The IndustryWeek 1000 is IW's exclusive annual ranking of the world’s largest public manufacturers, by revenue.
The list is created using the following criteria:
Companies with a majority of their business in a manufacturing industry.
Companies that generated less than 50% of revenues from manufacturing, but more revenue from manufacturing than the lowest-revenue-producing company on this year's list.
Oil and gas companies that derive at least 50% of their revenues from the refining of oil and gas products
Companies that derive at least 50% of their revenues from the manufacture of mined materials.
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