Largest manufacturers in central Massachusetts

Ranked by number of local employees as of March, 2018

 NameLocal employeesAnnual revenueProductsHead of companyFounded
1Dell Technologies (EMC Corp.)
176 South St., Hopkinton 01748
508-435-1000
www.emc.com
8,000
statewide
$78,700,000,000IT hardware, software, solutions and servicesMichael Dell chairman & CEO1979 (EMC); 1984 (Dell)
2
IPG Photonics Corp.
50 Old Webster Road, Oxford 01540
508-373-1100
www.ipgphotonics.com
1,753$1,409,000,000Fiber lasersValentin Gapontsev CEO & founder1990
3Boston Scientific Corp.
300 Boston Scientific Way, Marlborough 01752
508-683-5670
www.bostonscientific.com
1,700$9,050,000,000Medical devicesMichael F. Mahoney president & CEO1979
4Saint-Gobain
1 New Bond St., Worcester 01606
508-795-5000
www.saint-gobain.com
1,652DNDAbrasives, industrial ceramics and plastics manufacturingPierre-Andre de Chalendar president & CEO1885
5Waters Corp.
34 Maple St., Milford 01757
508-482-2000
www.waters.com
1,500$2,200,000,000Analytical science technologiesChristopher J. O'Connell chairman, president & CEO1958
6Hologic Inc.
250 Campus Drive, Marlborough 01752
508-263-2900
www.hologic.com
1,245$3,058,800,000Medical devicesStephen P. MacMillan president & CEO1985
7Metso Automation USA Inc.
44 Bowditch Drive, Shrewsbury 01545
508-852-0200
www.metso.com
1,200$2,497,638,000Manufacturing for mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industriesJohn Quinlivan
president, Metso Flow Control
1950
8Bose Corp.
The Mountain, Framingham 01701
508-879-7330
www.bose.com
1,000 (a)$3,800,000,000Audio technologyPhil Hess CEO1964
9Raytheon Co.
1001 Boston Post Road East, Marlborough
01752
508-490-1000
www.raytheon.com
1,000 (a)$27,700,000,000Aerospace and defenseThomas A. Kennedy CEO1922
10Nypro, a Jabil Co.
101 Union St., Clinton 01510
978-365-9721
www.nypro.com
850DNDMedical devicesSteve Borges
executive vice president & CEO Nypro Healthcare
1955
11Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
38 Jackson Road, Devens 01434
978-784-6001
www.bms.com
715$20,800,000,000Diversified specialty biopharmaceuticals for oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosisGiovanni Caforio CEO1858
12Johnson Controls (b)
50 Technology Drive, Westminster 01441
978-731-2500
www.tycosimplexgrinnell.com
700$30,000,000,000Fire protection, security, HVAC and controls solutions and servicesGeorge R. Oliver chairman & CEO1894 (c)
12KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America Inc. (d)
91 Carpenter Hill Road, Charlton 01507
508-248-9011
www.karlstorz.com
700DNDEndoscopes, medical instruments and devicesCharles Wilhelm president & COO1989
12Polar Beverages
1001 Southbridge St., Worcester 01610
508-753-4300
www.polarbev.com
700$465,000,000Soft drinksRalph D. Crowley CEO & president1882
15Affordable Interior Systems (AIS) (e)
25 Tucker Drive, Leominster 01453
978-562-7500
www.ais-inc.com
600$175,000,000Office furnitureBruce Platzman president & CEO1989
15The L.S. Starrett Co.
121 Crescent St., Athol 01331
978-249-3551
www.starrett.com
600$207,023,000Precision toolsFrancis J. O'Brien treasurer & CFO1880

Source: Each manufacturer via survey, Massachusetts Manufacturers Register, annual reports and company websites.

Notes: Unable to confirm data for Boxborough’s Cisco Systems Inc. or Townsend’s Sterilite Corp. United Lens of Southbridge declined to participate in the 2018 survey. Technetics Group, a subsidiary of North Carolina-based Enpro Industries and formerly Fabrico Inc., closed its Oxford facility in August; 97 employees were laid off.

DND = Did not disclose.

(a) Local employee figure falls within a range of 1,000-4,999 according to data published by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.
(b) Cork, Ireland-based Johnson Controls acquired Tyco SimplexGrinnell in September 2016.
(c) Founding year for Gardner’s original Simplex Time Recorder Co.
(d) Data from 2017 survey
(e) 2017 AIM Sustainability Award winner

Compiled by: Stephanie R. Meagher, smeagher@nebusinessmedia.com