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CLEVELAND, Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) has received the annual NorthCoast 99 Award for 2018, honoring companies that are the best workplaces in Northeast Ohio based on their ability to attract, retain and motivate top-performing employees. This is the 18th year Applied® has received this prestigious award.
“The culture at Applied is very supportive of motivating and rewarding associates who are customer-focused, who take the initiative to help grow the business, and who demonstrate a winning attitude,” says Kurt Loring, Vice President – Chief Human Resources Officer. “Our Core Values are centered around integrity, accountability, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence. We have a comprehensive development program that helps us train and retain the best associates so they – and Applied – can be successful,” Loring adds.
The annual NorthCoast 99 Award program recognizes the top 99 companies in Northeast Ohio. Companies are evaluated on several organizational practices, including: talent acquisition and attraction efforts, professional development initiatives, work/life support, compensation, and benefits. The program is managed by Employers Resource Council (ERC), Northeast Ohio’s largest professional organization dedicated to HR best practices.
Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading distributor of bearings, power transmission products, engineered fluid power components and systems, specialty flow control solutions, and other industrial supplies, serving MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber, fluid power, and flow control shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers. For more information, visit www.applied.com.
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