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Companies established in 1901

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 93. Chapters: Gulf Oil, Texaco, Monsanto, AC Cars, McLaughlin automobile, Reading Transport, Indian, U.S. Steel, TRW, Walgreens, Hornby Railways, American Locomotive Company, Crowley's, Quaker Oats Company, Karmann, USG Corporation, Wolseley Motor Company, Commonwealth Steel Company, G4S, Orkin, International Mercantile Marine Co., Nordstrom, GMC, Van Briggle Pottery, Pierce-Arrow, Imperial Tobacco, Heekin Can, Hiscox, Debenhams Ireland, Canadian Locomotive Company, Fremont Canning Company, Sterling Drug, Hanes, Duckwall-ALCO Retail Stores, Gerber Baby, H.S. Pledge & Sons Ltd, Banta Corporation, Bemis Manufacturing Company, Chalmers Automobile, Quadrant, FreightCar America, Silverwood Dairy, Commercial Pacific Cable Company, Weingarten's, Holeproof Hosiery, Oxford World's Classics, Austin Automobile Company, Trondheim Energi, McCurdy's, Corre La Licorne, Stewart's, Henry Ford Company, Remy International, Inc., Mendel Biotechnology, Inc., Idaho Candy Company, Veresk, Buffalo Rock, Western Sugar Cooperative, De Agostini, Western Type Foundry, Straub's Markets, Holsman Automobile Company, Montreal Light, Heat & Power, Harvard Apparatus, Campion Cycle Company, Bowmanville Foundry, Villars-Maitre-Chocolatier, Almaz Shipbuilding Company, Day & Zimmermann, Colonial Ice Cream, Hudson, Edison Storage Battery Company, Verizon Florida. Excerpt: The Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) is a U.S.-based multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation. It is the world's leading producer of the herbicide glyphosate, marketed as "Roundup". Monsanto is also the leading producer of genetically engineered (GE) seed; it provides the technology in 90% of the genetically engineered seeds used in the US market. It is headquartered in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Agracetus, owned by Monsanto, exclusively produces Roundup Ready soybean seed for the commercial market. In 2005, it finalized purchase of Seminis Inc, making it the world's largest conventional seed company. Monsanto's development and marketing of genetically engineered seed and bovine growth hormone, as well as its aggressive litigation, political lobbying practices, seed commercialization practices and "strong-arming" of the seed industry have made the company controversial around the world and a primary target of the alter-globalization movement and environmental activists. As a result of its business strategies and licensing agreements, Monsanto came under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department in 2009. Monsanto was founded in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1901, by John Francis Queeny, a 30-year veteran of the pharmaceutical industry. He funded the start-up with his own money and capital from a soft drink distributor, and gave the company his wife's maiden name. His father in law was Emmanuel Mendes de Monsanto, wealthy financier of a sugar company active in Vieques, Puerto Rico and based in St. Thomas in the Danish West Indies. The company's first product was the artificial sweetener saccharin, which it sold to the Coca-Cola Company. It also introduced caffeine and vanillin to Coca-Cola, and became one of that company's main suppliers. In 1919, Monsanto established its presence in Europe by entering into a partnership with Graesser's Chemical Works at Cefn Mawr near Ruabon, Wales to produce vanillin, salicylic acid, aspirin and later rubber. In its third decade, t

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156118467

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