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Hierarchy is flat at this fluoropolymer powerhouse. That means no titles, no bureaucracy, no preset structure. Every employee gets assigned a mentoring “sponsor” who helps figure out how to succeed in the unique environment. And so-called fun committees plan outings, such softball games and cook-offs, for each plant. “People care about each other and really are a family,” says one associate. See our story At W.L. Gore, 57 years of authentic culture. Also read the Great Place to Work review.

Company Info

Manufacturing & Production
HQ location
Newark, Delaware
Year founded1,958
Type of organization
Revenue (latest fiscal year)
$3.1 billion
Web address
Global employee headcount
Best Companies rank
% of millennials in the workforce24%