PLYMOUTH, Mich. (Oct. 17) — Freudenberg-NOK G.P. has been recognized by the Michigan Business & Professional Association as one of "Metro Detroit´s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" for the fourth consecutive year.
Winning companies displayed innovation in their commitment to employees and represented leading edge human resource practices in industries as diverse as automotive, insurance, hospitality, communication and nonprofit, according to the MBPA. These companies recognize employees as their greatest assets and work with imagination and conviction to create organizational value and business results through people, the association said.
"As a family company, we are devoted to our employees´ well-being and personal development," said Mohsen Sohi, Freudenberg-NOK president and CEO. "Freudenberg-NOK is only as good as its employees — and we are determined to stay vibrant and on the cutting-edge through the people we employ."
Freudenberg-NOK offers payroll deductions for college saving plans, as well as interest-free loans for employees interested in purchasing personal computers and fitness equipment. Also, employees interested in participating in the Weight Watchers program receive discounts.
In addition, the company´s Talent Management program assesses individual employees´ talents and achievements to determine what is being done well and where there is room for improvement. This analysis is then used to create personalized development/training plans for employees.
Freudenberg-NOK received its award at a luncheon and ceremony on October 12 in Dearborn, Mich.