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.
|Industry||Manufacturing & Production|
|HQ location||Newark, Delaware|
|Type of organization||Private|
|Revenue (latest fiscal year)||$3.1 billion|
|Global employee headcount||10,538|
|Best Companies rank||17|
|% of millennials in the workforce||24%|