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Chemins de fer Ottomans dAnatolie

The Chemins de Fer Ottomans dAnatolie, founded on 4 October 1888, was a railway company that operated in the Ottoman Empire. The company was headquartered in Istanbul. The CFOA was the busiest railway in the Ottoman Empire and was one of the two ...

                                               

Ottoman Railway Company

The Ottoman Railway Company, commonly referred to as the Izmir–Aydın Railway, is the oldest railway in Anatolia and second oldest railway in the Ottoman Empire. The railway was built by a British company to transport mineral and fruit from the Ay ...

                                               

Smyrne Cassaba & Prolongements

The Smyrne Cassaba & Prolongements, formerly The Smyrna Cassaba Railway, was a railway company operating in Western Anatolia from 1863 to 1934.

                                               

Energy Company of Ukraine

Energy Company of Ukraine is a dissolved state-owned holding company for electricity assets in Ukraine under Ministry of Fuel and Energy. On 4 September 2014, the Government of Ukraine decided to dissolve the company. The process should be carrie ...

                                               

I-mate

i-mate is a company selling Windows Mobile-powered devices. The Group was launched by James Morrison, who began his telecoms career at sea designing and installing fiber optic cable systems with Cable & Wireless and was head of the team at O 2 th ...

                                               

Ackerley Group

The Ackerley Group was an American media company owned by Barry Ackerley that owned several television stations that was sold to Clear Channel Communications in 2001. In addition to ownership of television stations across the country, the company ...

                                               

Advanced Power Technologies

Advanced Power Technologies, Inc. was an American defense contractor which was acquired by BAE Systems Inc. in March 2003. It was renamed BAE Systems Advanced Technologies. Aerospace Daily said APTIs "core competencies include radio frequency and ...

                                               

Arc Flashlight

Arc Flashlight LLC was an American manufacturer that produced innovative LED flashlights. Arc Flashlight LLC began operation May 2001, and went out of business September 22, 2004. The founder and designer of Arc, Peter Gransee, started a new comp ...

                                               

Astoria Bank

Astoria Financial Corporation was a bank holding company based in Lake Success, New York. On October 2, 2017, the company was acquired by Sterling Bancorp. As of December 31, 2016, the companys principal subsidiary, Astoria Bank, operated 88 loca ...

                                               

Atlantic Entertainment Group

Atlantic Entertainment Group, also known as Atlantic Releasing Corporation, was an independent film production and distribution company founded by Tom Coleman and Michael Rosenblatt in 1974. Their initial releases were mostly geared to arthouse a ...

                                               

Barnhart Brothers & Spindler

Barnhart Brothers & Spindler Type Foundry was founded as the Great Western Type Foundry in 1873. It became Barnhart Brothers & Spindler ten years later. It was a successful foundry known for innovative type design and well designed type catalogs. ...

                                               

Barre Studio

Barre Studio was one of the first or the first film studio dedicated to animation. It was founded by Raoul Barre and William Nolan in 1914. They began with advertising films, then got a series with Edison called the Animated Grouch Chaser. The se ...

                                               

CipherTrust

CipherTrust was an anti-spam email software company based in Alpharetta, GA, although they had offices around the world. The company was co-founded by Jay Chaudhry and Lawrence Hughes. Chaudhry was CEO and Chairman of the Board of SecureIT until ...

                                               

Coskata, Inc.

Coskata, Inc. was a Warrenville, Illinois based energy company incorporated in 2006 by serial entrepreneur Andrew Perlmans GreatPoint Ventures group. The company was developing processes for the production of cellulosic ethanol from woodchips. Co ...

                                               

Electromuse

Electromuse was an American maker of musical instruments that operated in the 1940s and 1950s. It was probably best known for its line of Hawaiian lap steel guitars. Electromuse also made Spanish acoustic guitars, hollowbody acoustic-electric gui ...

                                               

Forest City Realty Trust

Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. was a real estate investment trust that invested in office buildings, shopping centers and apartments in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and the greater metropolitan areas of New York Cit ...

                                               

Foundation Imaging

Foundation Imaging was a CGI visual effects studio, computer animation studio, and post-production editing facility founded by Paul Beigle-Bryant and Ron Thornton that pioneered digital imaging for television programming using Newteks LightWave 3 ...

                                               

Glimcher Realty Trust

Glimcher Realty Trust was a real estate investment trust based in Columbus, Ohio that invested in shopping malls. In 2015, the company was acquired by Washington Prime Group.

                                               

Hughes Electronics

Hughes Electronics Corporation was formed in 1985 when Hughes Aircraft was sold by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to General Motors for.2 billion. The surviving parts of Hughes Electronics are today known as the DirecTV Group. On June 5, 198 ...

                                               

Milwaukie Pastry Kitchen

Milwaukie Pastry Kitchen, established in the 1940s in downtown Milwaukie, Oregon, United States, at 10607 S.E. Main St., became the first black-owned and operated bakery in the state when Hurtis Mixon Hadley, Sr., and his wife Dorothy Butler-Bish ...

                                               

National Student Marketing Corporation

National Student Marketing Corporation was the name of a high-flying company started by Cortes Wesley Randell, a young Washington, D.C. business consultant, in 1966 during the height of the Go-Go 60s stock market. The corporation catered to the y ...

                                               

Plitt Theatres

Plitt Theatres was a major movie theater chain in the United States and went under a number of names, Publix Theaters Corporation, Paramount Publix Corporation, United Paramount Theatres, American Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres and ABC Theatres ...

                                               

Quivira Mining Corporation

The Quivira Mining Corporation was a uranium mining company owned by Kerr-McGee Corporation. It was formed from the Kerr-McGee Nuclear Corporation in 1983. In 1983 Quivira became operator of Kerr-McGees old 1958 uranium mill at Ambrosia Lake, New ...

                                               

Research 2000

Research 2000 was a U.S. opinion polling and marketing research company based in Olney, Maryland. It began doing research on upcoming elections in 1999 after its President, Del Ali, moved on from Mason-Dixon Political Media Research. Research 200 ...

                                               

Secure Computing Corporation

Secure Computing Corporation was a public company that developed and sold computer security appliances and hosted services to protect users and data. McAfee acquired the company in 2008. The company also developed filtering systems used by govern ...

                                               

Solidcore Systems

Solidcore Systems, Inc. was a software company based in Cupertino, California, that developed software to detect and prevent unwanted change. It was acquired by McAfee in June 2009. Its products provide change management auditing, configuration c ...

                                               

Systematics, Inc

Systematics Incorporated was a data processing company acquired in 1968 by Arkansas superinvestor Jackson T. Stephens. In 1990 it was sold to Alltel Corporation, and today is a part of Fidelity Information Systems. Fidelity Information Systems st ...

                                               

Trans World Corporation

Trans World Corporation was the original name of the holding company set up to own Trans World Airlines. In 1967, when the airline sought to diversify into other areas of business, a key investment was Hilton International Hotels, the non-America ...

                                               

UtoteM

UtoteM, also spelled U-tote-M or U Totem, was a chain of convenience stores which operated until 1984, primarily in the southwestern United States and Florida. The chain experienced most of its growth under the leadership of LeRoy Melcher 1912-19 ...

                                               

Voyager Company

The Voyager Company was a pioneer in CD-ROM production in the 1980s and early 1990s. The company published The Criterion Collection, a pioneering home video collection of classic and important contemporary films on Laserdisc. It was founded in 19 ...

                                               

Wallachs (clothiers)

Wallachs was a New York City mens clothing chain store which once maintained additional locations in Newark, New Jersey, Brooklyn, New York, Jamaica, Queens, and Flushing, New York. It was a New York institution for more than a century. Together ...

                                               

Western Type Foundry

Western Type Foundry was founded in 1901 to compete with the conglomerate and near-monopoly, American Type Founders. In 1914 Western purchased the Advance Type Foundry in Chicago from Wiebking, Hardinge & Company, though even before this Robert W ...

                                               

Worldvision Enterprises

Worldvision Enterprises, Inc. was a television program and home video distributor established in 1954 as ABC Film Syndication, the domestic and overseas program distribution arm of the ABC Television Network. They primarily licensed programs from ...

                                               

Creole Petroleum Corporation

The Creole Petroleum Corporation was an American oil company. It was formed in 1920 to produce fields on Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. The company was acquired by Standard Oil of New Jersey in 1928. Until 1951 Creole Petroleum was the worlds number ...

                                               

Imprenta Americana

Imprenta Americana was the first publishing house that printed illustrations and photographs in Venezuelan periodicals. It was founded by editor and journalist Eduardo Lopez Rivas, in Maracaibo, Venezuela, in 1881.

                                               

Ansells Brewery

Ansells Brewery was a regional brewery founded in Aston, Birmingham, England in 1858. It merged with Taylor Walker and Ind Coope in 1961 to form Allied Breweries. The brewery remained in operation until 1981, after which production transferred to ...

                                               

Autocrat (car)

The Autocrat was a British car manufacturer operating from 1913 to 1926. The company operated from premises in the Balsall Heath area of Birmingham. Unusually for the time the company seems to have been run by two women, Ivy Rogers and Miss Howel ...

                                               

Barrows (department store)

Barrow Stores was originally started by Richard Cadbury, of the Cadbury chocolate family. Richard opened a small drapery store in 1794 in Bull Street. By 1824 the Cadbury family opened a new shop next door selling tea, coffee and cocoa. However, ...

                                               

Beardmore Precision Motorcycles

Beardmore Precision Motorcycles was a British motorcycle manufacturer. The original Precision company was set up by Frank E.Baker in Birmingham, and quickly established a reputation for performance motorcycle engines, supplying Haden, and Sun Mot ...

                                               

Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company

The Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company was a railway locomotive and carriage builder, founded in Birmingham, England and, for most of its existence, located at nearby Smethwick, with the factory divided by the boundary between the two ...

                                               

Birmingham Sound Reproducers

Birmingham Sound Reproducers was a British manufacturer of record player turntables. Daniel McLean McDonald 1905 – 1991 founded Birmingham Sound Reproducers as a private company in 1932 in the West Midlands of England. By 1947, the company chiefl ...

                                               

BSA cars

BSA cars were manufactured between 1907 and 1912 in Birmingham then until 1939 in Coventry as well as Birmingham, England. BSA had established a motor-car department in an unsuccessful effort to make use of the Sparkbrook Birmingham factory. An i ...

                                               

Bulpitt & Sons

Bulpitt & Sons Ltd was an electrical goods manufacturer and limited company in Birmingham, England, established as a brass founder in the late 19th century. In the early 20th century the company registered The "Swan Brand" name. In the 1920s, the ...

                                               

Burman and Sons

Burman and Sons Ltd, of Ryland Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, manufactured Burman-Douglas steering gear. Their worm and nut design of steering gear was fitted to pre-war vehicles such as the Ford Eight and the Ford Prefect, the Bedford CA, plus ...

                                               

Calthorpe cars

The company started out in the 1890s as a Birmingham bicycle maker called Hands and Cake run by George W. Hands. This was renamed the Bard Cycle Manufacturing Company in 1897 changing to the Minstrel Cycle Company in 1901.

                                               

Bayliss Thomas

Excelsior, based in Coventry, was a British bicycle, motorcycle and car maker. They were Britain’s first motorcycle manufacturer, starting production of their own motor-bicycle’ in 1896. Initially they had premises at Lower Ford Street, Coventry, ...

                                               

Fellows Morton and Clayton

Fellows Morton & Clayton Ltd was, for much of the early 20th century, the largest and best-known canal transportation company in England. The company was in existence from 1889 to 1947.

                                               

Frank E. Baker Motorcycles Ltd

Frank E. Baker Motorcycles Ltd was a British motorcycle manufacturer based in Alvechurch Road, Northfield, Birmingham, England. Founded in 1927 by Frank Baker, the company produced motorcycles under the Baker name until 1930 when it was sold to t ...

                                               

Haden (motorcycle)

A.H. Haden Motorcycles was a British motorcycle marque from Birmingham. Haden was originally a bicycle-making business in Hockley, Birmingham, begun in the late 1880s, after the safety bicycle was introduced. The business passed from George Josep ...

                                               

Hardman & Co.

Hardman & Co., otherwise John Hardman Trading Co., Ltd., founded 1838, began manufacturing stained glass in 1844 and became one of the worlds leading manufacturers of stained glass and ecclesiastical fittings. The business closed in 2008.