Since we began transporting goods and passengers over water, shipyards have built vessels to transport them in. Asia South Korea Hyundai Hyundai is a huge company, that is best known for their cars, but have factories manufacturing everything from electronic components to supertankers. Eurasia Australia Austal Europe Denmark Denmark, home of Vikings, and the worlds […]
Scandinavian America Line (in Scandinavia “Skandinavien-Amerika Linien”) was a Danish steamship company, owned and run by DFDS “Det Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab” (Loosely translated: The United Steamship-Company in Danish) The company originated as the Thingvalla Line, the first steamship company in Denmark, to transport emigrants directly from Denmark to America.DFDS bought the company in 1898. Scandinavian America […]
Assicurazioni Generali is an insurance company, that was established in 1831 in Trieste, that then was a part of the Austrian Empire. Today it’s the largest insurance company, but is also represented in other countries, som who also were a part of the Austrian and Austro-hungarian empires. The Jewish controversy A controversy after the second […]
The engine factory Bukh was established by Jens Bukh and Johannes Gry, in the Danish town Hørve in 1904. After WWII they began manufacturing tractors. They began with manufacturing stationary diesel engines for industrial and farming purposes. In 1915 the factory was moved to the port city Kalundborg, where they became neighbours to Kalundborg Boatyard.They […]
Today margarine is primarily made from vegetable oil, but for a long time after the invention in 1869, it was made of a mixture of bovine fat, skimmed milk and water. ften made by vegatabile oil Europe Denmark Kronborg Margarine factory Otto Mønsted
The Potter Drug and Chemical Company was established in 1865, and is best known for it’s antibacterial Cuticura soap, that still can be bought today. The Soap Factory was based in Boston, Massachusetts, and has now changed it’s name to Culticura Soap.
Nicolai Niemann Blumensaadts soap factory made a lot of different Hygiene products, and established his soap company in 1835. They had a series of bathroom soaps, one of them called the “711 Toiletsoap” The company was in 1957 merged with competitor H. C. Møller, into the new company Blumøller.
A series of ticket manufacturers have made tickets for anything from buses to museums. Often these manufacturers also made the machines that stamped and dispensed the tickets. Bell Punch Company Bireka
Manufacturing companies have manufactured anything from toys to space rockets, spoons to suspension bridges. Denmark Dansk Aluminium Industi Illinois, USA Bates & Rogers Manufacturing Co. Bates & Rogers Manufacturing Co. built a series of railway bridges and tunnels. Indiana, USA Deterling Manufacturing Company Deterling Manufacturing Company built “Talking machines” in Indiana.
The Blue Bird Body Company was established in 1932 in Fort Valley, Georgia, but started a few years earlier, in the Perry, Georgia Ford Dealership, where Albert Luce sold a Ford T with a wooden bus body to a customer in 1925. Unfortunately the bus wasn’t built for the rural roads in Georgia, so it […]