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Pittsburgh's 50 largest companies

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Industrial Companies:

-Alcoa (largest Aluminum Company in the world)

-US Steel (largest integrated Steel Company in the world)

-Mine Safety Appliances (only co. in the world to make military grade night vision goggles!)


-Michael Baker (major defense contractor)

-LB Foster

-Dicks Construction (major projects contractor)

-Trumbull Construction (major projects contractor)

-Wabtec (Rail Tools, invented the modern train by inventing the TRAIN BRAKE!)

-Wesco (Industries Home Depot, from fuses to lamps to outlets they supply it)

-PPG Industries (founded from the OLDEST glass factory in the U.S.)

-PDG Enviromental (leading enviromental clean up firm)

~~Major Operations for:



-Guru.Com (moved FROM Silicon Valley to Pittsburgh!)

-North Pittsburgh Systems



-Allegheny Technologies

-Mitsubishi Electric USA

~~Major Operations for:

Intel, Seagate, Sony, Network Associates, Ariba, Marconi, Siemens, Verizon


-Koppers (operations in 7 countries, 5,000 employees)


-Lanxess (operations in 20 countries, 20,000 employees)

Food Services:

-Giant Eagle (300+ locations in 4 states!)

-HJ Heinz Co. (Invented Ketchup, AND first Kosher seafood!)

-Iron City Brewing (Invented Pull-tab cans, AND twist off tops!)

-Eat'n'Park (100restaurants,in 2 states,also supplies hospitals/schools & caterering)

~~Major Operations for:

Del Monte, Coca-Cola


-Bayer North America

-Mylan (world's largest generic drug maker)


-UPMC (largest cancer center system in the world)

-WestPenn/Allegheny (Manages 9 Hospitals in SW Pa.)

-World Health


-American Eagle Outfitters (800+ stores in U.S. & Canada)

-Philip Pelusi (210+ salons from NY to Nebraska!)

-Sheetz (300+ locations in 6 states)

-Dicks Sporting Goods (160 stores in 27 states!)

-GNC (5,000 stores in dozens of countries!)

-84 Lumber (450+ locations in 35 states!)

~~Major Operations for:

Federated Department Stores


-FedEx Ground

-Project Roam

~~Major Operations for:



-DQE (founded by George Westinghouse)

-Allegheny Energy (serves 5 states)

-Consol (largest coal supplier in the U.S.)

~~Major Operations for:

Dominion Energy


-Mellon (well over a trillion dollars in assets under management)

-PNC (largest non-branch ATM system in the world)

-Federated (major mutual fund company)


-Parker Hunter

-FNB Bank (operates bank locations as far away as Florida!)

-First Commonwealth Bank


-Mid-Atlantic Financial

-Highmark Insurance (largest insurance co. in Pa. & West Virginia!)

~~Major Operations for:

National City

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Evergrey, your correct on that one.

As much as I would love to keep including them I can't according to the US Census thats not our metroplex, I guess I got carried away because the Pittsburgh Business Times Online keeps touting their growth as if they were on Grant Street. Sharp eye my man!

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Well, all of Western Pennsylvania can be proud of Altoona-based Sheetz. They truly have revolutionized the convenience store industry. Whenever I see the familiar red-and-yellow motif along the roadside, I know I have found an oasis.

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I heard they are starting a restaurant chain now too, first one is already opened in Altoona, they really are a future giant!

anyways back to the forest view of the list ;)

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