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. 7363
Tower Health 7270
County of Berks 2400
Carpenter Technology 2168
Reading School District 2000
Supportive Concepts for Families 1829
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 1818
Boscov’s Department Store 1740
Pennsylvania Government 1720
Penn State Health St. Joseph 1536
Wilson School District 1414
Berks County Intermediate Unit 1377
Redner’s Markets, Inc. 1361
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. 1300
Penske Truck Leasing 1300
Morgan Corporation 1200
Santander Bank 1100
Giant Food Stores 1025
Kutztown University 984
HGSS 938
U.S. Government 921
Alcon Inc. 900
Gage Personnel 813
Boyertown Area School District 778
Weis Markets 655

Manufacturing

Company Employment
East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc. 7363
Carpenter Technology 2168
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. 1300
Alcon Inc. 900
Sweet Street Desserts Inc. 705
RM Palmer Candy Inc. 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
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
RM Palmer Candy Inc. 615
Pet Smart 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
The Loomis Company 230
Citizens Bank 200
M&T Bank 200

Updated: 10/16/17

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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