Rochester, NY August 10, 2020 — SMP has moved up in ranking every year it has received the Best Companies to Work for in New York State award, ranking #2 for 2020. SMP has been named a Best Company to Work for in New York State each year over the past four years (2016 – 2020). 

“More than ever, our people are SMP’s most precious resource and we are thrilled that they feel valued,” comments SMP’s President, Eric Rorapaugh. “SMP’s People First philosophy truly rings true in these unusual times. And we are so thankful our employees feel that we are staying true to this philosophy, as shown by their input on this survey. SMP would not be as successful as we are without our most critical resource: our people.”

Not only did SMP make the Best Companies to Work for in New York State in 2020, they also placed #4 for the Top Workplaces in Rochester (NY), as ranked by Rochester’s Democrat and Chronicle newspaper.

Having a full-time wellness director is something that truly sets SMP apart from other NYS-based organizations.  An in-house Innovation Team, onsite gym, participation in local endurance events, coupled with SMP’s dedication to giving back to the communities in which it does business provides employees an outlet to contribute to a common good are other attributes that make SMP a great place to work.  SMP empowers its employees with the tools and technology they need to provide the best service to its customers, access to training and the acknowledgment of their skills through internal shout outs to awards and prizes. While SMP continues to grow its business, it focuses on maintaining a small, entrepreneurial feel helps to make SMP a Best Companies to Work for in NYS.

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 2020 Best Companies to Work for in New York list is made up of 75 companies.

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, data center, network, 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.