Henkel has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Connecticut for 2010.
Henkel, the manufacturer of
Loctite®adhesives, Dial®soaps, and Purex®laundry detergents, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Connecticut
for 2010. The awards program is sponsored by theHartford Business Journaland the
Best Companies Group.
The award is designed
to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Connecticut,
benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce, and businesses. The Best Places
to Work in Connecticut 2010 list is made up of 25 companies, and Henkel ranked
fourth among large companies.
400 people at its Rocky Hill location, which is the headquarters of the
company’s North American adhesives business as well as its North American
corporate headquarters. Operations in Rocky Hill include research and
development, marketing, sales, and customer service for Henkel’s line of
industrial adhesives. Corporate functions at the site include finance, legal,
human resources and information technology.
Henkel and the
other Best Places to Work winners were honored at an awards reception on March
25. Julian Colquitt, president of Henkel Adhesive Technologies North America,
accepted the award on behalf of the company. “We’re especially pleased that
Henkel was recognized the first year that we applied for this award. Since most of our score was based on an
employee survey, we’re gratified that so many of our employees think this is a
great place to work,” he said.
across the state entered a two-part process to determine the Best Places to
Work in Connecticut. The first part consisted of evaluating each
company’s workplace policies, practices and demographics, and was worth 25% of
the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to
measure the employee experience, and was worth 75% of the total evaluation. The
combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best
Companies Group managed the overall survey process and also analyzed the data
and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
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