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Largest County Employers

Those organizations with the greatest number of employees in Allegan County are listed below. Haworth and Perrigo are the two largest employers, employing approximately 6,600 between the two companies (over 10% of all Allegan County employment). The cities of Holland and Allegan are the largest centers of employment in the County. The following table lists the largest employers, regardless of public/private sector breakdown. A private-sector-only listing immediately follows.

Company Name Location Employees Product Description
Haworth, Inc. Holland, Allegan, Douglas 3,415 Manufacturs office furniture
Perrigo Co. Allegan 3,198 Manufactures pharmaceutical preparations, cosmetics, toiletries, medicinal and botanical pharmaceutical products
Johnson Controls Interiors, LLC Holland 2,000 Manufactures overhead conveyor systems
JBS Plainwell 1,100 Meat-processing facility
Parker Hannifin Corp. Otsego 1,000+ Manufactures non-machined brass bushings and bearings, plumbing fixtures, valves, and pipe fittings.
Gun Lake Casino Bradley 850 Native American gaming, dining and entiertainment
Wayland Union Schools Wayland 625 Public school district
S2 Yachts, Inc. Holland 600 Builds and repairs fiberglass boats as well as wind turbine blades
Holland City Schools Holland 600 Public school district
Caledonia Community Schools Caledonia 515 Public school district
Plainwell Community Schools Plainwell 515 Public school district
Venturedyne, Corp. Holland 500 Manufactures environmental testing equipment
Allegan Public Schools Allegan 475 Public school district
Hamilton Community Schools Hamilton 450 Public school district
South Haven Public Schools South Haven 445 Public school district
Otsego Public Schools Otsego 445 Public school district
Allegan Area Educational Service Agency (AAESA) Allegan 425 Intermediate School Distict serving many of the County's public school districts
Allegan County Government Allegan 400 County government
Allegan General Hospital Corp. Allegan 350 General hospital
USF Holland, Inc. Holland 300 Trucking operator (non-local)
Fennville Public Schools Fennville 300 Public school district
Hopkins Public Schools Hopkins 300 Public school district
ABC West Michigan, LLC Moline 270 Auto auction
Borgess Medical Center (Pipp Hosp.) Plainwell 260 General hospital
LG Chem Holland 220 Manufactures electric car batteries

 

Private Sector-Only: Largest Employers in Allegan County

Company Name Location Employees Product Description
Haworth, Inc. Holland, Allegan, Douglas 3,415 Manufacturs office furniture
Perrigo Co. Allegan 3,198 Manufactures pharmaceutical preparations, cosmetics, toiletries, medicinal and botanical pharmaceutical products
Johnson Controls Interiors, LLC Holland 2,000 Manufactures overhead conveyor systems
JBS Plainwell 1,100 Meat-processing facility
Parker Hannifin Corp. Otsego 1,000+ Manufactures non-machined brass bushings and bearings, plumbing fixtures, valves, and pipe fittings.
Gun Lake Casino Bradley 850 Native American gaming, dining and entiertainment
S2 Yachts, Inc. Holland 600 Builds and repairs fiberglass boats as well as wind turbine blades
Venturedyne, Corp. Holland 500 Manufactures environmental testing equipment
USF Holland, Inc. Holland 300 Trucking operator (non-local)
ABC West Michigan, LLC Moline 270 Auto auction
LG Chem Holland 220 Manufactures electric car batteries

 

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