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Applied Industrial Technologies Receives NorthCoast 99 Award Recognizing the Best Workplaces for Top Talent

 CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2019-- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) has received the 2019 NorthCoast 99 Award for best practices and workplace trends in Organizational Strategy, Policies and Communications; Recruitment, Selection and Onboarding; Employee Well-Being; Employee Engagement and Development; and Total Rewards. Applied® has received this prestigious award 19 times since its inception in 1999.

“Applied works hard to provide all associates with a culture and environment that encourages and rewards hard work,” explains Kurt Loring, Vice President – Chief Human Resources Officer. “We provide relevant training, support and numerous continuous improvement opportunities that give associates the resources they need to be successful in their jobs and to reach their full potential in career development. We are proud to have received this recognition for the NorthCoast 99 Best Workplaces Award,” Loring adds.

The annual NorthCoast 99 Award program is managed by Employers Resource Council (ERC) and collects data from a demographic profile of more than 10,000 top-performing and newly hired employees located in Northeast Ohio, including factors that drive and engage them to excel within their organizations. Each year the Top 99 companies are recognized as a best workplace for top talent.

 About Applied®
Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading value-added distributor of bearings, power transmission products, engineered fluid power components and systems, specialty flow control solutions, and other industrial supplies, serving MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power, and flow control shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers. For more information, visit

Source: Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc.

Julie Kho
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