Companies Companies Founded in 1922

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1922; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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A&W Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Restaurant, Fast food A&W Restaurants, Inc., is a chain of fast-food restaurants distinguished by its draft root beer and root beer floats. A&W started opening franchises in California, in 1923. The company ...more

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Advance Publications is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Mass media, Newspaper Publishers, Periodical Publishers Advance Publications, Inc., is an American media company owned by the descendants of S.I. Newhouse Sr., Donald Newhouse and S.I. Newhouse, Jr. It is named after the Staten Island Advance, the ...more

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Akershus Energi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Akershus Energi Akershus Energi is a Norwegian power company that produces hydroelectricity. Annual production is 2.3 TWh with five plants in Glomma, three in Haldensvassdraget and two in Skiensvassdraget. The ...more

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Albatros is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Albatros Automotive industry The Albatros was an English automobile manufactured in Croft Road, Coventry and founded in 1922 by H.T.W. Manwaring. The origin of the name is reputed to be derived from a play on the name of ...more

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Alfred Music is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Alfred Music Alfred Music is a family-owned and operated music publishing company. Founded in New York in 1922, it is headquartered in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, with additional branches in Miami, ...more

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Allen & Company is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Allen & Company Allen & Company LLC is a small, privately held boutique investment bank based at 711 Fifth Avenue, New York City. The firm is known for its deliberate avoidance of publicity and specializes ...more

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BAWAG is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
BAWAG Financial Services BAWAG is a bank in Austria. On October 1, 2005, it merged with the separate Österreichische Postsparkasse to form the "Bank für Arbeit und Wirtschaft und Österreichische ...more

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BAWAG P.S.K. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Financial Services BAWAG P.S.K. Bank für Arbeit und Wirtschaft und Österreichische Postsparkasse Aktiengesellschaft is the fourth largest bank in Austria. It was formed on October 1, 2005, by the merger ...more

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M. Moore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1922

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Brine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Sports equipment, Clothing Warrior Sports, Inc., doing business as Brine, is a sporting goods manufacturer in the United States. It manufactures lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, and field hockey equipment. It markets its ...more

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C. R. Anthony Co. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
C. R. Anthony Co. Retail C.R. Anthony Co., stores branded as Anthony's, was a chain of department stores founded in 1922 in Cushing, Oklahoma by C.R Anthony. Anthony's was acquired by Stage Stores Inc. in 1997 and most ...more

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Cadbury's Chocolate Factory, T... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Cadbury's Chocolate Factory, Tasmania Cadbury's Chocolate Factory is a working chocolate factory belonging to the Australian division of international confectionery company Cadbury Schweppes, and is located in Claremont, Tasmania, ...more

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Canadian Tire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
All Other Motor Vehicle Dealers, Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited is a Canadian retail company which sells a wide range of automotive, sports and leisure, and home products. Retail operations include Canadian Tire, the core ...more

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Checker Motors Corporation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Automotive industry Checker Motors Corporation was a Kalamazoo, Michigan, based vehicle manufacturer and tier-one subcontractor that manufactured taxicabs used by Checker Taxi. Checker Motors Corporation was ...more

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Cooke, Troughton & Simms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Cooke, Troughton & Simms Manufacturing Cooke, Troughton & Simms was a British instrument-making firm formed in York in 1922 by the merger of T. Cooke & Sons and Troughton & Simms

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Cooper Wheelock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Cooper Wheelock Cooper Wheelock is a Long Branch, New Jersey, company founded in 1922 specializing in fire alarm and general signaling products. The company is known as an industry leader in fire and industrial ...more

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Copaken Brooks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Copaken Brooks Real Estate Copaken Brooks, formerly Copaken, White & Blitt is a family-owned commercial real estate developer headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri that owns and developed some of the city's and ...more

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Daily Mail and General Trust is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Website, Insurance Carriers, Newspaper Daily Mail and General Trust plc is a British media conglomerate. It has interests in newspapers, television and radio. The company has extensive activities based outside the UK, through DMG ...more

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Derbi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Derbi is a manufacturer of motorcycles, scooters, mopeds and recreational all-terrain vehicles produced by Nacional Motor S.A.U., a Spanish subsidiary of Piaggio & Co. SpA.

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Diamond Parking is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Diamond Parking Diamond Parking is a company based in Seattle, Washington that owns and operates parking lots in the US states of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, and Washington and the ...more

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Easton-Bell Sports is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Easton-Bell Sports Manufacturing BRG Sports makes sports equipment and clothing under the brands Bell Sports, Riddell, Giro, Blackburn, and C-Preme. Its parent company is Fenway Partners.

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Eberhard Faber GmbH is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Eberhard Faber GmbH Eberhard Faber GmbH was founded in 1922 in Neumarkt, near Nuremberg, Germany, as a pencil factory. It was taken over in 1978 by Staedtler, a stationery company with global presence. Eberhard ...more

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Eldon Enclosures is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Eldon Enclosures Eldon is a privately held company headquartered in Madrid, Spain, and a global manufacturer of standard and customized enclosure solutions for the industrial and building markets. Product ...more

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Federal Cartridge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Federal Cartridge Arms Manufacturers Federal Premium Ammunition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliant Techsystems, located in Anoka, Minnesota. With a work force of nearly 1,500, Federal manufactures shotshell, centerfire, and ...more

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First National Bank Alaska is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
First National Bank Alaska First National Bank Alaska is an American bank founded in 1922 by Winfield Ervin, Sr., as First National Bank of Anchorage. The first branch stood on the corner of Fourth and G in Anchorage,

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Flex-Elektrowerkzeuge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Flex-Elektrowerkzeuge FLEX-Elektrowerkzeuge GmbH is a German producer of high end power tools with headquarters in Steinheim. After producing flexible shaft grinders since 1922, FLEX invented the "Flexe" or ...more

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Foodstuffs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Foodstuffs Retail Foodstuffs, officially Foodstuffs Ltd is a group of two New Zealand grocery and liquor retailers' cooperatives based in the North Island and the South Island which collectively control an ...more

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Fortunoff is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Retail Fortunoff was a New York-based retailer of home, jewelry and furniture stores founded in 1922 by Max and Clara Fortunoff. The original Fortunoff store was on Livonia Avenue in Brooklyn, New ...more

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Fred Meyer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Supermarket, Retail Fred Meyer, Inc., is a chain of superstores founded in 1922 in Portland, Oregon, by Fred G. Meyer. The company was one of the pioneers of one-stop shopping, eventually combining a complete ...more

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Gibbs & Cox is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Gibbs & Cox Gibbs & Cox is a U.S. naval architecture firm that specializes in designing surface warships. Founded in 1922 in New York City, Gibbs & Cox is now headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. ...more

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Grupo Modelo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Grupo Modelo Grupo Modelo is a large brewery in Mexico owned by Belgian-Brazilian company Anheuser-Busch InBev. It has 63% of the Mexican beer market, and exports beer to most countries of the world. Its ...more

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Hebrew Ayanot Publishing Compa... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Hebrew Ayanot Publishing Company Publishing

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HRD Motorcycles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
HRD Motorcycles HRD Motors Ltd was a British motorcycle manufacturer in the 1920s. It was founded by Howard Raymond Davies. He had worked in motorcycling, and had raced with some success in the mid-twenties, ...more

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Jaguar Cars is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Automotive industry Jaguar Cars is a brand of Jaguar Land Rover, a British multinational car manufacturer headquartered in Whitley, Coventry, England, owned by the Indian company Tata Motors since 2008. Jaguar was ...more

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KB Toys is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Retail K·B Toys was a chain of mall-based retail toy stores in the United States. Founded in 1922, it operated, at its height, 1300 stores across all 50 states, and went out of business in 2009. ...more

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Maidenform Brands, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Department store, Clothing Maidenform Brands is a manufacturer of women's underwear, founded in 1922 by three people: seamstress Ida Rosenthal; Enid Bissett, who owned the shop that employed her; and Ida's husband, ...more

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Manchester Building Society is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Manchester Building Society Financial Services The Manchester Building Society is a building society, which has its head office in Manchester, England. Its head office and only branch in Manchester City Centre at 125 Portland Street and it ...more

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Maritime Life is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Maritime Life The Maritime Life Assurance Company was a Canadian insurance company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. It was founded in 1922 and in 2004 it became fully integrated with Manulife Financial, ...more

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Mingxing Film Company is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Mingxing Film Company Mingxing Film Company was one of the largest production companies during the 1920s, and 1930s in the Republican era. Founded in Shanghai, the company lasted from 1922 until 1937 when it was ...more

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Nonesuch Press is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Nonesuch Press Nonesuch Press was a private press founded in 1922 in London by Francis Meynell, his second wife Vera Mendel, and their mutual friend David Garnett, co-owner of Birrell & Garnett's bookshop ...more

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NV Ingenieurskantoor voor Sche... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
NV Ingenieurskantoor voor Scheepsbouw Shipbuilding NV Ingenieurskantoor voor Scheepsbouw, usually contracted to IvS, was a Dutch dummy company set up by the Reichsmarineamt after World War I in order to maintain and develop German submarine ...more

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Olean Wholesale Grocery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Olean Wholesale Grocery Supermarket Olean Wholesale Grocery is a retailers' cooperative serving independent supermarkets in New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. It was founded in 1922 and is a member of Retailer Owned Food ...more

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Parkinson Coach Lines is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Parkinson Coach Lines Parkinson Coach Lines was founded in 1946 in Snelgrove, Ontario by Harold Parkinson, and was acquired by the Murray family in 1953. Parkinson started running the predecessor to Brampton Transit ...more

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Paz Oil Company is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Paz Oil Company Energy, Retail Paz Oil Company Ltd. is the largest Israeli fuels company. Paz distributes gasoline and other oil products through a network of gas stations, as well as LPG and natural gas for home use through ...more

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Police Mutual is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Police Mutual Financial Services Police Mutual is a mutual society, dedicated to helping Serving and Retired Police Officers, Police Staff and their families with their financial wellbeing. Set up by the Police in 1922 for the ...more

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Pressman Toy Corporation is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Pressman Toy Corporation is a toy manufacturer based in New York City which was founded in 1922 by Jack Pressman. It currently focuses on family games and licensed products. The company was ...more

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Raytheon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Defense contractor, Search, Detection The Raytheon Company is a major American defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. It was ...more

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Recon Optical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Arms industry Recon Optical was a privately held defense contractor providing electro-optical and stabilization products.

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Regis Corporation is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Hair Regis Corporation is the largest hair salon chain in the world, with over 11,000 salons and is listed on the Fortune 1000. It has its headquarters in Edina, Minnesota. Its namesake is Regis ...more

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Shamrock Farms is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1922
Shamrock Farms is a dairy farm based out of Phoenix, AZ. Its mascot is a cow named "Roxie." Founded in 1922, Shamrock Farms is the largest family-owned and -operated dairy in the ...more