SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—The Martec Group, a market research and consulting firm located in Southfield, was selectedMartec Cool Places 2016 as one of the 2016 Cool Places to Work in Michigan. The annual list of “Cool Places to Work” was created by Crain’s Detroit Business and Best Companies Group.

This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Michigan, benefiting the state’s economy, its work force and businesses.

“We’re thrilled about being named to the ‘Cool Places to Work’ list,” says Sandy Monahan, Martec Partner. “The market research projects we conduct are highly dynamic, and it takes an energized, engaged team to deliver the best possible intelligence results to our clients. It’s an honor that our employees have awarded us this designation.”

Organizations from across the state participated in a two-part survey process to determine the Cool Places to Work in Michigan. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top organizations and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration, survey and analysis process and determined the final rankings.

For the Cool Places to Work survey, Martec employees listed company-provided Fitbits, half-day Fridays and employee recognition for exceptional work as reasons they believe Martec stands out as an employer.

For more information on the Cool Places to Work in Michigan program, visit

About The Martec Group
The Martec Group provides best-in-class strategic intelligence and market research solutions. Based in Chicago with a global footprint spanning North America, Europe and Asia, The Martec Group specializes in the automotive, healthcare, food and beverage, building materials and construction, chemicals, and industrial equipment industries. For more information, please visit

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