CINCINNATI/DAYTON, Ohio — Mike’s Carwash was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Employers in Ohio, according to a press release.

The annual list of the Best Employers in Ohio was created by the Ohio SHRM State Council and Best Companies Group, the release continued.

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Ohio that benefit the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses, the release noted; the 2017 Best Employers of Ohio list is made up of 34 companies.

“We are thrilled to have been recognized as one of the Best Employers in Ohio for the fourth year in a row,” says Greg Ries, executive vice president of Mike’s Carwash. “Each year that we receive this honorable award, it reassures us that we are continuing to hold true to the Mike’s tradition of creating a positive, fun and friendly work environment. We attribute our year after year success to our dedicated and talented team members, as we know that they are the most integral part of our business.”

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Employers in Ohio, the release added.

The first part, worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation, the release stated, 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 and was worth 75 percent of the total evaluation, the release noted.

The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings, the release concluded.