March 1, 2015

Ingersoll Rand Jumps to No. 1 in Industrial Machinery on FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies List

FORTUNE magazine ranked Ingersoll Rand a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, the No. 1 Industrial Machinery company on their 2015 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 attribute ranking.

“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.

Selection Process
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.





Discover what it means to work with one of the world's most innovative, diversified, industrial companies, where progress begins with you.



Ingersoll Rand is a global diversified firm in which our people, our products, our systems and our services work together to inspire progress for our customers.