Jasper Engines named business of the year

From Local Sources

JASPER — The Grow Southwest Indiana Workforce Development Board recognized Jasper Engines & Transmissions as its “Business of the Year” at its annual meeting Sept. 28.

JET was honored for its accomplishments through the help of WorkOne Southwest, which helps clients find a new or better job, choose a career, access training or get the information needed to succeed in today’s ever-evolving workplace. Services are also offered to businesses needing to recruit needed members for their workforce.

The Business of the Year award recognizes a company in Economic Growth Region 11 that has best utilized WorkOne Business Services. JET has been remanufacturing quality products since 1942 and today is the nation’s largest remanufacturer of gas and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, rear axle assemblies, marine engines, sterndrives, performance engines, and electric motors. The company regularly participates in job fairs hosted at WorkOne Southwest in Jasper and openly accepts and hires candidates of all abilities.

According to a press release, as the landscape of job candidates has changed, JET has become more involved in changing how talent is attracted, and has made a mark in talent retention in the community. The company participates in events such as the STEM Challenge, Teacher’s Manufacturing Bootcamp and local Tour of Opportunity. The company also honors the Governor’s Work Ethic Certification by offering internships to students and provides a structured bonus program as an incentive to certification earners.

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