Battle Creek’s 8 Oldest Employers
Most everyone knows Battle Creek is commonly known as the "Cereal City", but the city’s business history reveals a lot more than just breakfast cereal companies.
The Battle Creek Enquirer has compiled a list of 8 long time employers in the city - funeral homes, a charity organization, a newspaper, a military base, a manufacturer and a couple cereal companies - that have been in business and keeping employees busy for more than 100 years.
Farley Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home
Established: January 1887
Post Consumers Brands
Established: Jan. 1, 1895
Battle Creek Enquirer
Established: February 19, 1906
Shouldice Industrial Manufacturers and Contractors Inc
Bachman Hebble Funeral Services
Established: January 21, 1909
Fort Custer Army National Guard Base