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The William Wrigley Jr. Company is the world's leading chewing gum manufacturer founded in 1891. It's headquarters (Wrigley Building) are located in Chicago.
Silicon Valley based companies Some notable high technology companies headquartered in the so called "Silicon Valley" in California: Google, Yahoo!, Apple, Pixar, Intel, Mozilla, Cisco etc. Victoria's Secret headquarters The Limited Brands (best known for its cash cow Victoria's Secret) headquarters are located in Columbus, Ohio. Adidas headquarters The Adidas AG was founded in 1949 in Herzogenaurach/Germany. Adidas is one of the largest sportswear companies in the world. Nike Headquarters The Nike Inc. Headquarters are located near Portland in Oregon. Nike was founded in 1972. Red Bull GmbH headquarters The headquarters of Red Bull GmbH are located in Fuschl am See in Austria. Gumball 3000 (August 2008) The Gumball 3000 (3000 miles) is an international rally (Motto "It's not a Race, It's a Rally") on public roads. The event takes place every year since 1999. In August 2008 the organizers celebrate their 10th anniversary. Start is in San Francisco with checkpoints in Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, a flight to Nanjing (China) and Shanghai. Goal is Beijing where the Olympic Games take place. HP headquarters The Headquarters of Hewlett-Packard (HP) are located in the "Silicon Valley" in California. The Dark Knight "Bank robbery" Batman - The Dark Knight "Bank robbery scene" at the Gotham National Bank (Old Post Office in Chicago). Puma headquarters The Puma AG was founded in 1948 in Herzogenaurach/Germany. Puma is one of the largest sportswear companies in the world. Forrest Gump bench in Savannah Hello. My name's Forrest, Forrest Gump. You want a chocolate? ... This is the location where Forrest Gump sits on a bench telling his life story. If you want to see the bench in real you need to go to the Savannah History Museum. Dell Inc. headquarters Headquarters of PC/Notebook manufacturer Dell Inc. in Round Rock, Texas. Al Bundy's house The house from the sitcom "Married with Children" (1987 - 1997) starring Ed O'Neill and Christina Applegate is located in the suburbs of Chicago. Daimler AG (Mercedes Benz) Headquarters of Daimler AG (Mercedes Benz) in Stuttgart, Germany. Mercedes-Benz was founded in 1871. L’Oréal headquarters The headquarters of L’Oréal are located in Paris. L’Oréal - founded in 1909 - is the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company. Ford Motor Company The headquarters of Ford Motor Company are located in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford was founded in 1903. General Motors Corporation The headquarters of GM (General Motors Corporation) are located in Detroit, Michigan. GM was founded in 1908. Tesla Worldwide Offices Tesla was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers in Silicon Valley who wanted to prove that electric cars could be better than gasoline-powered cars. With instant torque, incredible power, and zero emissions, Tesla’s products would be cars without compromise. Each new generation would be increasingly affordable, helping the company work towards its mission: to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. Nokia Corporation headquarters The headquarters of Nokia Corporation are located in Espoo, Finland. Sony Corporation headquarters The Sony Corporation headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan. Dyson headquarters Dyson - founded by Sir James Dyson - is an innovative appliances manufacturer located in Malmesbury, England. Its main products are the vacuum cleaners ("hoovers") and the Dyson Airblade hand dryer. The James Dyson Award is an award given to designers that fulfill the challenge "design something that solves a problem".