Ingersoll Rand Named #1 Global Industrial Machinery Company in FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies

The company also earned #9 in the Innovativeness category among all most admired companies

DAVIDSON, N.C.--()--Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, was recognized as the No. 1 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 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”

“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. “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.

About Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane®—work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com.

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Ingersoll Rand was recognized as the No. 1 Industrial Machinery company on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2015 World’s Most Admired Companies list.

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