CLEVELAND — The Garland Co. Inc. of Cleveland has been honored as a 2018 Top Workplace by The Plain Dealer among an impressive group of Northeast Ohio organizations. 

Garland placed sixth in the Small Companies category – up from No. 27 in 2017. The oldest company to appear on the Small Companies list, this was Garland’s seventh consecutive year in the Top Workplaces rankings.

“This is a special honor for us because it belongs to our outstanding team,” said Garland Vice President and General Manager Scott Craft. “Even with a history as long as Garland's, going all the way back to 1895, it is our people who continue to keep the fire going.”

The Plain Dealer ranked 150 Cleveland companies in the ninth annual Top Workplace ranking. Garland congratulated the other companies on this list for making Cleveland a great place to live and work.

“Becoming a Top Workplace isn’t something organizations can buy,” said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. “It’s an achievement organizations have to work for.”

The Top Workplace list is compiled by The Plain Dealer in partnership with Energage, an employee research and consulting firm. The results are based solely on employee feedback on topics including employee engagement, leadership and effectiveness.

The Garland Co. is among leaders of quality, high-performance roofing and building envelope solutions for the commercial, industrial and institutional markets. For over 120 years, Garland has continually developed unique product and service offerings that have raised the bar of performance while exceeding the individual needs of customers throughout the world.