These Businesses Turn 100 this Year

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Business is tough, Keeping a business going for a century is nearly impossible. Listed below are companies started in 1917 (yes, that is during WWI!). These businesses survived the Great Depression, 17 Presidents, several wars and recessions!

A
Acme Mills
Advertising Checking Bureau
Ajinomoto
American Stores

B
Balai Pustaka
Berlei
Bethlehem Motor Truck Corporation
Books-A-Million
British Aerial Transport
Brødrene Hartmann

C
Carlisle Companies
Caswell, Northamptonshire
Central Grocers Cooperative
Chicago Motor Coach Company
Coast Lines
Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles
Czecho Slovak Commercial Corp.

D
Durham School Services

E
Eide Bailly LLP
Eppley Hotel Company

F
Falstaff Brewing Corporation
Farmacias Benavides
Fiat Ferroviaria
Flender Werke
Fordson
Frontier West Virginia

G
G&L Clothing
Gitzo
Guardian Media Limited

H
Harroun
HDR, Inc.

J
Jerry O’Mahony Diner Company
John Crane Group

K
Karberghus
Kay Jewelers
Kearfott Guidance & Navigation
Kidde
Kikkoman
Klynveld Kraayenhof & Co.

L
La Victoria (company)
Groupe Latécoère
Leoni AG

M
Masuda Rubber Industries
Meidensha
Mikasa Sports
Miller Group (construction company)
Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding
Monet-Goyon
Moose Jaw Standard
Morinaga Milk Industry

N
Nikon
Nissin Electric
Norske Folk

O
Oshkosh Corporation

P
Plessey

R
Rado (watchmaker)
Rockland Coaches
The Roo Motor Car Company

S
San Diego Zoo
Shoe Zone
Sims Recycling Solutions
SNIA S.p.A.
Société des Avions Bernard
Sonol
SpartanNash
Suncor Energy

T
Toto Ltd.
Toyo Seikan
Tsubakimoto Chain

U
UFA GmbH
Ulstein Group
United Dairies
United Grain Growers

V
Viessmann
Voronezhselmash

W
Wallace Bishop (company)
Werksmans

Y
Yokohama Rubber Company

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