Companies Companies Founded in 1921

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1921; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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ABU Garcia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
ABU Garcia, originally A B Urfabriken, then ABU Svängsta, is a fishing reel and fishing equipment company from Svängsta, Sweden, and is best known the manufacturer of the famous ...more

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Alessi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing, Kitchen Utensil, Pot Alessi is a housewares and kitchen utensil company from Italy. They make everyday items from plastic and metal, designed by famous designers. From the 1980s onward, Alessi has been particularly ...more

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Amstelbank is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Amstelbank Amstelbank was a bank of the Netherlands founded in 1921 and liquidated in 1947. Some archives related to it are held at the Centraal Archief Nederlandsche Bank. Essays on the Great Depression ...more

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Avnet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Electronics industry Avnet, Inc. is a technology Business-to-business B2B distributor headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Electronics Supply & Manufacturing magazine reports that Avnet Inc., a Fortune 500 ...more

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Barrandov Studios is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Barrandov Studios Film Barrandov Studios is a famous set of film studios in Prague, Czech Republic. It is the largest film studio in the country and one of the largest in Europe. Several of the movies filmed there won ...more

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Bozell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Bozell Bozell is an American full-service public relations and advertising agency headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, United States, North America. The agency also has a location in Kansas City.

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Braun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Manufacturing, Electric Housewares and Household Fan Manufacturing, Electric Housewares and Fans Braun GmbH, formerly Braun AG, is a German consumer products company based in Kronberg. From 1984 until 2005, Braun was a wholly owned subsidiary of The Gillette Company, which had purchased a ...more

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Brookshire Brothers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Supermarket, Retail Brookshire Brothers Grocery is a supermarket retailer headquartered in Lufkin, Texas. Brookshire Brothers operates 112 stores under the names Brookshire Brothers and B&B Foods, and seven ...more

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Charoen Pokphand is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Telecommunications, Retail The Charoen Pokphand Group, is Thailand's largest private company, and is one of Asia's largest conglomerates. It consists of three core businesses that operate in the agribusiness and food, ...more

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Danziger Werft is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Danziger Werft Shipbuilding Danziger Werft was a shipbuilding company, located in Danzig, in what was then the Free City of Danzig. It was founded in 1921 on the site of the former Kaiserliche Werft Danzig that had been ...more

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Dell Publishing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Dell Publishing Publishing Dell Publishing, an American publisher of books, magazines and comic books, was founded in 1921 by George T. Delacorte, Jr. with $10,000, two employees and one magazine title, I Confess, and ...more

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Filofax is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Filofax Filofax is a company based in the UK that produces a range of well-known personal organiser wallets. The organisers are traditionally leather bound and have a six-ring loose-leaf binder system. ...more

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Gamesa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Manufacturing Gamesa is Mexico's largest manufacturer of cookies . The company also makes pasta, flour, ready to eat cereals and other related products. It is headquartered in San Pedro Garza García, ...more

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Gucci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Fashion accessory Gucci is an Italian fashion and leather goods brand, part of the Gucci Group, which is owned by the French company Kering, formerly known as PPR. Gucci was founded by Guccio Gucci in Florence in ...more

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Guy Gannett Communications is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Guy Gannett Communications Newspaper Guy Gannett Communications -- no relation to the larger Gannett communications chain—was a family-owned business consisting of newspapers in Maine and a handful of television stations in the ...more

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Harcourt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Harcourt Publishing Harcourt was a United States publishing firm with a long history of publishing fiction and nonfiction for children and adults. The company was based in San Diego, California, with Editorial / ...more

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Israel Electric Corporation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Israel Electric Corporation Israel Electric Corporation is the main supplier of electrical power in Israel. IEC builds, maintains and operates power generation stations, sub-stations, as well as the transmission and ...more

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Joseph Spiess Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Joseph Spiess Company Retail Joseph Spiess Company was a chain of specialty department stores based in Elgin, Illinois, United States. Throughout its 75 years of existence, it only opened 5 stores.

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Land O'Lakes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Dairy Product Manufacturing Land O'Lakes, Inc. is a member-owned agricultural cooperative based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul suburb of Arden Hills, Minnesota, focusing on the dairy industry. The co-op states that it has ...more

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Loehmann's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Retail Loehmann's is an online fashion retailer. It started as a single store in Brooklyn, New York and grew to a chain of off-price department stores in the United States. The chain was best known for ...more

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Master Lock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Master Lock is an American company that develops padlocks, combination locks and related security products and manufactures them mostly in China and Mexico. Now an operating unit of Fortune ...more

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Matru Sewa Sangh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Matru Sewa Sangh Matru Sewa Sangh is an Indian non-profit organization founded in 1921, by Kamalatai Hospet and Venutai Nene in Nagpur, Maharashtra. It runs a network of sites dedicated to providing health ...more

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McWane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
McWane Manufacturing McWane, Inc. is one of the world's largest manufacturers of iron water works and plumbing products and one of America’s largest privately owned companies. The company manufactures products ...more

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Mexicana de Aviación is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Mexicana de Aviación Airline Founded in 1921, Compañía Mexicana de Aviación, S.A. de C.V. was Mexico's oldest airline and one of the oldest continuously single-branded airlines before ceasing operations ...more

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Moto Guzzi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Moto Guzzi is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer and the oldest European manufacturer in continuous motorcycle production. Since 2004, Moto Guzzi has been a unico azionista, a wholly owned ...more

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Newcrest Mining is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Newcrest Mining Mining Newcrest Mining Limited is an Australian-based corporation which engages in the exploration, development, mining and sale of gold and gold-copper concentrate. It is Australia's leading gold ...more

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O'Neal Steel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
O'Neal Steel O'Neal Steel, Inc., based in Birmingham, Alabama, United States, is the nation's largest privately owned full-line metals service center. The company was established in 1921 by Kirkman O'Neal, ...more

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Palais Royal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Retail Palais Royal is a United States chain of department stores, owned by Stage Stores, Inc. and headquartered in Houston, TX. The store specializes in retailing desirable brand name apparel, ...more

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Pardee Homes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Pardee Homes Pardee Homes is a residential home building company founded in 1921 by George Pardee Sr. He was joined by his three sons in the Los Angeles housing boom after World War II. They began building ...more

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Pep Boys is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Auto and Home Supply Stores The Pep Boys: Manny, Moe & Jack, is a full-service and tire automotive aftermarket chain. The first store, originally named Pep Auto Supplies, was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in ...more

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Pliva is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Pliva Pliva d.o.o. is a Croatian pharmaceutical company, based in Zagreb, Croatia. One of the world's largest producers of generic Adderall, it has seen drastic increases in revenue with an increasing ...more

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Polyus Gold is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Polyus Gold Mining Polyus Gold International is the largest gold producer in Russia and one of the top 10 gold miners globally by ounces produced. As of the third quarter of 2014, the company was the world's ...more

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Russell Stover Candies is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Russell Stover Candies, Inc., is a supplier of candy, chocolate, and confections in the United States. The corporate headquarters are in Kansas City, Missouri. In Jul 2014, the company was ...more

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S. Horowitz & Co. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
S. Horowitz & Co. Law S. Horowitz & Co. is one of Israel’s largest law firms, with over 140 fee-earners, many of whom are multilingual and have qualified and practised as lawyers in the US, England and South ...more

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Saul Ewing is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Saul Ewing Saul Ewing LLP is an East Coast law firm.

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Nobina Norge is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Nobina Norge Transportation Nobina Norge is a Norwegian bus company, owned by Nobina, that operates in the counties of Akershus, Hedmark, Hordaland, Oppland, Østfold and Vestfold.

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Sellers Bros. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Sellers Bros. Retail Sellers Bros. is a chain of grocery stores and convenience stores based in Houston, Texas, United States. The company was formed in 1921, and its officers are George R. Sellers, Joseph L. ...more

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Snap-on is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Manufacturing, Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing Snap-on is a US designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-end tools and equipment to professional tool users. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and employs ...more

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Société des alcools du Québec is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Société des alcools du Québec Retail The Société des alcools du Québec, often abbreviated and referred to as SAQ, is a provincial Crown corporation in Quebec.

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Stride Rite Corporation is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Clothing, Footwear Manufacturing The Stride Rite Corporation is a marketer of children's footwear in the United States and is a major marketer of athletic and casual footwear for children and adults. In addition to the Stride ...more

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Superior Oil Company is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Superior Oil Company Petroleum industry Superior Oil Company was an independent American oil company that is now part of ExxonMobil. Superior Oil was founded in 1921 in Coalinga, California by William Myron Keck, also founder of the ...more

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Taylor Woodrow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Construction Taylor Woodrow was one of the largest housebuilding and general construction companies in Britain. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index until ...more

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Teixeira Duarte is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Construction Teixeira Duarte is one of the largest construction companies in Portugal, headquartered in Oeiras. The company was founded in 1921 by Ricardo Esquível Teixeira Duarte, an engineer. It is ...more

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Terumo Corporation is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Medical device, Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing Terumo Corporation was founded in 1921 as Sekisen Ken-onki Corporation by a group of medical scientists led by Dr. Kitasato Shibasaburō to produce medical thermometers in Japan. The company's ...more

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Physics Society of Iran is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Physics Society of Iran The Physical Society of Iran is Iran's largest professional and academic physics society. PSI is a non-profit organization aimed in establishing and strengthening scientific and research ...more

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Cengage Learning is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Publishing Cengage Learning, Inc. is an educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. Cengage Learning has operations ...more

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Trondheim Sporvei is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
Trondheim Sporvei Transportation Trondheim Sporvei was a municipally owned tram operator in Trondheim, Norway that existed between 1936 and 1974. The company operated the municipal parts of the Trondheim Tramway until it was ...more

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URM Stores is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
URM Stores URM Stores, Inc. of Spokane, Washington is an American retailers' cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. It was founded in 1921 and is a member ...more

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West Australian Airways is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1921
West Australian Airways West Australian Airways was an Australian airline based out of Geraldton, Western Australia. Established on 5 December 1921 as Western Australian Airways by World War I pilot Norman Brearley it ...more