February 24, 2016

Ingersoll Rand Places Top 10 in Community Responsibility Category Among FORTUNE's World's Most Admired Companies

Fourth consecutive year on FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired

Davidson, N.C., Feb. 24, 2016 Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, was recognized on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2016 World’s Most Admired Companies for the fourth consecutive year in the Industrial Machinery category. The company also ranked No. 10 in the Community Responsibility category among all list companies, joining Starbucks, Unilever, Walt Disney and Whole Foods Market in this prestigious key attribute ranking.

“FORTUNE’s acknowledgment is a tribute to our global employees and their passion for making the world a better place to live,” said Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief executive officer of Ingersoll Rand. “We develop sustainable and efficient products and services that support our customer’s needs and enhance communities around the world. Consistently being recognized on the World’s Most Admired list validates our disciplined approach to creating a world of sustainable progress and enduring results.”

To identify the Most Admired Companies, FORTUNE and its survey partner, the Korn Ferry Hay Group, survey top executives and directors from FORTUNE 1000 and Global 500 companies -- along with financial analysts -- to identify companies that have the strongest reputations both within their own industry and overall. Companies are rated on nine key attributes: quality of management and leadership, quality of products or services, innovativeness, community responsibility, the wise use of corporate assets, a company’s effectiveness in running a global business, its value as a long-term investment, the soundness of its financial position, and the ability to attract and retain talent.

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About Ingersoll Rand
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands—including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane®—work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com.

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