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Best Employers in Maryland 2017

No. 9 – Electric Motor Repair (EMR)


Headquarters: Baltimore
U.S. employees: 210

About the company:
2_electric-motor-repair-company-emr2Electric Motor Repair is a leading provider of service, installation, parts & distribution to the commercial kitchen, refrigeration, industrial motor, elevator and marine industries. Founded in 1927 in Baltimore, EMR is a third-generation family-owned business that operates six locations to serve the mid-Atlantic region, including Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Beltsville, and Salisbury, as well as Lorton, Virginia, and Delaware Valley. Service extends into the Hampton Roads, Tidewater-area of Coastal Virginia, as well as Western Pennsylvania, and Western Maryland.

What our employees love about working here:
A collaborative approach to decision-making; positive atmosphere; company events — annual picnic, “Pizza Fridays,” “Hump Day Hotdogs,” post-Monday popcorn, Halloween parties/costume contests, Christmas décor contest.

Other unique benefits we offer:
EYE SPY, a unique employee engagement program designed to encourage positivity in the workplace, and uphold the EMR customer service pledge, code of conduct, and commitment to safety.

Employee recognition programs:
Years of service gift: Each decade milestone has monetary value tied to it; employees get the chance to choose a gift from Amazon.

Ways we relieve stress and promote fun:
“Pizza Fridays”: One Friday a month at all branches, EMR supplies pizza lunch for staff; “Hump Day Hotdogs”: Every Wednesday, EMR cooks hotdogs for all staff.