Companies Companies Founded in 1928

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1928; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Acadia Broadcasting is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Acadia Broadcasting Radio Broadcasting, Broadcasting Acadia Broadcasting Limited is a commercial radio broadcasting company with its headquarters located on historic King Street in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Its owner is Ocean Capital ...more

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Aeronca Aircraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Airline, Arms industry, Defense industry Aeronca, contracted from Aeronautical Corporation of America, located in Middletown, Ohio, is a US manufacturer of engine components and airframe structures for commercial aviation and the ...more

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Alexander's, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Alexander's, Inc. Department store, Real Estate, Lessors of Real Estate Alexander's was a department store chain in the New York metropolitan area. Catering to low- and middle-income consumers, Alexander's offered discounted designer fashions and high-quality ...more

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Associated Electrical Industri... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Associated Electrical Industries Associated Electrical Industries was a British holding company formed in 1928 through the merger of the British Thomson-Houston Company and Metropolitan-Vickers electrical engineering companies. ...more

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BBDO is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Advertising, Marketing BBDO is a worldwide advertising agency network, with its headquarters in New York City. The agency began in 1891 with George Batten's Batten Company, and later in 1928, through a merger of BDO ...more

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Belarusfilm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Belarusfilm Film Belarusfilm is the main film studio of Belarus. Founded in 1928 as the Soviet Belarus studio in Leningrad, the studio was moved to Minsk in 1939. Film production was interrupted by the war, and ...more

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Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe The Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe is the main public transport company of Berlin, the capital city of Germany. It manages the city's U-Bahn underground railway, tram, bus and ferry networks, but not ...more

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Braniff International Airways is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Braniff International Airways Airline Braniff Airways, Inc. d/b/a Braniff International Airways was an American airline that operated from 1928 until 1982. Its routes were primarily in the midwestern and southwestern United States, ...more

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Brookshire Grocery Company is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Supermarket, Retail Brookshire Grocery Company is a Tyler, Texas-based supermarket chain with 151 stores operating in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Until February 2011, the company had operated four stores in ...more

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Crown-Zellerbach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1928

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Delta Air Lines is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Airline, Transportation, Air Transportation Delta Air Lines, Inc. is a major American airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. The airline and its subsidiaries ...more

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Dreyer's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Nestlé, is a United States-based producer of ice cream and frozen yogurt founded in 1928 as Edy's Grand Ice Cream in Oakland, ...more

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El Paso Corp. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Natural Gas Transmission El Paso Corporation was a provider of natural gas and related energy products and was one of North America's largest natural gas producers until its acquisition by Kinder Morgan in 2012. It was ...more

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ETA – Empresa de Transporte Aé... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
ETA – Empresa de Transporte Aéreo ETA – Empresa de Transporte Aéreo & Companhia Limitada was a Brazilian airline founded in 1928. It ceased operations in 1929.

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Genuine Parts Company is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Genuine Parts Company Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts Genuine Parts Company is a Fortune 500 company.

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Georg Neumann is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Georg Neumann Georg Neumann GmbH, founded in 1928 and based in Berlin, Germany, is a prominent manufacturer of professional recording microphones. Their best-known products are condenser microphones for ...more

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GHD Group is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
GHD Group Engineering GHD Pty Ltd is an engineering, architecture and environmental consulting firm. Established in 1928, GHD employs more than 6500 people across five continents in water, energy and resources, ...more

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Hyde Park-Kenwood National Ban... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Hyde Park-Kenwood National Bank Building The Hyde Park-Kenwood National Bank Building was built in 1928-29 at 1525 East 53rd Street, Chicago, Illinois, as the headquarters and sole business location of the Hyde Park-Kenwood National ...more

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Mittal Steel South Africa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Mittal Steel South Africa Mittal Steel South Africa is part of the steel company Arcelor-Mittal. The company was originally Iscor Ltd., a South African parastatal steel company. It was founded in 1928 and was first ...more

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Kier Group is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Property management, Civil Engineering, Construction Kier Group plc is a construction, services and property group active in building and civil engineering, support services, public and private housebuilding, land development and the Private ...more

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Lubrizol is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing The Lubrizol Corporation is a provider of specialty chemicals for the transportation, industrial, and consumer markets. These products include additives for engine oils and other ...more

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Motorola Solutions is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Motorola Solutions Telecommunications equipment, Telecommunications Motorola Solutions, Inc. is an American data communications and telecommunications equipment provider that succeeded Motorola Inc., following the spinoff of the mobile phones division into ...more

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Nalco Holding Company is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Nalco Holding Company Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing Nalco Holding Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ecolab Inc.; is a Naperville, Illinois based supplier of water, energy and air improvement solutions and services for industrial and ...more

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North American Aviation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
North American Aviation Aerospace North American Aviation was a major American aerospace manufacturer, responsible for a number of historic aircraft, including the T-6 Texan trainer, the P-51 Mustang fighter, the B-25 Mitchell ...more

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Playskool is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Playskool Playskool is an American company that produces educational toys and games for preschoolers. It is a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc., and is headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

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Pratt & Whitney Canada is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Manufacturing, Aerospace Pratt & Whitney Canada is a Canadian aircraft engine manufacturer. PWC's headquarters are in Longueuil, Quebec, just outside Montreal. It is a division of the larger US-based Pratt & ...more

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RTHK is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
RTHK Radio Television Hong Kong is the public broadcaster of Hong Kong, operated as an independent government department under the Communications Authority.

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Rhône-Poulenc is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Rhône-Poulenc Chemical industry Rhône-Poulenc was a French chemical and pharmaceutical company. In 1997, its chemicals division was spun off into a separate company named Rhodia. Rhodia was acquired by the Solvay group ...more

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Southern Natural Gas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Southern Natural Gas Natural gas Southern Natural Gas Company, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is a natural gas pipeline company that was founded in 1928 and is currently a division of Kinder Morgan. The company was a ...more

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Spartan Aircraft Company is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Manufacturing, Aerospace The Spartan Aircraft Company was an American aircraft manufacturing company, headquartered on Sheridan Avenue near the Tulsa Municipal Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Previously known as ...more

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Sports Authority is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Retail Sports Authority, Inc. is one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the United States. It is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, and operates more than 460 stores in 45 U.S. states and ...more

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The Tote is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
The Tote Gambling The Tote, formerly the Horserace Totalisator Board and called in rhyming slang the nanny, is a British bookmaker with head offices in Wigan. It was owned from its formation in 1928 by the UK ...more

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Thorn Electrical Industries is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Thorn Electrical Industries Thorn Electrical Industries, Limited was an electrical engineering business. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange but it merged with EMI Group to form Thorn EMI in 1979. It demerged again ...more

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Tine is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Tine TINE SA is the largest Norwegian dairy product cooperative consisting of around 15,000 farmers and 5,600 employees. As of 2013, it has a revenue of 20.4 billion Norwegian kroner. The parent ...more

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Transamerica Corporation is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Transamerica Corporation Insurance Carriers The Transamerica Corporation is an American private holding company for various life insurance companies and investment firms doing business primarily in the United States. It was acquired by ...more

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UCB is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Pharmaceutical Preparation, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing UCB is a multinational biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. Every 3 years, the company presents the UCB Award under the patronage of the Queen Elisabeth Medical ...more

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United Van Lines is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
United Van Lines United Van Lines is a full-service American moving and relocation company and a subsidiary of UniGroup, Inc. The concept which evolved into United Van Lines originated in 1928 when Return Loads ...more

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UPIM is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
UPIM Clothing UPIM is an Italian chain of midmarket department stores specialising in clothes for men, women and children, items for the home, and cosmetics and perfumes. It currently operates 135 directly ...more

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Uwajimaya is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Uwajimaya Retail Uwajimaya, Inc., doing business as Uwajimaya Asian Grocery & Gift Markets, is a family-owned supermarket chain with its corporate headquarters in the Industrial District, Seattle, ...more

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Vickers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Vickers Engineering Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.

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Vincent Motorcycles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Vincent Motorcycles was a British manufacturer of motorcycles from 1928 to 1955. The business was established by Philip Vincent who bought an existing manufacturing name HRD, initially renaming ...more

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Voyageur Colonial Bus Lines is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Voyageur Colonial Bus Lines Transportation Voyageur Colonial Bus Lines, commonly called Voyageur Colonial or just Voyageur, is a Canadian intercity bus company that serves Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec, primarily the cities of ...more

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VTR is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
VTR Telecommunications VTR Globalcom S.A. is a Chilean telecommunications company. It is the country's largest provider of cable television with 915,327 subscribers. It is also the second largest provider of fixed ...more

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Welcome Wagon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Welcome Wagon is a business in the United States that contacts new homeowners after relocation, providing them with coupons and advertisements from local businesses. The company's full name is ...more

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Zurich Insurance Group is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1928
Financial Services, Other Direct Insurance (except Life, Health Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. is a Swiss insurance company, commonly known as Zurich, headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland. The company is Switzerland's largest insurer. As of 2013, the group ...more