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Star Tribune names Arvig a 2017 Top Workplace

Arvig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list 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 results of the Star Tribune Top Workplaces are based on survey information collected by WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

The analysis included responses from over 69,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

"We're honored to be recognized as a Top Workplace in Minnesota," said David Arvig, Vice President/COO at Arvig. "This recognition is a testament to our 700+ dedicated employees who help to create an outstanding work experience here at Arvig. I personally enjoy coming to work every day because of them, and it makes us proud to know that they feel Arvig is a top place to work."

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."

Established in 1950, Arvig has grown from a small, family-owned telephone company to one of the largest independent telecommunications providers in the nation. Arvig delivers cutting-edge technology to residential and business customers. In addition to providing traditional telecom services such as internet, television and local phone, Arvig also provides high-capacity connectivity solutions, business phone systems, managed IT services, construction, and more. Visit for additional information.

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.