Posted February 27, 2024

KNIPEX Tools Earns 2024 Great Place To Work Certification

Award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience.

KNIPEX Tools is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place To Work®. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at KNIPEX Tools. This year, 91% of employees said it’s a great place To Work – 34% higher than the average U.S. company.

Great Place To Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation.

"Great Place To Work Certification is a highly coveted achievement that requires consistent and intentional dedication to the overall employee experience," says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, the Vice President of Global Recognition at Great Place To Work.

She emphasizes that Certification is the sole official recognition earned by the real-time feedback of employees regarding their company culture.

“By successfully earning this recognition, it is evident that KNIPEX Tools stands out as one of the top companies to work for, providing a great workplace environment for its employees."

“We owe our continued success to our team of dedicated employees here at KNIPEX Tools North America,” said Todd Shumate, President of KNIPEX Tools. “We celebrate and thank them for their daily contributions to the organization which helped us earn this incredible recognition.”

KNIPEX Tools is the North American subsidiary of KNIPEX-Werk, a fourth-generation private family company based in Wuppertal, Germany. Since opening its doors in 2006, KNIPEX Tools has quickly grown & seen much success. Located in Buffalo Grove, IL the North American Headquarters is home to 65+ employees from the sales, marketing, operations, customer service, and warehouse teams.

According to Great Place To Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits, and have a fair chance at promotion.

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