The Plain Dealer Names Universal Windows Direct A Winner of the Cleveland Top Workplaces 2019 Award


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Universal Windows Direct employees nominated the company with the winners based solely on employee feedback. The anonymous survey is collected by Energage, LLC, measuring aspects of the company ranging from workplace culture to execution and connection.

“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.”

Universal Windows Direct aims to improve the quality of life for their employees. This is achieved by offering an unparalleled workplace culture and experience. “We encourage professional and personal growth with all team members,” said Mike Strmac and William Barr, Founders of Universal Windows Direct. “When employees are happy, they are inspired to help improve homes and lives all throughout our community. This furthers our mission to becoming the greatest home improvement company in the country.”

This building includes a state-of-the-art training center, warehouse, employee workout facility, lounge, game room, and more. The new building helps the Universal Windows Direct team thrive in their workspace, while providing superior customer service to Cleveland homeowners.

Universal Windows Direct is working to become the #1 home improvement company in the country, offering quality replacement products and an incredible workplace culture for all team members. With the opening of the new headquarters and another outstanding year of growth, Universal Windows Direct is thrilled to receive this honor from The Plain Dealer and its employees.

“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.”

About Universal Windows Direct
Universal Windows Direct is an exterior renovation company based out of Cleveland, Ohio. It was founded in 2002 by William Barr and Michael Strmac, who had a mission to provide the highest quality home improvement products at the best market prices possible. Today, Universal Windows Direct is one of the fastest-growing home improvement companies with seven corporate hubs around the country. It’s known for its quality UniShield® products and incredible value.

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