Our People ARE Raymond
Our culture—like our business—is shaped by our people. We pride ourselves on doing everything to the best of our abilities while enjoying what we do, and who we do it with. In short, we take our work seriously without taking ourselves too seriously.
We recognize achievements and milestones. We celebrate successes. And we come to work every day with a commitment to each other and to the guiding principles of the company.
IndustryWeek has selected The Raymond Corporation’s Muscatine, Iowa, manufacturing facility as a finalist for the 2020 Best Plants Award. The publication chose the facility due to Raymond’s robust continuous improvement program and increased efficiency.
Among the plant’s highest achievements IndustryWeek recognized are the facility’s warehouse optimization and continuous drive toward long-term excellence.
The Raymond Corporation has been named as one of the best midsized employers in America by Forbes! We are extremely excited to be recognized for our consistent efforts to improve and drive positive change within our industry and our communities.
See what our CEO, Michael Field, had to say when he learn about this prestigious award!
Our Early History
Watch and listen as Steve Raymond, grandson of Raymond founder George Raymond Sr., gives a brief early history of how The Raymond Corporation came to be in the tiny Upstate New York village of Greene.
From the invention of the pallet, to filing the patent for the first narrow aisle electric truck, Steve gives good insight into what it took for Raymond to become a leader in the material handling industry.
Commitment to Community
We take pride in our involvement in the communities in which we serve. Take a look at just some of the ways we give back and participate to make the place we live and work a better place.
Constantly create better solutions and continually learn
Achieve great results through collaboration
Work safely and smartly at all times
Treat everyone with kindness and respect and be supportive of team members
Grow Your Career
Follow your dreams through development opportunities within Raymond and Toyota Industries
Give back to local communities, as both individuals and as a company (through The Raymond Foundation)
Have the courage to always do the right thing and demand the same of others
Drive for Results
Take pride in the quality of our products and services
Always strive to exceed customer expectations
Diversity and Inclusion
Recognize the importance of every individual, every day, in every thought and action
"The Raymond Corporation is a great place to grow your career because everyone has a place in making our teams and organization successful. For over 95 years, we've been a cohesive family with a strong community outreach and our industry touches lives every day, while innovating like never before. Join our team and help our customers run better and manage smarter."
Michael Field, CEO, The Raymond Corporation
+ Raymond is committed to building quality products while providing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for all employees.
+ From orientation on day one to ongoing talks and training, safety is instilled in our people, our processes, and our culture.
+ With a dedicated Safety Committee and active Health & Safety Program, we take a passionate and proactive approach to protecting our people.