Bentonite product manufacturer Wyo-Ben, headquartered in Billings, Montana, has received the prestigious Montana State Fund Workplace Safety Honoree award. In a release, the company says this recognition underscores their commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, setting a remarkable standard for employers across industries.

“We are honored to receive the Montana State Fund Workplace Safety recognition. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of every member of the Wyo-Ben team. Safety is not just a priority for us; it is ingrained in our culture. We believe that a safe workplace is a productive workplace, and this award validates our ongoing efforts to create an environment where every employee feels secure and valued,” says David Brown, Wyo-Ben CEO.

Wyo-Ben says the Montana State Fund Workplace Safety Honoree is a testament to the company’s dedication to employee wellbeing and the cultivation of a culture that places safety at the forefront of operations. This accolade reflects the company’s approach to ensuring a secure work environment and serves as a commendation for its achievements in workplace safety.

Wyo-Ben says it has consistently demonstrated leadership in implementing safety measures, fostering a culture of awareness, and prioritizing the health and well-being of its workforce. This honor, Wyo-Ben says, positions the company as a beacon for others to emulate. As an honoree, Wyo-Ben says it stands as an example of best practices in workplace safety, showcasing the impact a proactive safety culture can have on employees and the overall success of a business.

The company says it looks forward to continuing its efforts to create a secure, healthy and thriving environment for its employees.

Wyo-Ben mines, processes and distributes sodium bentonite products for a variety of drilling and industrial applications. The company, founded in 1951, has three processing facilities in north central Wyoming. For more information, visit