Despite the continuing recession, The Garland Company, Inc., a mid-sized roofing manufacturer headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, has been the recipient of several achievement awards in 2010.
Despite the continuing recession, The Garland Company, Inc., a mid-sized
roofing manufacturer headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, has been the recipient of several
achievement awards in 2010.
In May, the company was honored with a Manny Award from Ohio’sInside Businessmagazine. The award
acknowledges a corporate culture that celebrates innovation and collaboration
with workplace activities and events designed to break down barriers between
departments in order to foster the “cross-pollination” of ideas.
Its efforts in that regard bore fruit later this year when
Building Operating Managementincluded
Green-Lock product family in its list of Top Products for 2010. According to
manager, Tom Stuewe, the company added to the Green-Lock family a polymer-based
“With that addition, commercial roofing contractors can now install our
high-performance modified bitumen roofing systems from start to finish using
VOC-free products,” he said in a release. “The Green-Lock cold-applied system
works with aggregate-surfaced and mineral-surfaced membranes, significantly
reducing health and safety concerns for workers and building
The company was also recognized as one of Northeast
Ohio’s best places to work for the eleventh consecutive year by the
Employers Resource Council (ERC). As a NorthCoast 99 award recipient, Garland
was evaluated on a number of employee-focused criteria, including compensation
and benefits, health and safety, training and education, diversity,
communication, and community service and involvement.
In the area of sales performance, Garland won two prestigious honors. Its
inclusion in the2010 Inc. 500/5000list acknowledges Garland’s ability to outperform many of its peers in a year
when manufacturing and construction entrants dropped from 10th to
11th place in terms of the number of companies represented on the
list. Inc. magazine reports that
representation in that sector is less than half what it was in 2007.
Garland also won a place
on theWeatherhead 100list, which
showcases the fastest growing companies in Northeast
Ohio based on a consistent growth pattern across five years. That
award is given by Cleveland’s Weatherhead School
of Management at Case Western
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Garland Defies Recession with Award-Winning Performance
December 3, 2010