MonoSol Honored as one of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in 2019
Marks fourth consecutive year company earns distinction
MERRILLVILLE, Ind., February 17, 2020 – In recognition of its ongoing commitment to fostering an innovative and collaborative workplace culture, Kuraray’s MonoSol Division was named a Best and Brightest Company to Work For in the nation for the fourth consecutive year by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). In 2019, NABR awarded this distinction to only 540 organizations out of over 5,000 nominations from across the country.
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For award recognizes organizations that represent best practices in human resources and strong commitments to their employees. The winning companies are assessed by an independent research firm based on key measures like compensation, benefits and employee solutions, employee enrichment, engagement, retention and work-life balance.
“Our creative culture celebrates ingenuity and risk-taking, and we’re pleased that our dedication to creating a collaborative workplace has been honored with this esteemed award for the past four years,” said P. Scott Bening, President & CEO, MonoSol. “Our employees take great pride in our strong corporate social responsibility commitment, history of consistent growth, and our dedication to every region we call home. Their loyalty and enthusiasm powered yet another year of great accomplishment and continued growth for MonoSol in 2019.”
As the global leader in water-soluble polymer technology, MonoSol’s continued growth and expansion has helped create new opportunities for its employees, adding more than 200 new jobs over the last four years. The company also began commercial production at its recently completed factory in Lebanon, Indiana, outside Indianapolis. MonoSol additionally announced plans to further expand its international operations with a new manufacturing plant in Poland.
Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, National Association for Business Resources, said, “To be an industry leader in today’s economic climate, companies can no longer ignore how their employees are the key to their success and long-term stability. Our 2019 winners create their human resource standards to prioritize employee satisfaction and serve as a model for other businesses to emulate.”
MonoSol’s water-soluble delivery systems have revolutionized detergent and cleaning industries all over the world. MonoSol’s growing portfolio of applications includes detergents, ag chem, solid surface, composites and embroidery, as well personal care products, food ingredients, water treatment chemicals, transfer printing and more. Through our collaborative mindset, global manufacturing footprint, high-quality products and scientific expertise, we partner with our customers to create innovative product packaging solutions that enhance everyday life. Founded in 1953, MonoSol is a division of Kuraray, one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, and is based in Merrillville, Indiana.
Matthew Vander Laan
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