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Gore recognized as one of the best workplaces by Great Place to Work

The ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the 25 best multinational companies in terms of workplace culture.

21st October 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Edinburgh

Sustainable, Transport/​Aerospace, Medical/Hygiene, Sports/​Outdoor, Protective, Clothing/​Footwear

W. L. Gore & Associates, a technology-driven company, has earned the number three spot on the Great Place to Work Institute’s list of Best Multinational Workplaces, ranking among the world’s best companies to work for.

The ranking is the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence and identifies the 25 best multinational companies in terms of workplace culture. For more than 50 years, Gore has cultivated a non-hierarchical corporate culture that fosters the innovative spirit of individuals and teams. 

“We recognize the important role our culture plays in driving engagement, innovation and business success,” said CEO Terri Kelly, who joined Gore as an engineer more than 30 years ago. “We strive to create an environment where Associates not only enjoy coming to work, but where they have opportunities to make meaningful contributions that grow our enterprise and make the world a better place.”

High-trust workplace culture

Great Place to Work, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in 51 countries.

Gore is among the more than 2,000 multinational corporations and subsidiaries that participated globally in the Great Place to Work Institute’s 2015 list evaluation processes. This process generated top workplace lists in dozens of countries, and from those lists, the 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces were selected. At the European Great Place To Work Ranking in 2015 Gore UK ranked the third.

W. L. Gore & Associates

Gore is a technology-driven company focused on discovery and product innovation. Well known for waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX fabric, the company’s portfolio includes a variety of products, from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics.

Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Newark, DE, Gore posts annual sales of more than US 3 billion and employs more than 10,000 associates with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and China, and sales offices around the world.

Gore is one of a select few companies to appear on all of the US 100 Best Companies to Work For lists since the rankings debuted in 1984.

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