PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Feb 29, 2016) - Day & Zimmermann (D&Z), the century-old, family-owned provider of construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, has been recognized as a Reader's Choice Top 50 Employer by Minority Engineer Magazine.

The ranking comes as part of a 25th annual list compiled by the publication. Readers of Minority Engineering were asked to name companies for which they would most prefer to work or that they believe foster a positive working environment for minority engineers. The rankings are based on the frequency in which each company is named. The ranking is a validation of Day & Zimmermann's commitment to diversity; one of its core company values. It is the first time that the company has received the award and was ranked at number thirty.

"The fact that this award is based on the feedback of real workers in the field makes it even more meaningful," said Suzanne Passante, Leader of Diversity and Inclusion at Day & Zimmermann. "Despite this ranking, our work in this area continues. Diversity is one of our Company values. Our leaders continue to model this value through their commitment to a diverse workforce and inclusive culture."

Minority Engineer Magazine, launched in 1979, is a career guidance and recruitment magazine offered to qualified engineering or computer-science students and professionals who are African American, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian American. Minority Engineer presents career strategies for readers to assimilate into a diversified job marketplace.

Founded in 1901, Day & Zimmermann is a family-owned company with a workforce of over 50,000 specializing in construction & engineering, staffing and defense solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.7 Billion USD in revenue, Day & Zimmermann is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in the U.S. by Forbes. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, our first work was to develop "Betterment Reports" that helped modernize American factories. Today, we are still in the business of betterment -- maintaining the nation's power infrastructure, protecting American freedoms and driving technological advancements around the world. We do what we say.®

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