CARY, Ill. -- Sage Products Inc., a developer of medical products, was honored by The Great Place to Work® Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as one of the 2005 Best Small & Medium Size Companies to Work for in America. Sage ranked third in the medium-sized category, which includes 25 companies from various industries with 251 to 999 employees. Sage employs 410 people.
Weve earned many great awards and distinctions over the years, but this one Ill truly cherish because it was brought on in large part by our staffs personal feelings about Sage Products, said Vince Foglia, president and chief executive officer at Sage Products. The award affirms our commitment to support staff by embracing an open and trustworthy work environment and culture. We couldnt have received this recognition without the very best people.
The Great Place to Work Institute defines a great place to work as a company where employees trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do, and enjoy the people with whom they work. The Institute produces various Best Companies lists in the United States, including Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For® in America.
To be considered for the small- and medium-size distinction, Sage staff randomly participated in a Great Place to Work Trust Index® survey last November. Staff comments, combined with detailed information about Sages culture, work environment, employee benefits, and other information, allowed the company to receive the distinction.
Winners were announced at the 57th Annual Society for Human Resource Management conference held in San Diego. Sages culture and work will be showcased in a Creating a Great Place to Work®: Best Small and Medium Companies to Work for in America workshop to help educate other companies about what it takes to create a great workplace.
Sage Products, Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of innovative healthcare products used by medical professionals and consumers. Headquartered in Illinois, the business has been in operation since 1971, when it launched its first products. Sage has followed its philosophy of follow the patient to become a major manufacturer. Sages product lines include systems for bathing, incontinence care, shampoo, oral care, gowns, isolation cabinets, and gloves.
Source: Sage Products Inc.