List of historic companies in Omaha

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This is a list of historic companies in Omaha. These businesses were either located in Omaha, founded in Omaha and/or still functioning in Omaha.

Historic companies[1] In alphabetical order
Name Founded Notes
American National Bank
Baird Holm Law Firm
Banker’s Life & Casualty
Baum Iron
Bemis Company
Bergman Company
Brewer-Korisko Mortuary
Burkley Envelope Company 1891
Burlington Northern Railroad
Byron Reed Company, Inc. 1856
Campbell Soup Company
Carpenter Paper Company
Carter White Lead Company
Chicago Lumber Company
Commercial Federal Bank
ConAgra, Inc.
Cudahy Packing Company
Daily Record
Drake-Williams Steel, Inc.
Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
Equitable Life Assurance Society
Fairbanks Scales
Fairmont Foods Company
Ferguson Enterprises-U.S. Supply Co.
First National of Nebraska 1857 Founded by Herman and Augustus Kountze as the Kountze Brothers Bank.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Fraser Stryker Law Offices
G.E. Supply
Gordon Moving & Storage Company, Inc.
H. Thiessen Pickle Company
I-Go Van & Storage
Interstate Printing Company
John Roth & Sons
Johnson Hardware Company
J.F. Bloom Company
J.P. Cooke Company
Klopp Printing & Lithographing
Krug Brewery
Linoma Realty Company
Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
Lyman-Richey Sand & Gravel Company
Malashock Jewelry Company
Methodist Hospital
Metro Area Transit
Metropolitan Utilities District
Metz Brewery 1856
Mutual Benefit Life
N.P. Dodge Company
NCR Corporation
New England Company
New York Life Insurance Company
Northwest Mutual
Northwestern Fur Company
O’Keefe Elevator Company
Olson Brothers
Omaha Bedding & Couch Manufacturing Company
Omaha Box Company
Omaha Country Club
Omaha Ice Company
Omaha Livestock Exchange
Omaha Livestock Market
Omaha Printing Company, Inc.
Omaha Public Power District
Omaha Rubber Stamp Company
Omaha World-Herald 1885 Founded in 1885 by Gilbert M. Hitchcock as the Omaha Evening World. It was absorbed by George L. Miller's Omaha Herald in 1889.
Peter Kiewit Sons, Inc.
Packaging Corporation of America
Paxton & Vierling Steel Company
Pegler-Sysco Food Service Co.
Physician’s Mutual Insurance Company 1902 Founded by Edwin E. Elliott.
Piccolo Pete’s Restaurant
Redfield & Company
Renze Company
Rotella’s Italian Bakery, Inc.
Schmitt Music Centers
Scott Manufacturing Company
Storz Brewing Company 1876
Sunderland Brothers Company
Union Pacific Railroad Company
U.S. Bank of Omaha
United States Checkbook Company
Wells Fargo
Willow Springs Bottling Company
Woodmen of the World Life Insurance
Wright & Wilhelmy Company
Younkers, Inc.

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  1. ^ "Historic Omaha Businesses" Archived 2007-02-06 at the Wayback Machine., Douglas County Historical Society. Retrieved 1/27/08.