OWINGS MILLS, Md., Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hamilton Associates, Inc. has been recognized as «Best in Benefits,» landing among the top 15 Mid-Atlantic Region companies participating in the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Benchmarking Survey.

Best in Benefits recognizes employers who offer the best benefit plans relative to their peers. The benefit value and cost of each company plan is determined by analyzing benefit plan designs, premiums and employer contributions provided from the survey. Companies are ranked by a lowest-cost/highest-benefit metric to determine Best in Benefits.

The Mid-Atlantic Benchmarking Survey is conducted annually on employee benefits including medical, dental, life, voluntary benefits and leave policies. The area surveyed included data from 147 companies representing nearly 80,000 employees and nearly $950 million dollars spent by companies on healthcare collectively.

In 2017 Hamilton Associates, Inc. won a number of awards that recognize its commitment to both employees and the environment, including:

  • The Wellness Council of America’s Top 10 Active Company Awards.
  • Best in Benefits Award for providing its associates with superior benefits packages among employers in the mid-Atlantic region.
  • The Leadership Award from the Maryland Green Registry, which recognized the company’s achievements in Energy Efficiency; Material Recycling; and, Waste Reduction.

«Our vision is to build a company that is an engine of human prosperity through principled manufacturing,» said Hamilton CEO Douglas Hamilton, III. «That means we have a lot of stakeholders – not only our owners, not only our customers, but also our employees, our suppliers, end users of the products our products go into, and even the local and global communities that benefit from the positive contributions of these stakeholders.»

«We are principled in how we do things because it’s the right thing to do, and frankly because it’s good for business. Case in point – when we gain recognition for our efforts, it’s not just positive reinforcement that we’re on the right track, hopefully it also attracts more people to our message, our company, and our products. Things come full circle.»

About Us

Hamilton Associates, Inc., is a privately-owned Baltimore firm comprised of portfolio companies Air Techniques International (ATI), the global leader in testing equipment for specialized filters and masks and leader in airborne chem-bio protection solutions; Elevator Safety Company (ELSCO), the world’s premier manufacturer of ride-quality-improving elevator roller guides and swivel sliding guide shoes; and Dirt Killer Pressure Washers, a distributor and retailer of professional-grade pressure washers.

Contact: Kathy Burke, HR Manager, [email protected]

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