Awards

Committed to Excellence and Performance.

OEC® is pleased to be recognized by the industries and communities in which we serve.  The following are highlights of the prestigious awards and certifications the company has earned since its founding in 2000.

Employer-of-Choice, Growth & Worksite Recognition

Tech Company of the Year Award (2015)

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.

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®.

NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work

For the 14th 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. 

Top Workplaces Award

OEC was selected by the Cleveland Plain Dealer for the 2015 Top Workplaces Award for midsize companies. Based on employee nominations and feedback, the Top Workplaces award recognizes companies with a great working environment.

Weatherhead 100

Awarded to the region's fastest-growing companies, OEC has been a multiple year winner of the prestigious Weatherhead 100 honor.  Regarded as a testament to hard work, dedication, innovation and a dream to succeed, the Weatherhead 100 award recognizes those companies with at least 5 years of record growth.

Industry Recognition

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 nine-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.

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.