Brunswick’s New York Mills operation recognized as Top Workplace in Minnesota

Brunswick Corporation’s New York Mills Operation has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace.  The facility, which manufactures both Lund and Crestliner boats, placed sixth in the large Minnesota company’s category, positioned the plant in elite company in the state of Minnesota.

“What makes this award special is that it is based on employee opinions measuring engagement, health and satisfaction.  That tells me we have the right people leading our organization and we look forward to continued growth,” said Dirk Hyde, Brunswick’s Aluminum Fish Group president. “Employee satisfaction leads to success – and we are building a world-class manufacturing facility that is not only one of the best in the state, but one of the most well respected in the entire marine industry.”

The analysis for all of the awards included responses from over 140,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations. A complete list of companies selected is available at and was also published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 16.

“This award is all about our employees and the quality of our workforce,” said Hyde. “Empowering our team for continuous improvement is the key to our success.  We will continue to attract and retain the top talent in the area who are committed to each other and our community.”

To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely based on employee responses.

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