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Core Values of Applied Industrial Technologies


At Applied®, a culture of service and a commitment to excellence remains the springboard for the success we achieve as a Company – all thanks to our dedicated associates who continually live our Core Values.

The Applied Core Values reflect our foundation, our present and our future. They serve to guide our actions and to reinforce required performance with an emphasis on customer focus, continuous improvement, accountability and teamwork.

Every Applied associate shares in delivering on our commitments. As such, our Core Values are a reflection of our collective business and our individual responsibilities – with steadfast commitment and promise to our customers, our suppliers, our communities and to each other. 


Did you Know?

The Applied® Core Values were renewed in 2013, during our Company’s 90th anniversary. By taking the time to refresh our Core Values, we recognize our transformation over the years and our requirements going forward for a changing marketplace.

Did you Know?

Applied® has been recognized as a NorthCoast 99 winner for 19 years running. NorthCoast 99 winners represent the best workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio, where we maintain our corporate headquarters and other significant operations.