Companies Companies Founded in 1918

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1918; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

Alepa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Alepa Alepa is a grocery shop chain in Finland that today is part of the S-Group. Alepa was founded in 1918, when Edvard Pajunen and his wife founded a shop in Sörnäinen, Helsinki The ...more

Attica Group is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Attica Group Attica Holdings S.A. is an operator of international ferry services in Europe. The Group’s main operations are with its subsidiary Superfast Ferries which began in 1995 with the launch of its ...more

Belships is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Belships Belships is a bulk ship operator and management company. It operates three bulk ships in addition to managing additional 12 ships owned by Elkem Chartering, that Belships owns 50% of. The ...more

Bjørnøen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Bjørnøen Real Estate Bjørnøen AS is a Norwegian government enterprise that owns all land and some heritage buildings on the uninhabited overseas territory of Bjørnøya. The company is ...more

Brookville Equipment Corporati... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Brookville Equipment Corporation Rail transport Brookville Equipment Corporation, based in Brookville, Pennsylvania, United States, manufactures railroad locomotives for industrial and light capacity switching needs. The company also builds ...more

Cosmos Engineering is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Cosmos Engineering Cosmos Engineering was a company that manufactured aero-engines in a factory in Fishponds, Bristol during World War I. Sir Roy Fedden, the company's principal designer, developed the 14-cylinder ...more

Darigold is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1918

Deutsche Werft is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Deutsche Werft Shipbuilding Deutsche Werft was a shipbuilding company in Finkenwerder, Hamburg, Germany. It was founded in 1918 by Albert Ballin and with Gutehoffnungshütte, Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft ...more

DiBella's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
DiBella's Dibella's Old Fashioned Submarines shop is a restaurant chain based in Rochester, New York, United States. They have locations in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Connecticut, Michigan, and ...more

Dow Lohnes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Dow Lohnes Dow Lohnes PLLC was an AmLaw 200 American law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C.. Founded as Dow, Lohnes & Albertson in 1918, by 1990 the firm had 200 lawyers. Dow Lohnes Sports and ...more

English Electric is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
English Electric The English Electric Company Limited was a British industrial manufacturer formed after the armistice at the end of 1918. It was created to make one of Britain's three principal electrical ...more

Freimans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Freimans A.J. Freiman Limited, or Freimans, was a landmark department store on Rideau Street in Ottawa, Canada, founded in 1918 by Archibald J. Freiman. Archibald Jacob Freiman was born in Lithuania in ...more

Giant Eagle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Giant Eagle Supermarket Giant Eagle is a supermarket chain with stores in the U.S. states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana and Maryland. The company was founded in 1918 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and ...more

GM Canada is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
GM Canada Automotive industry General Motors of Canada Limited is General Motors' Canadian subsidiary. Its national headquarters office, Canadian Regional Engineering Centre, and main manufacturing plants are located in ...more

GTE is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
GTE Telecommunications GTE Corporation, formerly General Telephone & Electronics Corporation was the largest independent telephone company in the United States during the days of the Bell System. Originally ...more

Houchens Industries is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Houchens Industries Insurance Carriers, Supermarket, Web development Houchens Industries, is an American employee-owned company, in business since 1918 when it began as a small grocery operated by founder Ervin Houchens in rural Barren County, Kentucky. The ...more

IISCO Steel Plant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
IISCO Steel Plant IISCO Steel Plant of Steel Authority of India Limited is located at Burnpur in Asansol. The turbulent history of the plant, starting from its pioneering days, has found it a place in industrial ...more

Iochpe-Maxion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Iochpe-Maxion Rail transport, Automotive industry Iochpe-Maxion is the largest global wheel maker company with two main divisions in the auto parts and railway equipment industries, which together account for nearly 14.0 thousand direct job ...more

Istad is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Istad Istad AS is a power company based in the town of Molde in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The company owns the power grid in the municipalities of Aukra, Eide, Fræna, Gjemnes, ...more

Jordan's Furniture is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Jordan's Furniture Furniture, Furniture Stores, Retail Jordan's Furniture is a furniture retailer in New England. There are currently six locations - in Reading, Avon, Taunton, Natick, Massachusetts, Nashua, New Hampshire and Warwick Mall in ...more

K-VA-T Food City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
K-VA-T Food City Supermarket Food City is a U.S. supermarket chain with stores located in Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. It offers the house labels "Food Club," "Top Crest", "ValuTime", ...more

Letov Kbely is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Letov Kbely LETOV is an aircraft company located in Prague - Letňany, Czech Republic. It is the oldest aircraft company in the region. Letov was founded in 1918 by the Czechoslovakian Ministry of Defense to ...more

New York & Company is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
New York & Company Retail, Women's Clothing Stores New York & Company, Inc., is a wear-to-work retailer for women. New York & Company apparel and accessories are sold through a nationwide network of retail stores, New York & Company ...more

OGMA is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
OGMA Arms industry, Aerospace OGMA – Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal S.A., originally Oficinas Gerais de Material Aeronáutico, is an aerospace company dedicated to the maintenance of aircraft and ...more

Panasonic Corporation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Panasonic Corporation Consumer electronics, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing, Home appliance Panasonic Corporation, formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan. The company was ...more

Pilot is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Pilot Stationery Pilot Corporation is a Japanese pen manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan. It produces writing instruments, stationery and jewellery, but is best known for its pens. It is the largest pen ...more

Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshave... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven Shipbuilding Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven was between 1918 and 1945 a naval shipyard in the German Navy '​s extensive base located in Wilhelmshaven.

Ritz & Wolf Camera & Image is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Ritz & Wolf Camera & Image Photography Ritz Camera & Image is a photographic retail and photofinishing specialty store, headquartered in Ridgefield, New Jersey. The company owns and operates a chain of 17 locations throughout the ...more

Cowen Group is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Cowen Group Investment banking, Financial Services, Security Brokers Cowen Group Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services through its two business ...more

Shinano Kenshi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Shinano Kenshi Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd. was founded in 1918 to manufacture Spun Silk Yarn, which at the time, was one of the most high-tech industries in the world. At that time the company name was Shinano ...more

Tatung Company is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Tatung Company Computer hardware, Electronics industry Tatung Company is a multinational corporation established in 1918 and headquartered in Zhongshan, Taipei, Taiwan. Tatung also maintains a regional headquarters in Long Beach, California for the ...more

Teijin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Teijin Chemical industry Teijin Limited is a Japanese chemical and pharmaceutical company. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, ...more

The Hertz Corporation is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
The Hertz Corporation Leasing, Support Activities for Transportation The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings Inc is an American car rental company with international locations in 145 countries worldwide. The company is based in Estero, ...more

TIAA–CREF is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
TIAA–CREF Financial Services Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association – College Retirement Equities Fund is a Fortune 100 financial services organization that is the leading retirement provider for people who work in the ...more

Tuscan Dairy Farms is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Tuscan Dairy Farms Tuscan Dairy Farms is a dairy company based in the New York metropolitan area, owned by Dean Foods. Founded in 1918 by Louis Borinsky, Tuscan Dairy Farms was begun as a family-run distribution ...more

UBM plc is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
UBM plc Mass media, Media UBM plc is a multinational media company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Its principal operations are live media and business-to-business communications, marketing services and data ...more

United Steel Companies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
United Steel Companies Steelmaking The United Steel Companies were a steelmaking, engineering, coal mining and coal by-product group based in South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

Vincent Bach Corporation is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Vincent Bach Corporation Manufacturing, Musical instrument The Vincent Bach Corporation is an American manufacturer of brass musical instruments that began early in the twentieth century and still exists as a subsidiary of Conn-Selmer, a division of ...more

Warner Bros. Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Warner Bros. Entertainment Motion Picture and Video Production Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is an American media company that makes film, television and music entertainment. As one of the major film studios, it is a subsidiary of Time Warner, with its ...more

Darigold is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Darigold Agriculture Darigold, Inc. is an American dairy agricultural marketing cooperative. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, it is owned by the over 500 dairy farm members of the Northwest Dairy Association ...more

Zenith Electronics is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Zenith Electronics Consumer electronics Zenith Electronics LLC is an American brand of consumer electronics owned by South Korean company LG Electronics. The company was previously an American manufacturer of radio and television ...more

Zojirushi Corporation is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1918
Zojirushi Corporation The Zojirushi Corporation is a Japanese multinational manufacturer and marketer of vacuum flasks, AIR POT Beverage Dispensers, GRAVITY POT Beverage Dispensers and consumer electronics including ...more