Hearth & Home Technologies Captures 4th Qtr. Community Pride Award for 2016

Written by Theresa Rose on October 7, 2016

MOUNT PLEASANT—The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce named Hearth & Home Technologies the fourth quarter winner of the Mount Pleasant Community Pride Award for exceptional property maintenance.

VP and General Manager, Carla McNamee accepted the award during the “Alive After Five” networking event hosted by Temp Associates at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club on October 5, 2016.

The Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors created the Community Pride Award to honor those businesses and organizations that showcase exceptional maintenance and investment in their properties and to encourage other businesses to follow their lead. Winners are selected quarterly. Hearth & Home Technologies was selected for the Community Pride Award among several nominees.

Hearth & Home Technologies LLC employs over 300 people in our community and it is the leading manufacturer and provider of hearth products. Hearth & Home Technologies (formerly known as Heatilator) is a division of HNI Corporation of Muscatine, Iowa and has operated in Mount Pleasant since 1964. They have added three new work cells/lines, redone many of the offices, parking lots and also the landscaping around the building. Hearth & Home Technologies continues to invest in equipment and structure to support current and future business growth.

“Hearth & Home Technologies is truly honored to be recognized by the Chamber. We have been investing in our facility, both internally and externally. We continue to add new equipment, remodel offices and have invested in the exterior of our facility. Our continued focus to enhance our facility and structure will aid in our ability to attract, hire and retain great members,” stated Carla McNamee, VP and General Manager of Hearth & Home Technologies.

“Hearth & Home Technologies is a shining example of a business that puts their all into the community they work in. They continually invest in their property and help fund the beautification projects of our community. One example of this is the Heatilator Performing Arts Center. Their business provides a distribution center for the Midwest and they continue to thrive in their industry,” said Chris Van De Berg, owner of Northeast Animal Hospital and Chamber Board President.

Chamber members wishing to nominate a business for future Community Pride Awards may do so by completing a form available at www.mountpleasantiowa.org or by calling 319.385.3101. Community Pride Award winners display a metal yard sign crafted by Mount Pleasant business Signs and Designs.