Deere & Company is named one of the world’s Top 50 Most Admired Companies in a magazine survey. Fortune Magazine’s annual ranking, a report card on corporate reputations includes research of 1,500 companies’ performance on nine criteria, including innovation, management and finances.
The Moline, Illinois-based Deere & Company ranked 46th on the list. The top 5 companies for 2016 were Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and Walt Disney. Deere is Iowa’s largest manufacturing employer.
(Reporting by Phil Roberts, Davenport)