Noxell, Under Armour, Domino Sugar, McCormick Spice, Pompeian Olive Oil, Goetz's Candies, Mary Sue Easter Eggs, Berger Cookies, Giant Foods, Mars Supermarkets and dozens of other companies started in Baltimore and most are still here today. Not to mention being home to several world renowned hospitals including Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland.
Bethlehem Steel was once the 2nd largest steel producer and the largest ship builder in the US.
Crown Cork & Seal Company invented the crown cap for bottled carbonated beverages in 1891.
Emerson Drug Company created and sold Bromo Seltzer antacid.
Noxema, invented as a sunburn cure, became know in the 1920's as the 'Miracle Cream of Baltimore'.
Baltimore was also home to the first U.S. oyster canning company, corn canning company, steel fatory, silverware manufacturer, licorice maker and umbrella factory.