Major Employers

Many businesses spanning a variety of industries call our community home. As a testament to Greater Reading’s diverse and thriving business environment, we’ve tabulated a comprehensive list of the top employers in our area.

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Major Employers: All Sectors

Company Employment
East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc. 7145
Reading Hospital & Medical Center 6673
County of Berks 2400
Carpenter 2305
Reading School District 2000
Boscov’s Department Store 1750
Pennsylvania Government 1720
Penske Truck Leasing 1683
St. Joseph Regional Health Network 1623
Redner’s Markets, Inc. 1361
Supportive Concepts for Families 1274
Giant Food Stores 1244
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 1213
Morgan Truck Body LLC 1200
Berks County Intermediate Unit 1190
Santander Bank 1100
Wilson School District 1033
Kutztown University 980
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. 958
Met-Ed/First Energy 921
U.S. Government 900
Instant Web LLC (IWCO Direct) 826
UGI Energy Services, Inc. 794
Boyertown School District 789
Alcon Research Ltd. 766

Manufacturing

Company Employment
East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc. 7145
Carpenter Technology Corporation 2305
Ashley Furniture Industries 958
Alcon Manufacturing, Ltd. 766
Sweet Street Desserts Inc. 705
R.M. Palmer Company 615
Reading Truck Body, Inc. 600
Teleflex 550
Godiva Chocolatier, Inc. 455
Cambridge-Lee Industries, Inc. 425
Reading Eagle Company 424
Savor Street Foods 350
Giorgio Foods, Inc. 300
Birdsboro Kosher Farms 300
Yuasa Battery, Inc. 286
Cryovac Div., Sealed Air Corporation 275
Tray Pak Corporation 252
GAI-Tronics Corporation 250
Enersys 244

Distribution

Company Employment
Sweet Street Desserts Inc. 705
R.M. Palmer Company 615
PetSmart 500
Godiva Chocolatier, Inc. 455
Dollar General 450
Savor Street Foods 350
GAI-Tronics Corporation 250
Samsung Electronics 100

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate

Company Employment
Santander Bank 1100
Wells Fargo 722
Encompass Insurance 550
C N A Insurance 403
National Penn Bank 535
The Loomis Company 230
Citizens Bank 200
M&T Bank 200

Updated: 3/10/16

SOURCE: Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce and Industry & BusinessWeekly@Reading Eagle.com
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Major Employers
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Take a look at Greater Reading’s top employers to get an idea of the success that local businesses have achieved.
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