Lansing, Mich.-based Air Lift Co. announced that it has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation for 2018. According to a press release, tje award recognizes companies that excel at employee relations, use innovation to motivate employees, implement creative compensation programs, and more.

An independent research firm collected nominations from 2,400 companies across the United States and, out of those nominations, named the top 512 companies as national winners. The 101 highest-scoring companies of those 512 winners were also named, inlcuding Air Lift.

The winning companies will receive additional recognition as a national winner at the National Best and Brightest Summit – Illuminate 2019 awards symposium and gala in September at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel in Chicago, Ill.

“Being named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation for 2018 is a huge honor for us at Air Lift,” said Director of Human Resources  Mary Cook who championed the effort to earn this award. “Winning this award as we kick off our 70th anniversary year really inspires us as a company to remain committed to our vision and guiding principles as we continue to grow. Air Lift is truly a great place to work and we can’t thank the wonderful members of the Air Lift family enough for everything they contribute to our success.”

Air Lift was named one of West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2017 and 2018. This is the company’s first time being recognized as a national winner.