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Companies Founded in 1920

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1920; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    All Metal Products Company

    All Metal Products Company was an American toy company founded in 1920 and based in Wyandotte,... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    AMC Theatres

    AMC Theatres

    Arts, Entertainment
    AMC Theatres is an American movie theater chain owned and operated by AMC Entertainment Inc.,... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Arcandor AG
    Arcandor AG is a holding company located in Essen, Germany, that oversaw a number companies... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Arizona Public Service

    Arizona Public Service

    Arizona Public Service Company is the largest electric utility, and the highest tax payer in... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Arnold Laver

    Arnold Laver

    Lumber, Distribution
    Arnold Laver Ltd is a timber merchant based in Sheffield. The company was founded by Arnold... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Baldor Electric Company

    Baldor Electric Company

    Manufacturing, Motors and Generators
    Baldor Electric Company markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors,... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Banco Espírito Santo

    Banco Espírito Santo

    Financial Services
    Banco Espírito Santo was a Portuguese bank based in Lisbon that on 4 August 2014 was split in... more on Wikipedia
  • 8

    Banque Misr

    Banque Misr is an Egyptian bank founded by industrialist Talaat Pasha Harb in 1920. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 9


    Baughan was a British cyclecar and motorcycle manufacturer in business from 1920 until 1936.... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Beca Group

    Beca Group

    Engineering Services, Engineering
    Beca Group Limited is one of the largest employee-owned engineering and related consultancy... more on Wikipedia
  • 11


    W.K. Buckley Limited is a Canadian corporation founded in 1919, by William Knapp Buckley, that... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    C.R. England Inc.

    C.R. England Inc.

    C.R. England, Inc. was founded in 1920. It is a family-owned company offering... more on Wikipedia
  • 13

    Commonwealth Edison

    Commonwealth Edison, commonly known as ComEd, is the largest electric utility in Illinois,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    de Havilland

    de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Dickinson Theatres

    Dickinson Theatres

    Arts, Entertainment
    Dickinson Theatres was a privately owned movie theater chain based in Overland Park, Kansas,... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Dobson Cellular

    Dobson Cellular

    Dobson Cellular Systems, Inc. now part of AT&T Mobility, was a wireless telecommunications... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Dong-a Ilbo

    Dong-a Ilbo

    The Dong-A Ilbo is the leading newspaper in Korea since 1920 with daily circulation of more... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Eagle Electric

    Eagle Electric

    Eagle Electric Manufacturing Company, founded 1920, was a maker of electrical devices,... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Eastman Chemical Company

    Eastman Chemical Company

    Manufacturing, Chemical industry
    Eastman Chemical Company is a United States-based Fortune 500 company, engaged in the global... more on Wikipedia
  • 20


    Ehrman is a German dairy manufacturer.
  • 21


    ELTA is a Lithuanian news agency based in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. ELTA was founded in... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    Empresas 1BC

    Retail, Broadcasting
    Empresas 1BC, is a privately owned Venezuelan corporation which operates diverse media... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Evenflo Company, Inc. was established in Ravenna, Ohio, in 1920 and since inception, has been... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Fairchild Aircraft Ltd.

    Fairchild Aircraft Ltd.

    The Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. of Longueuil, Quebec, Canada was an aircraft manufacturer in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 25


    Fellesbanken was a Norwegian bank that existed between 1920 and 1985 with offices in Oslo,... more on Wikipedia