Wednesday, January 2, 2019

29 Companies to Join the Century Club in 2019

Congratulations to these companies founded in 1919 and still going strong - 18 are 3rd, 4th or 5th family generational companies, one is employee-owned, and two are public

Community Coffee 4th generation coffee roaster and seller in Baton Rouge, LA

Crescent Electric Supply Company is a privately-owned electrical equipment wholesaler based in East Dubuque IL

Cummins public company in Columbus, IN

D-A Lubricant is a privately-owned engineered products company in Lebanon, IN

Fourth generation Doyle Security Systems of Rochester, NY celebrates 100 years of protecting families and businesses with security services

Third generation Durkee-Mower Inc. of Lynn, MA is best know for their Marshmallow Fluff, which they have been producing since 1920.

Fourth generation Elebash's Jewelers has been a fixture of downtown Pensacola, FL since 1919 when two Elebash brothers purchased Lindenstruth Jewelers and renamed the store Elebash's

Farmers Elevator and Exchange Monroe City, MO co-op

First National Community Bank New Richmond, WI

Garris Evans Lumber is a 4th generation building materials business with several locations in Eastern North Carolina

Max Gordon is the 3rd generation owner-operator of Max Gordon Auto Parts and Battery Mart in Racine WI, a business started by his grandfather, Max, in 1919

Halliburton public Houston, TX

Hy-Point Dairy Wilmington, DE 3rd generation

Jefferson Lines Minneapolis, MN

Kuhnhausen's Furniture in Portland, OR is a 3rd generation retail furniture store now owned and run by women

Lake Union Dry Dock Seattle, WA 3rd generation shipyard and ship repair

Meadowlark Dairy Pleasanton, CA 3rd generation dairy turned ice cream parlor

Michuda Construction Tinley Park, IL is a 5th generation contractor

Reno Agency is an insurance agency in Wayland, MI

Grand Rapids, MI based Rowerdink is one of the largest wholesale auto parts distributors in the Midwest, led by John Rowerdink (I need help with generation of ownership)

Scully-Monroe Agency in Howell, MI was one of Citizens Insurance earliest appointed agencies (Citizens Insurance, founded in 1915, is now a member of the Hanover Insurance Group), now run by 2nd generation family

Serrano's Family Restaurants in Chandler, AZ started out as a department store, now 3rd & 4th generation with 5 locations of restaurants

Servco Honolulu, HI

Standard Electric Supply is a 3rd generation electrical products distributor in Milwaukee, WI

With the invention of the 1st practical electric hair clipper in 1919, 3rd generation Wahl Clipper Corp of Sterling, IL has been a leader in home and professional grooming.

Walter's Hot Dogs Mamaroneck, NY 3rd generation

Whipple and Co general store in Moorestown, MI

Wimmer's Diamonds 4th generation jeweler in Fargo, ND

Woodman's Market Janesville, WI employee-owned general store

1 comment:

  1. One that may have been missed here - Doyle Security Systems in Rochester, NY -

    Awesome site!