The World's Leading Manufacturers By the Numbers

The World's Leading Manufacturers By the Numbers

Who's up and who's down among the world's manufacturing leaders.

While the top companies on the 2015 IndustryWeek 1000 list remain remarkably stable compared to last year, the list continues to illuminate dramatic changes in the world's manufacturing marketplace. The list, IW's exclusive annual ranking by revenue of the world's largest public manufacturers, was first created in 1996.

In this year's list, based on year-end 2014 financials, all but two of the top 20 companies from last year returned to the top 20 this year, with U.S.-based

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