List of Texas companies

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Location of Texas

Texas is a state in the South Central region of the United States. The region's second-quarter 2018 gross state product was 8.6% of the GDP of the country at $1.755 trillion, with significant growth in mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction.[1] The state ranked third on Forbes list of Best States For Business in 2018, noting strong growth, employment and income and a primary target for corporate relocations over the last six years.[2]

Largest firms[edit]

This list shows firms in the Fortune 500, which ranks firms by total revenues reported before January 31, 2018.[3] Only the top five firms (if available) are included as a sample.

Rank Image Name Revenues (USD $M) Employees Notes
2 ExxonMobilBuilding.JPG ExxonMobil 244,363 71,200 Multinational oil and gas company and largest of the Big Oil entities. The firm is headquartered in Irving, Texas near Dallas. Subsidiaries include Exxon, Mobil, and Esso.
9 New AT&T Logo in Dallas, TX.jpeg AT&T 160,546 254,000 Multinational telecommunications holding company which includes many components of the former Bell System. Headquartered in Dallas, the company includes Cricket Wireless and DirecTV.
28 Phillips 66 Home Run Pump.jpg Phillips 66 91,568 14,600 Global oil and gas entity formed when it spun off from ConocoPhillips in 2012. The firm is headquartered in the Westchase district of Houston.
31 Industrial-720706 640.jpg Valero Energy 88,407 10,015 International oil and gas refiner, marketer and distribution company. The company is headquartered in San Antonio and divested itself of retail operations in 2013 through the formation of CST Brands.
35 Dell booth at CeBIT 2013 (8540519655).jpg Dell Technologies 78,660 145,000 Multinational technology firm based in Round Rock, near Austin in central Texas. The company's historical focus was personal computers, but now offers a range of technology products and services.

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the state. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
7-Eleven Consumer services Broadline retailers Dallas 1927 Convenience store chain
A. H. Belo Consumer services Publishing Dallas 2008 Newspapers
Acme Brick Industrials Building materials & fixtures Fort Worth 1891 Brick and masonry
Affiliated Foods Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Amarillo 1968 Grocery wholesaler
Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Industrials Aerospace Grand Prairie 1969 Part of Airbus (Netherlands)
Alliance Data Industrials Business Support Services Plano 1996 Loyalty programs
American Airlines Group Consumer services Airlines Fort Worth 2013 Airline holding company
American Airlines Consumer services Airlines Fort Worth 1936 Airline, part of American Airlines Group
American National Insurance Company Financials Full line insurance Galveston 1905 National insurance firm
Anadarko Petroleum Oil & gas Integrated oil & gas The Woodlands 1959 Petroleum and natural gas
Apache Corporation Oil & gas Exploration & production Houston 1954 Hydrocarbon exploration
Architel Technology Computer services Dallas 2001 Software services and consulting
Aspyr Technology Software Austin 1996 Video games
AT&T Conglomerate - Dallas 1983 Telecommunications, technology, entertainment
Atmos Energy Oil & gas Pipelines Dallas 1906 Natural gas distribution
Baker Hughes Oil & gas Oil equipment & services Houston 1907 Oil field services
Beal Bank Financials Banks Plano 1988 Banking
Bell Helicopter Industrials Aerospace Fort Worth 1935 Military and commercial helicopters
Bennigan's Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1976 Restaurant chain
Berry Aviation Consumer services Airlines San Marcos 1983 Charter airline
Black-eyed Pea Consumer services Restaurants & bars Houston 1975 Restaurant chain
Blue Bell Creameries Consumer goods Food products Brenham 1907 Ice cream
BNSF Railway Industrials Railroads Fort Worth 1996 Freight rail
Bombay Company Consumer services Specialty retailers Fort Worth 1978 Furniture
Borden Dairy Company Consumer goods Food products Dallas 2001 Dairy
Brantly International Industrials Aerospace Coppell 1945 Helicopters
Brinker International Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1991 Holding company of Chili's and Maggiano's Little Italy
Broadway Bank Financials Banks San Antonio 1941 Community bank
Brookshire Brothers Consumer services Food Retailers & wholesalers Lufkin 1921 Grocery
Brookshire Grocery Company Consumer services Food Retailers & wholesalers Tyler 1928 Grocery
Burger Street Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas[4] 1985 Fast food chain
Cabot Oil & Gas Oil & gas Exploration & production Houston 1989 Hydrocarbon exploration
Cameron International Oil & gas Oil equipment & services Houston 1920 Oil well services
Carino's Italian Consumer services Restaurants & bars Austin 1968 Italian chain
Carter Aviation Technologies Industrials Aerospace Wichita Falls 1994 Aerospace technology
CBI Laboratories Health care Pharmaceuticals Fort Worth 1982 Dermatological products
Celanese Basic materials Specialty chemicals Irving 1918 Chemicals
CenterPoint Energy Utilities Gas distribution Houston 1882 Natural gas utility
Central Market Consumer services Food Retailers & wholesalers Dallas 1994 Specialized grocer; part of H-E-B
Chicken Express Consumer services Restaurants & bars Burleson 1988 Fast food chain
Chili's Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1975 Restaurant chain
Chuck E. Cheese's Consumer services Restaurants & bars Irving 1977 Restaurant and entertainment chain
Cicis Consumer services Restaurants & bars Plano 1985 Pizza chain
Cinemark Theatres Consumer services Recreational services Plano 1984 Theater chain
Citgo Oil & gas Integrated oil & gas Houston 1910 Owned by PDVSA (Venezuela)
Commercial Metals Company Basic materials Iron & steel Irving 1915 Steel and metals
ConocoPhillips Oil & gas Exploration & production Houston 1875 Oil exploration and production
Cooper Industries Industrials Electrical components & equipment Houston 1833 Now part of Eaton Corporation (Ireland)
Curves International Consumer services Specialized consumer services Waco 1992 Fitness chain
D. R. Horton Consumer goods Home construction Arlington 1978 Homebuilder
DataTreasury Technology Software Plano 1998 Financial software
Dave & Buster's Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1982 Restaurant and entertainment chain
Dean Foods Consumer goods Food products Dallas 1925 Food and beverage
Dell Technology Computer hardware Round Rock 1984 Computers and hardware
Dell Technologies Technology Computer services Round Rock 2016 Parent of Dell and Dell EMC
Diamondback Energy Oil & gas Exploration & production Midland 2007 Hydrocarbon exploration
Dick Clark Architecture Industrials Business support services Austin 1979 Architects
Dickies Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Fort Worth 1922 Apparel, part of VF Corporation
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Consumer goods Soft drinks Plano 2008 Part of Keurig Dr Pepper
Energy Transfer Partners Oil & gas Pipelines Dallas 1995 Pipeline transport
Enterprise Products Oil & gas Pipelines Houston 1968 Pipeline transport
Envoy Air Consumer services Airlines Irving 1984 Formerly American Eagle, part of American Airlines Group
EOG Resources Oil & gas Exploration & production Houston 1999 Hydrocarbon exploration
ExxonMobil Oil & gas Integrated oil & gas Irving 1999 Energy and petrochemicals
FedEx Office Consumer services Specialized consumer services Plano 1970 Formerly Kinko's, now part of FedEx
Fiesta Mart Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Houston 1972 Supermarket chain
Flowserve Industrials Industrial machinery Irving 1997 Industrial and environmental machinery
Fluor Corporation Industrials Heavy construction Irving 1912 Engineering and construction
Fossil Group Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Richardson 1984 Fashion designer
Fred Loya Insurance Financials Property & casualty insurance El Paso 1990 Auto insurance
Freebirds World Burrito Consumer services Restaurants & bars Austin 1987 Burrito chain
Frito-Lay Consumer goods Food products Plano 1961 Packaged foods
Frost Bank Financials Banks San Antonio 1868 Bank and financial services
Fuddruckers Consumer services Restaurants & bars Houston 1979 Restaurant chain
Funimation Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Flower Mound 1994 Part of Sony Pictures Television
GAINSCO Financials Full line insurance Dallas 1978 Insurance and financial services
GameStop Consumer services Specialty retailers Grapevine 1984 Games and electronics retailer
Gerland Corporation Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Houston 1967 Grocery
GM Financial Financials Consumer finance Fort Worth 1992 Part of General Motors
Gold's Gym Consumer services Specialized consumer services Dallas 1965 Fitness chain
Goodman Global Industrials Electronic equipment Houston 1975 HVAC
Greyhound Lines Consumer services Travel & tourism Dallas 1914 Bus
Group 1 Automotive Consumer services Specialty retailers Houston 1997 Auto retailer
Guaranty Bank & Trust Financials Banks Mount Pleasant 1913 Commercial bank
Gutterth Consumer services Recreational services Denton 2006 Event management
Half Price Books Consumer services Specialty retailers Dallas 1972 Book retailer
Halliburton Oil & gas Integrated oil & gas Houston 1919 Oil field services
Hamilton Shirts Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Houston 1883 Clothier
HealthMarkets Financials Full line insurance North Richland Hills 1983 Health insurance
H-E-B Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers San Antonio 1905 Supermarket chain
Helpinstill Consumer goods Consumer electronics Houston 1972[5] Piano pickups
Hitachi Consulting Technology Computer services Dallas 2000 IT consulting
HKN, Inc. Oil & gas Exploration & production Southlake 1973 Gas exploration
iHeartMedia Consumer services Media agencies San Antonio 1972 Formerly Clear Channel Communications
Imperial Sugar Consumer goods Food products Sugar Land 1843 Sugar, part of Louis Dreyfus Company (Netherlands)
Intercontinental Manufacturing Company Industrials Aerospace Dallas 1948 Tractors, later aircraft
International Bank of Commerce Financials Banks Laredo 1966 Bank
Interstate Batteries Consumer goods Auto parts Dallas 1952 Automotive batteries
J. C. Penney Consumer services Broadline retailers Plano 1902 Department stores
James Avery Artisan Jewelry Consumer goods Clothing & accessories Kerrville 1954 Jewelry
Jason's Deli Consumer services Restaurants & bars Beaumont 1976 Restaurant chain
Jiffy Lube Consumer services Specialized consumer services Houston 1971 Automotive services
Jim's Restaurants Consumer services Restaurants & bars San Antonio 1947 Restaurant chain
KBR Industrials Heavy construction Houston 1901 Construction and procurement
Keurig Dr Pepper Consumer goods Soft drinks Plano 1981 Part of JAB Holding Company
Kimberly-Clark Consumer goods Personal products Irving 1872 Personal care products
Kinder Morgan Oil & gas Pipelines Houston 1997 Gas pipelines and terminals
La Quinta Inns & Suites Consumer services Hotels Irving 1968 Hotel chain
Landry's, Inc. Consumer services Recreational services Houston 1980 Restaurants and entertainment holding
Larson Electronics Industrials Electrical components & equipment Kemp 1973 Electronic component manufacturer
Lennox International Industrials Industrial machinery Richardson 1895 HVAC
LGI Homes Consumer goods Home construction The Woodlands 2002 Homes
Luby's Consumer services Restaurants & bars Houston 1947 Restaurant chain
LyondellBasell Basic materials Commodity chemicals Houston 2007 Chemical company
Maggiano's Little Italy Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1991 Restaurant chain
Marathon Oil Oil & gas Exploration & production Houston 1887 Petroleum exploration
Market Basket Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Nederland 1962 Supermarket chain
Marshall Pottery Consumer goods Durable household products Marshall 1895 Pottery
Mary Kay Consumer goods Personal products Addison 1963 Multi-level marketing; cosmetics
McDermott International Industrials Business support services Houston 1923 Engineering and procurment
Merit Energy Company Oil & gas Exploration & production Dallas 1989 Oil and gas production
Moody National Bank Financials Banks Galveston 1907 Bank
Mooney International Corporation Industrials Aerospace Kerrville 1929 Light aircraft
Mr. Gatti's Consumer services Restaurants & bars Fort Worth 1964 Pizza chain
Music Audience Exchange Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Frisco 2014 Music agency
National Instruments Industrials Electronic equipment Austin 1976 Test equipment
National Oilwell Varco Oil & gas Oil equipment & services Houston 1841 Oilfield equipment
NatureSweet Consumer goods Food products San Antonio 1990 Produce packer
Neiman Marcus Consumer services Broadline retailers Dallas 1907 Department stores
Noble Energy Oil & gas Exploration & production Houston 1932 Hydrocarbon exploration
Occidental Petroleum Oil & gas Exploration & production Houston 1920 Hydrocarbon exploration
Ojos Locos Consumer services Restaurants & bars Plano[6] 2010[6] Restaurant chain
Panda Energy International Utilities Alternative electricity Dallas 1982 Environmental-friendly power plants
Permian Basin Royalty Trust Financials Asset managers Fort Worth 1980 Royalty trust
Peterbilt Industrials Commercial vehicles & trucks Denton 1939 Trucks
Pier 1 Imports Consumer services Specialty retailers Fort Worth 1962 Home furnishings
Pioneer Natural Resources Oil & gas Exploration & production Irving 1997 Hydrocarbon exploration
Pizza Hut Consumer services Restaurants & bars Plano 1958 Pizza chain
Pizza Inn Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1958 Pizza chain
Plains All American Pipeline Oil & gas Pipelines Houston 1998 Oil and gas pipelines
PlainsCapital Bank Financials Banks Lubbock 1998 Bank
Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouses Consumer services Restaurants & bars Plano 1965 Steakhouse chain
Quanta Services Oil & gas Oil equipment & services Houston 1997 Energy infrastructure
Rackspace Technology Internet San Antonio 1998 Cloud computing
RadioShack Consumer services Specialty retailers Fort Worth 1921 Consumer electronics retailer
Randalls Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Houston 1966 Grocery
Rave Cinemas Consumer services Recreational services Dallas 1999 Theaters
Reddy Ice Consumer goods Food products Dallas 1988 Ice
Redneck Heaven Consumer services Restaurants & bars Lewisville 2008 Sports bars
Reliant Energy Utilities Conventional electricity Houston 2000 Energy
Rent-A-Center Consumer services Specialty retailers Plano 1973 Rentals
Sabre Corporation Technology Software Southlake 1960 Travel software
Schlumberger Oil & gas Oil equipment & services Houston 1926 Oilfield services
Service Corporation International Consumer services Specialized consumer services Houston 1962 Funeral services
Setcom Corporation Technology Telecommunications equipment Austin 1970 Communications equipment
Shell Oil Company Oil & gas Integrated oil & gas Houston 1912 Part of Royal Dutch Shell (Netherlands)
Six Flags Consumer services Recreational services Grand Prairie 1961 Theme parks
Souper Salad Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1978 Restaurant chain
Southwest Airlines Consumer services Airlines Dallas 1967 Low-cost airline
Southwestern National Bank Financials Banks Houston 1997 Bank
Spaghetti Warehouse Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1972 Restaurant chain
Spira Consumer goods Footwear El Paso 2002 Footwear
Spoetzl Brewery Consumer goods Brewers Shiner 1909 Brewery
Stage Stores Consumer services Specialty retailers Houston 1988 Apparel and cosmetics
Steak and Ale Consumer services Restaurants & bars Dallas 1966 Restaurants
STI International Industrials Defense Georgetown 1980 Firearms
Strayer Voigt Inc Industrials Defense Grand Prairie 1994 Firearms
Sysco Consumer goods Food products Houston 1969 Food distribution
Taco Bueno Consumer services Restaurants & bars Irving 1967 Restaurant chain
Taco Cabana Consumer services Restaurants & bars San Antonio 1978 Restaurant chain
Taco Palenque Consumer services Restaurants & bars Laredo 1987 Restaurant chain
Tailored Brands Consumer services Apparel retailers Houston 1973 Men's apparel
Tenet Healthcare Health care Health care providers Dallas 1967 Health care services
Texas Instruments Technology Semiconductors Dallas 1930 Semiconductors
Texas Precious Metals Consumer services Specialty retailers Shiner 2011 Gold retailers
The Container Store Consumer services Specialty retailers Coppell 1978 Storage retauler
The Michaels Companies Consumer services Specialty retailers Irving 2013 Arts and crafts retailer
Tokio Marine HCC Financials Property & casualty insurance Houston 1974 Insurance
Tom Thumb Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Roanoke 1948 Grocery, part of Albertsons
Torchmark Financials Life insurance McKinney 1900 Life insurance
TPG Capital Financials Real estate holding & development Fort Worth 1992 Investment company
Trinity Industries Industrials Diversified industrials Dallas 1933 Construction, energy, transportation
Twin Peaks Consumer services Restaurants & bars Addison 2008 Restaurant chain
TXU Energy Utilities Conventional electricity Irving 2002 Electrical utility
United Supermarkets Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Lubbock 1916 Supermarket chain
USAA Financials Property & casualty insurance San Antonio 1922 Financial services
Valero Energy Oil & gas Integrated oil & gas San Antonio 1980 Oil and gas
VALIC Financials Life insurance Houston 1955 Part of American International Group
Visionworks Health care Medical supplies San Antonio 1988 Vision care
Waste Management Industrials Waste & disposal services Houston 1968 Waste services
Whataburger Consumer services Restaurants & bars San Antonio 1950 Restaurant chain
Whole Foods Market Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers Austin 1980 Supermarket chain
Woodforest National Bank Financials Banks The Woodlands 1980 Bank
XTO Energy Oil & gas Exploration & production Fort Worth 1986 Oil production
Zale Corporation Consumer services Specialty retailers Irving 1924 Jeweler

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gross domestic product (GDP) by state (millions of current dollars)" (CFM) (Press release). Bureau of Productivity Analytics. October 13, 2017. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  2. ^ "The Best States For Business 2018: North Carolina Leads The Way". Forbes. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  3. ^ DeCarlo, Scott (15 July 2018). "The Fortune 2017 Global 500". Fortune.
  4. ^ "Burger Street Inc: Company Profile". Bloomberg. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  5. ^ Emmis Communications (April 1977). Texas Monthly. Emmis Communications. pp. 74–. ISSN 0148-7736.
  6. ^ a b "Ojos Locos Sports Cantina, LLC: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 14 April 2019.