Companies Companies Founded in 1948

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1948; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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Amedia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Amedia Mass media, Media
Amedia AS is one of the three largest media companies in Norway. The company is whole or partial owner of 50 local- and regional newspaper with online newspapers and printing presses, local TV ...more

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Affiliated Foods Southwest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Affiliated Foods Southwest Supermarket, Retail
Affiliated Foods Southwest was a retailers' cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. It was founded in 1948 by C. E. ...more

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Air Labrador is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Air Labrador Airline
Labrador Airways Limited, operating as Air Labrador, is a regional airline based in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It operates scheduled daily passenger and freight services ...more

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Akbank is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Akbank Financial Services
Akbank is one of the largest banks in Turkey. Founded in 1948, it had revenues of nearly TL10bn in 2011. Listed on the Borsa Istanbul, its largest shareholders are members of the Sabancı family. ...more

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Allergan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Pharmaceutical Preparation, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical industry
Allergan, Inc., is an American worldwide pharmaceutical company, focusing on ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, dermatology, neuroscience, urology and cosmetics.

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Alps Electric is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Alps Electric Electronics industry
Alps Electric Co., Ltd. is a multinational corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, producing electronic devices, including switches, potentiometers, sensors, encoders and touchpads. The ...more

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American Signature is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Retail, Manufacturing
American Signature, Inc. is a privately owned furniture company based in Columbus, Ohio. It is the parent company of the retail brands Value City Furniture and American Signature Furniture, and ...more

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American State Bank is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Finance
American State Bank was a financial service company operating 37 locations in 21 communities across Texas, mainly in West Texas. American State Bank first opened on May 20, 1948 in Lubbock. ...more

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Andrade Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Andrade Gutierrez Conglomerate
Andrade Gutierrez is a Brazilian private multinational conglomerate headquartered in Belo Horizonte. The company was founded in 1948 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais by the Andrade and Gutierrez ...more

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Anshan Iron & Steel Group Corp... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Manufacturing, Steelmaking
Anshan Iron and Steel Group, the second-largest steel maker in China by output, focuses on producing high-end products such as electroplating, color-coated, and silicon flat steel products to ...more

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Ashok Leyland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Automotive industry
Ashok Leyland is an Indian automobile manufacturing company based in Chennai, India. Founded in 1948, it is the 2nd largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India, 4th largest manufacturer of ...more

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Atlas Van Lines is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Atlas Van Lines is an American moving company formed in 1948 by a group of local transfer and storage firms. As an agent-owned company it is similar in form to a cooperative. It has about 500 ...more

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Aukra Auto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Aukra Auto Transportation
Aukra Auto is a bus and truck operating company based in Aukra, Norway. The company has a monopoly on bus transport on the island Gossen and between it and Molde. The largest owner of the ...more

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AVL is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
AVL Automotive industry
AVL, or Anstalt für Verbrennungskraftmaschinen List, is an Austrian-based automotive consulting firm as well as an independent research institute. It is the largest privately owned company ...more

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BBN Technologies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
BBN Technologies was established as Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc. in 1948. From its roots as an acoustical design consulting firm, to the implementation and operation of the ARPANET (the ...more

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BelAZ is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
BelAZ Automotive industry
BelAZ is a Belarusian manufacturer of haulage and earthmoving equipment based in Zhodzina. The factory opened its door in 1948 and has produced over 120,000 vehicles for use in the Soviet Union. ...more

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Bölkow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Bölkow
Bölkow was a German aircraft manufacturer based in Stuttgart, Germany, and later Ottobrunn.

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Bowser Manufacturing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Bowser Manufacturing
Bowser Manufacturing is a United States manufacturer of model railroad equipment, located in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, USA. The company was founded in 1948 by Bill Bowser in California. Since ...more

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Brasseries du Cameroun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Brasseries du Cameroun
Les Sociétés Anonymes des Brasseries du Cameroun is a brewing company in Cameroon. Their offices and main factory are in Douala, with other breweries in Bafoussam, Douala, Garoua, ...more

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Bushnell Corporation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Bushnell Corporation, also known as Bushnell and Bushnell Outdoor Products, is an American company specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include binoculars, spotting scopes, ...more

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ButanGas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
ButanGas
ButanGas is one of the largest liquefied petroleum gas distributor in Europe. Founded in Milan, Italy in 1948 by an Italian-Romanian entrepreneur, now the company has operations in Europe and ...more

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China Resources is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
China Resources Conglomerate
China Resources is a group of companies in a wide variety of businesses in Hong Kong and China. Some of its companies use the name in the form of the acronym CRC.

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Coco's Bakery is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Restaurant, Bakery
Coco's Bakery Restaurant is a chain of casual dining restaurants operating in the Western portion of the United States.

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Companhia Brasileira de Distri... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Retail
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição trading as CBD is the biggest Brazilian company engaged in business retailing of food, general merchandise, electronic goods, home appliances ...more

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Craig Wireless Systems Ltd is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1948
Craig Wireless Systems Ltd
Craig Wireless Systems, Ltd. is a Canadian company which offers Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service in Manitoba and British Columbia.