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AB&R® named among “Top Companies to Work for in Arizona” for the 6th consecutive year

PHOENIX, AZ (June 15, 2020) – and Republic Media (The Arizona Republic and announced today that AB&R® (American Barcode and RFID) has earned a spot on the list of 2020® Top Companies to Work for in Arizona for the sixth year in a row.

“It is a testament to our team that we have been recognized as one of the Top Companies to Work for in Arizona for six consecutive years!” says Mike Stryczek, President & CEO of AB&R.  “Our team exemplifies our corporate values daily through personal accountability, effective communication, company-wide empowerment, consistent integrity, and of course, joining in on the fun. AB&R has been an Arizona-based business for the past 40 years. I’d like to thank our team for providing Amazing Customer Experiences and look forward to what we will achieve together!”

This highly selective list is the result of anonymous and comprehensive employee surveys measuring culture, work environment, leadership, and employee pride and satisfaction, combined with rigorous evaluations of workplace practices, policies, perks and demographics.

“[These top] companies were selected based on the results of a very high favorable employee survey scores averaging 90% overall survey results and an impressive 91% overall employee engagement.  This level of performance for Arizona companies is about three times the national average when compared to Gallup’s recent reporting of US engagement at about 33% favorable”, says Denise Gredler, Founder & CEO for BestCompaniesAZ.  “These winners should be very proud of their Top Companies status for this presents a powerful opportunity to attract and retain the very best talent.”

The “Top Companies” were published in a special supplement in the June 14, 2020 issue of The Arizona Republic, as well as online at and These companies will also be honored at an awards breakfast reception later this year.

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About AB&R®

AB&R® (American Barcode and RFID) is the leader in IoT solutions. Supplying businesses across all industries with advanced technology to identify, track, and manage inventory and assets throughout the supply chain with the primary goal of making them better at what they do best. AB&R’s solutions and services include product identification with high-performance printing and compliance labeling through real-time visibility and traceability, and the managed and professional services to support them all. With 40 years as a trusted expert in technical innovation, performance, and cost-effectiveness, AB&R’s solutions improve efficiency and productivity that transforms companies all around the world.

About Republic Media
Republic Media is a consultative media company that provides you with the means to deliver your message to the right audience in the most effective way. From online to print to direct mail, Republic Media encompasses an array of products including The Arizona Republic,, and La Voz. Since 1890, The Arizona Republic continues to be Arizona’s most trusted and most read newspaper.

About BestCompaniesAZ
BestCompaniesAZ is a marketing agency that specializes in employer branding. With more than 30 combined years of industry experience in public relations and human resources, BestCompaniesAZ elevates award-winning organizations through digital marketing, events, communication and award consultation services. 

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About Best Companies Group
Best Companies Group is dedicated to establishing Best Places to Work programs to distinguish leaders in workplace excellence. As a research firm, BCG collects data about participating companies as well as employee feedback, analyzes that data, and produces a “Best” distinction that makes each recognized organization, the selected region (or industry) and the organizing partners proud. Best Companies Group identifies and recognizes places of employment that lead the way in defining the employee experience of the 21st century.

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