Companies Companies Founded in 1911

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1911; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Company is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
The Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Company is an Ohio based fire truck manufacturer. The company was founded in 1910 by John P Ahrens and Charles H Fox and built its first motorized fire engine in 1911. ...more

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American Henderson Motorcycle ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
American Henderson Motorcycle Co. Henderson produced 4-cylinder motorcycles from 1912 until 1931. They were the largest and fastest motorcycles of their time, and appealed to sport riders and police departments. Police favored ...more

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ARBED is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Steelmaking ARBED was a major Luxembourg-based steel and iron producing company. Created in 1911 after the merger of three steel producing companies, ARBED had a significant role in the economy of the ...more

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Atlas Werke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Atlas Werke Shipbuilding, Electronics industry Atlas Werke was a German shipbuilding company, located in Bremen. It was founded in 1911. During World War I Atlas Werke built one single U 151 U-boat for the Kaiserliche Marine, the U-156. ...more

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Babelsberg Studio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Babelsberg Studio Studio Babelsberg is a production company.

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Benelli is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Motorcycles, Bicycles, and Parts Established in 1911, Benelli is one of the oldest Italian motorcycle manufacturers. It once manufactured shotguns, although this part of the business is now a separate company.

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Bessemer Venture Partners is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Venture capital financing Bessemer Venture Partners is an American global venture capital firm with offices in Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, Herzliya, Israel, and Mumbai and Bangalore, India. Since its inception in ...more

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Boscov's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Retail Boscov's is an American department store founded by Solomon Boscov in 1914. The first store was in Reading, Pennsylvania, and today 43 stores are spread throughout the Mid-Atlantic states of ...more

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Lowe Campbell Ewald is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Lowe Campbell Ewald Lowe Campbell Ewald is an advertising and marketing communications agency headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, with offices in Los Angeles, New York and San Antonio. Lowe Campbell Ewald serves as ...more

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Chevrolet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Chevrolet is a make of automobile produced by Chevrolet Motor Car Company and General Motors(GM).

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Chevrolet Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies, Automotive industry

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Commonwealth Bank is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Investment banking, Bank, Financial Services The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is an Australian multinational bank with businesses across New Zealand, Fiji, Asia, USA and the United Kingdom. Commonly referred to as the Commonwealth Bank, ...more

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DAHER-SOCATA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
DAHER-SOCATA Aerospace DAHER-SOCATA is a producer of general aviation aircraft propelled by piston engines and turboprops, including business planes, small personal or training aircraft, as well as the production of ...more

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Eaton Corporation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Manufacturing, Fluid Power Cylinder and Actuator Manufacturing, Fluid Power Pump and Motor Manufacturing Eaton Corporation Plc is a power management company providing solutions to its customers to manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton acquired ...more

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Éditions Albin Michel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Éditions Albin Michel Éditions Albin Michel is a French publisher. It was founded in 1900 by Albin Michel.

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Éditions Gallimard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Éditions Gallimard Éditions Gallimard is one of the leading French publishers of books. The Guardian has described it as having "the best backlist in the world". In 2003 it and its subsidiaries ...more

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Mars Canada is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Mars Canada Manufacturing Mars Canada is a subsidiary of Mars Incorporated, a worldwide manufacturer of confectionery, pet food and other food products . Mars Canada Inc. is a fast-paced, privately-held company with ...more

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Esso is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Esso Petroleum Esso is an international trade name for ExxonMobil and its related companies. The name is a phonetic version of the initials of the pre-1911 Standard Oil, and as such became the focus of much ...more

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Famous-Barr is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Famous-Barr Retail The Famous-Barr Co. was a division of Macy's, Inc.. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri in the Railway Exchange Building; it was the flagship store of the The May Department Stores Company, ...more

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Fila Korea is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Sports equipment, Textile, Clothing Fila was founded in 1911 in Italy, and is one of the world's largest sportswear manufacturing companies. Since a takeover in 2007 by Fila Korea, Fila is now owned and operates from South Korea. ...more

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Franke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Manufacturing Franke Holding AG, based in Aarburg, Switzerland, is an industrial manufacturer with companies located around the world. Franke has about 8,523 qualified employees working in 68 companies in ...more

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General Motors Europe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
General Motors Europe Automotive industry General Motors Europe was responsible for the operation of General Motors businesses in Europe. The subsidiary was established by GM in 1986 and operated 14 production and assembly facilities in ...more

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Grahame-White, Blériot, and Ma... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Aircraft Manufacturing This company was formed in 1911 by inventor Hiram Maxim and aviators Claude Grahame-White and Louis Bleriot. Maxim's hopes for the company were to produce military aircraft capable of scouting ...more

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Gulf States Utilities is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Gulf States Utilities Entergy Texas is an electric power generation and distribution company headquartered in Beaumont, Texas. The company was founded in 1911 as Eastern Texas Electric, a holding company for Stone ...more

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Hamburger Hochbahn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Hamburger Hochbahn Hamburger Hochbahn AG or HHA, founded in 1911, operates the underground system and large parts of the bus system in Hamburg, Germany.

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Hotpoint is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
The Hotpoint Electric Heating Company is an American and European brand of domestic appliances. Ownership of the brand is split between Italy's Indesit which has European rights and the USA's ...more

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Humble Oil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Humble Oil Petroleum industry Humble Oil and Refining Co. was founded in 1911 in Humble, Texas. Humble was acquired by Standard Oil of New Jersey in September 1959 and merged with its parent to become Exxon Company, USA in

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Kyknos is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Kyknos Kyknos is the oldest Greek canning company, founded in 1911 and is based in Ilia, Greece. It supplies tomato paste for many of larger brands throughout the world. The company's distinctive swan ...more

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Mars, Incorporated is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Food processing, Confectionery and Nut Stores Mars, Inc. is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products with US$33 billion in annual sales in 2013, and is ranked as the 6th largest privately held ...more

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Powers Accounting Machine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Powers Accounting Machine The Powers Accounting Machine was an information processing device developed in the early 20th century for the U.S. Census Bureau. It was then produced and marketed by the Powers Accounting ...more

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Qwest Corporation is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Qwest Corporation Telecommunications Qwest Corporation is a Bell Operating Company owned by CenturyLink. It was formerly named U S WEST Communications, Inc. from 1991 to 2000, and also formerly named The Mountain States Telephone ...more

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Rural Press is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Rural Press Mass media, Media Rural Press Limited was an Australian media company which owned approximately 170 newspaper and magazine titles, The Canberra Times being the most prominent. These were predominantly in rural ...more

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SNC-Lavalin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Construction, Engineering Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., a Montreal-based company, provides EPC and EPCM services in a variety of industry sectors, including mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and ...more

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SPX Corporation is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing, Conglomerate SPX Corporation is a Fortune 1000 multi-industry manufacturing firm. SPX's business segments serve developing and emerging end markets, such as global infrastructure, process equipment, and ...more

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Thorntons is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Thorntons is a UK chocolate company established by Joseph William Thornton in 1911. Turnover in its annual report of 2013 was reported at £221 million with 249 shops and 186 franchises ...more

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TransAlta is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution TransAlta Corporation is a electricity power generator and wholesale marketing company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. It is a privately owned corporation and its shares are traded publicly. ...more

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Walter Aircraft Engines is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Walter Aircraft Engines Aerospace Walter Aircraft Engines was a company that manufactured aircraft engines, particularly the M601 turboprop. Based in Prague, Czech Republic, the company has been a subsidiary of GE Aviation since ...more

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West Bend Housewares is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
West Bend Housewares West Bend Housewares, LLC, based in West Bend, Wisconsin, produces household appliances such as breadmakers, mixers, coffee urns, slow cookers and woks. The West Bend Company, founded in 1911, ...more

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Whirlpool Corporation is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
Home appliance, Household Appliance Manufacturing Whirlpool Corporation is a 2013 Telly Award winner.

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William B. Eerdmans Publishing... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1911
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company Publishing Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company is a religious publishing house based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1911 by William B. Eerdmans [c.1880-1966] and still independently owned with ...more