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Industry champions
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Nestlé Consumer Food Products
BMW Motor Vehicles
McDonald's Food Services
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Most admired for people management
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Medco Health Solutions 1
Walt Disney 1
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Most admired for innovation
Company Industry rank
Apple 1
Nike 1
Medco Health Solutions 1
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How we pick them
The Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Our survey partners at Hay Group started with the FORTUNE 1,000... More

America's Most Admired Companies 

Most Admired*
SPX Charlotte 5
Duke Energy Charlotte 5
Bank of America Charlotte 2
Wachovia Charlotte 5
Nucor Charlotte 3
VF Greensboro 3
Lowe's Mooresville 2
Martin Marietta Materials Raleigh 1
Reynolds American Winston-Salem 3
Laboratory Corp. of America Burlington 5
Sonic Automotive Charlotte 9
Goodrich Charlotte 9
CommScope Hickory 10
Family Dollar Stores Matthews 7
Alliance One International Morrisville 8
Sealy Trinity 5
BB&T Corp Winston-Salem 7
From the March 17, 2008 issue
* To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey.
Most Admired Companies HQs
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Show Most Admired Companies: North Carolina | Top 20 | Full List
Best Places to Live in North Carolina
Apex 26,300
Holly Springs 11,800
Mooresville 23,100
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