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Manufacturing

Digital Monitoring Products' Bright, Open Workspace

Drop the dark and dingy stereotype. In the 21st century, manufacturing floors are brighter, cleaner and much more organized. Add in Digital Monitoring Products’ culture on developing employees, and the industry suddenly looks a lot more appealing.

By Jenna deJong

Nov 2019

Bright factory floor at Digital Monitoring Products in Springfield MO
Photo by Patrick Bandy

Securing its Future

Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) employs roughly 340 people, 71 of whom focus on manufacturing. The company produces products like alarm system control panels, keypads, wireless detectors and video doorbells, which are then used in businesses, homes, government entities and banks across the country. 

Shuffleboard at Digital Monitoring Products in Springfield MO
Photo by Patrick Bandy

Work Hard, Play Hard

David Peebles, Vice President of Training and Development, says DMP places a high value on fun, which is one of the company's corporate values. Throughout the year, he says DMP hosts semi-annual events, quarterly meetings, impromptu celebrations and has a shuffleboard table and a pingpong table. 

Break room at Digital Monitoring Products in Springfield MO
Photo by Patrick Bandy

Take a Load Off

The break room is a central location housing anything an employee needs throughout the day, Peebles says. This wide, open space houses eight microwaves, dozens of lockers, a Bisto-to-Go offering lunch and snacks and cubicles with computers where staff can take advantage of the company’s internal program for developing employee careers.

Exercise room at Digital Monitoring Products in Springfield MO
Photo by Patrick Bandy

Burn Off Some Steam

Because executives of DMP value the health and well-being of their staff, the company bought a row of cardio machines available to employees before and after their shifts and while on break. The floor also has a quarter-mile track available to staff during the day.

Family clinic at Digital Monitoring Products in Springfield MO
Photo by Patrick Bandy

Putting Health First

DMP offers its staff access to an on-site full-service family practice, available three days a week, saving staff from having to take off work for a simple prescription or exam. The clinic is also available to spouses and children younger than age of 18 residing at home.