Augusta, United States: Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, was recognised as the number one Industrial Machinery company on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2015 World’s Most Admired Companies list, climbing to the top following a steady rise over the last three years.
The company also ranked number nine 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 Michael W. Lamach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ingersoll Rand, the parent company of ClubCar, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.
“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.”
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 1000 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.