International glass manufacturer, O-I, operates out of 77 plants in 21 countries throughout the world. It employs over 22,000 people and has an annual turnover of $7 billion. In its Holzminden plant in Germany O-I has two furnaces and five production lines where it produces several million glass items per year that are distributed to customers across Europe.
The company has more than 250 workers in its Holzminden plant in Germany operating on a rota system, with the plant itself functioning 24/7. Health and Safety in general and employee wellbeing is of paramount importance to O-I and it therefore reviewed its lone worker solution and procedures at the plant, enlisting the services of communication specialists ANT Telecom.