List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1933; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
Air FranceAirline Air France, stylised as AIRFRANCE, is the French flag carrier headquartered in Tremblay-en-France,. It is a subsidiary of the Air France-KLM Group and a founding member of the SkyTeam global ...more
BanobrasFinancial Services Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Públicos, SNC or Banobras is state owned development bank in Mexico. Its core business is sub national and project finance. It was founded in 1933 as ...more
Big Bear StoresRetail Big Bear Stores was a regional supermarket chain operating in Ohio and West Virginia. The company was founded in Columbus, Ohio, and was headquartered there until its acquisition by Syracuse, ...more
CampagnoloCycling Campagnolo is an Italian manufacturer of high-end bicycle components with headquarters in Vicenza, Italy. The components are organised as groupsets, and are a near-complete collection of a ...more
Castaño Panaderías Castaño is a chain of bakeries in Chile. It is the second largest bakery chain in the country. Its subsidiary, Grain Red S.A., opened the first Starbuck's Coffee outlet ...more
Chelyabinsk Tractor PlantManufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant also known as CTZ-Uraltrak is a tractor plant in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk.
Comet GroupRetail Comet Group was an electrical retail chain trading in the United Kingdom, latterly owned by OpCapita. The company sold consumer electronics and white goods, along with related products and ...more
Crown Publishing GroupPublishing The Crown Publishing Group is a subsidiary of Random House, the world's largest book publisher, and publishes across several categories including fiction, non-fiction, biography, autobiography ...more
Danfoss The Danfoss Group is a global producer of components and solutions. The products and services are used in areas such as cooling food, air conditioning, heating buildings, controlling electric ...more
Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug The Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug, or DFS was formed in 1933 to centralise all gliding activity in Germany, under te directorship of Professor Georgii. It was formed by the ...more
E & J Gallo WineryWineries E & J Gallo Winery is a winery and distributor headquartered in Modesto, California. It was founded in 1933 by Ernest Gallo and Julio Gallo, and is the largest exporter of California wines.
EMEGE In the course of its 70 years in the market, Emege SA has traditionally sustained a strong industrial development. Founded by Manuel Gak, Emege SA worked from the beginning basically on ...more
ERFTruck, Automotive industry ERF was a British truck manufacturer. Established in 1933 by Dennis Foden, its factory in Sandbach, Cheshire was closed in 2002, and finished as a marque by owner MAN AG in 2007.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is a United States government corporation operating as an independent agency created by the Banking Act of 1933. As of August 2014, it provides deposit ...more
FelpauschSupermarket, Retail, Supermarket Felpausch was a grocery store chain based in Hastings, Michigan, United States. The first store opened in Hastings in 1933, and the chain operated primarily in the southwestern quadrant of ...more
Finmar Finmar was a company set up by architect Morton Shand and Geoffrey Boumphrey in order to import the furniture of Alva Aalto to the UK.
Florida's Natural Growers Florida's Natural Growers is an agricultural cooperative based in Lake Wales, Florida. It is currently owned by over 1,100 grower members.
FrutaromManufacturing, Chemical industry Frutarom Industries Ltd. is one of the ten largest flavor and fragrance companies in the world, in 2011 it had sales of over $518 million. The company’s shares are traded on the London Stock ...more
Giant Markets Giant Markets, also known as Giant Food Markets, was a supermarket chain based in Binghamton, New York. Founded in 1933 by Metrie and George Akel, it was the first self-service supermarket in ...more
Global Van Lines Global Van Lines is a transport company founded in 1933 by George T. Howard as Howard Van Lines in Dallas, Texas and took its present name in 1957 when it was acquired by Trans-Ocean Van Service ...more
Gold Kist Gold Kist was a large chicken producing company in the United States south. It was founded in 1933 by D.W. Brooks, a University of Georgia agronomy instructor as the Cotton Producers ...more
Hang Seng BankFinancial Services Hang Seng Bank Limited is a Hong Kong-based banking and financial services company with headquarters in Central, Hong Kong. It is one of Hong Kong's leading public companies in terms of market ...more
Harkins TheatresArts, Entertainment, and Recreation Harkins Theatres is a movie theater chain with locations throughout the Southwestern United States. Harkins Theatres is privately owned and operated by its parent company, Harkins Enterprises, ...more
Hindustan UnileverCoffee and Tea Manufacturing, Perfumes, Cosmetics Hindustan Unilever Limited is an Indian consumer goods company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is owned by Anglo-Dutch company Unilever which owns a 67% controlling share in HUL. HUL's products ...more
Hunting AircraftAerospace Hunting Aircraft was a British aircraft manufacturer, that produced light training aircraft and the initial design that would evolve into the BAC 1-11 jet airliner. Originally founded as ...more
illyCoffee Illycaffè is an Italian coffee roasting company that specializes on the production of espresso. The company was founded by Francesco Illy in 1933 and was later led and expanded by his son ...more
Kowloon Motor BusTransportation The Kowloon Motor Bus Company Limited, is a bus company operating franchised services in Hong Kong. It is a subsidiary of Transport International Holdings.
LacosteClothing, Retail Lacoste is a French clothing company founded in 1933 that sells high-end clothing, footwear, perfume, leather goods, watches, eyewear, and most famously polo shirts. In recent years, Lacoste has ...more
MapfreInsurance Carriers Mapfre is a Spanish insurance company, based in Majadahonda, Madrid. The name comes from the old mutual origin of the company, but the company now only refers to itself as MAPFRE. It is the ...more
Marvel EntertainmentArts, Entertainment, and Recreation Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:MVL) is an American entertainment company. The company traces its origins to the May 1933 publication of Western Supernovel Magazine. That magazine was only ...more
Metalclad Metalclad is an American landfill management firm.
Navy Federal Credit UnionFinancial Services Navy Federal Credit Union is a US credit union headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, chartered and regulated under the authority of the National Credit Union Administration. Navy Federal is the ...more
NOCO Energy CorporationPetroleum industry NOCO Energy Corporation is a family-owned and operated corporation based in Tonawanda, New York. The company specializes in gasoline, commercial fuels, industrial lubricants, bio-products, home ...more
Pearl Art and Craft Supply Pearl Art and Craft Supply was a chain of art supply stores. Founded in 1933, Pearl was headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and had stores located throughout the U.S. states including New ...more
Petróleo Ipiranga Empresas Petróleo Ipiranga is a Brazilian conglomerate that is in the field of refining and distribution of oil. It also has business in petrochemical and chemical industries. Ipiranga ...more
RatosPrivate equity Ratos AB is a Swedish private equity company founded in 1933 and still controlled by the Söderberg family. Ratos is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
Rea Magnet WireMining Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc. is one of the world's largest manufacturers of magnet and nonferrous wire products. Rea produces copper, aluminum and brass-insulated magnet wire and bare wire used ...more
Rockwell CollinsWholesale and Distribution, Aerospace, Aerospace Engineering Rockwell Collins, Inc. is a large United States-based international company headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, primarily providing avionics and information technology systems and services to ...more
RyderAutomotive Equipment Rental and Leasing Ryder System, Inc., or Ryder, is an American-based provider of transportation and supply chain management products, and is especially known for its fleet of rental trucks. Ryder specializes in ...more
SACOAirline The Colombian Air Service, or SACO, was an early Colombian airline. Founded in 1933, in 1940 SACO merged with the Colombo-German Air Transport Society; the new company was named Airline of the ...more
Saudi AramcoPetroleum industry Saudi Aramco, officially the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, most popularly known just as Aramco is a Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Saudi ...more
TandbergTelecommunications Tandberg was a manufacturer of videoconferencing systems, located in Oslo, Norway and New York City, United States. The company's main competitor was Polycom and other competitors were HP, Sony, ...more
Tennessee Valley Authority The Tennessee Valley Authority is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter in May 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, ...more
Turkish AirlinesAirline Turkish Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, headquartered at the Turkish Airlines General Management Building on the grounds of Atatürk Airport in Yeşilköy, ...more
VASPAirline Viação Aérea São Paulo S/A, or VASP, was an airline with its head office in the VASP Building on the grounds of Congonhas-São Paulo Airport in São ...more
WaldenbooksRetail Waldenbooks, operated by the Walden Book Company, Inc., was an American shopping mall-based bookstore chain and a subsidiary of Borders Group. The chain also ran a video game and software chain ...more
Westaflex WESTAFLEX is a large global HVAC brand, owned by German company Westaflex Holding. The company began in 1933 when Lorenz and Ferdinand Westerbarkey, formerly prisoner of war during the Nazi era ...more