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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 Compa... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
All Metal Products Company
All Metal Products Company was an American toy company founded in 1920 and based in Wyandotte, Michigan for most of its history. It produced inexpensive pressed metal toys under the Wyandotte ...more
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AMC Theatres is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
AMC Theatres is an American movie theater chain owned and operated by AMC Entertainment Inc., which is itself owned by AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Chinese ...more
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Arcandor AG is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Retail
Arcandor AG is a holding company located in Essen, Germany, that oversaw a number companies operating in the businesses of mail order and internet shopping, department stores and tourism ...more
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Arizona Public Service ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Arizona Public Service
Arizona Public Service Company is the largest electric utility, and the highest tax payer in Arizona, USA, and the principal subsidiary of publicly traded S&P 500 member Pinnacle West ...more
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Arnold Laver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Lumber, Distribution, Retail
Arnold Laver Ltd is a timber merchant based in Sheffield. The company was founded by Arnold Laver in 1920. They have 12 depots, employ approximately 600 people, and with a turnover in excess of ...more
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Baldor Electric Company ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Manufacturing, Motors and Generators
Baldor Electric Company markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors, mechanical power transmission products, drives, and generator sets. The company manufactures its products ...more
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Banco Espírito Sa... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Banco Espírito Santo Financial Services
Banco Espírito Santo was a Portuguese bank based in Lisbon that on 4 August 2014 was split in two banks: Novo Banco, which kept its healthy operations, and a "bad bank" to keep ...more
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Banque Misr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Banque Misr Finance
Banque Misr is an Egyptian bank founded by industrialist Talaat Pasha Harb in 1920. The Egyptian government nationalized the bank in 1960. The bank has branch offices in all of Egypt's ...more
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Baughan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Baughan
Baughan was a British cyclecar and motorcycle manufacturer in business from 1920 until 1936. Founded in 1920 in Harrow, Middlesex, from 1921 the company moved to Stroud, Gloucestershire. After ...more
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Beca Group is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Engineering Services, Engineering
Beca Group Limited is one of the largest employee-owned engineering and related consultancy services companies in the Asia-Pacific. While it is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, Beca ...more
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Buckley's is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Buckley's
W.K. Buckley Limited is a Canadian corporation founded in 1919, by William Knapp Buckley, that manufactures medicines for health problems such as the common cold. They also have children's ...more
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C.R. England Inc. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
C.R. England Inc.
C.R. England, Inc. was founded in 1920. It is a family-owned company offering temperature-controlled transportation services throughout North America. It has five different full truckload ...more
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Commonwealth Edison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Commonwealth Edison
Commonwealth Edison, commonly known as ComEd, is the largest electric utility in Illinois, serving the Chicago and Northern Illinois area. The service territory roughly borders in Iroquois ...more
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de Havilland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
de Havilland Aerospace
de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of London. Operations ...more
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Dickinson Theatres is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Dickinson Theatres was a privately owned movie theater chain based in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. operating 18 theaters with 210 screens in seven states: Arkansas, Arizona, Kansas, Missouri, ...more
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Dobson Cellular is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Dobson Cellular Wireless
Dobson Cellular Systems, Inc. now part of AT&T Mobility, was a wireless telecommunications provider in several regions of the United States, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Kansas, ...more
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Dong-a Ilbo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Dong-a Ilbo Newspaper
The Dong-A Ilbo is the leading newspaper in Korea since 1920 with daily circulation of more than 1.2 million and opinion leaders as its main readers. The Dong-A Ilbo is the parent company of ...more
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Eagle Electric is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Eagle Electric Manufacturing
Eagle Electric Manufacturing Company, founded 1920, was a maker of electrical devices, switches and circuit units based in Long Island City, New York, in the borough of Queens. The company was ...more
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Eastman Chemical Company... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Manufacturing, Chemical industry, Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing
Eastman Chemical Company is a United States-based Fortune 500 company, engaged in the global manufacture and sale of chemicals, fibers, and plastics. Founded in 1920 and based in Kingsport, ...more
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Ehrmann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Ehrmann
Ehrman is a German dairy manufacturer.
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ELTA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
ELTA
ELTA is a Lithuanian news agency based in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. ELTA was founded in 1920 in Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania, by Juozas Eretas, the first director of the ...more
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Empresas 1BC is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Retail, Broadcasting
Empresas 1BC, is a privately owned Venezuelan corporation which operates diverse media enterprises such as Radio Caracas Televisión, Etheron, Radio Caracas Radio, 92.9 tu FM, ...more
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Evenflo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Evenflo Company, Inc. was established in Ravenna, Ohio, in 1920 and since inception, has been committed to quality, safety and best-in-class products. Now headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, ...more
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Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Fairchild Aircraft Ltd.
The Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. of Longueuil, Quebec, Canada was an aircraft manufacturer in the period 1920-1950. It served as a subsidiary of the Fairchild Aircraft company of the United States.
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Fellesbanken is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1920
Fellesbanken Bank
Fellesbanken was a Norwegian bank that existed between 1920 and 1985 with offices in Oslo, Norway. It was created as a central bank for the Norwegian savings banks as well as functioning as a ...more