5 Arizona companies make it to Forbes Fortune 500
Fortune recently released its annual Fortune 500 company list. This year only five Arizona-based companies made it to the list. US Airways Group is out of the 2014 Arizona list after its merger with Texas-based American Airlines. Here are the five AZ companies:
- Avnet- #117
- Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc -#143
- Republic Services Inc. -#325
- PetSmart Inc. -#376
- Insight Enterprises -#483
Here are companies in the technology sector:
With over 18,000 employees, Phoenix-based technology Business-to-business B2B distributor is ranked 117 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the highest out of the five. Avnet reported $25.5 billion in revenue for the 2013 fiscal year.
Insight Enterprises (#483)
Based in Tempe, Ariz., Insight Enterprises is a worldwide provider of technology solutions. With over 5,400 employees, Insight Enterprises had a profit of $5.1 billion in 2013 and dropped 13 spots to 483 this year.
2013’s Fortune 500 List:
- Avnet Inc- #117
- US Airways Group Inc- #199
- Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc -#156
- Republic Services Inc. -#323
- PetSmart Inc. -#377
- Insight Enterprises -#470
Read Forbes’ article here.