WernerCo announced July 11 the company has been named to the distinguished list of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators. WernerCo was recognized for long-term innovation across product development, investment in comprehensive safety training initiatives for its customers and end users, and an empowered workplace culture that distinguishes the company from others. WernerCo joins an impressive list of companies from around the globe that have been recognized to empower employees to deliver innovation at all levels.

“Innovation is a global priority, and this year’s list has a decidedly international flavor,” said Brendan Vaughan, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “Five of the top 10 ranked companies, including No. 1, Canva, are not headquartered in the U.S.”

Developed in collaboration with Accenture, the Fast Company 2023 Best Workplaces for Innovators ranks 100 winners from a variety of industries, including technology, consumer packaged goods, financial, health care and many more. Fast Company editors reviewed and scored nearly 1,000 submissions to identity the leading 100 companies.

“We are honored to be a part of the Fast Company Innovators List,” said Brian Kagen, global chief marketing officer at WernerCo. “We’ve focused on educating and empowering our employees by creating, designing and launching innovative products for our end users who trust us with their safety and security. With a focus on improvements within the construction and trades industry, we believe it’s more critical than ever to equip individuals from 30 feet to 30 stories and will continue to invest in our people, research and process to deliver industry-first product innovations.”

Innovation At the Core

WernerCo’s long history of industry-leading product innovation includes a complete line of professional-grade products. The product portfolio demonstrates a rich heritage of design and manufacturing innovation, and the company’s pursuit of game-changing innovation is driven by the commitment to protect users and their equipment investment. By leveraging global efficiency, unmatched talent and unique new product development approaches, WernerCo is able to introduce first-to-market job site solutions across the globe and across the company’s portfolio of category-leading brands.

For more information about WernerCo’s innovation milestones and practices, visit https://www.wernercoprofessionalbrands.com/innovation. To see the complete list of Fast Company winners, go to https://www.fastcompany.com/best-workplaces-for-innovators/list.