Once again, W.L. Gore & Associates' German operations has been awarded by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the country's most employee-friendly companies. This year, Gore walked away with the third position in the category for medium-sized companies with 501 to 2,000 employees. On top of that, the institute gave Gore the special prize for equal opportunities and diversity. Gore received this recognition for its efforts to support women in top executive positions within the company.