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Companies Founded in 1946

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1946; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    Accurist Watches Ltd is a watch manufacturer, headquartered in West Hampstead, London. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    MW Tux

    MW Tux

    MW Tux was a division of Men's Wearhouse clothier that specialized in the renting of tuxedos... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    Aigle Azur

    Société Aigle Azur Transports Aériens is an airline with its head office in... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Air Namibia

    Air Namibia

    Air Namibia is the national airline of Namibia, headquartered in Windhoek. It operates... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Airborne Express

    Airborne Express

    Logistics, Transportation
    Airborne Express was an express delivery company and cargo airline. Headquartered in Seattle,... more on Wikipedia
  • 6


    The Al Muhaidib Group is an international private group of companies based in Saudi Arabia... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane
    Alitalia – Linee Aeree Italiane, in its later stages known as Alitalia – Linee Aeree Italiane... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Aloha Airlines
    Aloha Airlines was an American airline headquartered in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, operating from... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Amul is an Indian dairy cooperative, based at Anand in the state of Gujarat, India. The word... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Årdal og Sunndal Verk

    Årdal og Sunndal Verk or ÅSV is a defunct Norwegian state owned company that operated the... more on Wikipedia
  • 11

    Argo Investments

    Argo Investments Limited is an Australian listed investment company, which trades its shares... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Armstrong Telephone Company

    Armstrong Telephone Company

    Armstrong Telephone Company is a telecommunications provider, and part of the Armstrong Group... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Arrow Dynamics

    Arrow Dynamics

    Roller coaster
    Arrow Dynamics was a roller coaster and amusement ride design company based in Clearfield,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Arup Group Limited
    Arup is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, UK which provides... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Aspen Skiing Company

    Aspen Skiing Company

    The Aspen Skiing Company, known locally as "Ski Co", is a commercial enterprise based in... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Associated Grocers of New England

    Associated Grocers of New England

    Associated Grocers of New England is a retailers' cooperative serving over six hundred... more on Wikipedia
  • 17


    Athearn is a United States manufacturer of model railroad equipment, produced and distributed... more on Wikipedia
  • 18

    Australian National Line

    The Australian National Line was an Australian Government owned overseas and coastal shipping... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Avis Rent a Car System

    Avis Rent a Car System

    Transportation, Car rental
    Avis Rent a Car System, LLC, better known as Avis, is an American car rental company... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Arcadis NV

    Arcadis NV

    Infrastructure, Civil Engineering
    Arcadis NV is a global design, engineering and management consulting company based in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

    Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

    Balkan Airlines was Bulgaria's government-owned flag carrier between 1947 and 2002. During the... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Bandini Automobili

    Bandini Automobili

    Automotive industry
    Bandini Automobili was an Italian automobile manufacturer operating between 1946 and 1992. It... more on Wikipedia
  • 23


    Bellway plc is a major UK residential property developer based in Newcastle upon Tyne. It is... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Belvoir Federal Credit Union

    Belvoir Federal Credit Union

    Financial Services
    Belvoir Federal Credit Union or Belvoir Federal was organized in 1946 by employees of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Bemidji Airlines
    Bemidji Airlines is an American airline based in Bemidji, Minnesota USA. It operates domestic... more on Wikipedia