2017 New North Workplace Excellence Award
Werner Electric Supply was recognized by New North as one of three firms to receive the 2017 New North Workplace Excellence Award. Award presentations were made at the New North Summit in Green Bay, WI., on Dec. 7th. This annual award recognizes companies who improve their competitive advantage through best-in-class people practices.
New North Recognition Press Release
Werner Electric Supply, headquartered in Appleton, provides automation, electrical and data-communication products and services to industrial, commercial, and construction customers, employing nearly 450 people in 13 midwest locations.
Werner Electric was recognized for its commitment to open and transparent communication, encouraging employees to continually provide feedback regarding company culture, and being attentive to employee satisfaction. Engagement surveys are utilized to measure employees on intangible topics, which are then addressed and acted upon by management.
More than 75 employees have taken part in Werner Leadership Academy, a comprehensive professional development program for company leaders. Additionally, Werner Electric develops individualized succession plans for outgoing and retiring employees and their replacements. The company’s flexible work accommodations were also noted as a positive people practice.