List of companies of Puerto Rico

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Location of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea. It is an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller ones such as Mona, Culebra, and Vieques. The capital and most populous city is San Juan. Its official languages are Spanish and English, though Spanish predominates.[1] The island's population is approximately 3.4 million.

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

Notable companies
     Active      State-owned      Defunct
Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Air Flamenco Consumer services Airlines Culebra 1976 Commuter airline
Amigo Supermarkets Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers San Juan 1989 Food retailer, part of Walmart (US)
Authority for the Financing of the Infrastructure of Puerto Rico Financials Real estate holding & development San Juan 1988 Infrastructure development
Banco Crédito y Ahorro Ponceño Financials Banks Ponce 1895 Bank, defunct 1978
Banco de Ponce Financials Banks Ponce 1990 Bank, defunct 1990
Bolera Caribe Consumer services Recreational services Ponce 2004 Bowling alley
Borinquen Air Consumer services Airlines San Juan 1961 Charter airline
Café Rico Consumer goods Food products Ponce 1930 Coffee producer
Caribair Consumer services Airlines San Juan 1973 Airline, defunct 1973
Caribbean Cinemas Consumer services Recreational services San Juan 1986 Movie theater chain
Caribbean Petroleum Corporation Oil & gas Exploration & production Bayamón 1987 Refinery, defunct 2009
Caribe.Net Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications San Juan 1994 Telecom, ISP
Casiano Communications Consumer services Publishing San Juan 1973 Business weekly Caribbean Business, magazines, business guides
Castillo Serrallés Consumer services Recreational services Ponce 1990 Rum museum
Centro del Sur Mall Consumer goods Broadline retailers Ponce 1962 Shopping Mall
Claridad Consumer services Publishing San Juan 1959 Newspaper
Claro Puerto Rico Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Guaynabo 2006 Telephone, IPTV, wireless, part of América Móvil (Mexico)
Commonwealth Oil Refining Company, Inc. Oil & gas Exploration & production Peñuelas 1954 Refining, defunct 1982
Compañía Cervecera de Puerto Rico Consumer goods Brewers Mayagüez 1937 Beer and malta manufacturer
Condom World Consumer services Specialty retailers ? 1992 Lifestyles stores
Culebra Air Services Consumer services Airlines Culebra 1998 Airline
Destilería Serrallés Consumer goods Distillers & vintners Ponce 1865 Spirits manufacturer
Dorado Wings Consumer services Airlines San Juan 1964 Airline, defunct 1982
Doral Financial Corporation Financials Banks San Juan 1972 Bank, defunct 2015
EcoEléctrica Utilities Gas distribution Peñuelas 2000[2] LNG
El Imparcial Consumer services Publishing San Juan 1918 Newspaper, now online news
El Meson Sandwiches Consumer services Restaurants & bars Mayagüez 1972 Fast-casual restaurant chain
El Mundo Consumer services Publishing San Juan 1919 Newspaper, defunct 1986
El Nuevo Día Consumer services Publishing Guaynabo 1909 Newspaper
El Ponceño Consumer services Publishing Ponce 1852 Newspaper, defunct 1854
El Vocero Consumer services Publishing San Juan 1974 Newspaper
EuroBancshares Financials Banks San Juan 1979 Bank, defunct 2010
Executive Airlines Consumer services Airlines Carolina 1986 Airline, defunct 2013
Farmacias El Amal Consumer services Drug retailers San Juan 1973 Retail pharma, defunct 2011
Fina Air Consumer services Airlines San Juan 2003 Airline, defunct
First BanCorp Financials Banks San Juan 1948 Bank
Fox Delicias Mall Consumer services Hotels Ponce 1991 Bed and breakfast, defunct 2004
Hospital Damas Health care Health care providers Ponce 1863 Hospital
Hospital Episcopal San Lucas Health care Health care providers Ponce 1907 Hospital
Hospital Metropolitano Dr. Pila Health care Health care providers Ponce 1925 Hospital
Hospital Oncológico Andrés Grillasca Health care Health care providers Ponce 1946 Hospital
Hospital Tricoche Health care Health care providers Ponce 1885 Hospital, defunct 1999
Hotel Fox Delicias Consumer services Hotels Ponce 2004 Bed and breakfast, defunct 2010
Hotel Meliá Consumer services Hotels Ponce 1895 Bed and breakfast
Hotel Ponce Intercontinental Consumer services Hotels Ponce 1960 Luxury hotel, defunct 1975
Industrias Vassallo Industrials Industrial suppliers Ponce 1962 PVC manufacturer
La Democracia Consumer services Publishing Ponce 1890 Newspaper, defunct 1948
La Estrella Norte Consumer services Publishing Mayagüez 1983 Newspaper
La Estrella Oeste Consumer services Publishing Mayagüez 1983 Newspaper
La Perla del Sur Consumer services Publishing Ponce 1982 Newspaper
Lares Ice Cream Parlor Consumer services Restaurants & bars Lares 1968 Restaurant
Los Chinos de Ponce Consumer services Restaurants & bars Ponce 1964 Restaurant
M&N Aviation Consumer services Airlines San Juan 1993 Charter airline
Martex Farms Consumer goods Farming & fishing Santa Isabel 1989 Agribusiness
Martin's BBQ Consumer services Restaurants & bars ? ? BBQ chain
Mercado de las Carnes Consumer goods Food retailers & wholesalers Ponce 1826 Meat market
Merlin Express Industrials Delivery services Aguadilla 1983[3] Cargo airline
Museo de Arte de Ponce Consumer services Recreational services Ponce 1965 Art museum
National Ballet Theater of Puerto Rico Consumer services Recreational services Guaynabo 2004 Ballet company
Oceanair Consumer services Airlines Carolina 1979 Airline, defunct 1984
OneLink Communications Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications San Juan 2005 Broadband
Open Mobile Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Guaynabo 2007 Telephone, wireless
Oriental Financial Group Financials Banks San Juan 1964 Bank
Plaza del Caribe Consumer goods Broadline retailers Ponce 1992 Shopping Mall
Plaza del Mercado de Ponce Consumer goods Food retailers & wholesalers Ponce 1865 Food market
Ponce Candy Industries Consumer goods Food products Ponce 1940 Confectionery
Ponce Cement Industrials Building materials & fixtures Ponce 1941 Cement
Ponce Health Sciences University Education Higher education Ponce 1977 University
Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino Consumer services Hotels Ponce 2009 Luxury hotel
Ponce Salt Industries Consumer goods Food products Ponce 1963 Foods
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Education Higher education Ponce 1948 University
Popular, Inc. Financials Banks San Juan 1893 Bank
Primera Hora Consumer services Publishing Guaynabo 1997 Newspaper
Prinair Consumer services Airlines Ponce 1966 Airline, defunct 1985
Pro-Air Services Consumer services Airlines San Juan 1981 Charter airline
Pueblo Supermarkets Consumer services Food retailers & wholesalers San Juan 1955 Food retailer
Puerto Rican Pottery Consumer goods Durable household products Santurce 1948 Pottery, defunct 1966
Puerto Rico Aqueducts and Sewers Authority Utilities Water San Juan 1945 State water
Puerto Rico Daily Sun Consumer services Publishing San Juan 2008 Newspaper
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority Utilities Conventional electricity San Juan 1941 State electrical
Puerto Rico Iron Works Basic materials Basic resources Ponce 1919 Iron foundry
Puertorriqueña de Aviación Consumer services Airlines San Juan 1936 Airline, defunct 1941
R & G Financial Corporation Financials Banks San Juan 1966 Bank, defunct 2010
Roblex Aviation Consumer services Airlines San Juan 1997 Airline, defunct 2011
Rovira Biscuits Corporation Consumer goods Food products Ponce 1929 Crackers
Teatro Fox Delicias Consumer services Recreational services Ponce 1931 Movie theater, defunct 1980
Telemundo Internacional Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment San Juan 1994 Television channel
The San Juan Star Consumer services Publishing San Juan 1959 Newspaper
Tol Air Industrials Delivery services San Juan 1981 Cargo airline, defunct 2006
Topeka Consumer services Broadline retailers San Juan 1967[4] Store chain
Triple-S Management Corporation Financials Full line insurance San Juan 1959 Insurance holding
ULTRACOM Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications ? 1992 Satellite and submarine cables
V. Suarez & Co. Consumer goods Food products Bayamón[5] 1943 Food and development
Vea Consumer services Publishing San Juan 1968 Magazine, defunct 2009
Vieques Air Link Consumer services Airlines Vieques 1965 Airline
W Holding Company Financials Banks Mayagüez 1958 Financial holding, defunct 2010
WAPA-TV Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment San Juan 1954 Television channel
WIOC Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1965 Radio station
WISO Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1953 Radio station
WKAQ-TV Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment San Juan 1954 Television channel
WLEO Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1956 Radio station
WLII-DT Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Caguas 1986 Television channel
WPAB Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1940 Radio station
WPRP Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1936 Radio station
WPUC-FM Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1958 Radio station
WSTE-DT Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1958 Television channel
WorldNet Telecommunications Telecommunications Fixed line telecommunications Guaynabo 1996 Telecom
WZBS Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1963 Radio station
WZMT Consumer services Broadcasting & entertainment Ponce 1969 Radio station

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Puerto Rico". Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration. Archived from the original on September 12, 2015. Retrieved September 21, 2015.
  2. ^ "Company Overview of EcoEléctrica Inc". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  3. ^ "Airlines: Puerto Rico". The World's Airlines.
  4. ^ Ryan, Frances (January 30, 2015). "Retail chain Topeka kicks off $4M expansion, new design". News Is My Business.
  5. ^ "Company Overview of V. Suárez & Co., Inc". Bloomberg L.P.