Companies Companies Founded in 1947

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1947; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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AGV is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
AGV AGV SpA. is an Italian motorcycle helmet firm, founded by Gino Amisano, which started out in 1946 making leather seats and motorcycle saddles. A year later, in 1947, it started making motorcycle ...more

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Air Algérie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Airline Air Algérie SpA is the national airline of Algeria, with its head office in the Immeuble El-Djazair in Algiers. With flights operating from Houari Boumedienne Airport, Air Algérie ...more

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Air Charter Limited is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Air Charter Limited Airline Air Charter was an early post-World War II private, British independent airline formed in 1947. The airline conducted regular trooping flights to Cyprus as well as worldwide passenger and ...more

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Arrow Air is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Arrow Cargo was an American cargo airline based in Building 712 on the grounds of Miami International Airport in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA. It operated over 90 weekly ...more

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Ashtead Group is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Ashtead Group Ashtead Group plc is a British industrial equipment rental company formerly based in Leatherhead, Surrey but which has since moved to new offices in the City of London. It is listed on the ...more

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ATCO is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Petroleum industry, Utilities, Utility With more than 9,000 employees and assets of approximately $17 billion, ATCO is a diversified global corporation delivering service excellence and innovative business solutions through leading ...more

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Atlantic Records is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Atlantic Records is an American record label best known for its numerous recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, jazz, and hip hop. Over its first 20 years of operation Atlantic earned a ...more

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Atul is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Atul Atul Ltd is a chemical conglomerate and one of the flagship company of Lalbhai Group, serving customers in national and international markets. The first manufacturing site of the Company - ...more

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Autobacs Seven is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Autobacs Seven Autobacs Seven Company, Limited is a retailer of automotive parts and accessories based in Japan with branches primarily in Asia, with stores also located in France.

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Avinor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Avinor Other Airport Operations, Airports, Flying Fields Avinor AS is a state-owned limited company that operates most of the civil airports in Norway. The Norwegian state, via the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications, controls 100 ...more

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Barenthal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Barenthal Manufacturing Barenthal was a steel company founded in 1947 by Eugène Schall. The company was located in Baerenthal, Lorraine. The company specialized in steel and silver-plated forks and spoons. ...more

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Behr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Behr Process Corporation is one of the largest suppliers of architectural paint and exterior wood care products to the United States and Canadian do-it-yourself markets. BEHR manufactures ...more

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Bighorn Airways is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Airline Bighorn Airways is an American charter company based in Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. It operates domestic charter passenger and cargo services, including contract services. Its main base is ...more

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Blue Mountain Pottery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Blue Mountain Pottery Manufacturing Blue Mountain Pottery was a Canadian pottery company located in Collingwood, Ontario. It was founded in 1953 by Dennis Tupy and Jozo Wieder and closed in 2004. Originally producing hand painted ...more

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Boonton Electronics is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Boonton Electronics Boonton Electronics is an American manufacturer of electronic test equipment. Originally founded in 1947 in Morris Plains, New Jersey, they are now located nearby in Parsippany. Boonton became a ...more

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Broadmeadows Bus Service is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Broadmeadows Bus Service Broadmeadows Bus Service is a bus and coach operator in Melbourne, Australia. As a Melbourne bus company, it operates eight bus routes under contract to the Government of Victoria.

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Brookhaven National Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Brookhaven National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory is a United States national laboratory located in Upton, New York, on Long Island, and was formally established in 1947 at the site of Camp Upton, a former U.S. ...more

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Bulgartabac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Tobacco Bulgartabac Holding Group AD or simply Bulgartabac is a Bulgarian tobacco holding company. Established in 1947 and based in the capital Sofia, it includes 11 joint-stock subsidiary companies in ...more

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Bupa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Bupa Health Care Bupa is an international healthcare group, serving over 22 million customers in over 190 countries. It is a private healthcare company, as opposed to the UK's National Health Service, which is a ...more

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Charles River Laboratories Int... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Biotechnology, Biological Product (except Diagnostic) Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical industry Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an American corporation specializing in a variety of pre-clinical and clinical laboratory services for the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology ...more

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Chittaranjan Locomotive Works is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Chittaranjan Locomotive Works Chittaranjan Locomotive Works is a state-owned electric locomotive manufacturer based in India. It is located at Chittaranjan in Asansol. It is one of the largest locomotive manufacturers in the ...more

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Color Television Inc. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Color Television Inc. Color Television Inc. was an American research and development firm founded in 1947 and devoted to creating a color television system to be approved by the Federal Communications Commission as ...more

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Copa Airlines is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Airline Compañía Panameña de Aviación, S.A., is the flag carrier of Panama. It is headquartered in Panama City, Panama, with its main hub at Tocumen International Airport. It ...more

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Cyprus Airways is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Airline, Wholesale and Distribution Cyprus Airways was the flag carrier airline of Cyprus. It was established in September 1947 and ceased operations on 9 January 2015. Cyprus Airways had its operating base at Larnaca ...more

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Danelectro is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Danelectro is a US manufacturer of musical instruments and accessories, specializing in guitars, bass guitars, amplifiers and effects units.

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Drammen Kommunale Trikk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Drammen Kommunale Trikk Transportation Drammen Kommunale Trikk was a Norwegian company that operated the Drammen trolleybus and bus system between July 1, 1947 and 1981, though the trolleybus system was closed in 1967. The company ...more

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East Midlands Electricity is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
East Midlands Electricity The East Midlands Electricity Board was formed in 1947, one of the 12 area electricity boards specified under the Electricity Act 1947.

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Emap International Limited is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Media, Publishing Emap International Limited is a British media company, specialising in the production of business-to-business magazines, and the organisation of business events and conferences. The company was ...more

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Don Jorge is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Don Jorge Embotelladora Don Jorge S.A.C. is a corporation involved in the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages based in Lima, Peru. Its headquarters are ...more

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Enrich Loyalty Programe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Enrich Loyalty Programe

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Exide Industries is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Exide Industries Auto Parts Exide Industries is a storage battery producing company in India. It manufactures automotive and industrial lead-acid batteries. It has plants in India and Sri Lanka.

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Faithful+Gould is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Faithful+Gould Faithful+Gould is an integrated project and programme management consultancy. It supports clients with the management of their construction projects and programmes. It is part of Atkins – a ...more

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Finnlines is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Finnlines Finnlines Plc is a Finnish shipping company that operates freight throughout Northern Europe as well as passenger services in the Baltic Sea. In the past, Finnlines has operated ships under the ...more

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Frankford Candy & Chocolate Co... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company is an American candy manufacturer, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded in 1947 by Sam Himmelstein. The current CEO is Stuart Selarnick. In ...more

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Fred's is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Retail, Discount store, Variety Stores Fred's, Inc. is a regional chain of discount retail stores, operating in the southeastern United States. It opened in 1947 and operates approximately 700 stores and 300 pharmacies in 15 states. ...more

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Gaggia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Gaggia is an Italian company that makes coffee machines, especially espresso and cappuccino machines, in addition to small kitchen appliances. The company is owned by Saeco International Group, ...more

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Golden Wonder is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Golden Wonder is a British company that manufactures snack foods, most notably crisps. It's most notable products are based at a low price point, usually around 20p - 30p. These include Ringo's, ...more

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Hamilton Exhibits is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Hamilton Exhibits Hamilton Exhibits was founded as Hamilton Display Manufacturing Company in January 1947 by Renzie Hamilton and his father-in-law, Sterner Faussett. Hamilton Exhibits designs and manufactures ...more

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Hellenic Airlines is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Hellenic Airlines Hellenic Airlines, often abbreviated ΕΛΛ.Α.Σ. in Greek and sometimes also known as Hellas in English, was a Greek-flagged airline that operated domestic and international airline service from ...more

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Hermann Peters is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Hermann Peters Hermann Peters GmbH & Co. KG was founded 1947 by Hermann Peters in Ennepetal, Germany and is globally known under the registered trademark Original PE since 1979. The Family business is a ...more

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Hong Kong Airways is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Hong Kong Airways Hong Kong Airways was an airline in Hong Kong during the late 1940s and 1950s.

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Hughes Helicopters is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Hughes Helicopters Hughes Helicopters was a major manufacturer of military and civil helicopters from the 1950s to the 1980s. The company began in 1947, as a unit of Hughes Aircraft, then was part of the Hughes ...more

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International Rectifier is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing International Rectifier is an American power management technology company that manufactures analog and mixed-signal ICs, advanced circuit devices, integrated power systems, and integrated ...more

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Jacobs Engineering Group is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Construction, Architectural Services, Natural gas Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., is an international engineering, architecture, and construction firm with offices located around the world. As a publicly traded company with 66,000 employees and ...more

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Jat Tehnika is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Jat Tehnika Aerospace Jat Tehnika is a Serbian aerospace maintenance and engineering company. The company is based at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport and provides maintenance services for Air Serbia, as well as other ...more

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Jerry's Foods is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Jerry's Foods Supermarket Jerry's Enterprises, Inc. is an operator of County Market, Cub Foods, Jerry's Foods and Save-a-Lot grocery stores headquartered in Edina, Minnesota. Jerry's Foods is the largest Cub Foods ...more

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Jo-Han is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Jo-Han Jo-Han is a manufacturer of plastic scale model car promotionals and kits originally based in Detroit. The company was founded there in 1947 by tool and die maker John Hanley - a year before ...more

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Kash n' Karry is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Kash n' Karry

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Kenner Products is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Toy Kenner Products was an American toy company founded in 1947. Throughout its history the Kenner brand produced several highly recognizable toys and merchandise lines, including the original ...more

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Labor and Employment Relations... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1947
Labor and Employment Relations Association The Labor and Employment Relations Association, founded in 1947, as the Industrial Relations Research Association, is an organization for professionals in industrial relations and human ...more