World Class Reputations

May 16, 2015


Carlsbad Businesses are some of the most reputable companies

Carlsbad’s businesses have a great reputation and are known around the world for their brands.  Last month, Forbes with the Reputation Institute released a list of the 100 most reputable companies. Eighteen of the top 100 most reputable companies in the world have a presence in Carlsbad.  The companies in Carlsbad’s global portfolio are impressive and include some of the top names in industry.

From designing the next generation of Mercedes-Benz at Daimler to designing high tech golf clubs for Taylormade, Carlsbad’s reputable companies like Phillips Respironics and Abbott Laboratories help the world live healthier.  Companies like LG Display change the way we see view and interact with the world. Visitors and residents create memorable experiences at world class hotels like Cape Rey Carlsbad and Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Companies like LEGO have a connection with children through the destination themed LEGOLAND California Resort so it’s no wonder Carlsbad is a great place to do business.

Forbes, Inc. reports that the Global RepTrak list stands out from other corporate lists. The reputation of a company is important.  In a recent survey of 476 businesses in Carlsbad, 85% indicated that the city was an excellent or good place to do businesses.  In addition, businesses were approximately eight times as likely to be optimistic about the local business climate and almost 75% of Carlsbad businesses were confident about city government’s decisions to improve business climate.

The full list of Carlsbad businesses linked reputable companies report includes:
  • Daimler (Mercedes-Benz)—Rank #3. Carlsbad Business: Mercedes-Benz Research & Development
  • LEGO Group—Rank #5.  Carlsbad Business: LEGOLAND California, LEGOLAND Hotel
  • Apple – Rank #8. Carlsbad Business: Apple Store
  • Volkswagen—Rank #14.  Carlsbad Businesses:  Bob Baker Volkswagen and Hoehn Audi
  • Adidas Group—Rank #12.  Carlsbad Business: TaylorMade-Adidas, Ashworth Inc., Adams Golf
  • Nike—Rank #13.  Carlsbad Business: Nike Retail Services, Inc.
  • Phillips Electronics—Rank #22.  Carlsbad Business: Respironics CA, Inc.
  • Volvo Group—Rank #42.  Carlsbad Business: Carlsbad Volvo
  • Marriott International—Rank #54  Carlsbad Businesses: Residence Inn; Courtyard Marriott
  • Honda Motor—Rank #61.  Carlsbad Business: Hoehn Honda
  • Hilton Worldwide—Rank #60.  Carlsbad Business: Cape Rey Hilton Resort & Spa; Hilton Garden Inn
  • UPS—Rank #64.  Carlsbad Businesses: (Four) UPS Stores
  • Ford—Rank #65.  Carlsbad Business: Ken Grody Ford
  • Intercontinental Hotels Group—Rank #73. Carlsbad Businesses: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Carlsbad Beach; Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts—Rank #77.  Carlsbad Business: Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, 5480 Grand Pacific Dr.
  • LG Corporation—Rank #79.  LG Display America
  • Abbott Laboratories—Rank #89.
  • General Motors—Rank #96. Carlsbad Businesses: Hoehn GMC Buick Cadillac