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Top Ten
1. Charles River Labs
2. TJX
3. Perini
4. Investors Fin. Svcs.
5. Gillette
6. Staples
7. OneSource
8. Reebok
9. Bright Horizons
10. State Street
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  1. Clean Harbors
  2. Hologic
  3. NMT Medical
  4. DeWolfe
  5. Indevus Pharm.
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  1. Sonus Networks
  2. Art Tech. Group
  3. Praecis Pharm.
  4. American Tower
  5. Dusa Pharmaceutical
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  1. Cytyc
  2. Polymedica Corp.
  3. Perini
  4. Tweeter
  5. Boston Private Fin.
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Ranks the top 50 Massachusetts-based public companies by total worldwide work force.

Rank Company Employees
worldwide
1 Raytheon Co. 87,200
2 TJX Cos. 77,000
3 FleetBoston Financial Corp. 56,000
4 Staples Inc. 53,918
5 Gillette Co. 31,500
6 EMC Corp. 20,100
7 State Street Corp. 19,753
8 Friendly Ice Cream Corp. 15,000
9 BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. 14,700
10 Boston Scientific Corp. 14,400
11 Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. 13,300
12 Thermo Electron Corp. 12,000
13 Iron Mountain Inc. 11,300
14 Talbots Inc. 11,100
15 PerkinElmer Inc. 10,800
16 Analog Devices Inc. 9,000
17 SLI Inc. 8,433
18 Teradyne Inc. 8,400
19 John Hancock Financial Services Inc. 8,355
20 Keane Inc. 7,871
21 Unifirst Corp. 7,500
22 Reebok International Ltd. 6,700
23 Allmerica Financial Corp. 5,600
24 Manufacturers Services Ltd. 5,052
25 Parexel International Corp. 4,640
26 Parametric Technology Corp. 4,533
27 Genuity Inc. 4,400
28 Cabot Corp. 4,300
29 Millipore Corp. 4,160
30 Charles River Laboratories International Inc. 4,000
31 Watts Industries Inc. (class A) 3,899
32 New England Business Service Inc. 3,819
33 Tweeter Home Entertainment Group 3,776
34 CMGI Inc. 3,584
35 Waters Corp. 3,500
36 Perini Corp. 3,400
37 Nstar 3,291
38 American Tower Corp. 3,200
39 Mestek Inc. 3,135
40 DeWolfe Cos. 3,093
41 Yankee Candle Inc. 3,000
42 American Biltrite Inc. 2,850
43 Steinway Musical Instruments Inc. 2,847
44 Quaker Fabric Corp. 2,751
45 L.S. Starrett Co. (class A) 2,713
46 Investors Financial Services Corp. 2,618
47 Sapient Corp. 2,427
48 Stride Rite Corp. 2,400
49 Ionics Inc. 2,100
50 Kronos Inc. 2,009
Data compiled by Compustat.


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