Area’s 12th Largest Employer Honors Employees, Grants $20,000 to Community Partners
YORK, PA — MAY 30, 2019 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of housing and lifestyle solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases, and one of the largest employers in York County, Pennsylvania, today celebrated the 20th anniversary of its mobile device repair and logistics operations in York.
To commemorate the event, the Assurant Foundation honored its nearly 1,500 employees in York by making charitable donations to four community partners. Four $5,000 grants were made to the York County Food Bank, Junior Achievement of South-Central Pennsylvania, Crispus Attucks Community Center and scholarship support to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology.
“We are delighted to celebrate this anniversary with our employees and to continue our role as a major employer and partner in the York community,” said Jeremy Purvis, general manager of manufacturing operations at Assurant. “The growth and momentum in our mobile device business are due in part to the expertise and capabilities of our world-class facilities and workforce in York. It is a model of quality, innovation and efficiency.”
Starting operations in 1999, Assurant’s state-of-the art facilities have continually expanded to now encompass sizable locations on Willow Springs Lane and Sandhurst Drive. The Assurant York facility has processed more than 24 million mobile devices in the last three years alone, providing repair, refurbishment and logistics services for major wireless providers and manufacturers in the U.S.
“We’ve experienced tremendous growth through the success of our mobile business over the past 20 years,” said Jeff Unterreiner, President of U.S. Connected Living at Assurant. “The fast, efficient and seamless service our York team provides ensures that consumers quickly get their phones repaired or replaced and enables our wireless partners to realize the highest possible return on their mobile assets.”
Assurant will be hosting a celebratory event for employees on May 30, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m., at the company’s facility located at 3640 Sandhurst Drive in York, Pennsylvania.
Assurant, Inc. is a leading global provider of housing and lifestyle solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases. Anticipating the evolving needs of consumers, Assurant partners with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative products and services and to deliver an enhanced customer experience. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant offers mobile device solutions; extended service contracts; vehicle protection services; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance and lender-placed homeowners insurance. The Assurant Foundation strengthens communities by supporting charitable partners that help protect where people live and can thrive, connect with local resources, inspire inclusion and prepare leaders of the future. Learn more at assurant.com or on Twitter @AssurantNews.