Companies Companies Founded in 1925

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1925; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Allegheny Energy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Electric Services, Utility Allegheny Energy was an electric utility headquartered in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. It owned and operated electric generation facilities and deliverd electric services to customers in ...more

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Asbestos Corporation Limited is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Asbestos Corporation Limited Mining Asbestos Corporation Limited is an independent Canadian corporation established to mine asbestos. ACL mainly open pit mined chrysotile asbestos in the eponynomously named town, Asbestos, Quebec, ...more

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AT&T Laboratories is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
AT&T Laboratories Research and development AT&T Laboratories, Inc. was the research & development division of AT&T Corporation. It was founded in 1925 as Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., following the merger of the research ...more

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Australian Guarantee Corporati... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Finance Founded in 1921 as Australian Guarantee Company to initially provide finance for purchasers of smaller household items, it progressed into financing motor vehicles and was renamed as Australian ...more

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Bang & Olufsen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Manufacturing Bang & Olufsen is a Danish consumer electronics company that designs and manufactures audio products, television sets, and telephones. It was founded in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen, ...more

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Attica Bank is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Attica Bank Financial Services Attica Bank, formerly the Bank of Attica, is engaged in the Greek banking sector. It is the fifth largest Greek bank but significantly smaller than the top four "systemic" banks. Its ...more

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BTA Bank is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
BTA Bank Financial Services BTA Bank is a Kazakhstan bank with headquarters in Almaty. As of 2013 it the third largest lender by assets. Full name — BTA Bank Joint-Stock Company.

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Best Lock Corporation is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Best Lock Corporation Best Lock Corporation is the former name of a publicly traded door hardware and lock manufacturer. Originally founded in 1925 as Best Universal Lock Company by Frank Ellison Best, the privately ...more

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Buhl Aircraft Company is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Buhl Aircraft Company The Buhl Aircraft Company is a US aircraft manufacturer founded in Detroit in 1925 with operation until 1933. Buhl designed and manufactured the Buhl-Verville CA-3 Airster, first aircraft to ...more

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Caterpillar Inc. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Financial Services, Construction Machinery and Equipment Caterpillar Inc., is an American corporation which designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. ...more

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Chrysler Canada is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Chrysler Canada Chrysler Canada Incorporated, officially FCA Canada is FCA US's's Canadian subsidiary. Incorporated in 1925, the Chrysler Corporation of Canada gained complete control of a Maxwell-Chalmers ...more

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Colruyt Group is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Colruyt Group Retail Colruyt Group is a Belgian family owned retail corporation that is managing the Colruyt supermarket retail stores. Founded in 1925 by Franz Colruyt, the group today is most significantly known ...more

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Country Financial is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Country Financial is a group of US insurance and financial services companies. Its corporate headquarters are in Bloomington, Illinois.

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Croda International is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Croda International Croda International plc is a British speciality chemicals company based at Snaith in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250

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Dean Foods is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Dairy Product Manufacturing, Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers, Food processing Dean Foods is an American food and beverage company that specializes in dairy products. The company maintains plants and distributors in the United States and the United Kingdom. Dean Foods has ...more

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Deutsche Werke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Deutsche Werke Shipbuilding, Firearm Deutsche Werke was a German shipbuilding company founded in 1925 when Kaiserliche Werft Kiel and other shipyards were merged. It came as a result of the Treaty of Versailles after World War I ...more

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EDO Corporation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
EDO Corporation Search, Detection, Navigation EDO Corporation was an American company, which was acquired by ITT Corporation in 2007. EDO designed and manufactured products for defense, intelligence, and commercial markets, and provided ...more

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Erie Insurance Group is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Insurance Agents, Brokers, and Service Erie Insurance Group is an American multi-line insurance company, offering auto, home, commercial and life insurance through a network of independent insurance agents. Erie Insurance Group's ...more

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Fairchild Aircraft is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Fairchild Aircraft Fairchild was an aircraft and aerospace manufacturing company based at various times in Farmingdale, New York; Hagerstown, Maryland; and San Antonio, Texas.

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Festool is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Manufacturing Festool is a brand of power tools belonging to the Festool Group GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Wendlingen. The company is a subsidiary of the TTS Tooltechnic Systems holding company. The ...more

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Florida Power & Light is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Electric Services Florida Power & Light Company, the principal subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc., commonly referred to by its initials, FPL, is a Juno Beach, Florida-based power utility which serves roughly ...more

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Ryman Hospitality Properties is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Hospitality, Arts, Entertainment Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. is a hotel, resort, entertainment, and media company that was accumulated by Edward Gaylord. It was previously a subsidiary of the Oklahoma City-based Oklahoma ...more

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General Casualty Insurance is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
General Casualty Insurance General Casualty Insurance was a super-regional property and casualty insurance provider headquartered in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin as of 2006. Winterthur U.S. Holdings, which operated as ...more

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Gyldendal Norsk Forlag is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Gyldendal Norsk Forlag Publishing Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, commonly referred to as Gyldendal N.F. and in Norway often only as Gyldendal, is one of the largest Norwegian publishing houses.

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Hay Automobiltechnik is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Hay Automobiltechnik Automotive industry Hay Automobiltechnik based in Bockenau, Germany, is an automotive corporation from Germany which is the largest European producer of flywheels, hot rolled seamless rings and final drive gears ...more

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Industria Aeronautică Română is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Industria Aeronautică Română Aerospace Industria Aeronautică Română or Romanian Aeronautic Industry in English, is a Romanian aerospace manufacturer founded in 1925. Based in Ghimbav, near Braşov, Romania, the company employs ...more

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IG Farben is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
IG Farben Chemical industry IG Farben was a German chemical industry conglomerate. Its name is taken from Interessen-Gemeinschaft Farbenindustrie AG. The company was formed in 1925 from a number of major chemical companies ...more

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Københavns Lufthavne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Københavns Lufthavne Københavns Lufthavne is a public limited company that operates two airports in Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen Airport and Roskilde Airport. In addition, the company previously held a 49% ...more

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Ladbrokes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Ladbrokes Ladbrokes plc is a British based gaming company. It is based in Rayners Lane in Harrow, London. From 14 May 1999 to 23 February 2006, when it owned the Hilton hotel brand outside the United ...more

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Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano Airline Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano S.A.M., abbreviated LAB, also known as LAB Airlines, was an airline serving as flag carrier of Bolivia. It operated domestic and international flights, aiming at ...more

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Madeira Wine Company SA is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Madeira Wine Company SA Madeira wine

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Migros is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Retail Migros is Switzerland's largest retail company, its largest supermarket chain and largest employer. It is also one of the forty largest retailers in the world. It co-founded Turkey's largest ...more

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Mississippi Power is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Mississippi Power Mississippi Power is an investor-owned electric utility and a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta based Southern Company. Mississippi Power Company is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi. ...more

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Mizuho Trust & Banking is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Mizuho Trust & Banking Finance Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. is the trust banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group, the second-biggest Japanese financial services company. The bank's headquarters are in Yaesu, Chūō,

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Moretti Motor Company is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Automotive industry Moretti Motor Company is a now defunct automobile manufacturer formerly based in Italy. It was founded in 1925 and ceased operations in 1989. Today, many of its sportscar models can still be ...more

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National Automotive Parts Asso... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
National Automotive Parts Association Retail Originally, the "National Automotive Parts Association" was a professional association of business professionals in the automotive after-market that was founded in 1925 by Archie ...more

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National Speech and Debate Ass... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
National Speech and Debate Association The National Speech and Debate Association, is the largest interscholastic speech and debate organization serving middle school, high school, and collegiate students in the United States. The ...more

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Nettbuss is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Nettbuss Nettbuss AS is the largest bus company in Norway owned by the Norwegian State Railways. It was until 2000 known as NSB Biltrafikk. The company has 14 operating subsidiaries throughout Norway and ...more

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NOMA is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
NOMA NOMA was an American company best known for making Christmas lights. It was once the largest manufacturer of holiday lighting in the world, but since 1967 has existed only as a licensed ...more

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Power Corporation of Canada is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Financial Services, Conglomerate Power Corporation of Canada is a diversified international management and Canadian holding company. Through its subsidiary, Power Financial Corporation, it has interests in companies in the ...more

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RadioShack is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Retail, Radio, Television RadioShack Corporation is an American electronics retail chain. Founded in 1921, its stores operate in the United States and Mexico. The chain left the United Kingdom in 1999, Australia in 2002 ...more

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Raymond Group is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Textile, Aviation, Engineering Incorporated in 1925, Raymond Group is one of India's largest branded fabric and fashion retailers. It is one of the leading, integrated producers of suiting fabric in the world, with a capacity ...more

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SAGEM is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Telecommunications SAGEM was a major French company involved in defense electronics, consumer electronics and communication systems. In 2005, SAGEM and SNECMA merged to form Safran. Together the companies focus ...more

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Scholastic Corporation is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Printing, Publishing, Bookstore Scholastic Corporation is a U.S. publisher and education and media company known for publishing, selling, and distributing books and educational materials for schools, teachers, parents, and ...more

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Shueisha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Shueisha Publishing Shueisha Inc. is a major publisher in Japan. The company was founded in 1925 as the entertainment-related publishing division of Japanese publisher Shogakukan. The following year, Shueisha ...more

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Shure is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Shure Music Shure Incorporated is an American audio products corporation. It was founded by Sidney N. Shure in Chicago, Illinois in 1925 as a supplier of radio parts kits. The company became a consumer and ...more

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Sveriges Radio is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Sveriges Radio Media Sveriges Radio AB is Sweden's national publicly funded radio broadcaster. The Swedish public-broadcasting system is in many respects modelled after the one used in the United Kingdom, and ...more

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Swingline is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Swingline Swingline is a division of ACCO Brands Corporation that specializes in manufacturing staplers and hole punches. The company was formerly located in Long Island City, Queens, New York, United ...more

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Target Australia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Target Australia Retail Target Australia Pty Ltd is an Australian department store chain owned by the Wesfarmers Group. It operates 183 Target stores and 125 Target Country stores across Australia making 308 combined ...more

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Temple-Inland is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1925
Temple-Inland Paperboard Mills Temple-Inland, Inc. is an American corrugated packaging and building products company. It is a subsidiary of International Paper.