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Leading Companies

More than a Motor City

While the Detroit Region remains the center of the automotive world, several of its fastest growing industries are in sectors as diverse as health care, defense, aerospace, information technology and logistics.

The Detroit Region’s Largest Employers, 2016

RankCompanyRegional HQRegional Employment
1Ford Motor Co.Dearborn44,598
2FCA US LLCAuburn Hills33,657
3General Motors Co. Detroit32,353
4University of MichiganAnn Arbor30,852
5Beaumont Health SystemSouthfield 22,225
6U.S. GovernmentDetroit18,701
7Henry Ford Health SystemDetroit17,332
8Illitch CompaniesDetroit16,567
9Trinity Health MichiganLivonia14,231
10Rock VenturesDetroit13,445
Source: Crain's Detroit Business

The Detroit Region’s Largest Foreign-Held Companies

CompanyDetroit Region EmploymentParent Country
Adecco Employment10,000+Switzerland
Magna International 2,500 - 4,999 Canada
Robert Bosch LLC 2,500 - 4,999 Germany
Advantage Technical Resourcing 1,000 - 2,499 Japan
Bundy Corp. 1,000 - 2,499 United Kingdom
Copper & Brass Sales 1,000 - 2,499 Germany
Intier Automotive Inc. 1,000 - 2,499 Canada
Metaldyne 1,000 - 2,499 Japan
Severstal North America 1,000 - 2,499 Russia
Technicolor 1,000 - 2,499 France
TechnoTrim Inc. 1,000 - 2,499 JV-Japan & United States
ThyssenKrupp USA Inc. 1,000 - 2,499 Germany
Total Petroleum Inc. 1,000 - 2,499 France
Umicore Autocat USA Inc. 1,000 - 2,499 Belgium
Accenture 500 - 999 Ireland
Auto Alliance International Inc.500 - 999 JV-Japan & United States
Continental Automotive 500 - 999 Germany
Denso International America Inc. 500 - 999 Japan
Excel Freight Management 500 - 999 United Kingdom
FANUC Robotics America Inc. 500 - 999 Japan
Gale Cengage Learning 500 - 999 JV-Canada & United Kingdom
GKN Driveline North America Inc. 500 - 999 United Kingdom
Henkel Corp. 500 - 999 Germany
Johnson Electric Automotive Inc. 500 - 999 China
Mazda Motor of America Inc. 500 - 999 Japan
MODIS, INC 500 - 999 Switzerland
National Steel Corp. 500 - 999 Japan
Ogihara America Corp. 500 - 999 Japan
Perstorp Components Inc. 500 - 999 Sweden
Rieter Automotive North America 500 - 999 Switzerland
Schefenacker Vision Systems Inc. 500 - 999 United Kingdom
TI Automotive 500 - 999 United Kingdom
TK Holding Inc. 500 - 999 Japan
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. 500 - 999 Japan
Valeo Services 500 - 999 France
Volkswagen of America Inc. 500 - 999 Germany
Webasto Roof Systems Inc. 500 - 999 Germany
Yazaki North America Inc. 500 - 999 Japan

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The Detroit Region’s Fortune 500 Companies

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