SMP named one of 2019’s Best Companies to Work for in New York State

(Rochester, NY – January 7, 2019)  SMP has once again been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2019. This wonderful accomplishment marks three years in a row of being named a Best Company to Work for by our employees.  

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New York, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York list is made up of 75 companies.

“As our tagline “People First” implies, at SMP we focus in on helping people, and that starts with our employees.  We believe that happy and healthy employees do great work for our customers, leading to lasting customer relationships.”  states Eric Rorapaugh, SMP President and founder. “Being voted one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for a third time shows us that we are staying true to our culture and brand and that our employees feel important and valued.  SMP would not be where we are now without our dedicated and talented team.”

The annual list of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York was created by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) and Best Companies Group. SMP will be honored at a public awards dinner to be held in Albany later this spring.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity
  • Be a publicly or privately held business; in business for a minimum of 1 year
  • Have at least one facility and a minimum of 15 employees in the state of New York

About SMP:

SMP has been delivering strategic IT with integrity, passion, and a service guarantee for over 20 years. Serving all industries, our value-based technology solutions and services center around audio visual, collaboration, digital workspaces, infrastructure, and security. We partner with top manufacturers like Cisco, Dell EMC, NetApp and VMware to provide world-class technology solutions to our customers. A Best Company to Work for in NYS, SMP has offices in New York, Connecticut and Vermont.

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