List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1915; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
Amalgamated Sugar Company The Amalgamated Sugar Company is an American sugar beet-refining company run on a cooperative basis. It was founded in 1897 in Logan, Utah, and is now located in Boise, Idaho. The company ...more
BeallsRetail Bealls is a United States retail corporation of over 500 stores founded in 1915 in Bradenton, Florida. Bealls consists of two chains, Bealls Department Stores and Bealls Outlet Stores, with ...more
Black & Veatch Black & Veatch is a global engineering, consulting, construction, and operations company specializing in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications, management ...more
BPB plcManufacturing BPB plc is a British building materials business: it is the world's largest manufacturer of plasterboard. It once was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. In 2005, the company was purchased by ...more
El Paso County TelephoneTelecommunications The El Paso County Telephone Company is a small telephone company owned by Qwest Corporation, a subsidiary of CenturyLink. It was founded in 1915 as El Paso County Mutual Telephone Company. In ...more
Eppley Hotel CompanyHospitality The Eppley Hotel Company was located in Omaha, Nebraska. At the time of its acquisition by the Sheraton Corporation in 1956, it was the largest privately held hotel business in the United
Avions Fairey Avions Fairey was the Belgian-based subsidiary of the British Fairey Aviation that built Fairey aircraft designs for the Belgian government.
Gannett FlemingEngineering Gannett Fleming, Inc., is an American-based engineering firm specializing in international planning, design, and construction management. The company has been providing full-service, ...more
GenCorpRubber Product Manufacturing GenCorp Inc. is an American technology-based manufacturer based in Rancho Cordova, California. Established in 1915, GenCorp was formerly the General Tire and Rubber Company.
General Tire The General Tire and Rubber Company is an American manufacturer of tires for motor vehicles. General Tire was founded in 1915 in Akron, Ohio, by William F. O'Neil. The company later diversified ...more
Gorky Film StudioFilm Gorky Film Studio is a film studio in Moscow, Russian Federation. By the end of the Soviet Union, Gorky Film Studio had produced more than 1,000 films. Many film classics were filmed at the ...more
Haigh's Chocolates Haigh's Chocolates is an Australian confectionery industry company selling high quality chocolate and related products to customers in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. The company ...more
Institute of Administrative Management The Institute of Administrative Management is an awarding organisation and professional body for practising and aspiring administrative and business managers. They support students and members ...more
Jacuzzi Jacuzzi is an Italian multinational corporation that produces whirlpool bathtubs and hot tub spas. Its first product was a bath with massaging jets. In October 2006, Apollo Management, a large ...more
Kettle Valley Railway The Kettle Valley Railroad was a subsidiary of the Canadian Pacific Railway that operated in the Thompson-Okanagan region of southern British Columbia. It opened in 1915 and was abandoned in ...more
King's Variety StoreRetail King's Variety Store is a chain of discount stores founded in 1915 by M.H. King in Burley, Idaho. The retailer has 26 stores in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming. A typical ...more
LandkredittFinancial Services Landkreditt is a Norwegian financial group established in 1915. The group consists of Landkreditt Bank, Landkreditt Forvaltning, Landkreditt Finans, Landkreditt Boligkreditt, Landkreditt Invest ...more
Lime Grove Studios Lime Grove Studios was originally a film studio complex built by the Gaumont Film Company in 1915, but it was later purchased by the BBC who used it for television broadcasts from 1949 to 1991. ...more
Lundbeck H. Lundbeck A/S is a Danish international pharmaceutical company engaged in the research and development, production, marketing, and sale of drugs for the treatment of disorders in the central ...more
MakitaManufacturing Makita Corporation is a manufacturer of professional and consumer power tools. Founded on March 21, 1915, it is based in Anjō, Japan, and operates factories in Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, ...more
Maybelline Maybelline is an American makeup brand sold worldwide and owned by the French cosmetics company L'Oréal. Their slogan is Maybe she's born with it. Maybe it's Maybelline.
SanseidoPublishing Sanseidō Co., Ltd. is a Japanese publishing company known for publishing dictionaries and textbooks.
SIAI-MarchettiAerospace SIAI-Marchetti was an Italian aircraft manufacturer.
SmedvigPetroleum industry Smedvig ASA, was a Norwegian offshore oil rig company headquartered in Stavanger until it was acquired by rig newcomer SeaDrill. At time of the merger Smedvig operated two semi submersibles, one ...more
Southdown Motor Services Southdown Motor Services Ltd operates bus and coach services in East and West Sussex and parts of Hampshire, in southern England. It was formed in 1915 and had various owners throughout its ...more
Spectris Spectris plc is a supplier of precision instrumentation and controls. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
AB Stockholms Spårvägar AB Stockholms Spårvägar is a name used by two different Swedish limited companies operating public transport in Stockholm, the capital city of Sweden. The first company was founded in ...more
Thomas GuideMedia Thomas Guide is the title of a series of paperback, spiral-bound atlases featuring detailed street maps of various large metropolitan areas in the United States, including Boise, Las Vegas, Los ...more
Thompson CigarRetail Thompson Cigar Company is a cigar and cigar accessories retailer located in Tampa, Florida. Thompson Cigar is the oldest mail order cigar company in the United States. Originally located in Key ...more
Walkers' Nonsuch Walkers' Nonsuch Ltd. is a manufacturer of toffee based in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, England, UK. It was founded in 1915 by Edward Joseph Walker and his son Edward Victor Walker.
Welch Allyn Welch Allyn, Inc. was founded in 1915 and is an American manufacturer of medical diagnostic devices, patient monitoring systems, and miniature precision lamps. Headquartered in Skaneateles ...more
Yaskawa Electric CorporationRobotics The Yaskawa Electric Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of servos, motion controllers, AC motor drives, switches and industrial robots. Their Motoman robots are heavy duty industrial robots ...more
Yokogawa Electric Yokogawa Electric Corporation is a Japanese electrical engineering and software company, with businesses based on its measurement, control, and information technologies. It has a global ...more