Automated Packaging Systems, Inc., Streetsboro, Ohio, has won honors for being one of the Buckeye State’s best places to work.

Automated Packaging honored with workplace awardThe flexible bag packaging systems designer and manufacturer is being recognized for as one of northeast Ohio’s top employers. Automated Packaging ranked fifth among large companies employing more than 500 workers, according to a news release.

Recognized by the London-based Workplace Dynamics, a workplace improvement firm, Automated Packaging scored highest in confidential worker surveys in areas covering employee confidence in their managers, if they feel appreciated by their company and how secure they feel about their future at the firm. Workers were also surveyed on if they are encouraged to make suggestions, satisfaction with their pay and flexible hours and benefits, according to the release.

“We are extremely proud of our employees who have all worked hard to make this company a leader in our industry,” Bernie Lerner, Automated Packaging’s chief executive officer, said in the release. “We believe clear and open communications in a great working environment allows great minds to perform at their best, and it takes extra effort to be the best in any business.”

The online survey queried 46,465 employees from 235 organizations.