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To appear as Most Admired, a company must have scored in the top half of its industry survey. The rest are listed as contenders.
Most Admired
Company City Industry rank
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Park 3
Archer Daniels Midland Decatur 1
Baxter International Deerfield 4
Boeing Chicago 2
Caterpillar Peoria 1
Deere Moline 2
Exelon Chicago 3
Fortune Brands Deerfield 1
Hewitt Associates Lincolnshire 3
Illinois Tool Works Glenview 3
Integrys Energy Group Chicago 1
Jones Lang LaSalle Chicago 4
McDonald's Oak Brook 1
Northern Trust Corp. Chicago 3
Pactiv Lake Forest 1
State Farm Insurance Bloomington 7
USG Chicago 3
W.W. Grainger Lake Forest 2
Walgreen Deerfield 6
Contenders
Company City Industry rank
Allstate Northbrook 9
Anixter International Glenview 7
Discover Financial Services Riverwoods 9
Equity Residential Chicago 7
General Growth Properties Chicago 10
Kraft Foods Northfield 7
Motorola Schaumburg 8
Sara Lee Downers Grove 10
Sears Holdings Hoffman Estates 9
Smurfit-Stone Container Chicago 10
Solo Cup Highland Park 8
Tribune Chicago 6
UAL Chicago 11
United Stationers Deerfield 9
From the March 16, 2009 issue
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