We are flexible, innovative, responsive and entrepreneurial organization. We structure our businesses around the needs of our customers and provide only those central services which are essential to our growth, the protection ofour corporate assets, or provide significant advantages in terms ofquality and cost.

Performance is judged on the extent to which it promotes the overall good of the corporation over the separate interests of individual business units and functions.

Our business environment is constantly changing. We are committed to creative, innovative approaches that lead to breakthrough performance. We are always improving.

We value simplicity; we take action. We expect results. We endorse substance over form and quality over quantity. We believe in the free flow of candid, objective information, up, down, and across organizational lines.