VWR Funding
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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Wholesalers: Diversified: 8 (Previous rank: 6*)
Overall score: 5.39

Address: 1310 Goshen Parkway
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 610-431-1700
Website: www.vwr.com
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 8
People management 7
Use of corporate assets 9
Social responsibility 7
Quality of management 10
Financial soundness 7
Long-term investment 6
Quality of products/services 9
Global competitiveness 9
Most Admired
1 Graybar Electric 8.08
2 W.W. Grainger 7.17
3 Reliance Steel & Aluminum 6.70
4 Airgas 6.08
5 Genuine Parts 5.87
Rank Company Overall score
6 BlueLinx Holdings 5.50
7 Anixter International 5.44
8 VWR Funding 5.39
9 World Fuel Services 5.38
10 WESCO International 4.91
From the March 16, 2009 issue
†Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey are listed as Most Admired. The rest are listed as contenders.
*Changed name from VWR International.
Designated as a U.S. industry. Prior year's ranks, unless otherwise noted, are ranks in the America's Most Admired Companies listing.
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