Computerworld announced that MSC Industrial Supply Co. ranked No. 35 among large organizations on the 2017 Best Places to Work in IT list. The annual ranking lists the top 100 organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. MSC is a premier distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) supplies to industrial customers throughout North America.
"We are gratified that MSC has been recognized among the Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT because we have outstanding IT professionals, many of whom have lengthy tenures with our company," said Charlie Bonomo, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for MSC. "Our IT associates are important to our success, so we make it a top priority to offer ongoing learning and development opportunity and hands-on training so that their skills remain current and relevant, all so they can achieve their individual potential and success."
MSC's continual investment in IT solutions leverages custom-developed applications, best-of-breed commercial software and the latest technology like cloud computing, artificial intelligence and big data analytics. MSC's IT associates also have ample opportunity to leverage their expertise and years of experience while enhancing their skills and careers and being part of a winning team, Bonomo said.
"The organizations on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list excel at creating a dynamic and satisfying IT work environment," said Ken Mingis, executive editor of Computerworld. "In a competitive market for tech talent, these outstanding employers are able to attract highly skilled IT pros by offering great benefits, new learning opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies and challenging, business-critical projects."
About the Best Places to Work in IT
The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG's Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.
MSC Industrial Supply Co. (NYSE:MSM) is a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. We help our customers drive greater productivity, profitability and growth with more than 1 million products, inventory management and other supply chain solutions, and deep expertise from over 75 years of working with customers across industries.
Our experienced team of more than 6,000 associates is dedicated to working side by side with our customers to help drive results for their businesses - from keeping operations running efficiently today to continuously rethinking, retooling, and optimizing for a more productive tomorrow.
For more information on MSC, please visit mscdirect.com.
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