Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Largest Companies In The World in 2016 and 2017. Different companies all over the world are providing different services and products to the people in different regions. Some companies are on a national level while others are multinational companies and are spread out in different countries in the world. These companies are known by their trademark among the people.
There are millions of local and international companies in the world providing services. While the multinational companies are yet large and having satellite branches in different countries to make a large chain or network. In different countries, these companies are operating with their employees. In terms of revenue, number of employees and branches here is a list of the top 10 largest companies in the world.
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List of Top 10 Largest Companies In The World in 2016
McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries across more than 36,000 outlets. It was founded in the United States in 1940, the company began as a barbecue restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald. In 1948, they reorganized their business as a hamburger stand using production line principles. A McDonald’s restaurant is operated by either a franchisee, an affiliate, or the corporation itself.
9. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China:
Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd. is a Chinese multinational banking company, and the largest bank in the world by total assets and by market capitalization. It is one of China’s Big Four state-owned commercial banks. It was founded as a limited company in 1984. It has an asset worth $3.616 trillion generally considered the largest bank in the world by assets. It is the first Chinese bank to achieve such a feat. It ranks number 1 in The Banker’s Top 1000 World Banks ranking.
8. ISS A/S:
ISS A/S is a Facility Services company founded in Denmark in 1901. ISS services include cleaning services, support services, property services, catering services, security services and facility management services. The ISS Group’s revenue is about 74.1 billion in Denmark currency. ISS now has more than 510,000 employees and activities in more than 75 countries across Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America and Pacific. More than half of ISS’ employees are based in emerging markets.
7. Agricultural Bank of China:
The Agricultural Bank Ltd., is one of the Big Four banks in the China. It was founded in 1951, and has its headquarters in Beijing,China. It has branches throughout China, Hong Kong, London, Tokyo, New York, Frankfurt, Sydeny, Seoul, and Singapore. ABC has 320 million retail customers, 2.7 million corporate clients, and nearly 24,000 branches. It is China’s third-largest lender by assets.
6. Compass Group:
Compass Group plc, is a British multinational contract food service, cleaning, property management and support services company in the Compass House, Surrey. Compass House is the largest contract food service company in the world and has operations in over 50 countries. It serves around 4 billion meals a year in locations including offices and factories, schools, universities, hospitals, major sports and cultural venues, mining camps and offshore oil platforms.
Petro China Ltd., is a Chinese oil and gas company and is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), situated in Beijing, China. It is China’s biggest oil producer. Traded in Hong Kong and New York, the company, announced its plans to issue stock in Shanghai in November 2007, and subsequently entered trading on the Shanghai index. It is the largest oil an gas company in China an also among the largest companies of the world.
Volkswagen AG is a German car manufacturer company. It was established in 1937, Volkswagen is the top-selling and namesake marque of the Volkswagen Group, the holding company created in 1975 for the growing company, and is now the second-largest automaker in the world. Volkswagen has three cars in the top 10 list of best-selling cars of all time the Volkswagen Golf, the Volkswagen Beetle, and the Volkswagen Passat. Volkswagen is also translated as People Automobile in German.
3. G4S Security:
G4S plc, is a British multinational security services company in central London. It was established in 2004. It is the world’s largest security company measured by revenues and has operations in around 125 countries with over 620,000 employees. G4S is also the world’s second-largest private employer, and the largest on the London Stock Exchange.
2. Hon Hai Precision Industry:
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd commonly known as the Foxconn Technology Group is a Taiwan based multinational electronic contract manufacturing company. Foxconn is the world`s largest contract manufacturing company. It has a large number of well known clients including Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Kindle, Playstation, Xbox and Nokia. It has an annual revenue of $70 billion, and is also the 2nd largest electronics company in the world.
1. Wal-Mart Stores:
One of the richest companies of USA, Walmart is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962. Walmart has 11,527 stores and clubs in 27 countries, under a total of 72 banners The company operates under different Walmart names in different countries. Walmart is the world’s largest company by revenue, according as well as the biggest private employer in the world with 2.2 million employees.
These are the world most famous brand names and companies of 2016-2017. In different regions of the world these are providing services and products. While they have also maintained a standard graph as well to name them in the world`s top 10 ranking.