Recipe for success at Momenta Pharmaceuticals
The Cambridge pharmaceutical company Momenta was born at MIT and has developed a sophisticated drug pipeline.
No. 1 industrial company
From elevators to wind turbines, lawn mowers to warships, Altra’s 20 companies make products that propel and harness the movement that powers industry.
No. 1 technology company
The company’s products help make sophisticated devices like smartphones smarter, but it’s also behind a whole different class of household appliance: more connected refrigerators.
No. 1 medical device company
Covidien has stitched together a bulging catalog of more than 50,000 obscure health products, ranging from surgical instruments to bandages, that together generate billions of dollars in sales a year.
No. 1 finance company
In 2011 - a tough year for financial firms - the Boston-based mutual fund company had $1.2 billion in revenue, up 7 percent from the previous year.
No. 1 real estate company
It was among the few real estate firms to move forward last year with construction of new office projects.
No. 1 telecom company
The Oxford-based maker of optical fiber lasers saw increased demand from heavy manufacturers.
No. 1 services company
Sapient’s history as a technology-focused company has clearly served it well in the current marketing climate.
No. 1 consumer company
The Framingham powerhouse rode soaring sales and big profits to the top.
Globe 100 | Overview
Companies large and small returned to eligibility as the markets rebounded. For the first time in three years, there are 100 of the state’s top-performing public companies in our annual ranking.
The Globe 100 ranks the best-performing publicly traded corporations based in Massachusetts by how well they increased sales, profits, and returns for shareholders during 2011. To be considered for the Globe 100 rankings, a company must: Maintain its corporate headquarters in Massachusetts; Trade its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq Stock Market, or the American Stock Exchange; Have been a public company for all of 2011; and Report revenue and profit for both 2010 and 2011.
Globe 100 | Executive Roundtable
Call them the pipeline companies. To qualify for the Globe 100, companies must have traded stock for the calendar year. But what about companies that went public between January, 2011, and now? They’re in the pipeline. The Globe gathered three executives from such companies: Jeremy Allaire, chief executive of Cambridge video services provider Brightcove Inc.; Robert Forrester, chief operating officer at Verastem Inc. in Cambridge; and David Friend, chief executive of Boston-based online computer back-up company Carbonite Inc.
In this age of informality, job titles are a lot more playful than they used to be. Copy writers and design directors might not stand out from the crowd, but copy crunchers and designer extraordinaires do.