California-based Thoro Packaging named Best Workplace in the Americas 2012 competition, recognized for exemplary human resources practices

CORONA, California , December 18, 2012 (press release) – Thoro Packaging of Corona, CA, has been awarded the designation, Best Workplace in the Americas 2012, for their exemplary human resources practices. Begun to specifically honor printing companies that provide a superior work environment, the Best Workplace in the Americas program was created in 2000.

A panel of highly respected HR professionals with decades of experience in the graphic arts industry reviewed the submissions. All of the winning companies actively show their employees that they care about their work environment, their personal goals and ambitions, as well as the needs of the company. Applicants were judged on eight criteria: Management Practices; Work Environment; Training and Development Opportunities; Financial Security; Workplace Health and Safety; Work-Life Balance; Recognition and Rewards; and Health and Wellness Programs.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the industry as a company that offers a superior workplace,” said Janet Steiner.

Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America, agrees. “Best Workplace in the Americas winners routinely recognize that success is generated in many ways, and importantly, through their employees. Congratulations to Thoro Packaging.

About Printing Industries of America: Printing Industries of America is the world's largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of more than 10,000 member companies. Together with its nationwide affiliate network, Printing Industries delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the graphic communications industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.

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