Stark Industries logo
Stark Industries, later also known as Stark International, Stane International, Stark Innovations, Stark/Fujikawa and currently Stark Enterprises, is a fictional multi-billion dollar business owned and run by billionaire Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark, also known as Iron Man. The company appears in stories published by Marvel Comics and exists in that company's shared universe, known as the Marvel Universe. It first appeared in Tales of Suspense #40 and was founded by Howard Stark, Tony's father. According to Forbes 25 largest fictional companies it had an estimated sales of $20.3 billion. In the film version of Iron Man, Stark Industries has a logo similar to that of Lockheed Martin and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange as SIA. During the press conference scene, Stark is seen entering a building that resembles the entrance to Lockheed Martin's Skunkworks facility.