Johnson Pump's Erpe-Mere Facility Marks 1,000 Days with Zero Accidents

Erpe-Mere, Belgium, May 14, 2024 - The Belgian facility, a pivotal site for SPX FLOW's Johnson Pump manufacturing, is proud to announce a remarkable milestone: 1,000 consecutive days without any safety accidents or injuries. This achievement underscores the facility’s unwavering dedication to prioritizing the safety and well-being of team members while embracing a culture of continuous improvement.

This contributes to the company reaching its lowest recorded incident rate ever, a 48% reduction since 2022.

“Safety is at the forefront of everything we do in Erpe-Mere. Through a series of initiatives, actions, projects and programs, we have fostered a culture where safety is integrated into every aspect of our production process,” said Site Leader, Frank Vander Beken. “Thanks to the continuous efforts of the team, safety is no longer seen as a standalone item but is instead ingrained in our entire operation.”

A Focus on Safety:

"Once we involved team members from a proactive standpoint, we removed fear of regulation and shifted the safety perspective and culture entirely,” commented Arend Gruenewaelder, EMEA Environment, Health and Safety Manager. “By involving everyone in the process, we're discovering the great things we can achieve together, even in the face of challenges.”

The Erpe-Mere facility specializes in assembling configure-to-order internal gear pumps and complete pump units with electric motors or gear motors under the Johnson Pump brand.

SPX FLOW tracks safety incidents in accordance with guidelines from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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About SPX FLOW, Inc.

Based in Charlotte, N.C., SPX FLOW, Inc. improves the world through innovative and sustainable solutions. The company's product offering is concentrated in process technologies that perform mixing, blending, fluid handling, separation, thermal heat transfer and other activities that are integral to processes performed across a wide variety of nutrition, health, and industrial markets. SPX FLOW has operations in more than 25 countries and sales in more than 140 countries. To learn more about SPX FLOW, please visit


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