RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, was recently named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Greater Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
More than 250 companies submitted applications for this recognition, and VWR was selected along with 74 other top companies for the list. The Philadelphia Business Journal selects the top employers based on how employees rate their company's culture, teamwork and employee engagement through a survey conducted by Quantum Workplace.
"We are so pleased to have received this recognition," says Manuel Brocke-Benz, President and CEO. "At VWR, we are focused on cultivating an open, collaborative culture. We understand that our employees are the framework of who we are and how we succeed. Our people are our pride, and we are thrilled to know that, likewise, they feel pride in working for VWR."
VWR established its global headquarters in the Philadelphia area in 1989. The Company moved to its current facility in Radnor, Pennsylvania, in 2010, which is now the home for more than 450 employees. With more than 9,300 employees around the world, VWR is always looking for top talent to join its team. To learn more about careers at VWR, visit www.vwr.com/careers.htm.
The full list of the 2016 Best Places to Work was published alphabetically in the August 26th edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal. It is also posted on their website at www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia.
VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. With sales in excess of $4.3 billion in 2015, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. With more than 160 years of experience, VWR has cultivated a value proposition delivering product choice, operational excellence and differentiated services to improve our customers' productivity from research to production. VWR's differentiated services provide innovative, flexible and customized solutions from scientific research services to custom-manufactured chemical blends. Our dedicated team of more than 9,300 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals and production engineers to achieve their goals.
For more information on VWR, please visit www.vwr.com.
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