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PEER Group named to 2018 list of Best Workplaces™ for Women

Kitchener, Ontario - March 6, 2018

Best Workplaces for Women 2018The PEER Group Inc. is proud to announce that our organization has been named to the 2018 LIST OF BEST WORKPLACES™ FOR WOMEN. We received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work®. 

The list of the 50 Best Workplaces™ for Women is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations that were surveyed by Great Place to Work. GPTW determined the BEST based the overall Trust Index score of eligible organizations and their programs and practices that support and advance women.

Analysis of the data to compile this list focused on the following considerations:

  • Companies must be Great Place to Work certified in the past year
  • Minimum 15 female employees in the organization
  • Minimum 90% positive response to the statement, “I am treated fairly regardless of my gender”

“I’m very excited that PEER Group has been recognized as a Best Workplace for Women! We have purposefully created an environment where women can grow in knowledge, ability and leadership, and we benefit from teams made of talented and empathetic individuals. We encourage strong women to choose STEM-related career paths and we’re proud of our challenging and encouraging workplace where women can flourish,” says Janice Retterath, PEER Group’s Director of HR & Administration. 

About PEER Group

Smart manufacturing starts with factory automation software. PEER Group® provides the largest portfolio of factory automation software products and services to high-volume manufacturers and equipment makers in the semiconductor, photovoltaics (PV), and electronics industries. With over 100,000 licenses shipped, we are the leading supplier of factory automation software for smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0. We help lower the cost of automation for our customers by solving their most challenging equipment automation, data management, and process control problems. PEER Group received Intel Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) awards for our work in 2015 and 2016, and is recognized on the Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces Canada (2013-2017) and Branham300 (2012-2017) lists. Follow us on social at linkedin.com/company/the-peer-group and @peergroup_inc

About Great Place to Work® 

Great Place to Work® (GPTW) is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, GPTW recognizes the world's Best Workplaces in a series of national lists including those published by Fortune magazine (USA) and The Globe & Mail (Canada). Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. www.greatplacetowork.ca and @GPTW_Canada.