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Companies Founded in 1945

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1945; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1945
    Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is an American international law firm whose largest office... more
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    Alcon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Alcon

    Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus, Biotechnology
    Alcon incorporated and with corporate headquarters, in Hünenberg, Switzerland, is a global... more
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    Alta Dena is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1945
    Alta Dena, founded in 1945, is a dairy located in the City of Industry, California.
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    Aprilia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Aprilia

    Motorcycles, Bicycles
    Aprilia is an Italian motorcycle company, one of the marques owned by Piaggio. Having started... more
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    Ashley Furniture Industries is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1945
    Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is a furniture manufacturing company headquartered in... more
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    Athletic Model Guild is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Athletic Model Guild

    Motion Picture and Video Production
    The Athletic Model Guild, or AMG, was founded by Bob Mizer in December 1945. During those... more
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    Aviateca is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Aviateca

    Airline
    Avianca Guatemala is headquartered in Guatemala City. It is now a subsidiary of Avianca.
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    AVM Productions is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    AVM Productions

    Film industry, Film
    AVM Productions is an Indian film production studio. It is the oldest surviving studio in... more
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    Bajaj Auto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Bajaj Auto

    Automotive industry
    Bajaj Auto Limited is an Indian two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturing company. Bajaj... more
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    Banco Itaú is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Banco Itaú

    Financial Services
    Banco Itaú was a former Brazilian bank that merged with Unibanco on November 4, 2008, to form... more
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    Bantam Books is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Bantam Books

    Publishing
    Bantam Books is an American publishing house owned entirely by parent company Random House, a... more
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    Beacon Communications Corporat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Beacon Communications Corporation

    Newspaper
    Beacon Communications Corp. was a newspaper publisher in Acton, Massachusetts, USA, operating... more
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    Blizzard Sport is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1945
    Blizzard Sport GmbH is an Austrian alpine ski manufacturer based in Mittersill, Salzburg,... more
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    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of  is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1945
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    Brioni is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Brioni

    Fashion, Clothing
    Brioni is an Italian high-end fashion house founded in 1945. It specializes in the sale of... more
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    Bristol Cars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Bristol Cars

    Automotive industry
    Bristol Cars Limited is a manufacturer of hand-built luxury cars headquartered in Kensington,... more
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    Cantor Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Cantor Fitzgerald

    Investment banking, Investment
    Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. is a financial services firm. Founded in 1945, Cantor is a capital... more
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    Céline is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Céline

    Fashion
    Céline is a French ready-to-wear and leather goods luxury brand that has been owned by LVMH... more
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    CHUM Limited is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    CHUM Limited

    Media
    CHUM Limited was a media company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from 1945 to 2007.... more
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    Coit Cleaners is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Coit Cleaners

    Coit Services is a California based specialty cleaning company founded in 1945 by Joe Kearn... more
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    Constellation Brands is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1945
    Constellation Brands, Inc., of Victor, New York, is a publicly traded drinks company with... more
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    CIÉ is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    CIÉ

    Transportation
    Córas Iompair Éireann, or CIÉ, is a statutory corporation of the Republic of Ireland,... more
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    Cox Models is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    Cox Models

    Cox Models, a former division of Estes Industries of Penrose, Colorado, was a... more
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    Crown Equipment Corporation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1945
    A privately held, family-owned U.S. company, Crown Equipment Corporation is the fifth largest... more
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    DDOR Novi Sad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1945

    DDOR Novi Sad

    Financial Services
    DDOR Novi Sad is one of the largest insurance companies in Serbia, offering auto, home,... more
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