Itaska, Ill.-based Emkay has been selected as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2017, the fleet management company has announced.

This marks Emkay's eighth time being selected for this award. The distinction helps to validate Emkay's effort to operate as a truly innovative and unique company, according to the company.

The Best and Brightest award looks at companies that exemplify the program’s mission of "Better Business. Richer Lives. Stronger Communities." The competition focuses on how companies develop employee enrichment and operational excellence, leading to increased productivity and financial performance.