Omaha companies more than 100 years old -
Published Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 1:00 am / Updated at 12:37 pm
Omaha companies more than 100 years old

This is a sampling of 100-year-old-plus companies and institutions of higher learning that operate in the area. Some were born and raised here while others started elsewhere but now have a local presence. In a number of cases, the name of the company today (as you see here) is not the name the company had when first established.

1855: NP Dodge; The Weitz Co.

1856: Byron Reed Co.

1857: First National Bank

1858: Omaha Print

1862: Union Pacific Corp.

1865: Arbor Bank

1866: U.S. Bank; YMCA of Greater Omaha

1868: Sergeant’s Pet Care Products

1869: University of Nebraska

1870: Borsheims Fine Jewelry & Gifts

1871: Ingersoll-Rand Air Center

1872: Northwestern Mutual Financial Network of Nebraska

1873: Baird Holm LLP

1874: Bank of the West

1876: The Chicago Lumber Co.

1878: Creighton University

1879: Armour Eckrich Branded Meats; Principal Financial Group

1880: Ahern Fire Protection; Cornhusker Beverage Mart; Heafey-Hoffman-Dworak & Cutler Mortuaries; Packaging Corp. of America

1882: Drake-Williams Steel Inc.; Knights of Columbus Insurance

1883: Midland University; O’Keefe Elevator Co. Inc.; Sunderland Brothers Co.

1884: Kiewit Corp.; Lyman-Richey Corp.; Lueder Construction Co.

1885: John Roth & Son Inc.; Omaha World-Herald; Paxton & Vierling Steel Co.

1887: J.P. Cooke Co.; Nebraska Wesleyan University

1888: Bergman Jewelers Co.

1889: AmeriPride Services Inc.; Bemis Paper Packaging; Catholic Mutual Group; Henningsen Foods Inc.

1890: Omaha Box Co.; Woodmen of the World; Two Rivers Bank

1891: Siemens Building Technologies; Nebraska Methodist Hospital

1892: The Scoular Co.; Woerner Wire Works; Child Saving Institute; Continuum Financial-Mass Mutual

1893: Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce; The Daily Record Inc.; Women’s Center for Advancement-formerly YWCA

1894: Malashocks Jewelry

1895: Renze Display

1898: Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co.; Fraser Stryker; I-Go Van and Storage Co.; OHARCO

1900: Firestone Complete Auto Care; J.R. Barger & Sons Inc.

1901: Lincoln Financial Group; McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips

1902: Physicians Mutual Insurance Co.

1903: World Insurance Co.

1905: Coreslab Structures Inc.

1906: AAA Nebraska; Briggs Inc.; John A. Gentleman Mortuaries; Lincoln Federal Savings Bank of Nebraska; Waldinger Corp.

1908: Hockenbergs; University of Nebraska at Omaha

1909: Barnhart Press; Charles Vrana & Son Construction; Great Plains Communications; John Day Co.; Mutual of Omaha; Simmons-Boardman Books

1910: Atlas Awning/Tent Event/Division of Steril Manufacturing Inc.; Searle Petroleum Co.

1911: American Machine Works Inc.

1912: HunTel Communications Inc.; Miller Electric Co.; Roeder Mortuary Inc.

1913: Claas North America Holding Inc.; Metropolitan Utilities District; UMB Bank; Mosaic

Source: Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

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