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Companies Founded in 1886

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1886; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    Alcoa

    Alcoa

    Aluminum, Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling
    Alcoa Inc. is the world's third largest producer of aluminum, behind Rio Tinto Alcan and... more on Wikipedia
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    Anchor

    Anchor

    Anchor is a brand of dairy products that was founded in New Zealand in 1886 and is one of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Arthur D. Little

    Arthur D. Little

    Management Consulting Services
    Arthur D. Little is an international management consulting firm originally headquartered in... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Bama Gruppen

    Bama Gruppen

    Wholesale
    Bama-Gruppen AS is Norway's largest private distributor of fruit and vegetables. Bama-Gruppen... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Bosch

    Bosch

    Automation, Engineering
    Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company... more on Wikipedia

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    Consumers Energy

    Consumers Energy

    Consumers Energy is a public utility that provides natural gas and electricity to more than 6... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    D. L. Clark Company

    D. L. Clark Company

    The D. L. Clark Company was founded in 1886 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, now part of... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Dairy Farm International Holdings

    Dairy Farm International Holdings

    Retail
    Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited is an Asian retail company with its legal base in... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Eason & Son

    Eason & Son

    Advertising, Information technology
    Eason & Son is a group involved in the wholesale, distribution and retail of books,... more on Wikipedia
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    Edison International

    Edison International

    Electric Services
    Edison International is a public utility holding company based in Rosemead, California. Its... more on Wikipedia
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    Erdinger

    Erdinger

    The Privatbrauerei Erdinger Weißbräu Werner Brombach GmbH is a brewery in Erding, Germany. Its... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Goerz

    Goerz

    C. P. Goerz was founded in 1886 by Carl Paul Goerz. Originally, it made geometrical drawing... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Irma

    Irma

    Retail
    Irma A/S is a Danish supermarket chain, part of the Coop Danmark group. It was founded in 1886... more on Wikipedia
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    Johnson & Johnson

    Johnson & Johnson

    Soap, Pharmaceutical Preparation
    Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Kelley Island Lime & Transport Company

    Formed in 1886 on the Lake Erie Island of Kelley's Island, Ohio, the Kelley Island Lime &... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Leo S. Olschki Editore

    Leo S. Olschki Editore is a publishing house of Florence, Italy. It was founded in 1886 and is... more on Wikipedia
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    MLC Limited

    MLC Limited

    Financial Services
    MLC is National Australia Bank's wealth management partner providing investment,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18

    Omaha and Council Bluffs Railway and Bridge Company

    Public transport
    The Omaha and Council Bluffs Railway and Bridge Company, known as O&CB, was incorporated in... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Penton Media

    Penton Media

    Publishing, Business-to-business
    Penton is an information services and marketing company. The company's three largest revenue... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Dex One

    Dex One

    Research and development
    Dex One Corporation was an American marketing company providing online, mobile and print... more on Wikipedia
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    S. C. Johnson & Son

    S. C. Johnson & Son

    Manufacturing, Fast-moving consumer goods
    S.C. Johnson & Son, previously known as S. C. Johnson Wax, is an American privately held,... more on Wikipedia
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    The BOC Group

    Industrial Gases
    The BOC Group plc was the official name of the multinational industrial gas and British based... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    General Electric Company plc

    General Electric Company plc

    Engineering
    The General Electric Company or GEC was a major British-based industrial conglomerate,... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    The Wharf (Holdings)

    Conglomerate
    The Wharf (Holdings) Limited, or Wharf in short, is a company founded in 1886 in Hong Kong. As... more on Wikipedia
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    Upjohn
    The Upjohn Company was a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm founded in 1886 in Kalamazoo,... more on Wikipedia