For the first time, Kensington Glass Arts Inc. (KGa) has been named to Frederick Magazine’s “Top 50 Workplaces in Frederick County.” The Frederick Office of Economic Development (OED), in coordination with Frederick Magazine, releases a special publication each January naming the top 50 workplaces in Frederick County, Md.

The OED bases their list on the company’s median salary, benefits offered to employees, community involvement, work environment, professional growth opportunities and work-life balance. Additionally, the OED reviews employee testimonials and the company’s ability to attract and retain top talent.

KGa cites its comprehensive benefits package and employee perks for landing a spot on the top 50 list. The company offers its employees a variety of benefits including an employee assistance program, year-end party with employee gifts, a BBQ Battle where employees compete for prizes, tuition reimbursement and more.