A company is a legal entity comprised of a collection of individuals, usually utilized to run a business. Members of a company pool their various skills and talents, working toward a common goal. In business a corporation or group will usually form a enterprise or firm and undertake the trade of goods and services between consumers. In capitalist economies businesses are widespread and predominant, usually privately owned and administered to provide service to customers for profit.
Since the invention of the Prometheus Engine in 1860, many inventors have rose to become prominent business magnate and industrialist, controlling vast amounts of capital and other resources.
The following is a list of companies that have been made rich, famous, or otherwise notable in the Of Clockwork and Men timeline.
|Logo||Name||Years||Place of Origin||Founder||Industry||Notes|
|Hayes Automotive||1839-||England||Sir Reginald Hayes||Steam Engines, Automotives|
|Holmes Steel||1865 - Present||England||Barnabus Holmes||Steel|
|Carnegie Steel||United States||Andrew Carnegie||Steel|
|Krupp||1587 - Present||Essen, Germany||Arndt Krupp||Steel, ammunition, armaments|
|Omega Watches||1848 - Present||La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland||Louis Brandt||Watch manufacturing|
|Rembert-Cabal Aeronautics||1870 - Present||Les Poulders, France||Loïc Rembert, Marzhin Cabal||Airships||Operations moved to Quebec after the Second French Revolution.|
|Newton Airships||Great Britain||Airships|
|Karl Kraufman Company||1879 - Present||Germany|
|Benz Patent-Motorwagen||1886 - 1890||Germany||Karl Benz||Automobiles||Merged with the Karl Kraufman Company's automobile division to form Kraufman-Benz|
|Compañía Aérea Halcón||1905 - Present||Ibiza, Spain||Alfonso Juan Ibáñez.||Airships||In 1908 the company was purchased by the Spanish royal family.|
|Bell Aircraft||10 July 1935||Buffalo, New York||Lawrence Dale Bell||Aerospace, Airships|
|London Small Arms||1866 - Present||London||Various.||Pistol and Rifle manufacture.|
|Yamada Industries||1910||Tokyo||Isaburo Yamada||Marine Craft and Airship manufacture||Date of foundation unknown due to records being destroyed in a fire. 1910 was the year of first use of Promethian technology|
|Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd||1847 - present||Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England||William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong||Armaments, Automoblies, Ships, Locomotives.|
|Air New Zealand||1965 - present||Wellington, New Zealand||James Martin||Transport (personal and freight)|
|Logo||Name||Years||Place of Origin||Parent Company||Industry||Notes|
|Germaniawerft||1867-||Kiel, Germany||Krupp||Shipbuilding||Purchased in 1896|
|Kraufman-Benz||1890-||Germany||Karl Kraufman Company||Automobiles||Formed from the Merger of the Karl Kraufman Company's automobile division with Benz.|
|Armstrong-Witworth AFA||1916-||Coventry, England||Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd||Armoured Fighting Automoblies||Formed to produce a British 'Thor' at the governments request.|