Surviving and growing for 100 years or more is no easy feat for a manufacturing company. Explore this showcase of manufacturers that have demonstrated such resiliency and then read the companion piece, "Staying Power: Manufacturers that Stand the Test of Time."
Part 2 of this salute to century old manufacturers, which you are viewing, presents manufacturing companies whose beginnings date back no later than 1900. Part 1 of this showcase illustrates manufacturing companies with roots that go back even further. Both are a worth a visit!
This slideshow is not a comprehensive list of all manufacturing companies that have reached the century mark. IndustryWeek will continue to add manufacturers to the timeline, and we welcome input from you.
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