The IndustryWeek 1000

The IndustryWeek 1000 is IW's exclusive annual ranking of the world’s largest public manufacturers, by revenue. Find the most recent articles about current and former IW1000 companies below. See and sort the 2016 IW1000 list/database. Follow #IW1000.

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