Aftermarket air suspension manufacturer ​Air Lift Co. announced that the company has been selected as one of “West Michigan’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For” for the third year in a row.

According to a press release, Air Lift Co. representatives attended the “West Michigan’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For” gala and awards program on May 7 at the JW Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids, where the company received an elite award for excellence in communication and shared vision. The award acknowledges Air Lift as a leader in keeping employees informed and working toward the same goal.

The “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” program provides members of the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for their current and future employees to work, the release stated.

All entries were evaluated by an independent research firm, measured and compared based on various categories, including compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance, community initiatives, and strategic company performance.

“After being named one of the 101 Best and Brightest in the Nation in 2018​, being named to the list again and winning an elite award is a huge honor,​” said Human Resources Director Mary Cook, who accepted the award. “Here at Air Lift, we pride ourselves on sharing the vision of being known as the air suspension company that helped to create better lives, and this award really encourages us to continue with that shared vision.”