Kalamazoo, MI – June 9, 2022 – Landscape Forms, North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of premium site furniture, structure, LED lighting, and accessories, is proud to announce that the company has again earned a Great Place to Work Certification™, its fourth in a row.
Great Place to Work CertificationTM is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying outstandning employee experiences.
“For more than 50 years, Landscape Forms has
remained extraordinarily committed to our team members, our communities, and the
natural environment. This certification is a proud moment and validation of all
of our efforts related to our people,” says Landscape Forms Chief Executive
Officer, Margie Simmons. "Our commitment is integrated into our identity
and purpose. Caring for team members and being good stewards of the environment
makes sense for a business whose stated purpose is to enhance people's
experience in the outdoors.”
According to Jim Marshall, Landscape Forms
Vice President of Culture, there are many aspects to the company’s culture that
make it unique, but a commitment to a high level of participation and
particularly developing a sense of autonomy through flexible scheduling are key
drivers of the company’s workplace success.
“We have a longstanding commitment to
participation and participative management,’” Marshall describes. "We’re always working to evolve our culture and our
organization, and I think these efforts show. We want to empower people to make the
decisions that are right for themselves and for their families. That’s how our
founder, John Chipman Sr., led the company, and that continues to inspire us
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About Landscape Forms
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 includes Kornegay Design, located in Phoenix, Arizona,
and Loll Designs, in Duluth, Minnesota, in its family of brands. It has sales representatives throughout North
America, South America, the United Kingdom, 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, 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 and 2021 by Fortune magazine,
Michigan Manufacturer of the Year by the Michigan Manufacturers Association,
and by 269 Magazine as one of Southwest Michigan’s Wonderful Workplaces.
About Great Place to
Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice”
recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based
entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience –
specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great
Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers
alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding
employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries
apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.
Great Place to Work®
Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they
have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep
insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey
platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights
they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by
the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a
great place to work For All™.