Whatever happened to the notion of creating wealth by taking raw materials, adding labor + a good idea and creating a product that somebody wants to buy?
It got up and moved to India and China.
1 WAL-MART ASSOCIATES INC = retail and food, buys 70% +! of non-food from overseas
2 U S POSTAL SERVICE
3 CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
4 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
5 SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
6 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
7 GIANT FOOD STORES LLC = retail, food
8 DEPT OF DEFENSE
9 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE
10 PA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
11 UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC = service. No production
12 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
13 PNC BANK NA = service/finance. No production
14 US DEPT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS
15 UPMC PRESBYTERIAN
16 STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION
17 WEIS MARKETS INC = Retail only.
18 PA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
19 LOWE’S HOME CENTERS INC = Retail only. Much (40%) is purchased
20 GIANT EAGLE INC = Retail, food
21 MERCK & CO INC = Shipping of everybody’s else’s stuff that they sell. No production
22 TARGET DIV OF TARGET CORP = Retail. 30 - 60 imported.
23 THE HOME DEPOT USA INC = Retail. 40% imported.
24 THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
26 K-MART CORPORATION = Retail. 60% imported. With Sears now.
27 GMRI INC
28 WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL
29 HEARTLAND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES = Temp services
30 US AIRWAYS INC = Shipping (of people)
31 COMCAST CABLEVISION CORP (PA) = Entertainment/service. No production.
32 PENNSYLVANIA BLUE SHIELD
33 TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
34 ALLEGHENY COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES
35 THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIV HOSPITAL
36 SE PA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
37 MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER
38 PENNSYLVANIA CVS PHARMACY LLC = Retail. 20% - 30% imported.
39 VERIZON PENNSYLVANIA INC = Service.
40 EAT’N PARK RESTAURANTS INC = Service/Food.
41 ACME MARKETS INC =
42 U.S. DEPT OF TREASURY
43 SEARS ROEBUCK & CO = Retail. 40% imported. With KMart.
44 WAWA INC =
45 RITE AID OF PENNSYLVANIA INC = Retail. 40% imported.
46 MBNA INSTITUTIONAL PA SERVICES LLC
47 SHEETZ INC = Retail. Food.
48 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
49 PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE
50 UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PHYSICIANS
So. Just what are we producing in Pennsylvania any more? Other than people.
(Who eat, go to school, shop, get health care, and go to jail. And pay taxes for doing all of that?)
Unions killed that idea a long time ago.