National Instruments ranks as Top 100 workplace

FORTUNE magazine’s latest annual ranking of the top 100 companies to work for ranked the Austin-based company as number 79. This is the ninth consecutive year NI has made FORTUNE’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list.

The annual survey polls employees from companies in the USA about the quality of their corporate cultures. This year, more than 105,000 employees from 446 companies responded the 57-question survey.

“We have built a successful business with a fun, challenging work environment that is truly improving everyday life,” said Dr. James Truchard, NI president, CEO and co-founder. “With a collective focus on innovation, creativity, growth and continuous improvement, NI employees are truly inspired and driven by the impact we’re having throughout science and engineering. Together with our customers, we’re tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems such as global climate change, energy dependence and aging populations. This is what makes me look forward to coming to work every day.”

“It is an honor to be selected as one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For for nine consecutive years,” said Mark Finger, NI vice president of human resources. “A key to our successful corporate culture over so many years has been our employees’ commitment to both our work culture and the communities we live in. We continue to be grateful for their passion and dedication to both.”

In addition to the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, National Instruments has been named one of the best places to work in Germany (Best Workplaces in Germany 2004 and 2005; Great Places to Work Institute), Hungary (Best Employers in Europe 2004; Hewitt Associates), Italy (Best Workplaces in Italy 2007 and 2008; Great Places to Work Institute) and the United Kingdom (Best Workplaces in United Kingdom 2006 and 2007; Great Places to Work Institute).