Corporations

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The Four Megacorporations

NanoTrasen

NanoTrasen is a megacorporation with interests in advanced sciences research and mass consumer goods. Through shrewd business and cutthroat politics, it has become the most influential megacorporation in human history with holdings spanning the known universe.

Hephaestus Industries

Hephaestus is a megacorporation dealing in heavy industry, manufacturing, and military-grade weaponry.

Zeng-Hu Pharmaceuticals

Zeng-Hu Pharmaceuticals is a chemical and bio-research megacorporation operating through various subsidiaries and shell companies.

Ward-Takahashi GMB

Ward-Takahashi GMB is the youngest of the four megacorporations, supplying advanced electronics and sleek mechanical devices to civilian and military groups alike.

Free Trade Union

The Free Trade Union is an employee-owned conglomerate of traders and merchants from all over the galaxy, colloquially known as the 'fifth megacorp'.

Major Companies

Grayson Manufactories Ltd.

Grayson Manufactories mines, refines, and produces iron, steel, aluminum, and other metals for use in casing and other production before selling them.

Gilthari Exports

Gilthari is the largest producer of alcohol and luxury items in known space. Look at most brands of cigarettes, alcohol, snack food, etc. and you'll see the stamp of Gilthari or one of their subsidiaries.

Aether Atmospherics and Recycling

Aether is the prime maintainer and provider of atmospherics systems across both the many ships that navigate the vast expanses of space and the life support on current and future Human colonies.

Xynergy

Xynergy is a privately held company with two main areas of work. They are the largest fisher of space faring animals and they research and produces equipment used to study xenobiological organisms. They recently are best known for discovering and training the giant armoured serpentids.

SAARE

SAARE (Strategic Assault and Asset Retention Enterprises) is a quickly growing Private Military Corporation catering to large firms requiring discrete military and private security services. The company has taken to hiring skilled veterans from both private and public military services but have begun instituting training programs to breed their own operatives for the future. Typical assignments for SAARE contractors include private law enforcement, ship escort, location security, VIP escort, and VIP or asset recovery. In the last decade, the company has recently signed onto a number of contracts with NanoTrasen to complement their own Asset Protection forces.

Major Bill's Transportation and Shipping

Major Bill's is a freight hauling company employing a massive fleet of freighters, tankers, and haulers. While many major companies employ their own shipping, Major Bill's connects the many colonies, unaffiliated habitats, and settlements across the known galaxy. Although the majority of their employees are pilots and their maintenance crew, the company is beginning to hire on additional security contractors to ensure their cargo's safety.

Focal Point Energistics

Focal Point Energistics is an electrical engineering solutions firm originally formed as a conglomerate of Earth power companies and affiliates. Focal Point manufactures and distributes vital components in modern power grids, such as TEGs, PSUs and their specialty product, the SMES. The company is often consulted and contracted by larger organisations due to their expertise in their field.

Xion Industrial

Xion Industrial is primarily a bulk manufacturing firm originally founded in the 23rd century. Rather than moving forward with newer innovations, such as positronic technology, Xion continues to mass-produce their cheap robotic drones. In recent years, they've introduced a new line of prosthetic equipment which prioritizes function over form for use in the industrial and military sectors.

Bishop Cybernetics

Bishop Cybernetics is a megacorporation with a hallmark of blending medical and industrial technology with a high quality, futurist design philosophy. Their brand of prosthetic limbs, replacement organs and implants are well known for being top quality products for the discerning amputee and trans-humanist alike.

Lawson Arms

Lawson Arms is known for designing and producing various weapons used by private security and police forces across the galaxy. Their line features products ranging from pepper spray to basic energy rifles. They're best known for their standard energy pistol, a versatile tool found in almost every armory in the known galaxy due to its lethal and non-lethal versatility.

Robust Industries LLC.

Robust Industries is a company whose success revolves around their patented method for preserving and space-proofing food, drink, and other perishables. Robust has multiple subsidiary companies, including the owner of Space Cola, and stocks vending machines all across the known universe.

Morpheus Cyberkinetics

Morpheus Cyberkinetics is the primary manufacturer of Integrated Positronic Chassis, and is owned by the Positronic Union. Operating almost entirely from their factories on Root, Morpheus offsets its low demand for IPCs by producing drones and their own brand of Full Body Prosthetic as well. Morpheus is rumored to be producing their own line of positronic brains, but this has not been confirmed.

Other Companies

Name Industries Notes
Kappa Communications Long-distance communications Manufacturer of the Quantum Entanglement fax machine
Slate Sisters Engineering Shipbuilding, asteroid excavation Headquartered in Alpha Centauri
Haakon Group Military shipbuilding Manufacturing facilities built into Saturn's moons
O'Neill Manufacturing Softsuits, high-quality voidsuits, cheap hardsuits Colonial startup marketing affordable products to Spacers
Falco Designs Luxury civilian shipbuilding Manufacturing facilities built into Ceres asteroid
Skinner Catering Restaurant chain Frequently accused of misleading advertisement and poor fire safety
Petrovitch Spacecraft Military shipbuilding contractors
Aussec Armoury Ballistic firearms Popular with private security and mercenary firms
Vu-Cheong Scientific shipbuilding
Walton Industries Cheap consumer goods Out-produced due to advances in automation
Blackstone Foundries Planetary vehicle manufacturer, shuttlemaking Ongoing interest in expanding into shipbuilding
Lumoco Arms Sidearm Manufacturer Mass Produced ballistic pistols
Dawnlight Celestial Defence Point defence weaponry Specialise in affordable railguns for colonies
Mars Security Industries Cheap ballistic firearms
Terraphistus Armour Missile systems, projectile guidance systems Heavy investments in now-redundant atmosphere and sea vehicles
Sterling Manufacturing Luxury consumer goods Cigar and liquor manufacturies based on Mars
SaniCorp Medical gear Large-scale manufacturers of sterile gloves, gauze and autoinjectors
Eclipse Innovations Research and development Prides itself on equal opportunities hiring and ethical research practices
Dromedary Co Cigarettes An extremely old brand of cigarette that has changed hands and names over its centuries of business
Proxima Centauri Risk Control Private security Often shortened to PCRC