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Chicago's Largest Public Companies

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

Boeing Co. (Chicago, IL)
Aerospace, defense

Archer Daniels Midland Co. (Decatur, IL)
Agricultural products

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Drugstores, mail-order pharmaceuticals

Caterpillar Inc. (Peoria, IL)
Construction and farm machinery, heavy trucks

United Continental Holdings Inc. (Chicago, IL)

Deere & Co. (Moline, IL)
Construction and farm machinery, heavy trucks

Allstate Corp. (Northbrook, IL)
Property, casualty, and life insurance

Mondelez International Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Snacks, beverages, packaged meals

Sears Holdings Corp. (Hoffman Estates, IL)
Department stores

McDonald's Corp. (Oak Brook, IL)
Fast-food restaurants

Exelon Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Electricity supplier

Catamaran Corp. (Lisle, IL)
Pharmacy-benefit manager

Abbott Laboratories (North Chicago, IL)

Abbvie Inc. (North Chicago, IL)
Pharmaceuticals, medical products

Kraft Foods Group Inc. (Northfield, IL)
Snacks, beverages, packaged meals

Baxter International Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Medical products and services

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (Glenview, IL)
Industrial machinery

CDW Corp. (Vernon Hills, IL)
Computer hardware, software and accessories

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (Chicago, IL)
Commercial printing

Navistar International Corp. (Warrenville, IL)
Manufacturer of buses, commercial trucks, military vehicles 

W.W. Grainger Inc. (Lake Forest, IL)
Maintenance equipment and supplies

CNA Financial Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Property and casualty insurance

Discover Financial Services (Riverwoods, IL)
Credit card issuer

Tenneco Inc. (Lake Forest, IL)
Auto parts and equipment

Dover Corp. (Downers Grove, IL)
Manufacturing equipment

LKQ Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Recycled auto parts

NiSource Inc. (Merrillville, IN)
Natural gas utility

Anixter International Inc. (Glenview, IL)
Communications and specialty wire and cable products

Ingredion Inc. (Westchester, IL)
Ingredient solutions provider

Motorola Solutions Inc. (Schaumburg, IL)

Packaging Corp. of America (Lake Forest, IL)
Paper packaging

Old Republic International Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Insurance holding company

Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Real estate management, development

United Stationers Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Office products

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Wireless telecommunication services

CF Industries Holdings Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Agricultural products

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (Itasca, IL)
Insurance Brokerage

Northern Trust Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Commercial banks

Hospira Inc. (Lake Forest, IL)
Pharmaceutical and medication-delivery equipment

Hyatt Hotels Corp. (Chicago, IL)

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. (Glenview, IL)
Infant food products

Integrys Energy Group Inc. (Chicago, IL)
Public utility holding company

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Homebuilding materials

U.S. Cellular Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Wireless telecommunications services

Brunswick Corp. (Lake Forest, IL)
Leisure products

USG Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Holding company for building supply companies

Ryerson Holding Corp. (Chicago, IL)
Metal processing and distribution

HUB Group Inc. (Downers Grove, IL)
Global intermodal transportation

ULTA Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (Bolingbrook, IL)
Beauty products retailer

Groupon Inc. (Chicago, IL)
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