Vero Beach, Fla., Nov.18, 2013 - Piper Aircraft earned distinction from Workforce Solutions as one of the community's best places to work at the 11th Annual Indian River County 'Best Place to Work' awards for employers with more than 50 employees.
Workforce Solutions is a private, non-profit, Florida organization with a board of directors consisting of private business, economic development and education representatives, as well as individuals from community and state agencies and elected officials.
"The 'Best Place to Work' award validates the motivation and excellent work habits exhibited daily by hundreds of Piper employees and it acknowledges the positive productive environment created by our workforce and their families," said Piper President and CEO Simon Caldecott. "Everyone recognizes the advantages of working at an employer that values the contributions of every employee and we are pleased to accept this award on behalf of the entire Piper workforce."
Workforce Solutions commissioned Personnel Dynamics Consulting of Fort Pierce to calculate staff turnover rates, growth percentages, employee development spending, promotion percentages, insurance packages and retirement plans. A total of 37 measurements determined Indian River County's Best Places to Work.
About Workforce Solutions
Workforce Solutions is a private, non-profit, Florida organization with a board of directors consisting of private business, economic development and education representatives, as well as individuals from community and state agencies and elected officials. Members of the board represent the diversity of businesses, organizations and trades that operate in the Florida Research Coast region, including Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie County. Chartered by the State of Florida to create and manage a workforce development service delivery system responsive to the needs of businesses and job seekers, Workforce Solutions offers complimentary programs and partnerships recognized locally, statewide, and nationally.
About Piper Aircraft
Piper Aircraft Inc. is headquartered in Vero Beach, Fla. The company offers aviators throughout the world efficient and reliable single-engine and twin-engine aircraft. The single-engine M-Class series - the Meridian, Mirage and Matrix - offer businesses and individuals elegant performance and value. The Twin Class Seneca V and Seminole balance proven performance, efficiency and simplicity in twin-engine aircraft. The Trainer Class Archer TX, Arrow, Seminole and Seneca V aircraft form the most complete technically-advanced line of pilot training aircraft in the world. All Piper airplanes feature advanced Garmin avionics in the cockpit. Piper is a member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.