Synergy Aromas Listed on Great Place to Work’s 2021 Best Workplaces in Chicago – Press Release

Great Place to Work® Names Synergy Aromas, Inc. One of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Chicago™


Wauconda, IL — Great Place to Work® has honored Synergy Aromas, Inc. as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Chicago™. This is Synergy Aromas’ first time being named one of the Top 50 Chicagoland companies to work for. The Best Workplaces in Chicago list is highly competitive, and earning a spot means that Synergy is one of the best companies to work for in the country.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. Great Place to Work selected the list using rigorous analytics and confidential employee feedback.

“We are really pleased to be recognized by GPTW for having an outstanding work environment, but more importantly this says to us that our team believes we are on the right path for this ongoing journey of maintaining a workplace that people want to be a part of,” says Rod Sowders, President & CEO of Synergy Aromas. “We recognize that this success is a result of collective commitment and hard work, and that work is ongoing. We can always improve, but today, we are celebrating with our employees.”

Synergy Aromas has participated in the Great Place to Work survey since 2017, receiving the annual certification each year. In being named one of the Best Workplaces in Chicago, our highest-rated items include:

    • I’m proud to tell others they work here.

    • Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.

    • I feel good about the ways we contribute to our community.

    • People celebrate special events around here.

    • I feel I can take time off of work when I think it’s necessary.

    • People here are treated fairly regardless of race, gender and sexual orientation.


About Synergy Aromas, Inc

Synergy Aromas, Inc., a leading supplier of flavors, extracts and essences is a member of the Irish-based Carbery Group, an international food ingredients and cheese company. Synergy creates innovative flavors and taste solutions in a full range of natural, artificial, and organic designations for growing food and beverage manufacturers worldwide. In addition to multiple locations in the US, Synergy has production, R&D and technical facilities in Ireland, UK, Italy, Thailand, Indonesia, and Brazil.

About Great Place to Work Certification™

Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.

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