness programs. The Company built a pavilion that includes a gas grill so employees can prepare healthy meals. We also have installed a horseshoe court, and set out corn hole games and a basketball hoop in the warmer months. We offer health risk assessments annually, and these have identified some serious health risks. We have flu shots administered on the premises, and have sponsored a nutrition kitchen. The Company pays for almost all the cost of gym and indoor pool memberships at Peak Fitness Center ( and just purchased fat tire bikes that employees can check out. We have an active Wellness Committee and a wellness board that displays tips for healthy living, exercise and nutrition.

This is just a few of the ways the employees are encouraged to improve their health and/or help them to stay healthy.