Michigan has a history of generating pretty successful businesses, with West Michigan being home to some of the most successful and iconic companies in the entire country. As it does every year, Fortune has released its list of the top 500 businesses and companies in the USA.


While Michigan made a healthy showing, overall many of the companies were down in comparison to last year. What companies made the cut? Find out below.


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Fortune 500 List

The Fortune 500 list is released each year by the financial magazine Fortune showcasing the top 500 most successful businesses across America based on earned revenue that year. This year's top 10 includes (in order) Walmart, Amazon, Exxon Mobil, Apple, UnitedHealth Group, CVS Health, Berkshire Hathaway, Alphabet, McKesson, and Chevron. Walmart has been #1 for 11 years in a row.


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Michigan Top 500

This year, no new companies from Michigan appeared on the Fortune 500 list, but none fell off the list either so...yay? This year, 18 Michigan companies appeared on the list with the highest company coming in at number 19 and the lowest ranking 441st. Here is each company and where they ranked on the list.


Michigan Businesses On The Fortune 500 List 2024

Every year, the financial magazine Fortune releases its list of the top 500 companies in the United States based on revenue earned that year. This year, 18 companies based in Michigan made the list. This is each company that made the list, and where they rank in the list.

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Michigan's Border Is A Cannabis Hotspot For Out-of-State Travelers

Michigan was the first state in the Midwest to legalize marijuana and borders three states - Ohio, Indiana, and Wisconsin - where weed is either illegal or limited, resulting in many people crossing over to get their product from Pure Michigan. Here are the number of stores in these border towns. Population data is from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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What Michigan's Former Family Video Locations Are Today

Michigan had more than 50 Family Video locations before it closed in 2021. Here's what businesses are using all those buildings for now.

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