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Largest tech company in every state

  • Largest tech company in every state
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    Largest tech company in every state

    The rise of the tech industry in the United States over the past several decades has been staggering. Businesses whose primary function is to produce or sell tech and tech services are on the rise, with Silicon Valley in California’s Bay Area serving as the epicenter of this rapid development. Unfortunately, the financial transgressions of these companies can have a major impact on the American stock market, with significant ripples often traced back to a few heavy-hitters. Every state is home to technology companies in some capacity—do you know the largest one in yours?

    “Tech means more than just producing hardware or software,” Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, told The New York Times. “It is synonymous with with innovation, research and development, and long-term thinking.”

    With that in mind, Stacker used data compiled by Utopia Global to look at companies developing new technology in communications, IT software, health care, aviation, or data solutions.

    Read on to discover the largest tech company in your state.

    ALSO: 30 tips for landing a job at a tech startup

  • Alabama: GATR Technologies
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    Alabama: GATR Technologies

    Location: Huntsville, Alabama

    Industry: Telecommunications

    Year founded: 2004

    Employee size: 77

    Revenue: $65.3 million

    Runner-up: Hospicelink

  • Alaska: GCI
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    Alaska: GCI

    Location: Anchorage, Alaska

    Industry: Communications and telecommunications

    Year founded: 1979

    Employee size: 1,734

    Revenue: $934 million consolidated

    Runner-up: Alaska Communications

  • Arizona: Avnet
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    Arizona: Avnet

    Location: Phoenix, Arizona

    Industry: Distributes electronic components and solutions

    Year founded: 1921

    Employee size: 17,700

    Revenue: $26.2 billion

    Runner-up: Insight Enterprises

  • Arkansas: Acxiom Corporation
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    Arkansas: Acxiom Corporation

    Location: Conway, Arkansas

    Industry: Data and marketing management solutions

    Year founded: 1969

    Employee size: 4,320

    Revenue: $850 million

    Runner-up: Windstream Communications

  • California: Apple
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    California: Apple

    Location: Cupertino, California

    Industry: Mobile devices, computers, and software

    Year founded: 1976

    Employee size: 115,000

    Revenue: $215.6 billion

    Runner-up: Hewlett Packard

  • Colorado: Level 3 Communications
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    Colorado: Level 3 Communications

    Location: Broomfield, Colorado

    Industry: Telecommunications, fiber-optic, and internet

    Year founded: 1985

    Employee size: 13,500

    Revenue: $68.3 billion

    Runner-up: Echostar

  • Connecticut: United Technologies
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    Connecticut: United Technologies

    Location: Farmington, Connecticut

    Industry: Aircraft, aerospace, and transport technologies

    Year founded: 1934

    Employee size: 197,200

    Revenue: $56.1 billion

    Runner-up: Xerox

  • Delaware: DuPont USA
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    Delaware: DuPont USA

    Location: Wilmington, Delaware

    Industry: Science, chemicals, and electronic communications

    Year founded: 1802

    Employee size: 52,000

    Revenue: $25.3 billion

    Runner-up: Incyte

  • Florida: Tech Data
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    Florida: Tech Data

    Location: Clearwater, Florida

    Industry: IT products and services

    Year founded: 1974

    Employee size: 9,100

    Revenue: $26.4 billion

    Runner-up: Jabil Circuit

  • Georgia: Cox Communications
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    Georgia: Cox Communications

    Location: Atlanta, Georgia

    Industry: Broadband, and automation and media services

    Year founded: 1962

    Employee size: 60,000

    Revenue: $18 billion

    Runner-up: First Data Corporation

  • Hawaii: Hawaiian Telcom
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    Hawaii: Hawaiian Telcom

    Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

    Industry: Broadband data center and integrated communications

    Year founded: 1883

    Employee size: 1,400

    Revenue: $393.4 million

    Runner-up: Kamakura Corporation

  • Idaho: Micron Technology
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    Idaho: Micron Technology

    Location: Boise, Idaho

    Industry: Semiconductors and memory technology

    Year founded: 1978

    Employee size: 8,000

    Revenue: $12.4 billion

    Runner-up: WhiteCloud Analytics

  • Illinois: Motorola Solutions
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    Illinois: Motorola Solutions

    Location: Chicago, Illinois

    Industry: Telecommunications and data communications

    Year founded: Broke off from Motorola in 2011

    Employee size: 14,000

    Revenue: $6 billion

    Runner-up: Telephone and Data Systems

  • Indiana: MS Companies
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    Indiana: MS Companies

    Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

    Industry: Technology and training services, and data mining

    Year founded: 1999

    Employee size: 5,500

    Revenue: $87.8 million

    Runner-up: Equian

  • Iowa: Rockwell Collins
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    Iowa: Rockwell Collins

    Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Industry: Aviation and IT systems

    Year founded: 1933

    Employee size: 30,000

    Revenue: $5.2 billion

    Runner-up: Ready Wireless

  • Kansas: Spring Corporation
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    Kansas: Spring Corporation

    Location: Overland Park, Kansas

    Industry: Telecommunications

    Year founded: 1899

    Employee size: 30,000

    Revenue: $32.2 billion

    Runner-up: Netsmart Technologies

  • Kentucky: Lexmark International
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    Kentucky: Lexmark International

    Location: Lexington, Kentucky

    Industry: Integrated printing and software solutions

    Year founded: 1991

    Employee size: 12,700

    Revenue: $3.7 billion

    Runner-up: Hitcents.com, Inc.

  • Louisiana: CenturyLink
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    Louisiana: CenturyLink

    Location: Monroe, Louisiana

    Industry: Data, telephone, and broadband services

    Year founded: 1968

    Employee size: 43,000

    Revenue: $17.9 billion

    Runner-up: Bellwether Technology Corporation

  • Maine: WEX Inc.
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    Maine: WEX Inc.

    Location: Portland, Maine

    Industry: IT services management

    Year founded: 1983

    Employee size: 700

    Revenue: $1 billion

    Runner-up: MuniciPay

  • Maryland: Lockheed Martin Corporation
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    Maryland: Lockheed Martin Corporation

    Location: Bethesda, Maryland

    Industry: Aerospace and defense technology systems

    Year founded: 1995

    Employee size: 126,000

    Revenue: $46.1 billion

    Runner-up: Ciena Corporation

  • Massachusetts: General Electric
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    Massachusetts: General Electric

    Location: Boston, Massachusetts

    Industry: Multiple

    Year founded: 1892

    Employee size: 333,000

    Revenue: $123.7 billion

    Runner-up: Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Michigan: Stryker Corporation
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    Michigan: Stryker Corporation

    Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan

    Industry: Medical technologies and equipment

    Year founded: 1941

    Employee size: 22,000

    Revenue: $11.3 billion

    Runner-up: Altair Engineering

  • Minnesota: Ecolab Inc.
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    Minnesota: Ecolab Inc.

    Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

    Industry: Water, energy and hygiene technology

    Year founded: 1923

    Employee size: 47,000

    Revenue: $14.2 billion

    Runner-up: Digital River

  • Mississippi: Venture Technologies
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    Mississippi: Venture Technologies

    Location: Ridgeland, Mississippi

    Industry: IT and cloud services

    Year founded: 1986

    Employee size: 207

    Revenue: $123.3 million

    Runner-up: FNC Inc.

  • Missouri: Centene Corporation
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    Missouri: Centene Corporation

    Location: St. Louis, Missouri

    Industry: Health care services: software, and telehealth

    Year founded: 1984

    Employee size: 30,500

    Revenue: $40.6 billion

    Runner-up: Graybar Electric Company

  • Montana: Foundant Technologies
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    Montana: Foundant Technologies

    Location: Bozeman, Montana

    Industry: Online software service platform

    Year founded: 2006

    Employee size: 43

    Revenue: $4 million

    Runner-up: Wisetail

  • Nebraska: West Corporation
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    Nebraska: West Corporation

    Location: Omaha, Nebraska

    Industry: Telecommunications and data services

    Year founded: 1986

    Employee size: 26,430

    Revenue: $2.3 billion

    Runner-up: Hudl

  • Nevada: Scientific Games Corporation
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    Nevada: Scientific Games Corporation

    Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

    Industry: Gaming software, security, and algorithms

    Year founded: 1973

    Employee size: 8,000

    Revenue: $2.8 billion

    Runner-up: NuSphere Corporation

  • New Hampshire: PC Connection
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    New Hampshire: PC Connection

    Location: Durham, New Hampshire

    Industry: Cloud computing and storage

    Year founded: 1982

    Employee size: 2,500

    Revenue: $2.6 billion

    Runner-up: ProfitKey International Inc.

  • New Jersey: Honeywell International Inc.
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    New Jersey: Honeywell International Inc.

    Location: Morris Plains, New Jersey

    Industry: Consumer and business products, and software solutions

    Year founded: 1906

    Employee size: 131,000

    Revenue: $39.3 billion

    Runner-up: Cognizant Technology Solutions

  • New Mexico: TechSource, Inc.
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    New Mexico: TechSource, Inc.

    Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Industry: IT for scientific and engineering industries

    Year founded: 1997

    Employee size: 47

    Revenue: $24.8 million

    Runner-up: Flow Science, Inc.

  • New York: Verizon Communications
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    New York: Verizon Communications

    Location: New York City, New York

    Industry: Telecommunications and wireless services

    Year founded: 1983

    Employee size: 162,000

    Revenue: $126 billion

    Runner-up: IBM

  • North Carolina: QuintilesIMS
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    North Carolina: QuintilesIMS

    Location: Durham, North Carolina

    Industry: Health care IT solutions

    Year founded: 1982

    Employee size: 50,000

    Revenue: $4.2 billion

    Runner-up: CommScope Holding Company

  • North Dakota: Pedigree Technologies
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    North Dakota: Pedigree Technologies

    Location: Fargo, North Dakota

    Industry: Software tracking trucks and equipment

    Year founded: 2004

    Employee size: 63

    Revenue: $9.3 million

    Runner-up: Razor Consulting Solutions

  • Ohio: Parker Hannifin Corporation
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    Ohio: Parker Hannifin Corporation

    Location: Mayfield Heights, Ohio

    Industry: Motion and controls technologies

    Year founded: 1918

    Employee size: 57,447

    Revenue: $13.2 billion

    Runner-up: Dana Incorporated

  • Oklahoma: InterWorks
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    Oklahoma: InterWorks

    Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma

    Industry: IT services, data management, and infrastructure

    Year founded: 1996

    Employee size: 175

    Revenue: $32.7 million

    Runner-up: MCSG Technologies

  • Oregon: FLIR Systems
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    Oregon: FLIR Systems

    Location: Wilsonville, Oregon

    Industry: Imagine technology, security, and thermography

    Year founded: 1978

    Employee size: 2,800

    Revenue: $1.5 billion

    Runner-up: VanderHouwen & Associates

  • Pennsylvania: WESCO International, Inc.
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    Pennsylvania: WESCO International, Inc.

    Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Industry: Supply chain networks, computing, and cloud storage

    Year founded: 1922

    Employee size: 9,000

    Revenue: $7.3 billion

    Runner-up: Unisys Corporation

  • Rhode Island: Textron
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    Rhode Island: Textron

    Location: Providence, Rhode Island

    Industry: Aerospace and advanced technologies

    Year founded: 1923

    Employee size: 35,000

    Revenue: $13.4 billion

    Runner-up: Nortek

  • South Carolina: ScanSource Corporation
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    South Carolina: ScanSource Corporation

    Location: Greenville, South Carolina

    Industry: Bar code scanning networks and security

    Year founded: 1992

    Employee size: 2,300

    Revenue: $3.5 billion

    Runner-up: Blackbaud

  • South Dakota: Sterling Computers
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    South Dakota: Sterling Computers

    Location: Dakota Dunes, South Dakota

    Industry: IT services for government and education

    Year founded: 1996

    Employee size: 141

    Revenue: $329.4 million

    Runner-up: Secure Banking Solutions

  • Tennessee: Tevet, LLC
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    Tennessee: Tevet, LLC

    Location: Greeneville, Tennessee

    Industry: Computing services and repair for defense systems

    Year founded: 2004

    Employee size: 33

    Revenue: $137.4 million

    Runner-up: LPS Integration

  • Texas: AT&T
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    Texas: AT&T

    Location: Dallas, Texas

    Industry: Telecommunications and mass media

    Year founded: 1983

    Employee size: 273,000

    Revenue: $163.8 billion

    Runner-up: Dell Technologies

  • Utah: Overstock.com
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    Utah: Overstock.com

    Location: Midvale, Utah

    Industry: E-commerce

    Year founded: 1999

    Employee size: 1,800

    Revenue: $1.8 billion

    Runner-up: Vivint

  • Vermont: iTech U.S. Inc.
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    Vermont: iTech U.S. Inc.

    Location: South Burlington, Vermont

    Industry: Custom IT management and software solutions

    Year founded: 2003

    Employee size: 270

    Revenue: $66 million

    Runner-up: SymQuest Group, Inc.

  • Virginia: General Dynamics Corporation
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    Virginia: General Dynamics Corporation

    Location: West Falls Church, Virginia

    Industry: Aerospace, defense, and IT systems

    Year founded: 1952

    Employee size: 99,900

    Revenue: $31.4 billion

    Runner-up: Northrop Grumman Corporation

  • Washington: Amazon
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    Washington: Amazon

    Location: Seattle, Washington

    Industry: Internet retailer, cloud computing, and hardware

    Year founded: 1994

    Employee size: 230,800

    Revenue: $136 billion

    Runner-up: Microsoft

  • West Virginia: STS International
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    West Virginia: STS International

    Location: Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

    Industry: Software development solutions for government

    Year founded: 1992

    Employee size: 85

    Revenue: $34.5 million

    Runner-up: Allegheny Science & Technology

  • Wisconsin: Johnson Controls
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    Wisconsin: Johnson Controls

    Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Industry: Smart technology for buildings and infrastructure

    Year founded: 1885

    Employee size: 120,000

    Revenue: $37.7 billion

    Runner-up: Rockwell Automation

  • Wyoming: Mammoth Networks
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    Wyoming: Mammoth Networks

    Location: Gillette, Wyoming

    Industry: Telecommunications

    Year founded: 2004

    Employee size: 49

    Revenue: $21.5 million

    Runner-up: Firehole Technologies, Inc.

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