Companies Companies Founded in 1872

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1872; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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AB Landsverk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
AB Landsverk Landsverk was founded in 1872 as Firman Petterson & Ohlsen. It was a heavy industry, manufacturing railroad cars, harbour cranes and agricultural machinery. It was located in Landskrona,

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American Financial Group is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
American Financial Group Financial Services, Fire, Marine American Financial Group Incorporated is a holding company based in Cincinnati, Ohio whose primary business is insurance and investments. American Financial Group's purpose is to enable ...more

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American Standard Brands is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
American Standard Brands American Standard Brands is a North American manufacturer of plumbing fixtures, sold under the American Standard, Crane, Fiat, Sanymetal, and Showerite, based in Piscataway, New Jersey, United ...more

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American Standard Companies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
American Standard Companies Air-Conditioning and Warm Air Heating Equipment and Commercial and Industrial Refrigeration Equipment American Standard Companies, Inc. was a global manufacturer of plumbing, heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and services, bath and kitchen products and vehicle control systems. ...more

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BB&T is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
BB&T Finance, Insurance Carriers, National Commercial Banks The BB&T Corporation is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $184.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of $28.9 billion, as of March 31, 2014. ...more

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BJ Services Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
BJ Services Company Petroleum industry BJ Services Company was an oil and gas equipment and services company that is now a subsidiary of Baker Hughes. It was founded in 1872 as the Byron Jackson Company by inventor Byron Jackson and ...more

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Budgens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Budgens Retail Budgens Stores Ltd is a chain of foodstores in the United Kingdom. The business was founded in 1872 by John Budgen, who opened the first store at Maidenhead, Berkshire. The business was ...more

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China Merchants Group is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
China Merchants Group China Merchants Group is a state owned corporation of People's Republic of China. It is the major shareholder of China Merchants Holdings as well as China Merchants Bank. The Company ...more

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Christian Salvesen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Christian Salvesen Logistics, Transportation Christian Salvesen was a European transport and logistics company with a long and varied history, employing 13,000 staff and operating in seven countries in western Europe. Since December 2007 ...more

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Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellsc... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft is a German shipbuilding company located in Flensburg. The company is trading as Flensburger and commonly abbreviated FSG.

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Folgers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Folgers Folgers Coffee is a popular brand of coffee in the United States, part of the food and beverage division of The J.M. Smucker Company.

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G. Schneider & Sohn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
G. Schneider & Sohn G. Schneider & Sohn is a brewery company in Bavaria, Germany.

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Great American Insurance Compa... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Great American Insurance Company

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Kimberly-Clark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Kimberly-Clark Paper, Manufacturing, Stationery Kimberly-Clark Corporation is an American personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products. Kimberly-Clark brand name products include Kleenex facial tissue, Kotex ...more

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L. S. Ayres is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
L. S. Ayres Retail L. S. Ayres and Company was an Indianapolis, Indiana, department store founded in 1872 by Lyman S. Ayres. Over the years its Indianapolis flagship store, which opened in 1905 and was later ...more

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Lucas Industries is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Lucas Industries Lucas Industries plc was a well-known British manufacturer of components for the motor industry and aerospace industry. It was based in Birmingham. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and ...more

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Pillsbury Company is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Pillsbury Company Food Manufacturing, Food processing Pillsbury is a brand name used by Minneapolis-based General Mills and Orrville, Ohio-based J.M. Smucker Company. Historically, the Pillsbury Company, also based in Minneapolis, was a rival ...more

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Pirelli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Pirelli Pirelli & C. SpA is a multinational company based in Milan, Italy, listed on Milan Stock Exchange since 1922. The company, the world’s fifth-largest tyre manufacturer behind Bridgestone, ...more

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Roundy's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Roundy's Supermarket Roundy's Supermarkets is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based supermarket chain with 166 stores and 99 pharmacies in Wisconsin, and Illinois. Based on fiscal year 2012 sales, Roundy's was the 37th ...more

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Shiseido is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Shiseido Shiseido Company, Limited is a major Japanese hair care and cosmetics producer. It is one of the oldest cosmetics companies in the world. Founded in 1872, it celebrated its 140th year ...more

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Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Simpsons Retail The Robert Simpson Company, or Simpsons, was a Canadian department store chain, founded by Robert Simpson in 1858. The Hudson's Bay Company purchased the chain in 1978, and it ceased operation ...more

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St. Charles Car Company is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
St. Charles Car Company St. Charles Car Company, a railroad rolling stock manufacturing company located in St. Charles, Missouri, was founded in 1872 or 1873. In 1899 it merged with twelve other companies to form ...more

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West is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
West Publishing West publishes legal, business, and regulatory information in print, and on electronic services such as Westlaw. Since the late 19th century, West has been one of the most prominent publishers ...more

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Trondhjems mekaniske Værksted is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Trondhjems mekaniske Værksted Ship Building and Repairing Trondhjems mekaniske Værksted or TMV was a major shipbuilding company in Trondheim, Norway.

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Von Maur is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Von Maur Retail Von Maur is a department store chain with stores primarily located in the Midwestern United States. The chain, based in Davenport, Iowa, sells mid-priced brand-name apparel, accessories, ...more

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Western Electric is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1872
Western Electric Telecommunications Western Electric Company was an American electrical engineering and manufacturing company, the supplier to AT&T from 1881 to 1995. The company was responsible for a number of technological ...more