Star Tribune Names IdentiSys a 2017 Top 150 Workplace

June 21, 2017
Top 150 Workplaces

Eden Prairie, MN, June 21, 2017—IdentiSys Inc. has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The Top Workplaces special section will be ​published in the Star Tribune newspaper on Sunday, June 25. A complete list of the companies selected is available at

Produced by the same team that compiles the 26-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 69,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 150 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention. To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 2,000 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.

IdentiSys is ranked No. 35 on the small company list.

“Thank you to all of our employees – it is such an honor to win this award four years in a row. And, the fact that it is all based off of direct employee input makes this even better. I am so proud that our employees feel this way about IdentiSys” 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 engaged in our business makes this award an even better. We 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 150 Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.” 

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 Hawaii, LINSTAR, 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