Star Tribune Names IdentiSys Inc. a 2016 Top Workplace

June 27, 2016

Workplace Top 150Eden Prairie, MN June 27, 2016 — IdentiSys Inc. has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.  

The Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 26. The report can also be found at

Produced by the same team that compiles the 25-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from over 73,870 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 150 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Workplace Dynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention. IdentiSys is ranked No. 23 on the small company list.  

“First of all, I want to say Thank You to all of our employees. This is such an honor for them to rate us so well for the third year in a row” said Mike Shields II, president and CEO of IdentiSys. “Very few companies consistently achieve this. It is a ranking that places us among the best of the best and the fact that our employees are so proud and so engaged in our business makes this award an even bigger honor. We continually strive to hire colleagues that want to be part of growing the company, that truly believe in the business and are focused on customer satisfaction. This combination has always been a key to our business model and will continue to be a focus for us in the future.”

Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith said, “The companies in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.” 

To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 1,555 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.

About IdentiSys

Founded in 1999, IdentiSys Inc. offers complete identification, security and tracking solutions, and customer flow management (queueing) including most applications using a plastic card, ID badge, metal tag, or biometric. Its divisions include Gebco HawaiiLINSTAR, and ID Connection, and serving the reseller marketplace. The Eden Prairie, Minnesota company is North America’s largest supplier of security, ID and card solutions to end users, representing over 70 key identification, card fulfillment and security suppliers while providing superior service and support to over 30,000 customers in corporate, education, healthcare, financial, government, gaming and many other markets.

IdentiSys is a member of Identification Systems Group (ISG), Identification Systems Dealer Association (ISDA), National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU), National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA), Photo Marketing Association (PMA), Professional Security Alliance (PSA) and Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA); Gebco Hawaii is a member of BindRite Dealers Association; ID Connection is a member of Security Industry Association (SIA). (

Darlene Swan
Director of Marketing
IdentiSys Inc.
7630 Commerce Way
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 952-294-1237