Applied Industrial Technologies Wins the NorthCoast 99 Award for Best Workplaces

Sep 24, 2013, 11:27 ET from Applied Industrial Technologies

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CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) has been recognized as one of Northeast Ohio's best workplaces for the 13th year. The NorthCoast 99 Award recognizes the top 99 companies in Northeast Ohio for building and maintaining a great workplace. This prestigious award program is developed by the Employers Resource Council (ERC). (Logo: )

"We are honored to be recognized as a NorthCoast 99 winner for 13 years," says Barb Emery, Vice President – Human Resources, for Applied®. "It is our employee associates that make Applied a great place to work through their dedication to teamwork and unwavering commitment to customer service in all we do." Applied supports its Cleveland-based corporate headquarters and field sales force with extensive professional training and career development programs.

Since 1999, the NorthCoast 99 award program has recognized organizations for their ability to maintain great workplaces that support the attraction, retention, and motivation of top performers. Companies are surveyed in the areas of recruiting and selection; compensation, benefits, and rewards; training and development; and culture, leadership, and innovation. ERC is Northeast Ohio's leading and largest professional organization dedicated to HR practices, programs and services.

With more than 500 facilities and 5,000 employee associates, Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than five million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers maintenance training and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers. Applied can be visited on the Internet at

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