Employee EngagementRecognition & Rewards


NEW YORK, NY (January 3, 2006) – One year after its acquisition of Longservice.com, Michael C. Fina, a leading provider of worldwide corporate employee recognition programs, continues to solidify its leadership position in the UK, European and Middle Eastern markets.  The company, which acquired UK-based Longservice.com in December 2004, today announced the addition of two new clients to its growing roster and the renewal of services with two existing clients.
Airbus, the world’s largest commercial aircraft manufacturer, has appointed Michael C. Fina to develop and run its employee recognition program throughout Europe.  Based in Toulouse, France, the company employs approximately 40,000 people.
Additionally, the Valspar Corporation, a global leader in the paint and coatings industry, will implement Michael C. Fina’s corporate rewards program across five continents.  Valspar, based in Minneapolis, MN, has over 7,000 employees worldwide.
“The opportunity to work alongside Airbus and The Valspar Corporation, two companies with solid global reputations, is very exciting,” said George Fina, president of Michael C. Fina.  “We believe that Michael C. Fina’s multi-lingual, interactive approach and understanding of the needs of Global Recognition programs will enable Airbus and Valspar to increase employee satisfaction, loyalty and performance.”
Agilent and FedEx, with a combined 280,000 employees worldwide, each renewed their contracts with Michael C. Fina for three additional years.  Agilent supplies technologies, solutions and services to customers in more than 110 countries.  FedEx provides access to a growing global marketplace through a network of supply chain, transportation, business and related information services. Both companies recognize the importance of acknowledging their employees for their loyalty and hard work.
“We are delighted that Agilent and FedEx have renewed their contacts with us,” said Fina.  “We pride ourselves on retaining our clients by offering flexible solutions and gifts tailored to the personal needs of employees around the world.”

2005 marks Michael C. Fina’s 70th anniversary in providing corporations with gifts and awards.  As a family owned and operated business since 1935, Michael C. Fina offers cost-effective, state-of-the-art recognition solutions to multi-national corporations, with a strict focus on world-class customer service.

Michael C. Fina, headquartered in New York, is the fastest growing employee recognition company in North America.  Known for their exceptional quality products and services, many Fortune 500 companies rely on their programs.  Michael C. Fina’s dedication to perfecting the way employee recognition programs are implemented sets them apart from their competitors.  For more information about Michael C. Fina’s employee recognition programs call (800) 999.3462 or visit www.mcfawards.com


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