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Companies Founded in 1892

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1892; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    Abercrombie & Fitch

    Family Clothing Stores, Clothing
    Abercrombie & Fitch is an American retailer that focuses on casual wear for young consumers, and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. It has over 400 locations in the United...  more

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    Amarillo National Bank

    Amarillo National Bank is the largest, 100 percent family-owned bank in the United States, providing commercial banking and personal banking in Amarillo, Texas, and the Texas Panhandle. ANB operates...  more
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    The Balvenie distillery is a Speyside single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Dufftown, Scotland owned by William Grant & Sons....  more
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    Britannia Industries

    Food Manufacturing
    Britannia Industries Limited is an Indian food-products corporation based in Kolkata, India. It sells its Britannia and Tiger brands of biscuit throughout India. Britannia has an estimated 38% market...  more
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    Cision AB is a Swedish software company. Cision has offices in Europe, North America and Asia. As of 2011, it had revenues of SEK 1 billion....  more
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    Crown Holdings

    Manufacturing, Metal Can Manufacturing
    Crown Holdings Incorporated, formerly Crown Cork & Seal Company, is an American company that makes metal beverage and food cans, metal aerosol containers, metal closures and speciality packing....  more
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    E-CO Energi

    E-CO Energi is a Norwegian power company and after Statkraft the second largest producer of electricity in Norway....  more
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    Eastman Kodak

    Photography, Manufacturing
    Eastman Kodak Company, commonly known as Kodak, is an American technology company focused on imaging solutions and services for businesses. The company is headquartered in Rochester, New York, United...  more
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    Fairchild Fashion Media

    Fairchild Fashion Media is a publisher of fashion trade newspapers, magazines, websites, and conferences. FFM brands include Women’s Wear Daily, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and Fairchild Summits....  more
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    Falk Corporation

    The Falk Corporation headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, designs, manufactures, and markets non-electrical precision industrial power transmission products for medium and heavy-duty industrial...  more
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    Florsheim Shoes is a shoe brand in the United States....  more
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    G. C. Kuhlman Car Company

    The G. C. Kuhlman Car Company was a leading American manufacturer of streetcars and interurbans in the early 20th century. The company was based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Kuhlman Car Company was...  more
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    General Electric

    Motion Picture and Video Production, Electrical and electronic equipment
    General Electric is an advanced technology, services and financial company taking on the world's toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, health, transportation and infrastructure, GE...  more
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    Grafton Village Cheese

    Cheese Manufacturing
    Grafton Village Cheese Company is a cheesemaker in the town of Grafton in the U.S. state of Vermont. The company produces hand-crafted aged cheddar cheese and was established in 1892 as the Grafton...  more
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    GSP Belgrade

    GSP Belgrade is a public transit company for the city of Belgrade. The acronym "GSP" stands for Gradsko saobraćajno preduzeće. GSP has approximately 6,200 employees....  more
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    H. C. Evans

    H. C. Evans & Company of Chicago was once a leading manufacturer of casino equipment and supplies - both honest and crooked - in the United States. It was established in 1892 and collapsed in 1955....  more
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    Halfords Group plc is a retailer of car parts, car enhancement, camping, touring and bicycles operating in the UK and Ireland. They also provide MOT, service and repairs in the UK through Halfords...  more
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    Michigan-Peninsular Car Company

    Rail transport
    The Michigan-Peninsular Car Company was a railroad rolling stock manufacturing company formed from the merger of five manufacturing companies in 1892. It was Detroit's largest manufacturer before the...  more
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    Navibulgar is a Bulgarian shipping company, the largest in the country, with a fleet of 60 vessels: 46 bulk carriers, 9 container vessels, 5 tanker and chemical vessels and 10 combined tonnage...  more
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    Newcastle United F.C.

    Professional Sports Clubs and Promoters
    Newcastle United Football Club is an English professional association football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne. The club was founded in 1892 by the merger of Newcastle East End and Newcastle West...  more
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    Olin Corporation

    Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling, Drawing
    The Olin Corporation is a manufacturer of ammunition, chlorine, and sodium hydroxide. Based in Clayton, Missouri, it traces its roots to two companies, both founded in 1892: Franklin W. Olin's...  more
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    Rutland Regional Medical Center

    Hospitals, General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
    Rutland Regional Medical Center is the second largest hospital and the largest community hospital in Vermont, located in Rutland,VT and providing high quality healthcare to the Rutland Region for...  more
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    Severin Elektro

    Electronics industry
    SEVERIN Elektrogeräte GmbH is a German manufacturer of electric home appliances with its headquarters in Sundern, Germany....  more