Companies Companies Founded in 1851

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1851; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Ahlstrom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Ahlstrom Ahlstrom is a Finnish high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world. Ahlstrom's shares have been traded on the main list of the Helsinki ...more

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Burleigh Pottery is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Burleigh Pottery Burleigh Pottery is the name of a pottery manufacturer in Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent. The business specialises in traditionally shaped and patterned domestic earthenware of high quality. The ...more

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Caledonian MacBrayne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Caledonian MacBrayne Transportation Caledonian MacBrayne, usually shortened to Cal Mac, is the major operator of passenger and vehicle ferries, and ferry services, between the mainland of Scotland and 22 of the major islands on ...more

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Corning Inc. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Manufacturing, Drawing and Insulating of Nonferrous Wire Corning Incorporated is an American manufacturer of glass, ceramics, and related materials, primarily for industrial and scientific applications. The company was known as Corning Glass Works ...more

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Deacons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Deacons Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Deacons is Hong Kong's oldest and largest independent, commercial law firm with three representative offices in Mainland China, in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou. Deacons also has well ...more

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Enodis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Enodis Enodis plc was a British multinational foodmaking equipment manufacturing company headquartered in London. A former FTSE 250 Index constituent, it was acquired by the American machinery ...more

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Fruit of the Loom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Clothing Fruit of the Loom is an American company that manufactures clothing, particularly underwear. The company's world headquarters is in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It is currently a subsidiary of ...more

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Heraeus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Heraeus Heraeus Holding GmbH is an engineering group based in Hanau, Germany. Its core areas of business are precious metals, special metals, dental materials, medical technology, quartz glass, sensors ...more

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Jacksons Stores is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Jacksons Stores Jacksons Stores Ltd, named after William Jackson, the man who founded it, was a British chain of 114 convenience stores in Yorkshire and the North Midlands that was founded in 1991 by the ...more

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Kiehl's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Kiehl's is an American cosmetics brand retailer that specializes in making premium skin, hair, and body care products. Founded as a single pharmacy at Third Avenue and East 13th Street in 1851. ...more

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Krasny Oktyabr Open Joint-Stoc... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Krasny Oktyabr Open Joint-Stock Company Manufacturing Moskovskaya Konditerskaya Fabrika Krasny Oktyabr Open Joint-Stock Company is a Russian confectionery manufacturer and a member of Obyedinyonnye Kontserny holding company. Krasny Oktyabr was ...more

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Lazarus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Lazarus Retail F&R Lazarus & Company — commonly known as Lazarus — was a regional department store retail chain operating primarily in the U.S. Midwest, and based in Columbus, Ohio. For over 150 years, ...more

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Massachusetts Mutual Life Insu... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Finance, Financial Services Founded in 1851, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company is an American mutual life insurance company with 1,800 offices and 13 million clients worldwide. Mass Mutual is one of the largest ...more

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Moss Bros Group is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Moss Bros Group Moss Bros Group PLC is a public limited company set up in 1851 by Moses Moss in Covent Garden, London, UK. One of the UK's top menswear stores, specialising in dress wear for formal occasions, ...more

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Norges Hypotekbank is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Norges Hypotekbank Bank Norges Hypotekbank is a defunct Norwegian government bank, created by law on September 18, 1851. Its function was to help commerce, and primarily the agricultural sector, through cheap ...more

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Patek Philippe & Co. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Patek Philippe & Co. is a Swiss ultra-luxury watch manufacturer founded in 1852, located in Geneva and the Vallée de Joux. It designs and manufactures timepieces and movements ...more

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Schering AG is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Pharmaceutical industry Schering AG was a research-centered German pharmaceutical company headquartered in Wedding, Berlin. In 2006 it was bought by Bayer AG and merged to form the Bayer subsidiary Bayer Schering ...more

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Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Com... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company Arms Manufacturers Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company was the manufacturer of Sharps Rifle. The company was organized by Samuel Robbins and Richard S. Lawrence as a holding company in Hartford, Connecticut on ...more

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Smiths Group is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Smiths Group Aerospace, Engineering Smiths Group plc is a British multinational diversified engineering company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has operations in over 50 countries and employs around 23,550 staff. ...more

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State Printing Company is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
State Printing Company Printing, Security printing ANY Security Printing Company or ANY Biztonsági Nyomda Nyrt. is one of the largest security printing companies in Hungary and the CEE region. Previously, the company produced traditional ...more

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AG Vulcan Stettin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
AG Vulcan Stettin Shipbuilding Aktien-Gesellschaft Vulcan Stettin was a German shipbuilding and locomotive building company. Founded in 1851, it was located near the former eastern German city of Stettin, today Polish ...more

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Victorian Employers' Chamber o... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry Advocacy The Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry, founded in 1851, is Victoria's most influential employer group. Servicing more than 15,000 businesses each year, VECCI is an ...more

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Western Union is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1851
Telecommunications, Financial Services, Business Services The Western Union Company is an American financial services and communications company. Its North American headquarters is in Meridian, Colorado, though the postal designation of nearby ...more