Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global company that processes steel for use in the automotive, construction, hardware, aerospace and many other industries. Our family of 10,000 employees in 82 facilities throughout 11 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With systems developed to conform to international standards for quality, environmental management and occupational health and safety, we consistently rank at the top of the Jacobson & Associates Survey, which ranks customer satisfaction among major steel suppliers.
With sales of approximately $2.5 billion annually, our company is North America's premier value-added steel processor and a leader in manufactured pressure cylinders, such as propane, oxygen and helium tanks, hand torches, refrigerant and industrial cylinders, camping cylinders, compressed natural gas storage cylinders and scuba tanks; framing systems and stairs for mid-rise buildings; steel pallets and racks.
Since 1955, Worthington Industries and its employees have lived a customer-centered philosophy, based on the Golden Rule. We often describe our company as "stability in motion," meaning our customers can trust us for old-fashioned quality, reliability and superior service, but also can look to us for dynamic innovation.
This attitude toward our customers, our employees and our shareholders has earned us the honor of being named one of the Most Admired Companies in our industry by Fortune magazine. In 2003, we were honored as one of the 30 best performing stocks of the past 30 years by Money magazine. Fortune magazine has listed us as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America four times and Forbes magazine named us one of America's Best Big Companies in 2001 and 2004 and one of America's Best Managed Companies in 2005.