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Companies like yours have successfully implemented automatic 401(k)s. This is your chance to learn the ins and outs of automation from those that already have done it.

Check out companies that have embraced automatic enrollment and other automatic 401(k) features.

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Read the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Success Story Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, operator of luxury hotels, started its 401(k) program with baby steps in 1987. After the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the company took a hard look at its plan and took steps—including automatic enrollment—to grow enrollment from 40% to 86%.

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Read the Tulalip Tribes Success Story Tulalip Tribes

When Tulalip Tribes of Washington State, a federally-recognized Indian tribe located in the mid-Puget Sound area, began offering automatic enrollment in the employee 401(k) plan, participation rates nearly doubled, increasing from 36% to 71%.

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Read the ProAssurance Success Story ProAssurance

The benefits team at ProAssurance, a medical liability insurance company, evaluated their 401(k) plan and realized that many of their employees were not participating. The company asked their plan provider to suggest ways to address their concerns and help their employees begin to save more.

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Read the Nationwide Success Story Nationwide

Here is a by-the-numbers look at Nationwide’s implementation of its Nationwide Savings Plan. It’s a statistical portrait of results before and after rolling out the company's automatic enrollment and automatic increase features.

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Read the Ball Success Story BallHort

An automatic 401(k) plan helped this horticultural company increase their plan participation to nearly 95 percent. By implementing a plan based on best practices, BallHort employees are now saving more for their retirement.

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Read the Evraz Success Story Evraz Oregon Steel Mills

Looking for ways to increase 401(k) participation rates among both management and union employees, Evraz Oregon Steel Mills changed to an automatic 401(k) plan. By ensuring that employees bought in every step of the way, the company now has a 97 percent participation rate.

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Did you know?

In 2000, only 14% of employers surveyed included an auto-enrollment feature.

A decade later, 49% of employers include auto-enrollment within their plan design.

2010 Benchmarking Survey