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Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations

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1 Boeing 27 66,387.0 Chicago
2 State Farm Insurance Cos. 32 61,611.6 Bloomington
3 Walgreen 40 53,762.0 Deerfield
4 Sears Holdings 45 50,703.0 Hoffman Estates
5 Caterpillar 50 44,958.0 Peoria
6 Archer Daniels Midland 52 44,018.0 Decatur
7 Kraft Foods 63 37,241.0 Northfield
8 Allstate 64 36,769.0 Northbrook
9 Motorola 65 36,622.0 Schaumburg
10 Abbott Laboratories 96 25,914.2 Abbott Park
11 Deere 102 24,082.2 Moline
12 McDonald's 106 23,230.7 Oak Brook
13 UAL 124 20,143.0 Chicago
14 Exelon 131 18,925.0 Chicago
15 Illinois Tool Works 155 16,278.9 Glenview
16 Sara Lee 203 13,179.0 Downers Grove
17 R.R. Donnelley & Sons 229 11,587.1 Chicago
18 Baxter International 236 11,263.0 Deerfield
19 Integrys Energy Group 254 10,408.1 Chicago
20 Aon 263 9,973.0 Chicago
21 OfficeMax 288 9,082.0 Naperville
22 Fortune Brands 311 8,291.4 Deerfield
23 Smurfit-Stone Container 334 7,420.0 Chicago
24 W.W. Grainger 377 6,418.0 Lake Forest
25 Tenneco 393 6,184.0 Lake Forest
26 Anixter International 418 5,852.9 Glenview
27 Brunswick 424 5,770.9 Lake Forest
28 Northern Trust Corp. 447 5,395.1 Chicago
29 Wm. Wrigley Jr. 448 5,389.1 Chicago
30 USG 460 5,202.0 Chicago
31 Tribune 467 5,112.4 Chicago
32 Telephone & Data Systems 478 4,829.0 Chicago
33 United Stationers 496 4,646.4 Deerfield
34 Old Republic International 545 4,091.0 Chicago
35 Sirva 552 3,969.9 Westmont
36 Nalco Holding 559 3,912.5 Naperville
37 Hospira 608 3,436.2 Lake Forest
38 Corn Products International 614 3,390.9 Westchester
39 Molex 629 3,265.9 Lisle
40 General Growth Properties 630 3,261.8 Chicago
41 Pactiv 633 3,253.0 Lake Forest
42 Nicor 646 3,176.3 Naperville
43 Country Insurance & Fin. Svcs. 652 3,135.0 Bloomington
44 Unitrin 656 3,116.6 Chicago
45 Hewitt Associates 677 2,990.3 Lincolnshire
46 CF Industries Holdings 716 2,756.7 Deerfield
47 Jones Lang LaSalle 741 2,652.1 Chicago
48 Solo Cup 800 2,353.3 Highland Park
49 Packaging Corp. of America 810 2,316.0 Lake Forest
50 Metal Management 832 2,229.0 Chicago
51 Andrew 839 2,195.1 Westchester
52 Equity Residential 853 2,147.2 Chicago
53 Sauer-Danfoss 904 1,972.5 Lincolnshire
54 ACCO Brands 907 1,938.9 Lincolnshire
55 Tellabs 916 1,913.4 Naperville
56 AptarGroup 920 1,892.2 Crystal Lake
57 Gardner Denver 925 1,868.8 Quincy
58 Brookdale Senior Living 933 1,839.3 Chicago
59 Career Education 940 1,795.7 Hoffman Estates
60 CME Group 959 1,756.1 Chicago
61 Arthur J. Gallagher 981 1,675.1 Itasca
62 Hub Group 989 1,658.2 Downers Grove
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