McCauley Propeller Systems in Columbus, GA supports PAWS Humane, a 501(c)(3) organization devoted to improving animal overpopulation through the money generated from employee recycling of aluminum beverage cans. 100% of the money generated from this recycling effort goes to this organization to support this organization. For more information on PAWS Humane, please point your browser towards Pawshumane.org.
In addition, McCauley recycles all waste aluminum, steel, cardboard, paper and plastic from the daily operation of it's facility in order to reduce the amount of waste going to the local landfill. All employees are also encouraged to recycle personal waste as well. This has significantly reduced the trash going to the landfills.
The Columbus, GA facility also partners with the local schools to provide mentoring and support to the trade and technical students in this area. Recently, MPS played host to a group of Advanced Manufacturing Students from Columbus Technical College. Students were given a complete tour of the facility and were given time to talk with the operators and learn more about the advanced capabilities in use at McCauley.
McCauley Propeller Systems Manufacturing organization in Columbus Georgia has had a long term relationship with the local Public Education system through SKILLS USA. SKILLS USA is a National organization for Secondary and Post Secondary Technical Career students and instructors. The SKILLS organization allows students the opportunity to compete in regional, state, and national standardized competitions ranging from construction, automotive repair, aviation, computerized design, avionics, cosmetology, culinary, Health and Safety, and Public Speaking. These students work through out the school year developing and refining his or her skill set to compete in these annual competitions. SKILLS USA encourages the local organization to partner with local businesses by allowing the students the opportunity to work real projects.
McCauley recently partnered with Columbus' Kendrick High School's Graphic Arts class to update the company signage at its manufacturing center in Columbus Georgia. The students drafted the three part overlays for the signs and printed them on exterior material at a fraction of the cost of a print shop. In turn the funds earned will be used to offset travel associated with students traveling to the state and national competitions. The class has taken a second McCauley project to help create the daily manufacturing metric boards.
McCauley Columbus also supports local schools in their effort to improve graduation rates by mentoring and participating in career day activities. Here is a recent group of High School students from Stewart and Quitman counties in Georgia. They spent time touring the facility and asking questions of several staff members and associates about their jobs. Most of them left with an understanding and appreciation of the studies required and a challenge to finish school and move on to bigger and better futures.