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Largest Private Employers in the Columbus Region

See who employs the most workers overall and the largest employers by industry in the Columbus  Region. 

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1 JPMorgan Chase & Co. 20,475
2 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company 11,100
3 Honda of America Mfg., Inc. 9,433
4 L Brands, Inc. 7,800
5 Huntington Bancshares Incorporated  5,052
6 Cardinal Health, Inc. 4,095
7 American Electric Power 3,365
8 Alliance Data Retail Services 3,100
9 PNC Financial Services Group 3,000
10 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. 2,650
11 Express Scripts Holdings Company 2,441
12 Whirlpool Corporation 2,344
13 Battelle 2,194
14 Exel Inc. 2,190
15 TS TECH Co., Ltd. 2,078
16 Eddie Bauer 2,069
17 Abbott Nutrition 2,055
18 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company 1,950
19 Verizon Communications 1,886
20 Time Warner Cable Inc. 1,779
21 Emerson Network Power 1,720
22 Teleperformance 1,682
23 United Parcel Service, Inc. 1,623
24 Discover Financial Services, Inc. 1,581
25 The Kroger Co. 1,426


Headquarters and Business Services

Companies headquartered in the Columbus Region are bold

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Financal and Insurance 20,475 18
OhioHealth Healthcare 19,812 N/A
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Finance and Insurance 11,100 91
Mount Carmel Health System Healthcare 8,410 N/A
L Brands, Inc. Retail; Distribution 7,800 263
Huntington Bancshares Inc. Finance and Insurance 5,052 756
Cardinal Health, Inc. Healthcare 4,095 22
American Electric Power Utilities 3,365 186
Alliance Data Retail Services Information Technology 3,100 571
State Farm Finance and Insurance 1,950 41
Time Warner Cable, Inc. Telecommunications 1,779 102
Teleperformance Business Services 1,682 N/A*
Discover Financial Services, Inc. Finance and Insurance 1,581 296
Worthington Industries, Inc. Manufacturing 1,366 807
Columbia Gas of Ohio Utilities 1,194 448
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Manufacturing 1,190 768
Safelite Group, Inc. Manufacturing 1,600 N/A*
Grange Insurance Finance and Insurance 950 N/A
Big Lots, Inc. Retail; Distribution 860 473
McGraw-Hill Education Publishing 825 N/A
Express, Inc. Retail; Distribution 800 913
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Manufacturing 800 866
The Wendy's Company Food and Beverage 772 843
DSW Inc. Retail; Distribution 726 872
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Science and Technology 650 505



Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Automotive 9,433
Whirlpool Corporation Appliances 2,344
TS TECH Co., Ltd. Automotive 2,078
Abbott Nutrition Food and Beverage 2,055
Emerson Network Power Utilities 1,720
Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, Inc. Medical 1,370
Worthington Industries, Inc. Steel 1,366
Ariel Corporation  Energy 1,265
EveryWare Global, Inc. Glass 1,250
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Lawn Care Products 1,165
Rolls-Royce Energy Systems Machinery 1,146
Commercial Vehicle Group Automotive 1,125
Owens Corning Corporation Automotive 1,011
Stanley Electric US, Co. Automotive 970
Lancaster Colony Corporation Food and Beverage 877
Mars Petcare Pet Care 836
Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Precision Instruments 800
Cardington Yutaka Technologies, Inc. Automotive 725
Jefferson Industries Corporation Automotive 700
Columbus Castings Steel 700
AGC Glass Company North America, Inc. Automotive 692
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Chemicals 650
Parker Hannifin Automotive 636
America Showa, Inc. Automotive 600
Silver Line Building Products, LLC Building Products 600


L Brands, Inc. Retail 7,800
DSCC Military 2,900
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Retail 2,650
Exel Inc. Logistics Provider 2,190
Eddie Bauer Retail 2,069
United Parcel Service, Inc. Logistics Provider 1,623
Midwest Express Group Automotive 1,183
Wasserstrom Restaurant Supply 873
Big Lots, Inc. Retail 860
FedEx Corporation Logistics Provider 844
Express, Inc. Retail 800
The Wendy's Company Food and Beverage 772
DSW Inc. Retail 726
Target Brands, Inc. Retail 600
Zulily, Inc.  Retail 580
Manheim Ohio Automotive 550
Staples, Inc. Office Supplies 500
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Retail 500
Pacer International, Inc. Logistics Provider 455
Access Drywall Supply Construction 450
Englefield Oil Co. Energy 405
Advanced Auto Parts Automotive 404
Cadbury-Schweppes Bottling Food and Beverage 350
Sygma Network Finance and Insurance 350
Kimball Midwest Inc. Automotive 300

Science and Technology

Alliance Data Retail Services Information Technology 3,100
Battelle Research and Development 2,194
Chemical Abstracts Service Research Repository 1,400
IBM Technology and Consulting 1.171
Century Link Telecommunications 949
Ashland Inc. Chemicals 900
Fiserv Inc. Financial Technology 861
OCLC Computer Library Service 724
Frontier Communications Telecommunications 597
Alcatel-Lucent Telecommunications 580
TEKsystems, Inc. Information Technology 556
Information Control Corporation Information Technology 475
Transportation Research Center, Inc. Research and Development 360
Sogeti USA Information Technology 345
Nestle USA Food and Beverage 330
Xerox Corp Document Services 200
Ohio Willow Wood Medical Device 171
Quick Solutions Information Technology 160
ComResource Information Technology 152
Mills James Productions Media Production 150
Experis Information Technology 125
Fast Switch Ltd Information Technology 125
Unicon International Inc. Information Technology 121
Gordon Flesch Co. Business Technology 114
Modis Consulting Information Technology 40


Battelle Research and Development 2,194
Abbott Nutrition Research and Development 2,055
Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Laboratories Pharmaceuticals 1,370
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Lawn Care Products 1,190
Ashland Inc. Chemicals 900
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Chemicals 650
DuPont Photovoltaics 570
G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottling CO. Food and Beverage 550
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. Food and Beverage 550
PPG Industries, Inc. Fiberglass 520
Mars Petcare US Food and Beverage 486
International Paper Paper 355
Nestle USA Food and Beverage 330
Wyandot Inc. Food and Beverage 325
Select Sires, Inc. Livestock Genetics 236
Akzo Nobel N.V. Coatings 220
Kraft Foods, Inc. Food and Beverage 220
The Kroger Co. - Bakery Divsions Food and Beverage 200
ConAgra Foods, Inc.  Food and Beverage 148
Bayer MaterialScience AG Plastics and Polymers 138
Frank Brunckhorst Co., LLC Food and Beverage 93

International Business

Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Manufacturing Japan 9,433
Exel Inc. Logistics Germany 2,190
TS TECH Co., Ltd. Manufacturing Japan 2,078
Teleperformance Business Services France 1,682
Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Laboratories Manufacturing Germany 1,370
Midwest Express Group Logistics Japan 1,183
Rolls-Royce Energy Systems Manufacturing UK 1,146
Safelite Group Manufacturing Belgium 1,600
Jefferson Industries Corporation Manufacturing Japan 700
Cardington Yutaka Technology, Inc. Manufacturing Japan 725
AGC Flat Glass North America Manufacturing Japan 692
Stanley Electric US, Co. Manufacturing Japan 970
American SHOWA Inc. Manufacturing Japan 550
Alcatel-Lucent Science and Technology France 580
BMW Financial Services NA LLC Business Services Germany 528
Accenture PLC Business Services Ireland 489
Anheuser-Busch Inc. Manufacturing Belgium 486
Invensys Climate Controls Manufacturing UK 423

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