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The 10 largest private companies in Birmingham

The Birmingham Business Journal just released their annual list of the 100 largest private companies in Birmingham, and Drummond Co. is at the top of the list after bringing in a whopping $3.7 billion in revenue in 2012.

“The industries represented vary widely, from steel production and distribution to financial services to supermarkets and everything in between,” said Anna McFaull, research director for the Birmingham Business Journal. “Companies included are headquartered in the Birmingham metro area and are privately held, with less than 50 percent ownership by an outside company.”

The top ten can be found below. To see the complete list of the top 100, visit the Birmingham Business Journal online.

Rank | Company Name | 2012 Revenue | Number of Employees

1 | Drummond Co. Inc. | $3.7 billion | 1,800 local employees
2 | O’Neal Industries | $2.5 billion | 370 local employees
3 | EBSCO Industries Inc. | $2.4 billion | 1,700 local employees
4 | Brasfield & Gorrie LLC | $2 billion 1,180 local employees
5 | McWane Inc. | $1.5 billion | 650 local employees
6 | American Cast Iron Pipe Co. | $1.2 billion | 1,700 local employees
7 | Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United Inc. | $774 million | 550 local employees
8 | Robins & Morton | $759 million | 250 local employees
9 | Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Co. Inc. | $733 million | 600 local employees
10| B.L. Harbert International LLC | $657 million | 318 local employees


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