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Chicago's Largest Privately Held Companies

The 50 largest privately held companies are listed. For the full list, please see the Crain's Chicago Book of Lists, available in the Office of Career Services.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (Bloomington, IL)
Insurance, banking and mutual funds

Health Care Service Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Health insurer

Reyes Holdings LLC (Rosemont, IL)
Food and beverage distributor

U.S. Foods (Rosemont, IL)
Food-service distributor

Topco Associates LLC (Skokie, IL)
Supplier of products and services to supermarket retailers, wholesalers, and food-service companies

Havi Group L.P. (Downers Grove, IL)
Supply-chain management, packaging, marketing

Medline Industries, Inc. (Mundelein, IL)
Manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies

OSI Group LLC (Aurora, IL)
Develops and processes food for QSR, food-service and retail companies

Eby-Brown Co. LLC (Naperville, IL)
Wholesale distributor of convenience products

Ace Hardware Corp. (Oak Brook, IL)
Retail hardware cooperative

Walsh Group Ltd. (Chicago, IL)
General contractor, design-builder, construction manager

Amsted Industries Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Manufacturer of railroad, construction, and building materials

Koch Foods Inc. (Park Ridge, IL)
Supplier of fresh and frozen poultry for food-service and retail operations

Camping World/Good Sam (Lincolnshire, IL)
Operates RV dealerships and Camping World stores

Follett Corp. (River Grove, IL)
Retail and wholesale distributor of education materials to K-12 and higher education markets

Heico Cos. LLC (Chicago, IL)
Buyout/turnaround firm specializing in manufacturing companies

Wirtz Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Distribution, real estate, insurance, banking; owns Chicago Blackhawks hockey team

JMC Steel Group (Chicago, IL)
Steel pipe and tube products

Inland Real Estate Group (Oak Brook, IL)
Commercial real estate, investment, property management, leasing, development, and financial services

McMaster-Carr Supply Co. (Elmhurst, IL)
Wholesale supplier of industrial products

True Value Co. (Chicago, IL)
Retail hardware cooperative

Central Grocers Inc. (Joliet, IL)
Grocery wholesaler with retail locations

Coyote Logistics LLC (Chicago, IL)
Third-party logistics provider

Frank Consolidated Enterprises Inc.(Des Plaines, IL)
Automotive fleet management

Atkore International (Harvey, IL)
Electrical raceway, steel tubes and metal framing products

Newly Weds Foods Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Manufacturer of food coatings and seasonings

CC Industries Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Holding company for diversified manufacturing and real estate operations

TTX Co. (Chicago, IL)
Provides rail car and related freight and management services

Grant Thornton LLP (Chicago, IL)
Audit, tax and advisory services

Mat Holdings Inc. (Long Grove, IL)
Manufacturer of automotive parts, power equipment, lawn products

HUB International Ltd. (Chicago,IL)
Insurance Brokerage

Boler Co.(Itasca, IL)
Manufacturer of truck and trailer suspension systems

Serta Inc. (Hoffman Estates, IL)
Manufacturer and marketer of mattresses and bed foundations

Hearthside Food Solutions LLC (Downers Grove, IL)
Contract manufacturer of cereals, snacks and other baked goods

Clayco Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build, construction

A.T. Kearney Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Management consulting

Power Construction Co. LLC (Chicago, IL)
Commercial construction

Forsythe Technology Inc. (Skokie, IL)
Information-technology and business consulting

MacLean-Fogg Co. (Mundelein, IL)
Manufacturer of engineered components for automotive and utility industries

Parent Petroleum (St. Charles, IL)
Wholesaler and retailer of oil-based products

Clover Holdings Corp. (Hoffman Estates, IL)
Recycles and remarkets printer cartridges

Duchossois Industries Inc. (Elmhurst, IL)
Audio-visual equipment, garage door openers, venture-capital, private-equity investments and gaming

Ferrara Candy Co. (Oakbrook, IL)
Candy maker

Panduit Corp. (Tinley Park, IL)
Manufacturer of cable and electrical products for wiring and communications applications

Information Resources Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Consumer and retail market research

Old World Industries LLC (Northbrook, IL)
Chemical manufacturer and consumer products marketer

Midland Paper Co. (Wheeling, IL)
Wholesale distributor of printing paper, packaging materials and supplies

American Hotel Register Co. (Vernon Hills, IL)
Distributor and provider of hotel supplies and services

Network Services Co. (Schaumburg, IL)
Member-owned organization of janitorial products, food-service packaging; printing materials distributors

Griffith Laboratories Inc. (Alsip, IL)
Food ingredient developer and manufacturer