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Bangor Punta Corporation (sometimes abbreviated BP and traded on the NYSE under BNK) was an American conglomerate and Fortune 500 Company from 1964 to 1984.

It owned a number of well-known companies primarily in the pleasure craft, firearms and general aviation industries. The primary purpose for this website is to provide an educational resource for students and researchers.

Logo of the Bangor Punta Corporation

Fate: Acquired by Lear Siegler, Inc.
Founded: 1964
Defunct: 1984
Location of HQ: Greenwich, Connecticut
Industries: Agribusiness, Energy Systems, Fashion Fabrics, Leisure Time, Public Security, Process Engineering, Professional Services and Transportation.
Primary Products: Boats (pleasure crafts including Yachts, Sailboats, Power Boats), Campers, Airplanes, Firearms, Ammunition, Cotton Oil, Specialty Fabrics

Primary Companies

Smith & Wesson Make a Lot More Than Handguns

Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson Made A Lot More Than Handguns. Vintage Advertisements, Catalogs, Gun Inserts, Specifications and More From the Bangor Punta Era.

Piper Aircraft - Quality Made Small Aircraft

Piper Aircraft
Piper Aircraft had the distinction of having an eight-year legal battle over ownership that was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court - in Bangor Punta's favor.

CAL 29 Yacht - Fast Enough To Win

Cal Boats from Jensen Marine
Purchased by Bangor Punta in 1966, The CAL line of Yachts was one of the premier racing and cruising sailboats of the era.

What an O'Day For A Daydream

O'Day Sailboats and Yachts
Building everything from small Day Sailers to 39 Foot Luxury Yachts, O'Day proved to be a great purchase in 1966 by Bangor Punta.

Luhrs Builds Boats For Men

Luhrs Powerboats
This was the Sixties and Seventies and Luhrs at that time had the distinction of making their ads and boats ultra appealing to men - Find out why and check out the dated taglines.

Collage of Starcraft Ads

Starcraft
Starcraft was the most diverse company owned by Bangor Punta, manufacturing boats, RV's, Campers, Runabouts, and even Livestock Feeders.

Bangor Punta
One Greenwich Plaza Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

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Bangor Punta Era

The Bangor Punta era, lasted approximately twenty years -- from 1964 to 1984.

History will likely remember the company for its tenacity in pursuing acquisitions; their high-profile corporate executives; and, two United States Supreme Court cases that the company was involved in during its short life span.

Bangor Punta Nostalgic History

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