HERCULES, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 28, 2014) - Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. ( NYSE : BIO ) and ( NYSE : BIO.B ), today announced that it has been named one of the '2014 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area' by a joint project of the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Bio-Rad appeared in the top 10 ranking in the category of companies that have over 1,500 employees in the San Francisco Bay Area. This year marks Bio-Rad's fifth year in a row that the company has received this distinction.
To determine which companies belong on the list, publishers of the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal went directly to the employees of Bay Area companies. Bio-Rad was selected based on its Bay Area employees taking part in an online satisfaction survey earlier this year. The company was recognized for how well it ranked in areas including its management practices, benefits, and overall compensation, as well as providing its employees with a collaborative culture.
"We are pleased to be recognized once again as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area," said Norman Schwartz, Bio-Rad President and Chief Executive Officer. "It is rewarding to know that our efforts at providing a positive work environment are felt by our employees."
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. ( NYSE : BIO ) and ( NYSE : BIO.B ) designs, manufactures, and distributes a broad range of innovative products and solutions for the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. The company is renowned for its commitment to quality and customer service among university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, as well as the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and food safety industries. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad is based in Hercules, California, and serves more than 100,000 research and healthcare industry customers through its global network of operations. The company employs over 7,750 people worldwide and had revenues exceeding $2.1 billion in 2013. For more information, visit our website at www.bio-rad.com.