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By Sean Mallott
Contributing Writer 

Nucor Steel Empowers Employees to Solve Problems


Last updated 9/5/2019 at 7:26am

Sean Mallott, President and CEO of Central Florida Development Council

When the company was having difficulty finding qualified electricians, their maintenance managers decided to work together to find a solution. Six years later, one of those solutions has been implemented locally and is helping one local teen prepare for his first full-time job at Nucor Steel Florida Inc. in Frostproof, about 20 miles south of Lake Wales.

Tommy Massey, maintenance manager at Nucor Steel Florida, said the pool of talent for industrial electricians who could work at a steel plant was very small six to seven years ago. He and other maintenance managers, who meet yearly, first d...

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