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Sheila Keller, Marketing Strategist

Applied Innovation honored as one of the “National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For”

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Applied Imaging, Michigan’s premier office technology solutions provider has been recognized as one of the 2012 “National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) (

Hundreds of competing companies throughout the country vie for the Best and Brightest designation, but only companies with the highest quality human resources initiatives can be named a National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For (

“I am grateful that Applied Imaging has been honored at the national level as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For,” said John Lowery, President of Applied Imaging. “Creating a company that allows employees to flourish, grow and reach their goals is essential to exceed client expectations.  This recognition is validation that Applied Imaging is on the right track in sustaining a work environment that helps our team members thrive.”

The 2012 winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. These best practices include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance.

With more than 10 years of experience conducting Best and Brightest Company competitions, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has identified numerous best HR practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

“Our list of nationally recognized companies has grown significantly this year. This exceptional growth is a testament to how important this designation is for companies that want to have the best and brightest employees working for them,” said Jennifer Kluge, NABR president. “We are proud to recognize and honor these winning companies, including Applied Imaging.”