PORTLAND, Ore., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Swagelok Northwest, a leading supplier of fluid system products and solutions for a number of industries, including semiconductor, oil and gas, and pulp and paper, was recognized as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon" yesterday evening at an awards dinner hosted by Oregon Business. Swagelok Northwest ranked fifth in the medium-sized business category.
More than 13,000 employees from 273 companies participated in the program, which measures companies in the areas of work environment, management and communications, decision-making and trust, career development and learning, and benefits and compensation. This is the first year Swagelok Northwest participated in the list's 20-year history.
"Swagelok Northwest is a values-driven company with a culture of permanent employment and community involvement," said Jim Trolinger, principal. "We're a family here, not just a business, and like a family, we push each other to be the best we are capable: Better colleagues, better workers, better community members and better people. I'm proud of our associates for their commitment to making Swagelok Northwest such a great place to work."
About Swagelok Northwest
Swagelok Northwest (US) is the authorized sales and service center for Swagelok fluid system solutions in the Pacific Northwest. A locally owned, small business, we operate from four locations - Anchorage, Portland, Seattle and Tri-Cities - and combine the resources of more than 50 associates to serve customers throughout Alaska, Oregon, Washington and the northern panhandle of Idaho.
EDITORS: Please contact Taraneh Fultz for high-res images. Oregon Business Magazine produced a video in relation to this year's list: http://youtu.be/ODkcz9XjxJE. Swagelok Northwest employees are featured at time stamps 3:24 and 6:29.
SOURCE Swagelok Northwest