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  • Menasha Corporation

    Founder Elisha D. Smith acquired a small, struggling pail factory in Menasha, Wis., in 1852. Over time, he and his descendants transformed their woodenware offerings to keep up with changing market...

  • Mannington Mills Inc.

    With headquarters in Salem, N.J., where it’s been since 1915, Mannington Mills Inc. manufactures a diverse line of commercial and residential flooring. It employs about 2,700 associates worldwide...

  • MacLean-Fogg Company

    MacLean-Fogg, founded in 1925 in Mundelein, Ill., as a manufacturer of nuts and bolts, primarily for railroad cars, [[{"fid":"11277","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_i...

  • Lyles Family Enterprise

    Bill Lyles Sr. and his wife, Elizabeth, founded W.M. Lyles Co., a pipeline construction business, in the oil fields of Avenal, Calif., in 1945. In the 1970s, the family leaders began diversifying b...

  • Lundberg Family Farms

    The Lundberg family has been producing rice and rice products since 1937, growing healthy, great-tasting rice while respecting and sustaining the earth. Today, the third and fourth generations carr...

  • Lloyd Companies

    The family enterprise, based in Sioux Falls, S.D., develops land and builds, manages, sells and leases commercial [[{"fid":"11276","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_ima...

  • Laird Norton Company

    The Laird Norton Company was started in 1855, when William Harris Laird and his cousins Matthew G. Norton and James Laird Norton founded a small milling operation in the Midwest. Over the next 150 ...

  • Kiolbassa Provision Company

    Rufus and Juanita Kiolbassa founded a meatpacking company in San Antonio, Texas, in 1949. They sold their 

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  • IDEAL Industries Inc.

    IDEAL Industries, founded in 1916 in a kitchen, is now a global, diversified business. The company, based in Sycamore, Ill., designs and manufactures products and tools for the electrical, wire pro...

  • Hussey Seating Company

    William Hussey, inventor of an innovative plow, founded Hussey Plow Company in 1835. The company survived a fire in 1895 and reinvented itself several times as plow demand declined during the Indus...

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