Leggett & Platt is one of the largest, independent manufacturers of engineered components and products in North America. The company s products are used in homes, offices and automobiles. It maintains a work force of more than 19,000 employees. Leggett & Platt provides drawn steel wires and components for bedding and carpet padding. The company has over 160 manufacturing facilities in nearly 15 countries. As a public company, it has annual sales revenue of approximately $4 billion. Leggett & Platt produces more than 700,000 tons of steel wire annually. The company additionally operates Fastening Technologies Company, L&P Wire International and International Fiber Packaging.