August 28, 2017
Contact: Tom Dennis, editor, firstname.lastname@example.org or 701-780-1276
Prairie Business names 50 Best Places to Work
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The September issue of Prairie Business names and honors the 50 Best Places to Work in the northern Plains.
Earlier this year, employees nominated the companies by submitting an anonymous employee-satisfaction survey, and Prairie Business used the survey results in selecting the 50 Best.
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The survey sought input on each employer’s benefits, workplace culture and employee morale, among other factors. And employees responded. Prairie Business received more than 1,000 nominations from employees from around the region, said Tom Dennis, Prairie Business editor.
“The 50 Best companies clearly recognize employee satisfaction as one of the keys to productivity and profitability,” Dennis said.
“That comes through in the surveys over and over again. We all know how hard we’ll work to satisfy a good manager. Turns out people feel the same way about the companies they work for — and when an employer goes the extra mile for its workforce, the workers go all out to return the favor.”
Prairie Business is proud to present the results of the contest, which now is in its fourth year. “We congratulate all of the winning companies, and we thank the employees who responded so enthusiastically to our survey,” Dennis said.
The 50 Best winners will be honored in the magazine, which also will be available on the web at prairiebusinessmagazine.com.
This year’s 50 Best Places to Work are:
3M, Brookings, S.D.
AE2S, Grand Forks, N.D.
Alerus, Grand Forks
Apex Engineering Group, Fargo, N.D.
Applied Engineering, Bismarck, N.D.
Arvig, Perham, Minn.
Bismarck Aero Center, Bismarck
Braun Intertec, West Fargo, N.D.
Construction Engineers, Grand Forks
Cornerstone Bank, no specific headquarters
Corporate Technologies, Eden Prairie, Minn.
DFC Consultants, Fargo
EAPC Architects Engineers, Grand Forks
Eide Bailly, Fargo
Epicosity, Sioux Falls, S.D.
First International Bank & Trust, Watford City, N.D.
First Western Bank & Trust, Minot, N.D.
Fisher Industries, Dickinson, N.D.
Gate City Bank, Fargo
High Point Networks, West Fargo
Houston Engineering, Fargo
ICON Architectural Group, Grand Forks
JLG Architects, Minneapolis
John Deere Electronic Solutions, Fargo
Lemonly, Sioux Falls
Lloyd Companies, Sioux Falls
Marco, St. Cloud, Minn.
Matt’s Automotive Service Center, Moorhead, Minn.
Minnkota Windows, West Fargo
Moore Engineering, West Fargo
National Information Solutions Cooperative, Mandan, N.D.
Network Center, Fargo
Nexus Innovations, Bismarck
Norby’s Work Perks, Grand Forks
North Dakota Guaranty & Title Co., Bismarck
Obermiller Nelson Engineering (ONE), Fargo
Sioux Corp., Beresford, S.D.
Starion Bank, Bismarck
Steffes, Dickinson, N.D.
Stoneridge Software, Barnesville, Minn.
Sundog Interactive, Fargo
TrueNorth Steel, West Fargo
Vaaler Insurance, Grand Forks
Vogel Law Firm, Fargo and elsewhere
WCCO Belting, Wahpeton, N.D.
Western State Bank, Devils Lake, N.D.
About Prairie Business: For more than 15 years, Prairie Business has served as the only business-to-business magazine dedicated to the northern Plains region. More than 20,000 print and digital copies are distributed monthly. The magazine focuses on success and opportunities in North Dakota, South Dakota and western Minnesota and covers a variety of business topics including higher education, finance, architecture and engineering, agribusiness, energy, health care, economic development, tourism, technology and construction.