Hydra-Flex Wins Employer of Excellence Award
October 1, 2018
By: Hydra-Flex, Inc.
October 1, 2018 – Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN – It was announced today that Hydra-Flex, Inc. – manufacturer of innovative fluid handling products for the vehicle wash, hydro excavation, and industrial cleaning industries – has been recognized as an Employer of Excellence by the Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board (WBD).
The Dakota-Scott WBD awarded 12 organizations with the Employer of Excellence award for their employee retention, compensation, and training practices. Each participant completed a survey that allowed their employment practices to be analyzed by a consulting firm. Hydra-Flex won the award based on numerous metrics including: turnover, rate of growth, promotion rates, employee evaluations and feedback, percentage of employees injured, diversity of management, benefits offered, training expenditures, paid days off, and increase in pay.
“To be recognized as an Employer of Excellence in our community is both gratifying and humbling,” stated Jaime Harris, President and CEO of Hydra-Flex. “This award, along with the passionate group of people we retain, validates our efforts to make Hydra-Flex a great place to work.”
About Hydra-Flex, Inc.
Hydra-Flex, Inc. was founded in 2002 as two men, a beer fridge, and a machine shop – driven by the simple belief that we could “find a better way” to manufacture innovative and reliable fluid handling products for the vehicle wash industry including chemical dispensing systems and high-pressure nozzles. Building on that expertise, Hydra-Flex products are now used in multiple industries including hydro excavation and industrial cleaning. In addition to winning the Employer of Excellence award, Hydra-Flex earned spots on the 2014-2017 Inc. 5000 lists, the 2015-2017 MSPBJ Fast 50, and won Best in Class, Best New Product Design, and Executive of the Year in the Minnesota Manufacturing Awards.