Some Important Companies with Full Names

Company NameFull Name/Derived From
3MMinnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
A&PAtlantic & Pacific
AdidasAdolf (Adi) Dassler
AlcoaAluminum Company of America
AMC TheatresAmerican Multi-Cinema
AMDAdvanced Micro Devices
AmocoAMerican Oil COmpany
AmulAnand Milk Union Limited
AOLAmerica Online
AT&TAmerican Telephone and Telegraph Company
BASFBaden Aniline and Soda Factory
BBCBritish Broadcasting Corporation
BEMLBharat Earth Movers Limited
BenQBringing Enjoyment and Quality
BHELBharat Heavy Electricals Limited
BHPBroken Hill Proprietary
BMWBayerische Motoren Werke
BPBritish Petroleum
BPLBritish Physical Laboratories
BRAC Bangladesh Rural & Advancement Committee
BSNLBharat Sanchar Nigam LimitedBP
CA Computer Associates
CapcomCapsule Computers
Capcom Capsule Computers
CDACCentre for Development of Advanced Computing
CEATCavi Elettrici e Affini Torino
CGI GroupConseillers en Gestion et Informatique (Information Management Consultant in French)
CiscoShort for San Francisco.
Coca-ColaCoca leaves and kola nuts used as flavoring
COLTCity Of London Telecom
DKNYDonna Karan New York.
EA GamesEA is from Electronic Arts
EDSElectronic Data Systems
EquifaxEquitable and factual
ESPNEntertainment and Sports Programming Network
FCUKFrench Connection United Kingdom.
FedExFederal Express Corporation
H&MHennes & Mauritz
HCLHindustan Computer Limited
HDFCHousing Development Finance Corporation Limited
HMVHis Master's Voice
HSBCHongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
HTCHigh Tech Computer CorporationHP
IBMInternational Business Machines
ICICI BankIndustrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Bank
IKEAIngvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd
InfosysInformation Systems
INGInternational Netherlands GroupLarsen & Toubro
IntelINTegrated ELectronics
JALJapan Airlines
JBLJames Bullough Lansing
JVCJapan Victor Company
JVCJapan Victor Company
KFCKentucky Fried Chicken
L&TLarsen & Toubro
LEGOleg godt
LexmarkLexington Marketing
LGLucky and Goldstar
MANMaschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg (MAN company is a German engineering works and truck manufacturer)
MicrosoftMicrocomputer Software
MRFMadras Rubber Factory
NECNippon Electric Company
NECNippon Electric Company.
NikonNippon Kogaku, meaning "Japanese Optical".
NissanNippon Sangyo
P&GProcter & Gamble
RabobankRaiffeisen-Boerenleenbank (Dutch for Farmers Loan Bank)
RANDResearch ANd Development.
RCARadio Corporation of America.
SAPSystemAnalyse und Programmentwicklung (German for "System analysis and program development")
SASScandinavian Airlines System
SasolSuid-Afrikaanse Steenkool en Olie. (Afrikaans for South African Coal and Oil).
SCBStandard Chartered Bank
SCOSanta Cruz Operation
TAM AirlinesTransportes Aéreos Marília (Marilia's Air Transport)
TCLToday China Lion
TCSTata Consultancy Services
TEPCO Tokyo Electric Power Company
TIBCO Software The Information Bus Company
UBSUnion Bank of Switzerland
UPSUnited Parcel Service of America
VodafoneVoice, Data, Telefone.
WiproWestern India Palm Refined Oil Ltd