A global supplier to the tooling and molding industry, Progressive Components claims the company's culture is its "secret sauce."
"We work together to have a positive influence on our customers, fellow employees, our communities and the industry. We are never satisfied with 'status quo' and continuously challenge ourselves and each other. Progressive is an organization that works hard and plays hard," the company said.
The Wauconda, Ill.-based company's four wellness dimensions include physical, emotional, financial/legal and protectoral, encouraging employees to take the time to care for themselves. Its Keep It Strictly Social Committee plans events throughout the year, including baby photo contests, ice cream trucks, book clubs and Mardi Gras celebrations. Team-building activities with outings and nonwork fun are encouraged. To combat burnout and promote a flexible work environment, the company utilizes no-meeting Fridays, reimbursement for home internet, and designated learning and development weeks.
"We value and promote our differences and recognize contributions and milestones big and small," Progressive Components said.
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