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Guy & O'Neill Wins Milwaukee's Best and Brightest Companies To Work For® Award

Posted by Guy & O'Neill, Inc. on Apr 27, 2020 2:10:18 PM

Fredonia, WI, April 1, 2020 — Guy & O'Neill is named one of Milwaukee’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association For Business Resources for the year 2020. Only companies that distinguish themselves as having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approach are given this honor.

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Guy & O’Neill, Inc. Invests in Boomerang Laboratories, Inc.

Posted by Guy & O'Neill, Inc. on Mar 20, 2020 1:25:03 PM

Fredonia, March 20, 2020 – Guy & O’Neill, Inc. (“Guy & O’Neill”) a leading consumer products company with offices in Fredonia, Wisconsin, today announced that it has made an investment in Boomerang Laboratories, Inc. (“Boomerang”), a leading liquid fill manufacturer and developer of personal care and household products. Guy & O’Neill’s investment, financial terms of which were not disclosed, further expands their commitment to providing innovation to contract manufacturing and private label customers.

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Guy & O’Neill, Inc. Named a Winner of the Southeast Wisconsin 2019 Top Workplace Award by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted by Guy & O'Neill, Inc. on Apr 15, 2019 8:43:00 AM

TWP_Milwaukee_Portrait_2019_AWFredonia, WI – Guy & O’Neill Inc. has been awarded a 2019 Top Workplaces honor by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

“Top Workplaces is more than just recognition,” said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. “Our research shows organizations that earn the award attract better talent, experience lower turnover, and are better equipped to deliver bottom-line results. Their leaders prioritize and carefully craft a healthy workplace culture that supports employee engagement.”

“Being recognized for the Top Workplace Award for four years in a row is an honor. Our hard-working team members make Guy & O’Neill a great place to be,” said Tom Misgen, CEO and President, Guy & O’Neill, Inc. “Our motto Can do. Will do. Done. is something we strive for and I see this dedication and comradery every day.”

Jennifer Engert, Human Resources Manager, added “We are proud to receive this award again in 2019. Even though we moved up to the medium-sized category, we still have a family feel. Everyone is hard-working and respects each other. Our employees make Guy & O’Neill hum with positive energy and fun!”

“Becoming a Top Workplace isn’t something organizations can buy,” Claffey said. “It’s an achievement organizations have worked for and a distinction that gives them a competitive advantage. It’s a big deal.”

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Guy & O'Neill Wins Milwaukee’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® Award

Posted by Guy & O'Neill, Inc. on Jan 18, 2019 8:41:31 AM

Fredonia, WI - January 16th, 2019 — Guy & O'Neill is named one of Milwaukee’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association For Business Resources. Guy & O'Neill's dedication to practicing innovative strategies and representing best practices are the key factors in winning this award.

Tom Misgen, Chief Executive Officer at Guy & O’Neill, said "We are very proud to be named one of Milwaukee’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. We are consistently investing in our company, our people, and our community, and it's exciting to see those investments being recognized".

“Profitability and stability are essential for businesses in today’s economic climate. Companies that recognize that their employees are key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2019 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of NABR and the Best and Brightest Programs.

An independent research firm evaluated Guy & O'Neill's Compensation, Benefits, and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives and Strategic Company Performance to decide that Guy & O'Neill is one of Milwaukee’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a national program with annual symposium and award galas presented in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, and San Francisco. Visit www.thebestandbrightest.com for more details.

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Centre Partners Invests in Guy & O’Neill

Posted by Guy & O'Neill, Inc. on Oct 19, 2018 9:42:21 AM

New York, October 16, 2018 – Centre Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, today announced that it has made an investment in Guy & O'Neill, Inc. (“Guy & O’Neill”), a premier manufacturer and developer of household cleaning and personal care products. Centre’s investment, financial terms of which were not disclosed, was made alongside the Company’s senior management team, which will continue to own a meaningful stake and lead the business under Centre’s ownership.

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