Top 10 Largest Manufacturing Companies in World

Last updated on September 13th, 2022 at 12:14 pm

Here you can see the list of top 10 Largest Manufacturing Companies in world based on the total Revenue.

List of Top 10 Largest Manufacturing Companies in World

so here is the list of Top 10 Largest Manufacturing Companies in World.


General Electric Company is a high-tech industrial company that operates worldwide through its four industrial segments, Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation and Healthcare, and its financial services segment, Capital.

  • Revenue: $ 80 Billion
  • ROE: 8 %
  • Employees: 174K
  • Debt to Equity: 1.7
  • Country: United States

The Company serve customers in over 170 countries. Manufacturing and service operations are carried out at 82 manufacturing plants located in 28 states in the United States and Puerto Rico and at 149 manufacturing plants located in 34 other countries.


The Company is headquartered in Japan. Hitachi is the second largest Manufacturing Companies in the world based on the total Revenue or Sales.

  • Revenue: $ 79 Billion
  • ROE: 17 %
  • Employees: 351K
  • Debt to Equity: 0.7
  • Country: Japan

Siemens is a technology company that is active in nearly all countries of the world, focusing on the areas of automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries, intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed
energy systems, smart mobility solutions for rail and road and medical technology and digital healthcare services.


Siemens Company is incorporated in Germany, with our corporate headquarters situated in Munich. As of September 30, 2020, Siemens had around 293,000 employees. Siemens comprises Siemens (Siemens AG), a stock corporation under the Federal laws of Germany, as the parent company and its subsidiaries.

As of September 30, 2020, Siemens has the following reportable segments: Digital Industries, Smart Infrastructure, Mobility and Siemens Healthineers, which together form “Industrial Businesses” and Siemens Financial Services (SFS), which supports the activities of our industrial businesses and also conducts its own business with external customers.

  • Revenue: $ 72 Billion
  • ROE: 13 %
  • Employees: 303K
  • Debt to Equity: 1.1
  • Country: Germany

During fiscal 2020, the energy business, consisting of the former reportable segment Gas and Power and the approximately 67% stake held by Siemens in Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, S.A. (SGRE) – also a former reportable segment – was classified as held for disposal and discontinued operations.

Siemens transferred the energy business into a new company, Siemens Energy AG, and in September 2020 listed it on the stock market via a spin-off. Siemens allocated 55.0% of its ownership interest in Siemens Energy AG to its shareholders and a further 9.9% were transferred to Siemens Pension-Trust e.V


Saint-Gobain is present in 72 countries with more than 167 000 employees. Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.

  • Revenue: $ 47 Billion
  • ROE: 12 %
  • Employees: 168K
  • Debt to Equity: 0.73
  • Country: France

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions for the construction, mobility, healthcare and other industrial application markets.

Developed through a continuous innovation process, they can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life, providing wellbeing, performance and safety, while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and the fight against climate change.


Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Continental has been listed as a public limited company/stock corporation since its founding in 1871. The Continental bearer shares can be transferred on-exchange on several German stock exchanges or over-the-counter in the U.S.A.

  • Revenue: $ 46 Billion
  • ROE: 11 %
  • Employees: 236K
  • Debt to Equity: 0.51
  • Country: Germany

Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2020, Continental generated sales of €37.7 billion and currently employs more than 192,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.


DENSO is a global manufacturer of automotive components offering advanced automotive technologies, systems and products. Since its founding, DENSO has promoted the development of advanced technologies related to automobiles. At the same time, the Company has expanded its business domains by applying these technologies in various fields.

DENSO’s three greatest strengths are its R&D, Monozukuri (the art of making things), and Hitozukuri (human resource development). By having these strengths complement each other, DENSO is able to push forward with its business activities and provide new value to society.

  • Revenue: $ 45 Billion
  • ROE: 8 %
  • Employees: 168K
  • Debt to Equity: 0.2
  • Country: Japan

The DENSO Spirit is one of foresight, credibility, and collaboration. It also
embodies the values and beliefs that DENSO has cultivated since its
founding in 1949. The DENSO Spirit permeates the actions of all DENSO
employees around the world.

Aiming to be a company that can meet the needs of its various customers
around the world and earn their trust, DENSO has expanded its business with
200 consolidated subsidiaries in 35 countries and regions across the globe.


For more than 180 years, John Deere has led the way in developing innovative
solutions to help customers become more efficient and productive.

The Company produce intelligent, connected machines and applications that are
helping revolutionize the agriculture and construction industries – and enable
life to leap forward.

  • Revenue: $ 44 Billion
  • ROE: 38 %
  • Employees: 76K
  • Debt to Equity: 2.6
  • Country: United States

Deere & Company offers a portfolio of more than 25 brands to provide a full line of innovative solutions for customers in a variety of production systems throughout the lifecycle of their machines


Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives.

  • Revenue: $ 42 Billion
  • ROE: 33 %
  • Employees: 97K
  • Debt to Equity: 2.2
  • Country: United States

Since 1925, we’ve been driving sustainable progress and helping customers build a better world through innovative products and services. Throughout the product life cycle, the company offer services built on cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise. These products and services, backed by global dealer network, provide exceptional value to help customers succeed.

The company do business on every continent, principally operating through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation – and providing financing and related services through Financial Products segment.


CRRC is the world’s largest supplier of rail transit equipment with the most complete product lines and leading technologies. It has built the world’s leading rail transit equipment technology platform and manufacturing base.

Its world-class products like high-speed trains, high-power locomotives, railway trucks, and urban rail transit vehicles can adapt to various complex geographical environments and meet diverse market needs. The high-speed trains manufactured by CRRC have become one of the jewels in China’s crown to showcase China’s development achievements to the world.

  • Revenue: $ 35 Billion
  • ROE: 8 %
  • Employees: 164K
  • Debt to Equity: 0.32
  • Country: China

Its main businesses cover the R&D, design, manufacture, repair, sale, lease and technical services for rolling stock, urban rail transit vehicles, engineering machinery, all types of electrical equipment, electronic equipment and parts, electric products and environmental protection equipment, as well as consulting services, industrial investment and management, asset management, and import and export.


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd headquarter in Tokyo, Japan

Major products and operationsEnergy Systems, Plants & Infrastructure Systems, Logistics, Thermal & Drive Systems, Aircraft, Defense & Space
  • Revenue: $ 34 Billion
  • ROE: 9 %
  • Employees: 80K
  • Debt to Equity: 0.98
  • Country: Japan

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd is among the list of top 10 Manufacturing companies in the world.

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