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    No. 1 all-time company

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    2013 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Globe 100, an annual ranking of the best-performing publicly traded companies based in Massachusetts.

    Globe 100: all-time top 25 companies
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    Company
    1
    TJX Cos.
    2
    State Street Corp.
    3
    Eaton Vance Corp.
    4
    EMC Corp.
    5
    Staples
    6
    Raytheon Co.
    7
    Analog Devices
    8
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    9
    Biogen Idec
    10
    Millipore Corp.
    11
    Waters Corp.
    12
    Watts Water Technologies
    13
    PerkinElmer
    14
    Gillette Co.
    15
    UniFirst Corp.
    16
    Parametric Technology Corp.
    17
    Reebok International Ltd.
    18
    FleetBoston Financial Corp.
    19
    Cabot Corp.
    20
    Keane
    21
    NStar
    22
    Cognex Corp.
    23
    BJ's Wholesale Club
    24
    Haemonetics Corp.
    25
    Affiliated Managers Group

    DATA: S&P Capital IQ

    Gabriel Florit / Globe Staff