The following is a list of some of the most well-known companies:
Pizza Hut is located in Germantown, one of the most well-known pizza companies in America. Pizza Hut is a Yum! Brands Inc. subsidiary, the world's biggest restaurant firm. It has 12,000 locations in more than 100 countries and was named a top "growth leader" among the top 500 restaurant chains in the United States by Nation's Restaurant News.
General Mills: is a leading manufacturer of breakfast cereals, soups, and other meals.
Koch Industries is a multinational conglomerate that specializes in process and pollution control equipment and technologies, polymers and fibers, advanced materials, agribusiness, energy, commodity trading, and services.
Hormel Foods Corporation is a large pork product supplier in the United States. Hormel foods are available under well-known household brands, including SPAM, Jennie-O turkey, and Dinty Moore beef stew, to mention a few.
Mead Johnson Nutrition is a major manufacturer of pediatric nutritional items.
RenewAire Systems Inc. is a top manufacturer of cleanroom environmental control systems utilized in the automobile, semiconductor, and fiber optic manufacturing sectors.
Accu-turn is a company that specializes in designing engineered fastening systems for the electrical and communications sectors. They have a plant in Germantown, which covers 25 acres and is located on Highway 41 (East).
John Deere is the world's largest agricultural equipment maker and Gravely is its well-known lawn and garden equipment brand. Forbes Magazine, Fortune Magazine, and many other publications have all recognized John Deere as one of the most admired businesses in America.
Cummins Engines: a large diesel engine manufacturer that makes engines with power outputs ranging from 20 to more than 500 liters. Cummins Engines is one of the world's most successful power businesses, with a plant in Germantown that covers 52 acres and has over 800 employees.
There are also about 200 smaller companies that employ over 2,000 people in Germantown.