Landscape Forms Named by Fortune and Great Place to Work® as a Best Workplace in Manufacturing & Production™ for the Fourth Year in a Row
Kalamazoo, MI – September 11, 2023 – Landscape Forms, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of premium site furniture, structure, LED lighting, and accessories, ranks atop the list of 2023 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production™ compiled by Fortune Magazine and research partner Great Place to Work®. This marks the fourth year in a row Landscape Forms has earned a top spot on this list.
To determine the 2023 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production list, Fortune partnered with the people analytics firm, Great Place to Work®, to analyze anonymous survey feedback from employees working in the Manufacturing & Production industry across the country.
To Michael Blum, Chief Strategy Officer and President of Studio 431, Landscape Forms’ continued workplace success and its industry-leading recognition are the result of collective and concerted effort at all levels. "At Landscape Forms, we believe great culture is a product of intentional design and hard work,” he says. "We are committed to shaping an exceptional workplace, and our team members work hard to ensure it's strong and lasting. This work is an essential ingredient in being a Fortune Best Workplace, and we’re honored to be named as a finalist again in 2023.”
"Receiving our fourth Fortune Best Workplace award is a testament to the enduring passion, dedication, and relentless pursuit of excellence that defines our manufacturing team,” says Landscape Forms CEO, Marjorie Simmons. "Recognitions like these aren't just moments of pride—they're reflections of our unwavering commitment to create a workplace where people feel they truly belong and can thrive, and where the spirit of continuous improvement propels us forward.”
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About Landscape Forms
Landscape Forms is the industry leader in integrated collections of high-design site furniture, structures, accessories, and advanced LED lighting. Since its founding in 1969 Landscape Forms has earned a reputation for excellent design, high quality products and exceptional service. The company is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and our family of brands includes Loll Designs in Duluth, Minnesota; Summit Furniture in Monterey, California; and Kornegay Design located in Phoenix, Arizona. It has sales representatives throughout North America, South America, the United Kingdom, Monaco, Australia, the United Arab Emirates and Asia. Landscape Forms collaborates with renowned industrial designers and consultancies, landscape architects, and architects to design and develop integrated collections of products that address emerging needs and help create a sense of place. Additionally, the company has formed global marketing partnerships with select companies that share its commitment to design. Landscape Forms has an installed base of products around the world. Clients include municipalities, hospitality, residential, transit centers, corporate, college and health care campuses; and familiar brand leaders such as Harvard University, Linked In, New York Central Park Conservancy, Bryant Park, Google, Coca Cola, Oculus, U.S. Tennis Association (USTA), Nike, National Museum of African American History (Washington, D.C.), Barclays Center, Adidas, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Microsoft, and Uber. We’ve been named one of the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 by Fortune Magazine, Michigan Manufacturer of the Year for 2020 by the Michigan Manufacturers Association, and by 269 Magazine as one of Southwest Michigan’s Wonderful Workplaces.