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Cincinnati Company Profiles and Histories

This guide includes Cincinnati company profiles and histories

K-L--Cincinnati Company Profiles & Histories

KAHNS AND COMPANY

See:  HILLSHIRE FARMS

KAESER & BLAIR [ORBIS PROFILE]

Kaeser & Blair, Inc. About Us: Company History. The Company Website.

KAMPHAUS, HENNING & HOOD [ORBIS PROFILE]

KAO BRANDS COMPANY [ORBIS PROFILE]

Kao Brands Company. Our History.  Kao Brands web site

KAUFFMAN (JOHN) BREWING COMPANY

Wimberg, Robert J. "The John Kauffman Brewing Company." In Cincinnati Breweries,  86-90. Cincinnati: Ohio Book Store, 1997. (Langsam Library  Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

KEANE. INC

"Keane, Inc." In Cincinnati: Majestic Vision, 469. Memphis, TN: Towery Pub., 2001. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

KEATING MUETHING & KLEKAMP [ORBIS PROFILE]

Newberry, Jon. Keating Law Firm Prepares for Succession with Post. Business Courier 18 May 2012.

KENDLE INTERNATIONAL INC. [ORBIS PROFILE]

"The $44 Million Mom-and-Pop." Business Week (1 June 1998): 74.

KENTON COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD [ORBIS PROFILE]

KENWOOD DEALER GROUP [ORBIS PROFILE]

Wetterich, Chris. Reichert's one-of-a-kind resume: lawyer, detective, auto dealer (includes Video). Cincinnati Business Courier 10 July 2015.

KENWOOD TOWNE CENTRE [ORBIS PROFILE]

Baverman, Laura. "How Kenwood Became Megamall". Cincinnati Enquirer, 1 November 2009. p. G.10

KERRY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP [ORBIS PROFILE]

KEYBANK

Neff, Jack. "KeyBank." In Cincinnati: Crowning Glory, by Charles Luken and Mark Bowen, 418-419.  Memphis, Tenn.: Towery Pub., 1996.  (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

"KeyBank and Gradison McDonald Investments, Inc." In Cincinnati: Majestic Vision, 368. Memphis, TN: Towery Pub., 2001. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

KEYSOURCE MEDICAL INC [ORBIS PROFILE]

KFORCE.COM

"Kforce.com." In Cincinnati: Majestic Vision, 430. Memphis, TN: Towery Pub., 2001. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

KIEFER (KARL) MACHINE COMPANY

Karl Kiefer Machine Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio). There is a Leader in Everything - Standing Out in its Field with Spectacular Splendor of Quality and Performance. Cincinnati: The Company, 1939.

(This Item is available at the Cincinnati Historical Society Library)

Karl Kiefer Machine Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio). Jar and Bottle Washing Machines. Cincinnati: The Company, 1910s-1920s.

(This Item is available at the Cincinnati Historical Society Library)

Karl Kiefer Machine Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio). Pressure Filling Machines. Cincinnati: The Company, 1910s-1920s.

(This Item is available at the Cincinnati Historical Society Library)

KING RECORD COMPANY

Blase, Darren. The King Records Story. 2008. 56 P.

(This Item is available at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County)

Edwards, David & Mike Kallahan. King/Federal/Deluxe Story. Both Sides New Publications Web Site.

Fox, Jon Hartley. King of the Queen City: The Story of King Records. Urbana, Ill.: Illinois University Press, 2009. 234 p. (Langsam Library stacks (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

McNutt, Randy.  King Records of Cincinnat. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., c2009 (Print--Link to the UC library catalog)

Powers, Brian F. X.  A King Records Scrapbook. Cincinnati,OH: Terra Incognita Press, 2008. 173 p.

(This Item is available at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County)

KING'S ISLAND

"Paramount's Kings Island." In Cincinnati: Majestic Vision, 416. Memphis, TN: Towery Pub., 2001. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

KIRK & BLUM MANUFACTURING CO. [ORBIS PROFILE]

Frazier, Mya. "The Theory of Relativity." In Business Courier 16, no. 51 (31 March, 2000): 17-.

KIRSCH CPA

 KLOSTERMAN BAKING COMPANY [ORBIS PROFILE]

Klosterman Baking Company. History and Heritage.  The Company Web Site

Neff, Jack. "Klosterman Baking Company." In Cincinnati: Crowning Glory, by Charles Luken and Mark Bowen, 320-321.  Memphis, Tenn.: Towery Pub., 1996.  (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

KOLL [ORBIS PROFILE]

Neff, Jack. "Koll: The Real Estate Services Company." In Cincinnati: Crowning Glory, by Charles Luken and Mark Bowen, 458.  Memphis, Tenn.: Towery Pub., 1996.  (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

KRAMER (WILLIAM) AND SON

Callison, Jenny. "Contractor Building a Fifth Generation of Tradition." In Cincinnati Enquirer 17 April 2008, Section A., p.10

KREHBIEL (C.J.) COMPANY [ORBIS PROFILE]

"The C.J. Krehbiel Co.." In Cincinnati: The Queen City, 3rd ed., 223. Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Historical Society, 1996. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

KRELL PIANO COMPANY

Krell Piano Company (Cincinnati, Ohio). Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of the Krell Piano Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati: The Company, 1890.

(This Item is available at the Cincinnati Historical Society Library)  

KRIENIK ADVERTISING INC.

Neff, Jack. "Krienik Advertising, Inc." In Cincinnati: Crowning Glory, by Charles Luken and Mark Bowen, 424-425.  Memphis, Tenn.: Towery Pub., 1996.  (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

THE KROGER COMPANY [ORBIS PROFILE]

Kroger Company Had Small Beginning. Cincinnati: Kroger Company, n.d. 

Hall, Joseph B. Barney Builds a Business. Cincinnati, Ohio: The Author, 1955. 40 leaves.

"The Kroger Story."  Dallas Times Herald, Sunday Magazine, 18 June 1967.

"Making Ideas Flow: Joseph B. Hall" In Lessons of Leadership: 21 Executives Speak Out on Creating, Developing and Managing Success. Presented by the editors of Nation's Business, 202-215. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1968.

Moskowitz, Milton. "The Kroger Company." In Everybody's Business: An Almanac,  112-113. New York: Harper & Row, 1980. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

Hirtl, Leo. "The Kroger Company." In Cincinnati: The Queen City, ed. Daniel Hurley, 193. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Historical Society,1982. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

Laycock, George. The Kroger Story: A Century of Innovation. Cincinnati: The Company, 1983. 143p. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

Gale, Oliver M. "Joseph B. Hall." In They Helped Shape Our City, 9-18. Cincinnati, Ohio: Oral History Foundation, 1992. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

"The Kroger Company." In Cincinnati: The Queen City, 3rd ed., 224. Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Historical Society, 1996. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

Neff, Jack. "The Kroger Company." In Cincinnati: Crowning Glory, 281.  Memphis, Tenn.: Towery Pub., 1996.  (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

"The Kroger Company" International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 15. St. James Press, 1996. Reproduced in Business and Company Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.

Zwiebach, Elliot. "A Company Founded on Hard Work." Supermarket News, 11 February, 2008. P.22..

Zwiebach, Elliot. "Company History Traced Through Leadership Changes." Supermarket News, 11 February, 2008. P.16.

Zwiebach, Elliot. "Company History Traced Through Leadership Changes." Supermarket News, 11 February, 2008. P.16.

Zwiebach, Elliot. "125 Years of Growth." Supermarket News, 11 February, 2008. P.18-19..

Kroger Company. Historical Timeline, 1883- present.

Kroger Company. Notable Corporate Chronologies. Online Edition. Gale, 2009. Reproduced in Business and Company Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.:Gale Group. 2011. 

Watkins, Steve. For Kroger, Harris Teeter Deal is Transformational. (Includes Video)  Cincinnati Business Courier 12 July, 2013.

Coolidge, Alexander and Tweh, Bowdeya. 84.51° to spur Kroger – and Downtown growth. Cincinnati.com 2 May 2015.

Coolidge, Alexander. What's next in Kroger's shopping spree? Cincinnati.com 14 February 2016.

Watkins, Steve. Kroger’s Simple Truth brand surpasses $1.5B (Includes Video). Cincinnati Business Courier 24 February 2016.

LACHEY'S BAR

steigerwald, Shauna. Lachey's Bar opens in OTR. Cincinnati.com 1 January 2015.

LAIDLAW TRANSIT SERVICES [ORBIS PROFILE]

LAROSA'S [ORBIS PROFILE] 

Radel, Cliff. 60 Years of Pizzas at LaRosa's. Cincinnati.com 24 March, 2014.

Pichler, Josh. Buddy LaRosa's Decision: Let an Outsider Decide. Cincinnati.com 3 August, 2014.

LAWSON (F.H.) COMPANY

F.H. Lawson Company. A Century of Service: 1816-1916. Cincinnati, Ohio: Procter & Collier Press, 1916. 7 p. (Cincinnati Historical Society Library)

F.H. Lawson Company. Reviewing a Parade of the First 140 Years in the Life History of the F.H. Lawson Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1816-1956. Cincinnati, Ohio: The Company, 1956. 8 p.

LCA-VISION INC. [ORBIS PROFILE]

Monk, Dan. LCA-Vision Bouncing Back by Adding Cataract Surgery. Business Courier 11 May, 2012.

Neff, Jack. "LCA-Vision, Inc." In Cincinnati: Crowning Glory, by Charles Luken and Mark Bowen, 441.  Memphis, Tenn.: Towery Pub., 1996.  (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

Coolidge, Alexander. LCA-Vision Bought Out for $106M.  Cincinnati.Com 13 February 2014.

LCNB NATIONAL BANK [ORBIS PROFILE]

Caproni, Erin. Growing Greater Cincinnati Bank Plans Another Acquisition. Cincinnati Business Courier 29 December 2014.

Tweh, Bowdeya. Greater Cincinnati bank names new CEO. Cincinnati.com 29 December 2015.

LEBLOND (R.K.) MACHINE TOOL COMPANY

See Also: Makino

R.K. LeBlond Machine Tool Company. LeBlond of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, Ohio: The Company, 1953? 1969?. 16 p.

"R.K. LeBlond's legacy lives on Now Makino Machine Tool Co. in Mason, LeBlond was a leader in the production of lathes and other tools." Business Courier 6 March 1998. p. 29.

LENSCRAFTERS INC. [ORBIS PROFILE]

"LensCrafters, Inc." In International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 23, 328-330. Chicago, Ill.: St. James Press, 1991. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

LIBERTAS TECHNOLOGIES

Prevish, Val. Tech Know-How Translated, Tailored. Cincinnati Enquirer 5 February 2012.

LIBERTY CENTER

More Detail Expected on Liberty Center's New Master Plan. Cincinnati Business Courier 24 July 2013.

Clark, Michael D. Liberty Center will be unique, builder says. Cincinnati.com 12 May 2015

LITTLE JANE GOLD MINING COMPANY

Little Jane Gold Mining Company (Cincinnati, Ohio). The Little Jane. Cincinnati: McDonald Press, 1901.

(This Item is available at the Cincinnati Historical Society Library)  

LOCKWOOD GREENE [ORBIS PROFILE]

Neff, Jack. "Lockwood Greene." In Cincinnati: Crowning Glory, by Charles Luken and Mark Bowen, 448-449.  Memphis, Tenn.: Towery Pub., 1996.  (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)   

"Lockwood Greene." In Cincinnati: Majestic Vision, 454. Memphis, TN: Towery Pub., 2001. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

LONG AND ALLSTATTER COMPANY

Business & Industry in Butler County. Long and Allstatter Company History.

LOTH MBI, INC.

"Loth Mbi, Inc." In Cincinnati: Majestic Vision, 346. Memphis, TN: Towery Pub., 2001. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

LPK (LIBBY, PERSZYK, KATHMAN) [ORBIS PROFILE]

Lambert, Lance. LPK's Kathman sings the blues, gladly; 30 years of LPK success summed up in a song. Cincinnati.com 28 December 2013.

LSI INDUSTRIES [ORBIS PROFILE]

LUCRUM INCORPORATED [ORBIS PROFILE]

"Lucrum Incorporated." In Cincinnati: Majestic Vision, 468. Memphis, TN: Towery Pub., 2001. (Langsam Library Reference (Print) -- link to Library Catalog)

LUCKE (ROBERT) HOMES [ORBIS PROFILE]

Demeropolis, Tom. Robert Lucke Drawing Big Plans for 2015. Cincinnati Business Courier 16 January 2015.

THE LUNKENHEIMER COMPANY

Laux, James M. "The One Great Name in Valves; A History of the Lunkenheimer Company." Queen City Heritage 41 (Spring 1983): 17-38.

 LUXOTTICA RETAIL [ORBIS PROFILE]

 LYKINS [ORBIS PROFILE]

Lykins Companies. Lykins History and Time line. The Company Web Site.

Lambert, Lance. CEO of Energy Company Talks Growth, Obstacles. Cincinnati.com 22 February 2014.

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