Minnetonka is located west of Minneapolis. It has approximately 50,000 residents. It is a busy town that is home to several huge companies, some of which are even known as the biggest of their kind in the United States. Below are two of these businesses.
UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. is a huge company. How huge? It’s sixth on the Forbes 500 list of companies in the United States. The company has two operating businesses – United Healthcare and Optum. In Minnetonka, United Healthcare employs over 2,300 residents, and in 2011, it received the highest employee satisfaction for self-insured health plans from J.D. Power and Associates. It has also won a “Readers Choice” award in the past.
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Cargill is the biggest employer in Minnetonka, employing well over 4,500 people in Minnetonka and surrounding areas. It’s American-owned, but it’s also a global corporation. It is so big that as of the moment, it is the largest privately-held company in the country based on revenue. It was calculated that as a private company, Cargill would be number 12 on the Fortune 500 list, which means it’s even bigger than AT&T. Cargill has so many businesses such as trading, purchasing, and distribution of agricultural products like grain and palm oil. It also trades in energy, steel, and has its hand in livestock raising and feed production.
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Though these two companies are the biggest employers, there are a lot of other great companies for people to apply to in Minnetonka, making the city a great place to invest in.