Companies Companies Founded in 1916

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1916; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Graakalbanen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Graakalbanen Transportation A/S Graakalbanen was a private company that built and operated the Gråkallen Line of the Trondheim Tramway between 1924 and 1972. Established in 1916, it bought large land areas in ...more

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A/S Trikken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
A/S Trikken Transportation A/S Trikken was a Norwegian company that operated the Drammen trolleybus between May 1, 1916 and July 1, 1947. The company was started by the electrical company Øverby & Larsen, that ...more

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American Gear Manufacturers As... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
American Gear Manufacturers Association The American Gear Manufacturers Association or AGMA is the trade group of companies in manufacturing gears and gearing. AGMA was founded in 1916; there are currently about 430 AGMA member ...more

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Calumet Specialty Products Par... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. Petroleum industry, Manufacturing, Petroleum Refineries Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. is a public U.S.-based company, incorporated in 1916, which specializes in the manufacturing of naphthenic and paraffinic oils as well as aliphatic ...more

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Commercial Iron Works is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Shipbuilding, Manufacturing Commercial Iron Works was a manufacturing firm in Portland, Oregon, United States. Established in 1916, the company is best remembered today for its contribution to America's emergency ...more

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Noel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Noel Food processing Noel, formally known as Compañía de Galletas Noel S.A. is a food and beverage company headquartered in Medellín, Colombia.

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Conklin Shows is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Conklin Shows Conklin Shows was the largest traveling amusement corporation in North America. The 75-year-old company operated traveling carnivals at various summer agricultural shows across North America and ...more

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Crain Communications is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Newspaper, Periodical Publishers, Periodicals: Publishing Crain Communications Inc is an American publishing conglomerate based in Detroit, Michigan. The company publishes a variety of trade newspapers, including some city-based business newspapers, ...more

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CSL Limited is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
CSL Limited Biotechnology CSL Limited is a global specialty biotechnology company that researches, develops, manufactures and markets products to treat and prevent serious human medical conditions. CSL's product areas ...more

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Curtiss Candy Company is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Curtiss Candy Company The Curtiss Candy Company was founded in 1916 by Otto Schnering near Chicago, Illinois. Wanting a more "American sounding" name, Schnering named his company using his mother's maiden ...more

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DKW is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
DKW Automotive industry DKW is a defunct German car and motorcycle marque. In 1916, Danish engineer Jørgen Skafte Rasmussen founded a factory in Zschopau, Saxony, Germany, to produce steam fittings. That year he ...more

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Fageol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Fageol Fageol Motors was a U.S. manufacturer of buses, trucks and farm tractors.

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Famous Players-Lasky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation was an American motion picture and distribution company created on July 19, 1916 from the merger of Adolph Zukor's Famous Players Film Company—originally formed ...more

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Finnmark Fylkesrederi og Rutes... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Finnmark Fylkesrederi og Ruteselskap Transportation Finnmark Fylkesrederi og Ruteselskap AS or FFR is a ferry and bus operator in Finnmark, Norway owned by Veolia Transport Norway. The company operates almost all public transport in the county. ...more

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Herman's World of Sporting Goo... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Herman's World of Sporting Goods Retail Herman's World of Sporting Goods was a sporting goods retailer in the United States. It was founded by Herman Steinlauf in 1916 as a music store. At one time, there was a gentleman's agreement ...more

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I. M. Skaugen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
I. M. Skaugen I.M. Skaugen or IMS is a shipping company that operates within petrochemical gases and liquefied petroleum gas and lightering of crude oil and liquefied natural gas. IMS is horizontal integrated ...more

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Investor AB is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Investor AB Financial Services, Holding company Investor AB is a Swedish investment company, founded in 1916 and still controlled by the Wallenberg family through their Foundation Asset Management company FAM. The company owns a controlling ...more

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Jordan Motor Car Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
The Jordan Motor Car Company was founded in 1916 in Cleveland, Ohio by Edward S. "Ned" Jordan, a former advertising executive from Thomas B. Jeffery Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin. The ...more

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Kappa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Sports equipment, Clothing, Sportswear Kappa is an Italian sportswear brand founded in 1978 in Turin, Italy.

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Karur Vysya Bank is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Karur Vysya Bank Karur Vysya Bank is a private-sector Indian bank, headquartered in Karur in Tamil Nadu. It was set up in 1916 by M. A. Venkatarama Chettiar and Athi Krishna Chettiar. The bank also offers ...more

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Kings Bay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Infrastructure, Mining Kings Bay AS is a government enterprise owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry that operates the entire settlement of Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard. The settlement, the most ...more

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Marabou is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Marabou Marabou is a Swedish chocolate brand, first launched in 1916.

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Nash Motors is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Automotive industry Nash Motors Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the United States from 1916 to 1937. From 1937 to 1954, Nash Motors was the automotive division of the ...more

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Newmont Mining Corporation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Mining, Gold Ore and Silver Ore Mining, Gold mining Newmont Mining Corporation, based in Greenwood Village, Colorado, USA, is one of the world's largest producers of gold, with active mines in Nevada, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Ghana and ...more

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Oxxford Clothes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Clothing Oxxford Clothes is a high-end men's suit and sport coat manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois. It has been called "the quintessential American suit maker" by the Robb Report. In 2008 ...more

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Piraeus Bank is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Finance, Financial Services Piraeus Bank is a Greek multinational financial services company with its headquarters in Athens, Greece. Founded in 1916, Piraeus Bank operated as a private credit institution for many decades, ...more

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Riverside Health System is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Health Care Riverside Health System is a non-profit healthcare organization based in Newport News, Virginia.

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Société d'Etudes Aéronautiques is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Société d'Etudes Aéronautiques The Société d'Etudes Aéronautiques was a French aircraft manufacturer founded in 1916 by Henry Potez, Marcel Bloch, and Louis Coroller at Suresnes. The company originally ...more

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Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulko... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani Mining Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani, or simply Store Norske, is a Norwegian coal mining company based on the Svalbard archipelago. It was formed in 1916, after a Norwegian purchase of the ...more

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Vigor Shipyards is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Vigor Shipyards Vigor Shipyards was founded in 1916 as the William H. Todd Corporation through the merger of Robins Dry Dock & Repair Company of Erie Basin, Brooklyn, New York, the Tietjen & Long Dry ...more

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Unique Art is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Unique Art Unique Art Manufacturing Company was an American toy company, founded in 1916, based in Newark, New Jersey that made inexpensive toys, including wind-up mechanical toys, out of lithographed tin. ...more

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United Supermarkets is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Retail United Supermarkets is an American supermarket grocery store chain. With headquarters in Lubbock, Texas, its roots go back to 1916, when H.D. Snell opened his first United Cash Store in Sayre, ...more

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Wegmans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a family-owned U.S. regional supermarket chain headquartered in Gates, New York, near Rochester. Wegmans has 85 stores in the mid-Atlantic and New England regions, ...more

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ZiL is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1916
Automotive industry About the Soviet−Russian vehicle manufacturer. For other uses, see: ZIL. AMO ZiL, or the Moscow Joint-Stock Company "Likhachov Plant", and more commonly called ZiL is a major Russian ...more