Chicago Commerce - Notable - Chicago, Illinois, USA

Large or well-known companies with headquarters or major operations in the Chicago area
  • Abbott Labs: Healthcare products; Abbott Park
  • Advocate: Healthcare network; Oak Brook
  • Allstate: Insurance; Northbrook
  • Aon: Insurance, financial, and consulting; Chicago; (See photo of headquarters.)
  • Baxter Intl: Medical devices and supplies; pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; Deerfield
  • Boeing: Airplanes, aerospace, defense; (See photo of headquarters.)
  • CNA: CNA Financial Corporation; Insurance
  • Dominick's: Food stores; Oak Brook; unit of Safeway (Pleasanton, CA)
  • Equity: Equity Office Properties Trust; real estate; owns interest in hundreds of office and industrial buildings; unit of Blackstone Group
  • Exelon: energy; units Commonwealth Edison, PECO Energy; Chicago
  • Fed: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Fortune Brands: Consumer brands; including Jim Beam, Titleist, Master Lock, and more; Deerfield
  • Illinois Tool Works: Manufactured products; engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products; Glenview
  • Integrys: Energy Group Inc
  • Jewel-Osco: Food and drug stores; Itasca; unit of SUPERVALU (Eden Prairie, MN)
  • Kraft: Foods; including cheese (Kraft), crackers (Nabisco), meats (Oscar Mayer), and cereal (Post), etc.; Northfield
  • McDonald's: Quick service restaurants; Oak Brook
  • MillerCoors: merger of Miller and Coors; Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft, Miller High Life, Milwaukee's Best, Red Dog, Sharp's, Olde English, Leinenkugel's, Hamm's, Mickey's, Foster's
  • Motorola: Communications devices; cellphones, 2-way radios; Schaumburg
  • Northern Trust: Financial services
  • Quaker: Food; breakfast cereals, pancake mixes, side dishes; unit of PepsiCo (Purchase, NY)
  • RR Donnelley: printing
  • Ryerson: Distributors and processors of metals; merged with Integris Metals; formerly Ryerson Tull
  • Sara Lee: Food, beverage, apparel, household products; brands include Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean, Senseo, Douwe Egberts, Ambi Pur, Kiwi, Sara Lee, and more; Downers Grove
  • Sears: Sears Holdings Coporation; retail stores Sears and Kmart; Hoffman Estates
  • Smurfit-Stone: containers
  • Tribune: Media; daily newspapers, broadcast TV, radio, Chicago Cubs
  • UAL: United Airlines; airline
  • Walgreen: drug and general-merchandise stores; Deerfield
  • Wrigley: Chewing gum and candy; unit of Mars (McLean, VA); (See photo of headquarters.)
  • WW Grainger: maintenance, repair, and service equipment; Lake Forest
  • USG: building products
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