Centennial Honor Roll

Recognizing businesses that have been BBB supporters for 50 years or more!

American Advertising Federation – Cleveland AAF- Cleveland is the oldest continuous running advertising club in the United States. AAF-Cleveland exists to promote the vitality of the communications industry in NE Ohio through professional education, recognition of excellence, public service and social activities that are relevant to our members.
Brooklyn Heights Cemetery & Mausoleums The Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, spanning 86 acres, was incorporated in 1902 with Cleveland area burials dating back to the late 1800′s.
The Central Petroleum Company The Central Petroleum Company, one of the oldest, largest, independent oil compounders in the United States, has been in business since 1911, with executive offices in Cleveland.
Cleveland Coca-Cola Cleveland Coca-Cola’s recorded history began on February 9, 1905. Five years later the franchise was sold to the Mashburn family. the business grew, and ABARTA purchased the franchise in 1971. In 1999, the franchise sold more than 6 million cases.
Decker Appliance Service Decker Appliance Service Company, founded in 1940 by Paul Decker, was purchased in 1965 by returned U.S. Navy man Arnold Ayers, and was followed by his 3 sons, second generation Decker Appliance Repairmen.
Distillata, serving Ohioans since 1897, is a family-owned and operated business that strives for customer satisfaction. “Quality and service has been the main ingredient to our longevity.”


While the company can trace its corporate roots back to the late 1790′s, it was the formation of Virginia Railway and Power Company on June 29, 1909 that marked the beginning of modern-day Dominion.
Family-owned grocery stores founded on high-quality products and exceptional service. Three generations and 83 years of serving Cleveland.
Hennie Homes
Rocco H. Puzzitiello, Jr., started a home building business, Hennie Homes, Inc in 1951. Naming the company for his wife, Hennie, his goal then, as it is now, was to provide well designed quality homes.
Ideal Roofing & Sheet Metal Co.
Ideal Roofing and Sheet Metal Co. was founded in 1902. Their first trucks were 1929 Fords. Before that, the material and men got to jobs by horse and wagon. We are currently the oldest residential roofing company in Cleveland
KeyBank Key traces its history back more than 160 years and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. One of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies, Key has assets of approximately $86.5 billion as of June 30, 2012.

Since 1914, this Cleveland, Ohio based company has manufactured Home Cleaning Systems known for quality, reliability, and performance. Kirby products are marketed and sold to independent authorized distributors in 60 countries.
Melamed Riley In the increasingly complicated world of marketing, it’s harder for advertisers to feel confident in all their decisions. That’s why clients love Melamed Riley’s incredibly straightforward, no-nonsense approach. It doesn’t just create great work. It creates clarity.
The National Telephone Supply Company For more than 60 years, The National Telephone Supply Company has manufactured compression sleeves and hand and/or hydraulic compression tools, under the trade name Nicopress.
Parma Window & Garage Parma Window & Garage started in business in 1957 building garages, including concrete. In 1981, they started installing windows and doors and they continue thru today.
The Plain Dealer The Plain Dealer has been one of Cleveland’s most distinguished landmarks for more than a century and a half. As such, it has chronicled the events of the city, the state, the nation, and the world.
Regal Carpet & Tile Regal Carpet and Tile Co. is a family owned and operated flooring store started by their father over 60 years ago. They guarantee excellent service and installation for both retail and commercial clients
Title Realty Management Co. Title Realty Management Company began in 1955 and has continued to serve the community through a second generation after becoming BBB Accredited in 1958.
Triangle Stamping Company Triangle Stamping Co. has been providing design, development, and stampings to customers since 1928 and is currently managed by its 3rd generation of owners.
Truline Truline Industries, founded in 1939, manufactures parts for the aerospace industry. “We exist to bring glory to Jesus and to use the resources given to us for compassionate outreach to those in need.”
Verne & Ellsworth Hann Inc. The Hann family, a leader in the residential HVAC & plumbing since 1907. At the heart of Verne & Ellsworth Hann’s mission is the committment to providing quality service and products in a professional and honest manner
Visconsi Companies Ltd.

Visconsi Companies, Ltd. is a fourth-generation developer and manger of shopping centers controlling a portfolio of over two million square feet of retail space in Ohio and other states.
WJW Fox 8

This historic and consistently #1-rated television station, home to the biggest local personalities in the city’s history, is both the entertainment and news leader in the market and a top Fox affiliate in the nation
WKYC Channel 3

WKYC-TV (then WNBK-TV) began broadcasting in 1948 and is the only local station to have kept its original network affiliation; NBC. Channel 3 has continued with many milestones including being the first to broadcast in stereo, color, and HD.