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Torch Named One of the Country's Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services for Third Consecutive Year

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April 24, 2018
Torch Named One of the Country's Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services for Third Consecutive Year

HUNTSVILLE, ALGreat Place to Work and FORTUNE have again honored Torch Technologies as one of the Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services for the third consecutive year. T
he ranking considered input from more than 51,000 employees in the Consulting & Professional Services sector. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are or what they do. Torch Technologies took the No. 3 spot on the Small and Medium Companies list.
 
“At Torch, we are committed to maintaining our unique culture, despite our company’s continued growth,” says Torch President John Watson. “We are proud of our culture that benefits not only our customers and our employee-owners, but also our communities. It is an honor that our employees continue to rate our workplace highly, and that Great Place to Work® and Fortune are recognizing our positive culture for the third consecutive year.”

The Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services stand out for thriving in the competitive marketplace. 

“Great Place to Work is proud to have these Best Workplaces show that maximizing human potential creates a great workplace and drives business performance,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Torch Technologies set the bar for other Consulting & Professional Services companies by practicing what they preach.”
 
The Best Workplaces in the Consulting & Professional Services is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Torch Technologies was also ranked as a Best Workplace in Consulting & Professionals Services in 2016 and 2017, and as a Small and Medium Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune in 2016 and 2017.
 
About Torch Technologies

Founded in October 2002, Torch Technologies, Inc. (Torch) is a 100% employee-owned small business dedicated to quality technical services, competitive costs and ethical business practices. Torch has received both national and local recognition for its business performance, workplace environment, and ethical business practices. Most recently, in 2018, Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine named Torch one of the country's Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services for the third consecutive year. Torch was also recognized as the 2018 ESOP Company of the Year by the New South Chapter of The ESOP Association. Additionally, Torch was named a winner of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Huntsville award, marking Torch’s fifth time to receive this honor, with previous wins in 2017, 2016, 2012, and 2008. In 2017, Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine named Torch a Best Medium Workplace for the second consecutive year. Washington Technology listed Torch in its annual “Top 100” Government Contractors ranking for the third consecutive year in 2017, and Bloomberg Government listed Torch in its annual “Top 200” ranking in 2017. Torch was also ranked in the Inc. 5000 list for the eleventh consecutive year in 2017. Additionally, in 2017, Torch was ranked #16 on the Entrepreneur 360 list. In 2016, Torch was named one of America’s Best Small Companies by Forbes. In 2015, Torch won the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Business Ethics in the North Alabama Region for the 3rd time, also winning in 2009 and 2005. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.TorchTechnologies.com

About the Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services
 
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 51,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in Consulting & Professional Services. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

About Great Place to Work

 
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its  certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.

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Contact:
Cayce Taylor, Communications Specialist
cayce.taylor@torchtechnologies.com, (256) 319-7521