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Fortune Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production™ 2021

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Stryker Corporation
  • Kalamazoo, MI, US
What employees are saying
They consistently put employees first. When COVID hit, they immediately sent employees home and have encouraged us to have a work-life balance while working remote. I know they have consistently taken cuts to keep their employees employed.
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Axis Communications, Inc.
  • Chelmsford, MA, US
What employees are saying
The culture is a real thing and not just something advertised. I feel right at home with my coworkers no matter what state/region/country they are from. We all have the same goals and ambitions and I feel an aligned connection with everyone at Axis.
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JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
  • Deerfield Beach, FL, US
What employees are saying
JM Family still has that 'magic' in the hallways, even during the pandemic. Associates treat each other like family. I would do anything in my power for another associate and I know that every other associate has that same mindset.
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FONA International Inc
  • Geneva, IL, US
What employees are saying
The owner is very family-oriented and wants to constantly express how important we are to him, to the company, and to our own families.
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The Dow Chemical Company
  • Midland, MI, US
What employees are saying
Regardless of degree, Dow provides an opportunity for a diverse career. If you are a hard worker, embrace challenges, and perform, you can have the ability to work in various roles throughout the company.
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Landscape Forms
What employees are saying
Since I have started here, my team has made me feel so welcome and involved with everything! We all get along so well. I'm grateful to have teammates that are willing to drop everything and come running when I need help.
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Hilcorp
  • Houston, TX, US
What employees are saying
I'm so proud to tell people I work at Hilcorp. People in the Houston community who find out I work here always have incredible things to say! I'm lucky that I found a place like this to spend my working days and I don't take it for granted.
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e.l.f. Beauty
What employees are saying
We are encouraged to share feedback to the highest level of the organization and the executive team actually listens. I have never worked for a company this transparent before.
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Altria Group
What employees are saying
Everyone cares for each other. When you come to work in an environment like this, you can accomplish anything. Having your peers' and superiors' support and encouragement makes a huge difference.
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Radio Systems Corporation
  • Knoxville, TN, US
What employees are saying
Hands down the most inclusive, diverse, and positive culture I have ever been a part of. They have an inclusive decision-making culture that is way different from most companies' "top-down" management style.
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W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
  • Newark, DE, US
What employees are saying
Gore is always putting the associates first and trying to make their work experience special. It was always at the forefront, but I believe COVID-19 really showed what this company is willing to do for the associates.
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Enovation Controls
What employees are saying
There is no limit on any role in the company. Favor or preference is not given to people solely who take the most responsibility; the room is always given to allow yourself to steer your own destiny and grow in new areas.
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Schneider Electric
  • Andover, MA, US
What employees are saying
I'm constantly impressed with the philosophies communicated by our leadership. They expect our best, but they have our best interests in mind.
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bakerly LLC
What employees are saying
The management team is always looking to find unique ways of making our environment fun and friendly where people care about each other which is why this is more than just a job.
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Graco Inc.
  • Minneapolis, MN, US
What employees are saying
I have to say that people come and stay at this organization because they believe in the mission, and they are empowered and engaged at a uniquely high level.
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United Material Handling
What employees are saying
The employees that work at UMH genuinely care about the work that they do and work together for the greater good of the company and our customers!
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Ultradent Products, Inc.
What employees are saying
I feel that executive management's effort to come around and say 'hi' to all employees not only improves morale but also helps them make decisions and corrections regarding environments they are even mildly familiar with.
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Sciton, Inc.
What employees are saying
I feel comfortable picking up the phone and calling any member of the leadership team. They continue to remain approachable and accessible. I feel they hear me out and care what I have to say.
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Arthrex, Inc
  • Naples, FL, US
What employees are saying
The way Reinhold handled the pandemic speaks volumes about the leader he is. To feel safe and respected during this time of uncertainty means a great deal to me as an employee here at Arthrex.
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American Transmission Company
  • Waukesha, WI, US
What employees are saying
ATC is a company that cares about its employees' mental and physical health. We can adjust our work hours if we need to accommodate our needs. Adjusting when necessary helps to ease tensions to keep us healthy.
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The Cooper Companies, Inc.
  • Pleasanton, CA, US
What employees are saying
The focus on sustainability is unique and appreciated, especially with what they do at the manufacturing plants and also in small things like providing reusable utensils to new employees and biodegradable coffee pods.
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Palm Coast Imports LLC
What employees are saying
There is no idea not worth testing. PCI enables us to always follow our gut, test our instincts, and measure our impact.
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Trane Technologies PLC
What employees are saying
I'm very impressed with the concern by the leadership team about the well-being of employees. They treat the entire organization as part of their family. We celebrate together, we mourn together, and we work hard together.
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Premier Nutrition Corporation
  • Emeryville, CA, US
What employees are saying
People really support each other and connect personally. The company managed to keep everyone safe and productive during the COVID period both in and out of the office. They were really transparent and talked to us about plans and timelines.
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Masimo Corporation
What employees are saying
We have an amazingly talented group of people who make phenomenal, cutting-edge technology, and they never stop striving for more. This company does not rest on its laurels but is constantly expanding the realm of possibilities in patient care.
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Ongweoweh Corp
What employees are saying
There is always something to learn and you get a sense of family every time you walk through the doors.
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Nucor Corporation
What employees are saying
Nucor as a whole show thanks to us each and every day, and most of all, goes above and beyond in every category to make sure their people get what they need to get their jobs done right, and safely.
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Sugar Mountain
  • Seattle, WA, US
What employees are saying
I enjoy the fast-paced and dynamic nature of our company. It provides interesting problems to find solutions for every time we take on something new.
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Reynolds American Inc.
  • Winston-Salem, NC, US
What employees are saying
The company really does emphasize that its people are just as important as our products and that you cannot have one without the other.
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Cacique Inc.
  • Monrovia, CA, US
What employees are saying
The company relates to the troubled times we are going through, not only as a company but as individuals and a country.
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Rehrig Pacific Company
What employees are saying
The organization is truly treated like a large family. The entire company workforce understands the vision, mission, and values and it's clear that all individuals respect and live by them.
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KYOCERA SLD Laser, Inc.
What employees are saying
The people that work at KSLD are amazing. Many times, my coworkers have lifted my spirits and brightened my workday when it does not start the greatest.
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Raven Industries
What employees are saying
Active encouragement of both physical and mental wellness. Values are held in high regard by leadership, which trickle down through the rest of the company.
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Cakebread Cellars
What employees are saying
Every person from every department honestly cares about working together to uphold our belief in the organization's mission, products, and services. When one department needs extra help, people from other departments will help without hesitation.
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Ameren Corporation
  • St. Louis, MO, US
What employees are saying
The ability that we have to speak directly with leadership at Ameren is something that I believe sets it apart from other companies. It's one of the few places I've worked that seems to have an "open door" policy all the way to the top.
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TechniBlend, Inc
What employees are saying
The company allows each person to contribute and bring new ideas. The drive for innovation is always there.
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Micron Technology, Inc
  • Boise, ID, US
What employees are saying
I truly believe, from the top down, that people are valued here and that all attempts are made to ensure employees are treated with consideration, fairness, and respect.
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GI Supply, Inc.
What employees are saying
A fabulous group of people with unique backgrounds that come together in a wonderful way. They are hands down the best part of being employed here. Everyone is kind, understanding, passionate, and highly considerate of their quality of work.
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Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
What employees are saying
During this unprecedented year, I felt management demonstrated extreme empathy for the employees. It is clear that, above anything else, they do in fact care for the wellbeing of those that work at Ghirardelli on a very human level.
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K-Rain Manufacturing Corp.
What employees are saying
As a family-run business, everyone is made to feel a part of that family and that what you do makes a difference in the company.
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Hawkins, Inc.
What employees are saying
I have been able to work on projects even if they are slightly outside my normal job description. I enjoy the level of independence managers give employees, as it allows for individuals to innovate and realize ideas that directly impact the company.
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TransPak Inc
What employees are saying
Amazing family attitude. Everyone gets a turkey at Thanksgiving! People really care about each other and honor each other’s full lives and roles outside of work.
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HARIBO of America, Inc.
  • Rosemont, IL, US
What employees are saying
I feel that I am given the opportunity to create new ways of doing business. I have all the freedom to come up with new ideas and new insights for the business that could be taken to the management team.
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TCL North America
  • Corona, CA, US
What employees are saying
No matter what position you hold, you can truly make a difference in this company. You have a voice; you just need to speak up.
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Double Good
What employees are saying
DG has always put an emphasis on people and how People Matter. Even in the uncertain times this year, it was obvious that the entire Executive Teams' first priority was the employees.
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