(SILAO, MX | INDIANAPOLIS, IN) Great Place to Work has presented Contour Mexico with official certification as a Great Place to Work with a certification score of 74%, up from Contour Mexico’s 2019 score of 64%.

Contour, a global heat treat company with plants in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States and Silao, Mexico, announces the certification of their Mexico plant as a GREAT WORKPLACE by independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Based on direct feedback from employees, this certification is part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace experience.

“We congratulate Contour Mexico on their certification,” says Ben Crawford, CEO & President, Contour. “We continually strive to earn our employees’ trust to create a culture that allows us to deliver outstanding business results.”

Located in Silao, Mexico, Contour Mexico is strategically located in Mexico’s automotive production zone, home to more than 75% of all Mexican Automotive plants. Contour Mexico’s induction and heat treat capabilities mirror that of the Indianapolis, Indiana facilities.

Business leaders, research institutions, and the public all rely on the Great Place to Work® Trust Model© as the definitive standard of what it means to be a great workplace. GPTW’s annual research represents more than 12 million employees from thousands of organizations of varying sizes, industries, maturity, and structures in over 90 countries.

Mario Galindo, Operations Manager, Contour Mexico

“We’ve undergone a cultural transformation here in Silao. The GPTW certification process truly reinforces the importance of creating a culture of openness and opportunity for our team members,” says Mario Galindo, Operations Manager of Contour Mexico. “Our people have truly embraced our values and brand promise. I’m immensely proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish together in such a short amount of time.”

Through Great Place to Work’s Certification Program, Best Workplaces lists and Culture Consulting Services, thousands of companies around the planet can use the GPTW Model to assess their workplaces and benchmark themselves against the Best Workplaces in the world.

“Contour people are the core of our culture of excellence,” says Neil Merrell, Vice President, Contour. “Creating a highly connected workforce that openly shares and collaborates allows us to deliver on our brand promise. We’re committed to seeing all our co-workers thrive through consistent participation in innovation. After all, any company is only as great as it’s people.


Contour Hardening ( is a full service induction hardening system manufacturer, specializing in induction hardening systems, contract processing, and application development work. The company was founded in 1986 and brings more than 30 years of industry leading research and innovation in the discipline of heat treat techniques and processes.


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