Donaldson Ranked a Top Large Company in Star Tribune Top 100 Workplaces

Donaldson Ranked a Top Large Company in Star Tribune Top 100 Workplaces

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYS: DCI) a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems and parts, has been ranked a top large company in the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Top 100 Workplaces 2013 list.

To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Nearly 1,900 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated on the basis of employee responses about company direction, conditions, career opportunities, management, and pay and benefits.

What Donaldson employees said:

The people are great.

Donaldson is an ethical company. There is a true feeling of doing what is right for the Customer.

I am motivated by the excellent work environment; it is a strong company that has become an important part of my life.

I would recommend Donaldson because the products make a difference in the world.

I am confident in the direction that Donaldson is going. Despite the uncertain times, I feel certain about Donaldson and its leaders.

Top Workplaces was created by WorkplaceDynamics based upon a simple premise: The most successful companies are the ones that employees believe in. Such companies are considered "organizationally healthy."

"We're extremely proud that our employees consider Donaldson a top workplace in the Twin Cities," said Sandee Joppa, Donaldson's Vice President of Human Resources. "It's particularly rewarding to hear that our employees enjoy their work environment and have strong confidence in the leadership and direction of our Company. We have over 1,250 employees in Minnesota and 12,500 employees around the world. Employee engagement is critical to our business success, including serving our Customers' needs. It is also vital to the strength and stability of our overall organization. Being named as a Top Workplace is an honor and an accomplishment in which we take great pride!"

Star Tribune publisher Michael J. Klingensmith said, "The companies in the Star Tribune Top 100 Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies."

About Donaldson Company
Donaldson is a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems that improve people's lives, enhance our Customers' equipment performance, and protect our environment. We are a technology-driven Company committed to satisfying our Customers' needs for filtration solutions through innovative research and development, application expertise, and global presence. Our 12,500 employees contribute to the Company's success by supporting our Customers at our more than 140 sales, manufacturing, and distribution locations around the world.

Donaldson is a member of the S&P MidCap 400 and Russell 1000 indices, and our shares trade on the NYSE under the symbol DCI. Additional information is available at

Related Information
The Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 16. The report is available in both print and web editions.

Donaldson Company, Inc.
Becky Cahn, 952-703-4590

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