Companies Companies Founded in 1869

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1869; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Caledonian Brewery is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Alcoholic beverage Caledonian Brewery is a Scottish brewery founded in 1869 in Shandon, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Caley, as it is known locally, is the only survivor of over 40 breweries that operated in Edinburgh ...more

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Campbell Soup Company is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Food Manufacturing, Food processing, Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing Campbell Soup Company, also known as Campbell's, is an American producer of canned soups and related products. Campbell's products are sold in 120 countries around the world. It is headquartered ...more

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Chesapeake and Ohio Railway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway was a Class I railroad formed in 1869. Led by industrialist C. P. Huntington, it reached from Virginia's capital city of Richmond to the Ohio River by 1873, where ...more

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Dunfermline Building Society is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Dunfermline Building Society Financial Services The Dunfermline Building Society was a building society and later a trading division of Nationwide Building Society, based in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. Before its 2009 merger with Nationwide, ...more

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Eaton's is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Eaton's Department store, Retail The T. Eaton Co. Limited was once Canada's largest department store retailer. It was founded in 1869 in Toronto by Timothy Eaton, a Presbyterian Ulster Scot immigrant from what is now Northern ...more

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Goldman Sachs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Private equity, Investment banking, Financial Services The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational investment banking firm that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services ...more

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Graybar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Electrical Apparatus and Equipment Wiring Supplies, and Construction Materials Graybar is an American employee-owned corporation, based in Clayton, Missouri. It conducts a wholesale distribution business for electrical, communications and data networking products, and is a ...more

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Heinz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Food Manufacturing, Food processing, Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing The H. J. Heinz Company, or Heinz, is an American food processing company with world headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was founded by Henry Heinz in 1888. The H. J. Heinz Company ...more

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Harleian Society is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Harleian Society The Harleian Society is a text publication society founded in 1869 for the publication of manuscripts of the heraldic visitations of the counties of England and Wales, and other unpublished ...more

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Sainsbury's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Retail, Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores Sainsbury's is the equal second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom with a share of the UK supermarket sector of 16.9%. Founded in 1869 by John James Sainsbury with a shop in ...more

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The Jelly Belly Candy Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Jelly Belly Candy Company, formerly known as Herman Goelitz Candy Company and Goelitz Confectionery Company, manufacture Jelly Belly jelly beans and other candy. The company is based in ...more

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Royal BAM Group is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Civil Engineering, Construction Koninklijke BAM Groep is a major European construction-services business with headquarters in Bunnik, Netherlands.

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Libby's is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Libby's Food Manufacturing Libby's is a U.S.-based food company known for its canned food.

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Mellon Financial is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Finance, National Commercial Banks Mellon Financial Corporation was one of the world's largest money management firms. Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, it was in the business of institutional and high-net-worth individual asset ...more

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Monmouthshire Building Society is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Monmouthshire Building Society Financial Services Monmouthshire Building Society, is a Welsh building society, which has its head office in Newport, South Wales. The Society provides a range of mortgage, savings and insurance products. A broad ...more

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Sir Robert McAlpine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Construction, Engineering Sir Robert McAlpine is a private British company headquartered in Hertfordshire. It carries out engineering and construction for the oil and gas, petrochemical, power generation, nuclear, ...more

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Staropramen Brewery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Staropramen Brewery Staropramen Brewery is the second largest brewery in the Czech Republic, and is situated in the Smíchov district of Prague. It was founded in 1869 and the brand name Staropramen, ...more

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Tooheys Brewery is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Tooheys Brewery Brewing Tooheys is a brewery in the suburb of Lidcombe, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It produces beers and ciders under the Tooheys and Hahn trademarks, and is part of the Lion Nathan ...more

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Wabtec is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1869
Rail transport, Railroad Equipment Wabtec Corporation is an American company formed by the merger of the Westinghouse Air Brake Company and MotivePower Industries Corporation in 1999. It is headquartered in the Pittsburgh suburb ...more