SANTA ANA, Calif., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service—a division of Universal Services of America—has been named to Forbes magazine's list of America's Best Employers for 2016. At number 370 in its debut ranking, the security company is one of 500 employers with over 5,000 employees to make the list.
"I am extremely honored to have Universal Protection Service recognized by one of the world's most respected business publications," said Steve Jones, CEO of Universal Services of America. "In viewing the caliber of companies represented, I take great pride in making the list and joining several of our valued clients and service partners that were also recognized. Congratulations to them and to all of our employees who have helped us achieve this honor."
Forbes partnered with Statista to conduct an independent survey of America's companies with more than 5,000 employees, who were anonymously polled in online panels to elicit candid responses. "America's Top 500 Best Employers of 2016" were selected based on an independent survey from a vast sample of 30,000 American employees working for large or midsize firms and/or institutions.
The recommended employers—ranked according to critieria such as work atmosphere, image, salary/wage, workplace conditions and diversity—have been grouped into one or more of 25 industry sectors.
In its second year, the program reviewed data for 1,900 U.S. employers from a wide range of all industries. View the top 500 list at this link: http://www.forbes.com/best-employers/list/.
Universal Protection Service is the largest U.S.-owned security company and the nation's primary security provider for commercial office and retail properties. As Universal expands its position in the industry, the company continues to provide clients with total security solutions, personalized customer service and unmatched exceptional value. The company, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, serves a variety of industries and clients in North America. Learn more at www.universalpro.com.
About Universal Services of America
Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America is one of the leading facility services companies in North America, combining an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., Universal is a $2.5 billion company with more than 80,000 employees on staff. The company is now the second largest manned guarding security company in the U.S. and employs a hands-on, highly experienced management team and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security solutions. Universal has four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, Universal Protection Security Systems, Universal Fire/Life Safety Services and Universal Building Maintenance. To learn more, visit www.universalpro.com.
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