St. Paul, MN – 11/25/14 - Western Graphics of St. Paul, MN has been awarded the Best Workplace in the Americas designation 2014, for their exemplary human resources practices. Begun to specifically honor printing companies that provide a superior work environment, this year marks the thirteenth year of the Best Workplace in the Americas program.
A panel of highly respected HR professionals with decades of experience in the graphic arts industry reviewed the submissions. All of the winning companies actively show their employees that they care about their work environment, their personal goals and ambitions, as well as the needs of the company. Applicants were judged on eight criteria: Management Practices; Work Environment; Training and Development Opportunities; Financial Security; Workplace Health and Safety; Work-Life Balance; Recognition and Rewards; and Health and Wellness Programs.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that offers a superior workplace,” said Tim Keran, CEO/Owner.
Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America, agrees. “Best of the Best winners routinely exhibit the highest commitment to success in many ways, but particularly through their employees. Congratulations to Western Graphics.”
Printing Industries of America is the world's largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of more than 10,000 member companies.