Major Employers


Portage has always attracted great businesses, and in turn, Portage has enjoyed the benefits of a highly educated, energetic and creative work force. These employees make great citizens. Involved and resourceful, they make the city better while contributing to the continued success of area business.

Below is a list of the largest employers in the City of Portage. But large or small, our businesses are one of our greatest assets as a community.   

Company Product/Service Employees
Stryker Instruments
Medical Equipment
Pfizer  Pharmaceutical  2100 
Portage Public Schools Education 950
State Farm Insurance Insurance     950
Education - Intermediate
General Retail
Summit Polymers
Injected Plastic Molding 472
Wal-Mart / Sam's Club
General Retail
Bowers Manufacturing  Extruded Aluminum  295