Kord Industries, or simply Kord, is a large multi-billion dollar, multinational research and development corporation, specialising in defense. It is among the top three charitable businesses in the United States, along with Wayne Enterprises and LexCorp Industries.
Having only been newly launched in the year 2013, Kord Industries pledged to expand investments within Metropolis in the wake of the devastating events of the Black Zero Event and the example laid out by billionnaire Lex Luthor, who had earlier announced his plans to rebuild Lexcorp Tower.
The company is best known for its military defense contracts, leading the industry for over two decades. By 2016 Kord Industries' research and development budget had reached $707,000,000. However, by that time they were facing heavy competition in the field from LexCorp Industries.
- Thomas Kord (founder)
- Ted Kord (CEO)
Behind the scenes
- Kord Industries was first mentioned in a viral marketing Fortune article for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
- In the DC Comics universe, Ted Kord (son of Thomas Kord), known as the superhero Blue Beetle, is the CEO of Kord Industries.
- Kord Industries, Wayne Enterprises, and LexCorp Industries are the top 3 charitable corporations in America.