FORTUNE magazine ranked Ingersoll
Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and
efficient environments, the No. 1 Industrial Machinery company on
World’s Most Admired Companies list, climbing to the top
following a steady rise over the last three years. The company also
ranked No. 9 in the Innovativeness category among all list companies,
joining Apple, Google, Amazon and Walt Disney in this prestigious key
“Placing on both the global Innovativeness and Industrial Machinery categories holds special meaning to our global employees and is something we are deeply proud of,” said Chairman and CEO Mike Lamach. “Earning a spot on these rankings further validates our commitment to leading our industry in innovative technology and creating a more sustainable and energy-efficient world.”
Announced in February 2015, FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies are among the most highly respected indicators of corporate performance and reputation.
To identify the Most Admired Companies, FORTUNE and its partner, the Hay Group, survey top executives and directors from FORTUNE 1,000 and Global 500 companies – along with financial analysts – to identify companies that have the strongest reputations both within their own industry and overall. Companies are rated on their ability to attract and retain talented people, quality of products and services, quality of management, innovation, social responsibility, use of corporate assets and long term investment value.