For the third consecutive year, Patterson Companies, Inc, which includes Patterson Medical, has been named to the Forbes list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. A Patterson Companies news release notes that Patterson is one of only four companies in 2014 that have appeared one the list three times in the past 7 years. To determine the rankings, Forbes turned to GMI Ratings to create the list based on quantitative and qualitative data.

GMI reviewed the accounting and governance practices of more than 8,000 publicly traded companies in North America. According to the Patterson Companies news release, the selected companies consistently demonstrated transparent and conservative accounting practices and solid corporate governance and management. In addition, the selected companies also have proper board supervision and a low incidence of high-risk events.

Patterson Companies, Inc, is a value-added distributor serving the rehabilitation supply, dental, and companion-pet veterinarian markets.

Scott P. Anderson, chairman and CEO of Patterson Companies, Inc, says, “We are honored to receive this recognition once again. The credit goes to our employees, who have embraced the core value of taking care of our customers. We continuously strive for excellence, guided by our values and the belief that how we conduct our business directly affects the company’s efficiency, profitability and reputation.”

Source: Patterson Companies, Inc