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.Ranker may collect a commission from links on this page.
Alcon Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus, Biotechnology, Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing
Alcon incorporated and with corporate headquarters, in Hünenberg, Switzerland, is a global medical company specializing in eye care products. Alcon's U.S. headquarters are located in Fort ...more
Alta Dena, founded in 1945, is a dairy located in the City of Industry, California.
Avianca Guatemala is headquartered in Guatemala City. It is now a subsidiary of Avianca.
AVM Productions Film industry, Film, Television
AVM Productions is an Indian film production studio. It is the oldest surviving studio in India. The filming studios are located in Vadapalani, Chennai. It has produced over 170 films in Tamil, ...more
Banco Itaú Financial Services
Banco Itaú was a former Brazilian bank that merged with Unibanco on November 4, 2008, to form Itaú Unibanco.
Bantam Books Publishing
Bantam Books is an American publishing house owned entirely by parent company Random House, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House; it is an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group. It was ...more
Beacon Communications Corporation Newspaper
Beacon Communications Corp. was a newspaper publisher in Acton, Massachusetts, USA, operating a dozen weekly newspapers as well as daily newspapers in Hudson and Marlborough, Massachusetts. It ...more
Blizzard Sport GmbH is an Austrian alpine ski manufacturer based in Mittersill, Salzburg, Austria.
CHUM Limited Media
CHUM Limited was a media company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from 1945 to 2007. Immediately prior to its acquisition, it held full or joint control of two Canadian television systems — ...more
Coit Services is a California based specialty cleaning company founded in 1945 by Joe Kearn near the Coit Tower in San Francisco, California.
Constellation Brands Beverages
Constellation Brands, Inc., of Victor, New York, is a publicly traded drinks company with brands in wine, beer and spirits.
Córas Iompair Éireann, or CIÉ, is a statutory corporation of the Republic of Ireland, answerable to the Irish Government and responsible for most public transport in the ...more
Cox Models, a former division of Estes Industries of Penrose, Colorado, was a multimillion-dollar hobby company, is one of the hobby industry's oldest companies and is noted for its production ...more
DDOR Novi Sad Financial Services
DDOR Novi Sad is one of the largest insurance companies in Serbia, offering auto, home, commercial and life insurance. Its head office is located in Novi Sad.