Sturges Team holding the award

Sturges Manufacturing Named One Of The Best Companies To Work For in New York State For 2019

Sturges Manufacturing Company, Inc. was recently named one of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York. The annual list of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York was created by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) and Best Companies Group.

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New York, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York list is made up of 75 companies.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity;
  • Be a publicly or privately held business;
  • Have a facility in the state of New York;
  • Have at least 15 employees working in New York; and
  • Must be in business a minimum of one year.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in New York. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in New York and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

Sturges is excited to announce the company ranked #14 in New York State for small-sized companies with an overall satisfaction rating of 92 percent vs. the survey average of 91% percent.

“The key factor to our success is our team members. At Sturges, we believe team members are a precious asset who deliver the skill and dedication needed to accomplish our goals.  It is a tremendous honor to receive the award knowing that our employees think of Sturges as a great company to work for.  Each year we look forward to receiving the feedback report to guide us to further improvements in the future,” according to Mylissa Deetz, Human Resources Manager at Sturges Manufacturing.   

Sturges Manufacturing, founded in 1909, is a leading producer of engineered webbing and strap assemblies serving the safety and fire protection industries, as well as a diversified group of original equipment manufacturers.  Sturges operates under an ISO9001:2015 quality management system and maintains an ISO 17025 accredited test laboratory.

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