Belwith Products® Named One of The Best & Brightest Companies to Work For®
Leader in hardware trends meets national score and threshold in annual award

Grandville, MI (March 1, 2017) – As a company making continuous great strides within the decorative hardware industry, Belwith Products® is proud to announce it has been recognized as a national winner of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® within the U.S by the National Association for Business Resources.

Honoring companies that deliver exceptional human resource practices and possess an impressive commitment to their employees, Belwith Products and its brands, Keeler®, Belwith-Keeler®,

Hickory Hardware®, and First Watch® Security were assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more. Belwith Products was recognized out of thousands of nominations submitted from across the nation for its exceptional management practices, work processes and the company’s dedication to its employees.

Through an employee engagement analysis report, the National Association for Business Resources identified that amongst Belwith’s employees the vast majority understand the company’s mission and values, feel they can balance job requirements and personal/family life, feel they can be themselves at work, and favor Belwith Products’ acts of contributing to the local community.

“At the center of our core values is a dedication to engage our incredibly talented team,” said Tim Emmitt, president of Belwith Products. “We promote a winning mentality and an attitude to lead by serving, which drives associates to continually look for ways to innovate and improve the overall health of the team. and we look to continuously build upon our culture, supporting our associates’ lifestyles and providing opportunities for their career growth.”

Since joining the Belwith Products team in October 2014, Emmitt and the leadership team have focused on empowering in-house artisans, designers and service team members to find inspiration from the latest in home and fashion trends, leading to a refresh cadence of product lines across all brands, all while continuing to provide a customer service experience that is unmatched within the industry.

“The passion within our building starts from the inside out – and it shows through how we engage with and take care of our customers,” said Emmitt. “Our talented team works hard and celebrates our victories throughout the year while maintaining a safe and fun work environment with opportunities for skill training and development.”

Members of the Belwith Products brand teams will attend a gala at JW Marriott Grand Rapids on May 3, 2017 where they will be recognized with fellow recipients for their exceptional commitment to employees.

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About Belwith® Products

Belwith Products, well known for their decorative hardware designs and a well-established company for more than 120 years, is an industry-leading brand in stylish and functional products. Their master craftsmen, engineers and designers integrate both design and technology to craft complete home solutions, centered on trend-leading style and unparalleled quality. Belwith Products’ rich history started in 1893 beginning with the Keeler Brass Company that provided quality hardware to homeowners. Today, Belwith, along with its three brand divisions, Keeler®, Belwith-Keeler®, Hickory Hardware® and First Watch® Security, lead the industry through a unique and visionary fusion of design and technological innovation. Belwith’s products exemplify commitment to quality and attention to detail. Belwith Products are available from home centers, hardware stores, specialty showrooms, design-conscience retailers and numerous online retailers. For more information, call 800-235-9484 or visit



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