Employer-of-Choice, Growth & Worksite Recognition

Top Workplaces Award

OEC was selected by the Cleveland Plain Dealer for the 2019 Top Workplaces Award for midsize companies. Based on employee nominations and feedback, the Top Workplaces award recognizes companies with a great working environment.

NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work

For the 16th consecutive year, OEC has earned the regional distinction as one of the NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work for top talent in Northeast Ohio. The NorthCoast 99 award recognizes those organizations with the unique ability to maintain great workplaces that support the attraction, retention, and motivation of Top Performers.

Weatherhead 100 Centurion

Weatherhead 100 is the premier recognition of companies that best exemplify leadership, growth and success in the region. Qualifying Centurion companies must demonstrate measurable revenue growth over the past five years and net sales of $100 million or more in the last year. This is the company’s seventh time appearing on the Weatherhead 100 list.

Smart Culture Award

OEC is a recipient of the 2018 Smart Culture Award, recognizing organizations that have developed a culture that bolsters productivity, enhances job satisfaction and creates a competitive advantage in the marketplace. OEC was among 20 companies chosen for this distinction.

Best Software Device/Product

OEC was recognized during the 11th Annual Best of Tech Awards ceremony in downtown Cleveland for the “Best Software Device/Product” award for the company’s industry-changing collision parts ordering technology, MyPriceLink®.

Tech Company of the Year Award

OEC was named Tech Company of the Year in the Large Company category at the 2015 Best of Tech Awards. Established by OHTec and the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), the Best of Tech Awards recognize innovative companies and products in the region.

Industry Recognition

Aftermarket Excellence Award

OEC received the "Product Innovation of the Year" award in 2019 from Car Dealer Magazine for the company's Online Booking solution.

General Motors (GM) CCARRY Award

OEC is the recipient of the 2017 GM CCARRY (Customer Care and Aftersales Reward and Recognition Innovation) Award for their MyPriceLink dynamic pricing technology platform. Among the three finalists for the "Innovate Now" category, MyPriceLink stood out for its financial and strategic importance to OEC, General Motors and the industry.

Automotive News 2017 Pace Award Finalist

OEC has been recognized as a 2017 PACE Awards finalist, the automotive industry’s highest award for innovation. Selected from more than 300 nominations spanning 6 continents, OEC earned this premier distinction with its introduction of MyPriceLink, the industry’s first dynamic pricing technology platform.

The PACE award is the automotive industry's premier technology distinction honoring superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance among automotive suppliers.

OEC has been a PACE Award finalist three separate times.

Automotive Global Award

OEC won the Automotive Global Award in 2017 for their next-generation electronic parts catalog (EPC) designed for Jaguar Land Rover. The Automotive Global Awards recognize individuals and organizations who have excelled in the automotive logistics, purchasing and supply chain sectors. Clifford Thames, an OEC company, received the award for excellent teamwork in executing a new technology that streamlines operations.

Quality Certifications

Certified Center of Excellence

The OEC Customer Support team is a twelve-time recipient of the best-in-class Certified Center of Excellence, designated by BenchmarkPortal, a leader in call center benchmarking. This certification is considered one of the most prestigious and respected honors within the service and support industry and is only awarded to customer service call centers that rank in the top ten percent of call centers surveyed. Only the top 1% of all Certified Centers of Excellence have received this distinction for 12 years.

Microsoft Gold Certified Partner

Each year, the OEC Information Services team meets new standards to ensure its continued recognition as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, an exclusive distinction earned by only 2% of Microsoft's partner organizations worldwide.

Reynolds & Reynolds RCI Certification

The certification allows OEC to securely exchange dealership data between the dealer's Reynolds and Reynolds ERA® Dealer Management System (DMS) and OEC parts sourcing, e-commerce and idle reduction solutions, ensuring ongoing interoperability and data integrity.