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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

    Industry
    Manufacturing & Production
    HQ location
    Newark, Delaware
    Year founded1,958
    Type of organization
    Private
    Revenue (latest fiscal year)
    $3.1 billion
    Web addresshttp://gore.com
    Global employee headcount
    10,538
    Best Companies rank
    17
    % of millennials in the workforce24%