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2010-03-18 16:20:00

CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FORTUNE Magazine has named Grainger (NYSE: GWW) the "most admired" company among diversified wholesalers in the magazine's annual listing of the World's Most Admired Companies. The recognition will appear in the upcoming March 22, 2010 issue.

2010-03-18 08:55:00

GENEVA, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), one of the world's leading semiconductor companies, today announced that it has been named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in the semiconductor category of Fortune magazine's 2010 annual ranking.* Among semiconductor companies evaluated, STMicroelectronics is ranked the 6th most admired, in its first year as a participant in the survey.

2010-03-05 14:39:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, has been selected by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies and ranked #1 in the Medical and Other Precision Equipment category, according to its peers. The list is based on survey results ranking companies' Nine Key Attributes of Reputation.

2010-03-05 14:36:00

MADISON, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today that it has been included on FORTUNE magazine's 2010 "World's Most Admired Companies" list.

2010-03-04 14:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FORTUNE magazine today named DuPont (NYSE: DD) among the 50 "Most Admired Companies" in the world for 2010. FORTUNE cited the company for its innovation, financial soundness, people management and social responsibility where DuPont ranked no.

2010-01-21 11:58:00

COPPELL, Texas, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- FORTUNE announced Thursday that Shared Technologies Inc. ranked 33 on the 13th annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. This is the third consecutive year that Shared Technologies has placed on the prestigious listing.

2010-01-21 10:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FORTUNE magazine named National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) to its annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the 11th consecutive year.

2010-01-21 09:49:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the company that pays you cash when you are sick or hurt, has once again been named to Fortune magazine's prestigious list of Best Places to Work For.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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