Companies Companies Founded in 1938

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1938; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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A&A Global Industries is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
A&A Global Industries

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Ainsleys is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Food Manufacturing, Bakery, Fast food Ainsleys is one of the UK's premier family bakeries and has been tantalizing the tastebuds of diners for over 60 years. Over thirty Yorkshire retail stores serve freshly baked breads, cakes, ...more

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Arriva is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Arriva Public transport Arriva is a multinational public transport company headquartered in Sunderland, England. It was established in 1938 as T Cowie and through a number of mergers and acquisitions was renamed Arriva ...more

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Associated Motor Cycles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Associated Motor Cycles Associated Motor Cycles was a British motorcycle manufacturer founded by the Collier brothers as a parent company for the Matchless and AJS motorcycle companies. It later absorbed ...more

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ATB Financial is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
ATB Financial Financial Services Alberta Treasury Branches, doing business as ATB Financial, is a financial institution and crown corporation owned by the Province of Alberta. ATB operates in Alberta only, providing financial ...more

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AMAG Austria Metall AG is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
AMAG Austria Metall AG AMAG is the biggest company in the Austrian Aluminium industry sector. It is situated in the village of Ranshofen, which is in Braunau am Inn.

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Bill Gray's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Bill Gray's Restaurant Bill Gray's is a chain of restaurants based in Webster, New York that currently has 16 restaurants in the Rochester and Buffalo areas in western New York; eight of these locations also sell ...more

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bmi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Airline British Midland Airways Limited was an airline with its head office in Donington Hall in Castle Donington, close to East Midlands Airport, in the United Kingdom. The airline flew to destinations ...more

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Calsonic Kansei is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
All Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing, Automotive industry, Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Calsonic Kansei Corporation is a large Japanese automotive company which has 50 manufacturing centers in USA, Poland, South Korea, Mexico, Romania, Thailand, UK, South Africa, India, Spain, ...more

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Canadian Associated Aircraft is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Canadian Associated Aircraft Canadian Associated Aircraft was a joint Canadian-United Kingdom project to build Handley Page Hampden aircraft in the late 1930s. During the build-up to the Second World War, Fairchild Aircraft ...more

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Carlson Companies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Hospitality Carlson is an American privately held international corporation in the hotel and travel industries. Headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb, Carlson brands and services, ...more

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Chongqing Iron and Steel Compa... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Manufacturing, Steelmaking, Iron industry Chongqing Iron and Steel Company Limited, or CISC is an iron and steel manufacturing state-owned enterprise in Chongqing of the People's Republic of China. Formerly "Hanyang Iron ...more

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Choptank Electric Cooperative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Choptank Electric Cooperative Choptank Electric Cooperative Incorporated is a not-for-profit energy organization formed on September 21, 1938. Its first electric distribution lines were energized in December 1939 in Caroline ...more

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Columbia Sportswear is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Clothing Columbia Sportswear Company is a United States company that manufactures and distributes outerwear and sportswear. It was founded in 1938 by Paul Lamfrom, father of present chairperson Gert ...more

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Cumberland Farms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Cumberland Farms Retail Cumberland Farms is a regional chain of convenience stores based in Framingham, Massachusetts, and operating primarily in New England, portions of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, ...more

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Denizbank is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Finance, Financial Services DenizBank A.Ş. is a private bank in Turkey. On 8 June 2012, Sberbank, a leading Russian bank, announced to acquire DenizBank shares from the government. The acquisition is completed by September ...more

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DER rental is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
DER rental

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Fareway is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Supermarket, Retail Fareway Stores, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Boone, Iowa.

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Fannie Mae is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Finance, Financial Services, Federal and Federally-Sponsored Credit Agencies The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae, was founded in 1938 during the Great Depression as part of the New Deal. It is a government-sponsored enterprise and has ...more

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FlyLAL-Lithuanian Airlines is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
FlyLAL-Lithuanian Airlines Airline flyLAL-Lithuanian Airlines was the national airline of Lithuania, based in Vilnius. It operated domestic and international scheduled services. Its main base was Vilnius International Airport. ...more

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Focal Press is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Focal Press Focal Press is a publisher of media technology books and it is an imprint of Taylor & Francis. It was founded in 1938 by Andor Kraszna-Krausz, a Hungarian photographer who immigrated to ...more

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Frank Mohn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Frank Mohn Manufacturing Frank Mohn AS marketed under the brand name Framo is a supplier of submerged cargo pumps to the tanker market. The company was founded in 1938 and is located outside Bergen, Norway. The ...more

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Gallagher Group Limited is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Gallagher Group Limited

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Halk Bankası is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Halk Bankası Bank Halk Bankası, or Halkbank, is a Turkish state-owned bank. Halkbank was incorporated in 1933 and began offering services 1938, it initially provided loan services via the People’s Funds. After ...more

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Harry's Cafe de Wheels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Harry's Cafe de Wheels is an iconic pie cart located in Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on Cowper Wharf Road, near the Finger Wharf and Fleet Base East of Garden Island Navy ...more

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Hillman Periodicals is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Hillman Periodicals, Inc. was an American magazine and comic book publishing company founded in 1938 by Alex L. Hillman, a former New York City book publisher. It is best known for its true ...more

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ICA AB is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
ICA AB ICA AB is a Swedish retailing corporate group. The company was started in 1938, based on a business model which was introduced by Hakonbolagen in 1917. Most of its operations are based in ...more

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Ivar's is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Ivar's Restaurant Ivar's is a seafood restaurant chain based in Seattle, Washington, United States, with operations in the Puget Sound region and in Spokane, Washington. Ivar's was founded in 1938 by Seattle folk ...more

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Jammu & Kashmir Bank is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Commercial bank, Finance, Financial Services The Jammu and Kashmir Bank was founded on 1 October 1938 under letters patent issued by the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir, Hari Singh. The Maharaja invited eminent Kashmiri investors to become ...more

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Jamaica Tent is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Jamaica Tent

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Jersey Shore Steel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Jersey Shore Steel Jersey Shore Steel Company is a family-owned company based in Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania in the United States, principally manufacturing rail steel. It was founded in 1938, near ...more

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Kaplan, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Kaplan, Inc. Education Kaplan, Inc. is a for-profit corporation headquartered in Fort Lauderdale and was founded in 1938 by Stanley Kaplan. Kaplan provides higher education programs, professional training courses, ...more

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Knoll is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Manufacturing, Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing Knoll, Inc is a design firm that produces office systems, seating, files and storage, tables and desks, textiles, and accessories for the office, home, and higher education settings. The company ...more

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Larsen & Toubro is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Larsen & Toubro Engineering and Construction Services, Conglomerate Larsen & Toubro Limited, also known as L&T, is an Indian multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It was founded by Danish engineers taking refuge in ...more

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Longs Drugs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Pharmacies and Drug Stores Longs Drugs is an American chain with approximately 40 drug stores throughout the state of Hawaii. Before being acquired by CVS Health in 2008, it was a chain of over 500 stores, located ...more

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Mac Tools is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Manufacturing Mac Tools is a professional tool company located in Westerville, Ohio, USA. The Mac Tools line consists of over 8000 professional tools including screwdrivers, ratchets, wrenches, and assorted ...more

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Marithé + François Girbaud is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Marithé et François Girbaud, sometimes styled Marithé+François Girbaud, was an international clothing company based in France. It was founded in 1964 by ...more

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Molex is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Electronics industry Molex Incorporated is a manufacturer of electronic interconnectors. Molex sells over 100,000 products, including everything from electrical and fiber optic interconnect solutions, to switches ...more

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Nederlandse Spoorwegen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Nederlandse Spoorwegen Rail transport Nederlandse Spoorwegen or NS is the principal passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. NS provides rail services on the Dutch main rail network. The rail infrastructure is maintained by ...more

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Nuffield Organization is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Nuffield Organization Automotive industry Nuffield Organization was the unincorporated umbrella-name or promotional name used for the charitable and commercial interests of owner and donor, William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield. The ...more

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Omaha Star is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
The Omaha Star is a newspaper founded in 1938 in North Omaha, Nebraska, by Mildred Brown and her husband S. Edward Gilbert. Housed in the historic Omaha Star building in the Near North Side ...more

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Opinion Research Corporation is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Market research Opinion Research Corporation is a demographic, health, and market research company based in Princeton, New Jersey. It was founded in 1938 by Claude Robinson and George Gallup, although Gallup ...more

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Pemex is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction Petróleos Mexicanos, which translates to Mexican Petroleums, is the Mexican state-owned petroleum company, created in 1938 by nationalized petroleum and the expropriation of all private ...more

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Pinnacle Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries, Hospitality Pinnacle Entertainment owns and operates 15 gaming entertainment properties, located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada and Ohio. The Company also holds a ...more

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Pioneer Corporation is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Consumer electronics, Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing Pioneer Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation that specializes in digital entertainment products, based in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. The company was founded by Nozomu Matsumoto in ...more

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Reed and Mallik Ltd is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1938

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Restonic Mattress is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1938

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Robins Kaplan LLP is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Robins Kaplan LLP Robins Kaplan LLP is a litigation-focused law firm headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Currently, the firm has 230+ lawyers in six offices nationwide with locations in Atlanta, Georgia; ...more

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Slater and Gordon Lawyers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Slater and Gordon Lawyers Slater and Gordon is a multinational law firm headquartered in Australia employing over 2,500 people worldwide. In 2007, Slater and Gordon became the first law firm in the world to go public. ...more

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STFA Group is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1938
Construction STFA Group is one of Turkey’s conglomerates providing services in the construction, natural gas distribution, construction equipment and construction chemicals. Construction Founded in 1938 by ...more