OEC® is pleased to be recognized by the industries and communities in which we serve. The following are highlights of the prestigious awards and certifications the company has earned since its founding in 2000.
Top Workplaces Award
OEC was selected by the Cleveland Plain Dealer for the 2015 Top Workplaces Award for midsize companies. Based on employee nominations and feedback, the Top Workplaces award recognizes companies with a great working environment.
Tech Company of the Year Award
OEC was named Tech Company of the Year in the Large Company category at the 2015 Best of Tech Awards. Established by OHTec and the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), the Best of Tech Awards recognize innovative companies and products in the region.
NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work
For the 11th consecutive year, OEC has earned the regional distinction as one of the NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work for top talent in Northeast Ohio. The NorthCoast 99 award recognizes those organizations with the unique ability to maintain great workplaces that support the attraction, retention, and motivation of Top Performers.
Best Employers in Ohio
OEC has been designated as a Best Employer in Ohio in the Small to Medium-sized companies category, six times since 2006. This award recognizes Ohio's premier public and private workplaces that place associate growth and satisfaction at the forefront of their priorities.
Awarded to the region's fastest-growing companies, OEC has been a multiple year winner of the prestigious Weatherhead 100 honor. Regarded as a testament to hard work, dedication, innovation and a dream to succeed, the Weatherhead 100 award recognizes those companies with at least 5 years of record growth.
Fit-Friendly Company AwardFit-Friendly Worksites are recognized by the American Heart Association as employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health. In 2015, OEC achieved Gold-Level status.
NEO Success Award
Established to showcase successful businesses in Northeast Ohio, the NEO Success Awards program annually recognizes the area's top-performing companies. The NEO Success Award is unique in its combined measurement of business success in sales, growth and profitability.
Applications Showcase Award
In 2012, OEC received the prestigious Applications Showcase Award from the Nielsen Norman Group, which recognizes the world's best application user interfaces. Winning in the "Complex Applications" category, OEC solutions earned distinction for excellence in user experience and design.
Automotive News Pace Award Finalist
The company was named a 2011 finalist for FordParts.com, an OEM e-commerce portal for replacement parts that serves the B2B and B2C buying communities. We were also named a 2012 finalist for Parts Marketing Administration, the technology integration of automaker parts programs which has delivered more than one million incremental original equipment parts sales since its introduction.
The PACE award is the automotive industry's premier technology distinction honoring superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance among automotive suppliers.
Microsoft Gold Certified Partner
Each year, the OEC Information Services team meets new standards to ensure its continued recognition as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, an exclusive distinction earned by only 2% of Microsoft's partner organizations worldwide.
Certified Center of Excellence
The OEC Customer Support team is a six-time recipient of the best-in-class Certified Center of Excellence, designated by BenchmarkPortal, a leader in call center benchmarking. This certification, awarded to only 10% of organizational applicants, is considered one of the most prestigious and respected honors within the service and support industry. In 2014 and 2015, the OEC Customer Support team ranked in the Top 50 for Small-Sized Centers.
Reynolds & Reynolds RCI Certification
The certification allows OEC to securely exchange dealership data between the dealer's Reynolds and Reynolds ERA® Dealer Management System (DMS) and OEC parts sourcing, e-commerce and idle reduction solutions, ensuring ongoing interoperability and data integrity.