Companies and organizations supporting Koch Brothers

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The leaked list of attendees scheduled to meet in person with the Koch Brothers includes executives of these or of companies that represent them. Info from the Mother Jones list and internet sources is arranged alphabetically, with links. Names of companies and Koch donors will be useful in analyzing contributions to 2014 candidates. Broadly known consumer outlets are boldfaced. Accuracy can’t be absolutely guaranteed; some of these companies don’t present themselves online.

AGDATA Inc. (Charlotte NC)
Ariel Corporation (natural gas compression, Mount Vernon OH)
Ariel Foundation (Mount Vernon, OH)
Ayn Rand Institute
Blue Ridge Capital (hedge fund, New York NY)
CaptiveAire Systems Inc. (kitchen ventilation, ducts, Raleigh NC)
(hedge fund, Chicago IL)
Comcast Spectacor (Philadelphia PA, sports and entertainment, including Philadephia Flyers and Wells Fargo Center)
Cumberland Resources Corporation (coal mining, Abingdon, Virginia; now owned by Massey Energy, below)
Endurance Gold (mining, Vancouver BC; director was at Cumberland)
First Tower, LLC (lender, Flowood MS)
Gold’s Gym
Haworth (furniture, Holland MI)
Hoover Institution
Intrust Bank (Wichita KS)
J.W. Childs Associates (private equity, Boston MA)
Jockey International Inc (clothing, Kenosha WI)
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors (investment, Los Angeles CA)
Keystone Energy Oil & Gas also here; info is elusive (petroleum, Pittsburgh PA)
Kirby Financial Services (little online; Sioux Falls SD)
Klipsch Group (speaker and headphone manufacturer, Indianapolis IN)
Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon (restaurant chain) copy and paste this link:‎
Maclellan Foundation (Chattanooga TN)
Massey Energy (coal mining, Appalachian states; notorious safety record; absorbed by Alpha Natural Resources in 2011; Cumberland, above, had been sold to Massey)
Midland Group (rural telephone systems; Oklahoma City OK)
Mountaire Corporation (agribusiness, including poultry feed and farms, DE, MD, NC)
Omni Hotels (Dallas TX)
Owen Healthcare Inc. (Houston TX)
Palmer Manufacturing & Tank (storage tanks, Garden City KS; now owned by Worthington Industries Inc.)
Papa John’s International (pizza chain, Jeffersontown KY)
Philadelphia Flyers (hockey)
Tankcraft (metal fabrication, Darien WI)
TRT Holdings (owns Omni Hotels, Gold’s Gym, etc., Dallas TX)
Ward Petroleum Corporation (Enid OK and Fort Collins CO)
Yancey Bros. Co. (services for Caterpillar, AGCO, and Blue Bird Bus Co. in Georgia)
Zyvex Labs (medical and electronic manufacturing, Richardson TX)


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