Linamar is an international manufacturer of automotive and machine components, headquartered in Guelph. Linamar employs over 9,000 people in the city, and has many international plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
As a result of these international operations, Linamar benefits greatly from the inclusion and employment of a diverse workforce. The knowledge of local culture and language that these employees bring provide Linamar with a distinct competitive advantage in their international operations.
Linamar’s “Grow with Us” strategy strives to develop employee capacities throughout their career with the company, while their “School Within a Factory” initiative has assisted immigrants in obtaining locally recognized education credentials. Their recruitment department has assisted many employees in relocating and adapting to the city of Guelph.
Congratulations to Linamar on this nomination!