Jarden Corp said it has been named to BusinessWeek's newly-released list of the World's Most Influential Companies. Noted as a company that is a “master of its domain” in the consumer goods industry, Jarden's recognition on the annual list is currently featured in BusinessWeek's December 22nd print edition, and on a special slideshow on the BusinessWeek website.

“This honor is truly meaningful to us all as it represents the dedication and hard work of our more than 25,000 employees around the world who have each helped make Jarden a continued success in the consumer products industry,” said Martin E. Franklin, chairman and chief executive officer of Jarden Corporation. “It's very rewarding that our steady focus on innovation and continued investments across our portfolio of iconic brands has been recognized by this prestigious publication.”

According to a statement by Jarden, BusinessWeek's list of the World's Most Influential Companies selects companies that have devised winning strategies in their industries. BusinessWeek worked with an advisory board of 14 academics, consultants, and industry leaders worldwide to develop the list.

Jarden's sports brands include Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia, Berkley, Campingaz, Coleman, Fenwick, Gulp!, JT, K2, Marker, Marmot, Mitchell, Penn, Rawlings, Shakespeare, Sevylor, Stearns, Stren, Trilene and Volkl.