By: David Redeker, VP of Sales & Marketing
March 29, 2017 – Norton Shores, Michigan. —EQI Ltd., a value-added casting engineering, sourcing, and logistics company, announced today that it has been selected as one of West Michigan’s 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.
“The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors companies that deliver exceptional human resource practices and an impressive commitment to their employees. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more,” according to their website. Once nominated, companies are evaluated by an independent research firm.
“EQI is honored to have been recognized as one of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest for 2017” said EQI’s President and CEO, Blake Phillips. “While we’re a new winner this year, EQI has worked very hard over the past several years to incorporate innovative Human Resource policies and best practices into our everyday operating principles. At our core, EQI is a service company that must prove its value every day to a diverse global customer base”, continued Mr. Phillips. “We approach HR in a similar way – providing value to our employees through a positive and engaging work environment where team members feel challenged, supported, and rewarded.”
About “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®: The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, West Michigan and Nationally. West Michigan winners will participate in an awards gala on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the JW Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids, MI.
About EQI: EQI is a global foundry company that supplies metal castings to OEM’s in the Heavy Equipment, Industrial, and Commercial markets. We offer a comprehensive range of services but specialize in casting design, engineering, program management, sourcing, and logistics. EQI partners with a highly capable network of foundries in the US and abroad to provide our customers with high quality / cost effective Iron, Steel, and non-ferrous castings Just-in-Time (JIT) through tailored VMI solutions.