PITTSTON, PA – December 18, 2019 – For the third consecutive year, Benco Dental receives recognition as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Northeast Pennsylvania by Times Leader Media Group, a collection of print and digital products that provide coverage of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area.
The ranking considered input from readers of The Times Leader, a seven-day publication with an audience of more than 133,709, that is the flagship of The Times Leader Media Group. Benco Dental, the nation’s largest privately-owned dental distributor, earned Gold Award status in the competition based on feedback obtained through The Times Leader print publication and website. View all the 2019 honorees here.
Benco Dental also was ranked as a Best Place to Work in Northeast Pennsylvania by Times Leader readers in 2017 and 2018.
“We’re especially proud to be honored as one of NEPA’s Best Places to Work because of what it says about our area’s talent pool,” said Chuck Cohen, Managing Director at Benco Dental. “We couldn’t have grown from a one-man operation to the nation’s largest independent dental distributor without the hard work of all of talented associates at our Pittston headquarters. We’re grateful our people have chosen to work here, and that they find it rewarding.”
In 2019, Benco Dental associates exceeded a goal of 3,200 hours of volunteerism in the local communities.
“Benco encourages community involvement and volunteerism among associates,” said George Rable, Chief Culture and People Officer for the company. “It’s an honor that those same communities recognize our team for a third consecutive year with this ranking.”
The Times Leader Media Group recognized Benco Dental, among other award-winning companies at a reception on December 9 at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
“You all are here because people do believe you are the best places to work…. People want to work for you,” said Mike Murray, Times Leader Media Group CEO & Publisher at the December 9 award reception.
We Drive Dentistry Forward? through innovative solutions and our caring family culture. Our firsts include CenterPoint design/equipment superstores, OneVisit™ open architecture CAD/CAM, Painless® electronic ordering and automated supply management. Independent since founded by Ben Cohen in 1930, we’ve grown to become the country’s largest family-owned dental distributor. Over 1,400 dedicated associates serve customers at locations coast-to-coast including 400+ sales representatives and 300+ factory-trained service technicians. We’re one of Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma for three consecutive years, a NAFE Top Company for Executive Women for two consecutive years, and among Pennsylvania Best Places to Work® for 12 of 14 prior years.