Thursday, January 21, 2021

Oldest Companies in Utah


Utah has at least 15 businesses over 100 years old and almost all are generational family firms. Congratulations to these enduring companies:

1862    Daynes Music, Midvale 4th generation (retail musical instruments) 

1870    Berg Mortuary, Provo 4th generation (funeral services)

1879    Shooting Star Saloon, Huntsville private (burgers, beer, soda & chips)

1888    Wheeler Mortuary, Springville 4th generation (funeral services)

1889    Alsco, Salt Lake City 4th generation (linen & uniform rental)

1889    Beesley Monument, Provo 4th & 5th generations (stone monuments)

1890    Wheelwright Lumber, Ogden 3rd generation? (lumber & building materials)

1891    Central Bank, Springville 5th generation (banking & financial services)

1894    Startup Candy, Provo 4th generation? (handmade candy)

1905    UWM Men's Shop, Salt Lake City 5th generation (retail menswear)

1906    Lehi Mills, Lehi managed by 3rd generation (flour mill)

1913    Madsen Dry Cleaners, Provo 4th generation (cleaning services)

1916    Industrial Supply, Salt Lake City 3rd generation (equipment distributor)

1919    Woodbury Corp, Salt Lake City 4th generation (real estate services)

1920    YESCO, Salt Lake City 3rd & 4th generations (signs & lighting manufacturer)