Top 10 Largest Private Companies in US 2012

The business of setting up a flourishing company is all about playing the game with lots of calculations and concentrations. Depending upon the tactics many deals fades away while their counterparts’ succeeds to attain global attentions. Though it is an age old method of exchange, the job is tougher in currents date with growing pressure from competitors. Some of the companies have offers enough customer satisfaction to become a household name throughout. Let’s have a quick glance at those who have come out with flying colors.

List of Leading Private Corporations in US

  1. Cargill
  2. Koch Industries
  3. Mars
  4. PricewaterhouseCoopers
  5. Bechtel
  6. Publix Super Markets
  7. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
  8. Ernst & Young
  9. C&S Wholesale Grocers
  10. US Foods

Top 10 Biggest Private Companies in USA

1. Cargill
Founded in 1865, Cargill is an American private multinational company located in Minnetonka. With business of food, drink and tobacco, the company ranks highest in terms of revenue with $109.56 billion. Employing around 126800 employees in 66 countries,it is responsible for 25% of all United States grain exports. The company also provides about 22% of the US domestic meat market. Due to reinvestment of the company’s own earnings it has continued to remain a family business with the descendents of the founder.

2. Koch industries
Oil refining and chemicals; fibres and polymers; commodity and financial trading; forest and consumer products as the major concentration, Koch Industries is a multicompany based in Wichita, Kansas, United States. The company has been named after its co founder Fred C. Koch and currently has profits worth $100 billion. Koch Industries is a source of income for 67000 employees and have got 289 stewardship awards in January 2011. The same year has honoured the corporate with Corporate Excellence Award for its long stand dedication to Red Cross.

3. Mars
Mars, Incorporated is an American manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products with $30.0 billion income annually. Headquartered in McLean, the industry is owned by the Mars Family and capacitates 65000 workers.  Chocolate, Pet care, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience as its six basic segments, Mars is the largest food processing company in the world.

4. PricewaterhouseCoopers
Headquartered in London, PricewaterhouseCoopers is not only the fourth leading private industry but also the largest professional services and accountancy firm in United States with $29.20 billion returns. PwC has offices in 771 cities across 158 countries and employs approximately168000.the firm is a merger between Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse in 1998.

5. Bechtel
Bechtel is a universal engineering, construction, and project management company with deals across fifty countries generating revenue of $27.90 billion through more or less 52700 stuffs. The  Hoover Dam, the Channel Tunnel, the BART system, the King Fahd International Airport in Dammam, Hong Kong International Airport , the Kingdom Centre and Tower in Saudi Arabia, Jubail Industrial City etc. are few of its key projects undertaken.

6. Publix Super Markets
Based in Lakeland, Florida, Publicx Super Markets is a chain of American Super Markets. George W. Jenkins founded it in 1930 and today its business has expanded to accumulate $25.13 billion takings with the co operation from about 148000 employees. Publix has operations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee as grocery chains with “Where Shopping is a Pleasure” as its slogan.

7. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
Famously known as “Love’s”, Love’s Travel stops & Country Stores is a chain of more than 200 truck stop and convenience stores located in more than 30 states. Tom and Judy Love started the business for the first time in 1964 by investing $5,000. Since then the company was very successful and today it has en earning of $24.40 billion accompanied by 8000 stuffs. In 2000, Sales & Marketing Executives International rewarded Love’s the 2000 Outlook Award, for originality and exceptional input to the future of the convenience store industry.

8.Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young is a international organization of member firms in more than 140 nations providing professional services and accountancy service. Headquartered in London, its current revenue is $22.88 billion and is a unification of Ernst & Whinney and Arthur Young.

9. C&S Wholesale Grocers
A wholesale distributor of food and grocery store items, C&S Wholesale Grocers has some of the best customers in the world such as  Bruno’s, Food World, Piggly Wiggly, Southern Family Markets, Pathmark, Safeway Inc., Food Giant, Quality Market etc. founded by Israel Cohen and Abraham Siegel in 1918. C&S has $20.40 billion annual returns and has engaged 16681 worker for 3,900 independent supermarkets, regional and national chains, and military bases.

10. US Foods
As one of United States leading distributors, US Food was previously known as US Food Service because of its wide spread allocation o service of food, drink and tobacco. The company generates $18.86 billion by providing 350,000 national brand products and its own “exclusive brand” items, ranging from fresh meats and produce to prepare and frozen foods. “Keeping Kitchens Cooking” is its tagline.

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