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Boothwyn, PA - March 6, 2019


Nielsen-Kellerman Company (NK) has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Philadelphia Inquirer. NK is a long-standing US manufacturer that designs, builds and distributes rugged, waterproof environmental and sports performance instruments for active lifestyles and technical applications, located just outside Philadelphia in Delaware County, PA. recognizes only 100 companies and organizations in Philadelphia as Top Workplaces. The companies that made the list were based solely on surveys about their workplace completed by their employees. The survey covered key areas of employee satisfaction related to workplace conditions, career opportunities, management, pay and benefits. The 2019 award makes it the sixth time that NK has been named a Top Workplace. With an ever-growing staff and product line, some of the business practices that led NK to receive this honor include the organization’s focus on employing Lean manufacturing tools to develop and empower its workforce, its commitment to US manufacturing and local job creation, and its dedication to environmental stewardship and giving back to the community. Employees at NK are continually encouraged to help find ways to make their jobs and NK products and services better.

"I am so proud to have Nielsen-Kellerman once again back on the list of Top Philadelphia Workplaces in 2019,” said Alix James, CEO of NK. “This makes our sixth year of recognition, and it means a great deal to have our employees independently and anonymously confirm that we are continuing to make the right moves to make their work life rewarding. As a US manufacturer, we have to be very, very good at what we do to remain competitive and create the kind of jobs we believe in. I'm glad we are succeeding, and promise we'll keep listening and trying to do even better."

About Nielsen-Kellerman
Nielsen-Kellerman is recognized worldwide for its waterproof speed measurement, timing, and audio systems for competitive rowers and other water sport athletes at NK Sports. Kestrel Instruments and Kestrel Ballistics are also NK brand product lines that are used around the globe. Renowned for their extreme accuracy and reliability, Kestrel meters and data loggers are the preferred tool for environmental monitoring by professionals in firefighting, military, meteorology, athletic heat stress management, and other demanding markets. Employed by thousands of users in hundreds of challenging activities around the world, all Kestrel meters are compact, rugged, IP-67 waterproof, MIL-STD-810G drop-tested and backed by an industry-leading five-year warranty. Every NK product is designed, developed, built, tested and supported entirely in the USA. NK is proud to be both a recognized leader in Lean Manufacturing and process improvement and an award-winning top workplace. For more information, visit


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