PACCAR Inc. joins leading companies including Dell, Johnson & Johnson, Chevron and 3M, in the elite group of best manufacturing companies in the United States. The company earned the distinction of being selected by Industry Week magazine as one of the 50 best.
PACCAR, maker of Peterbilt, Kenworth and DAF trucks, celebrates its 100-year anniversary during 2005.
To select the top 50 performing companies, Industry Week evaluated three-year performance measures including revenue growth, profit margin, asset turnover, inventory turns, return on assets and return on equity. Performance for 2004 was weighted more heavily in the survey.