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The 2012 IndustryWeek 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers

View The 2012 IndustryWeek 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers, IW's exclusive annual ranking of America's top-performing public manufacturers.

The Industryweek 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers is IW's exclusive annual ranking of America's top-performing public manufacturers.

IW compiles the list by ranking the IW U.S. 500 companies based on their financial performance in six key areas over a three-year period. This includes inventory turns, profit margin, asset turns, return on assets, return on equity, and revenue growth. The most recent year accounts for 50% of the calculation, while 2010 is weighted at 30% and 2009 contributes 20%.

This list was published in the July 2012 issue of IndustryWeek.

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Current Rank Company Name Industry Revenue (US$ Millions) Revenue Growth

1

Apple Inc.

Computers & Other Electronic Products

$108,249

65.96%

2

Tempur-Pedic International Inc.

Furniture & Fixtures

$1,418

28.27%

3

Polaris Industries Inc.

Railcars, Ships, & Other Trans. Equip.

$2,657

33.44%

4

Philip Morris International Inc.

Tobacco

$76,346

12.75%

5

Monster Beverage Corp.

Beverages

$1,703

30.62%

6

Lorillard Inc.

Tobacco

$6,466

9.00%

7

Exxon Mobil Corp.

Petroleum & Coal Products

$471,140

26.47%

8

NewMarket Corp.

Chemicals

$2,150

19.59%

9

Deckers Outdoor Corp.

Apparel

$1,377

37.59%

10

Microsoft Corp.

Computers & Other Electronic Products

$69,943

11.94%

11

IBM Corp.

Computers & Other Electronic Products

$106,916

7.05%

12

Coach Inc.

Apparel

$4,159

15.27%

13

Darling International Inc.

Food

$1,797

147.93%

14

Colgate-Palmolive Co.

Chemicals

$16,734

7.52%

15

CF Industries Holdings Inc.

Chemicals

$6,098

53.79%

16

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.

Motor Vehicle Parts

$16,244

12.94%

17

Walter Energy Inc.

Petroleum & Coal Products

$2,571

61.95%

18

Chevron Corp.

Petroleum & Coal Products

$246,343

23.61%

19

Hershey Co.

Food

$6,081

7.23%

20

HollyFrontier Corp.

Petroleum & Coal Products

$15,440

85.51%

21

Guess Inc.

Apparel

$2,688

8.07%

22

PepsiCo Inc.

Beverages

$66,504

14.98%

23

Cummins Inc.

Motor Vehicle Parts

$18,048

36.46%

24

Deluxe Corp.

Publishing & Printing

$1,418

1.10%

25

Fossil Inc.

Apparel

$2,567

26.43%

26

Stepan Co.

Chemicals

$1,843

28.79%

27

Southern Copper Corp.

Primary Metals

$6,819

32.42%

28

PolyOne Corp.

Plastics

$2,864

9.21%

29

Herman Miller Inc.

Furniture & Fixtures

$1,649

25.05%

30

McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc.

Publishing & Printing

$6,246

1.26%

31

Sauer-Danfoss Inc.

Machinery

$2,057

25.41%

32

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Rubber Products

$3,927

16.85%

33

Western Digital Corp.

Computers & Other Electronic Products

$9,526

-3.29%

34

Dell Inc.

Computers & Other Electronic Products

$62,071

0.94%

35

IDEXX Laboratories Inc.

Chemicals

$1,219

10.45%

36

Intuitive Surgical Inc.

Medical Instruments & Equipment

$1,757

24.37%

37

Lockheed Martin Corp.

Aerospace & Defense

$46,499

1.52%

38

FMC Technologies Inc.

Machinery

$5,099

23.59%

39

Donaldson Co. Inc.

Machinery

$2,294

22.21%

40

Intel Corp.

Computers & Other Electronic Products

$53,999

23.79%

41

Kellogg Co.

Food

$13,198

6.46%

42

Mattel Inc.

Miscellaneous

$6,266

7.00%

43

Oracle Corp.

Computers & Other Electronic Products

$35,622

32.82%

44

Hormel Foods Corp.

Food

$7,895

9.34%

45

Targa Resources Partners LP

Petroleum & Coal Products

$6,987

27.96%

46

Toro Co.

Machinery

$1,884

11.45%

47

Cubic Corp.

Instruments

$1,285

7.62%

48

Coca-Cola Co.

Beverages

$46,542

32.53%

49

Rockwell Automation Inc.

Electrical Equipment & Appliances

$6,000

23.54%

50

Campbell Soup Co.

Food

$7,719

0.56%

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