Companies Companies Founded in 1949

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1949; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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20th Century Fox Television is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Television Production Twentieth Century Fox Television is the television production division of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, and a production arm of the Fox Television Group. 20th Television is the syndication ...more

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Adams Cable is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Telecommunications, Arts, Entertainment Adams Cable is a local cable television and Internet provider that serves northeast Pennsylvania along with rural Broome, Chenango and Delaware counties in New York. Current products available ...more

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Adidas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Design Adidas AG is a German multinational corporation that designs and manufactures sports shoes, clothing and accessories. The company is based in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany. It is the holding ...more

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Agricultural Bank of China is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Finance, Financial Services Agricultural Bank of China Limited, also known as AgBank or 农行 Nóngháng, is one of the "Big Four" banks in the People's Republic of China. It was founded in 1951, and has ...more

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Aisin Seiki Co. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Carburetor, Piston, Piston Ring Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., also known as Aisin, is a Japanese corporation which develops and produces components and systems for the automotive industry. Aisin is a Fortune Global 500 company, ...more

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Alticor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Medicinal and Botanical Manufacturing, Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers Alticor is a privately held corporation, owned and run by members of the DeVos and Van Andel families. It was established in 1999 to serve as the parent company for a handful of business ...more

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Ardex GmbH is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Ardex GmbH Chemical industry Ardex GmbH is a manufacturer of special materials for the building trade with its place of business in Witten. It is operated as an independent family-owned business by Mark Eslamlooy, director ...more

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Arkia Israel Airlines is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Airline Arkia Israeli Airlines Ltd, commonly referred to as Arkia, is an Israeli airline. Its head office is on the grounds of Sde Dov Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel. It is Israel's second-largest airline, ...more

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ASICS is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Sports equipment, Sportswear ASICS is a Japanese athletic equipment company which produces footwear and sports equipment designed for a wide range of sports, generally in the upper price range. The name is an acronym for ...more

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Automatic Data Processing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Business process outsourcing ADP, LLC., is an American provider of business outsourcing solutions. It was also a provider of computing services to automobile and heavy equipment dealers, but spun off those businesses in ...more

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Automatic Products is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Automatic Products Automatic Products International, Ltd., known simply as APi, is a leading U.S. vending company based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Founded in 1949, they specialize in glass front snack machines. In ...more

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BiLo Foods is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Supermarket

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Brasserie du Bocq is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Alcoholic beverage The Brasserie du Bocq is a Belgian family brewery founded in 1858 by Martin Belot. It is based in the valley of the small river Bocq in Purnode.

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Carver Bancorp, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Savings Institutions, Federally Chartered, Finance Carver Bancorp, Inc. is the [holding company] for Carver Federal Savings Bank, a federally chartered stock savings bank. Carver was founded in 1948 to serve African-American communities whose ...more

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Smarties Candy Company is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Smarties Candy Company Food Manufacturing, Food industry Smarties Candy Company is a confectionery company well known for its candy, Smarties. Edward "Eddie" Dee founded Ce De Candy in Bloomfield, New Jersey in 1949. His son, Jonathan Dee, ...more

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Cimber Sterling is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Airline Cimber Sterling A/S, also known as Cimber Air and styled as Cimber Sterling, was a Danish airline based in Sønderborg, Sønderborg Municipality, Denmark, operating scheduled ...more

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Circuit City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Retail, Radio, Television Circuit City Stores, Inc. was an American multinational consumer electronics corporation. It was founded in 1949 and pioneered the electronics superstore format in the 1970s. Circuit City ...more

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Civil Aviation Administration ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
The Civil Aviation Administration of China, formerly the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China, is the aviation authority under the Ministry of Transport of the People's Republic of ...more

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Combe Incorporated is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Combe Incorporated Combe Incorporated, based in White Plains, New York, is a privately owned personal-care company founded in 1949 by Ivan Combe. Combe products are sold in 64 countries on six continents. Ivan ...more

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Credit Union Atlantic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Credit Union Atlantic Financial Services

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Cutco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Cutco Corporation, formerly Alcas Corporation, is the parent company of CUTCO Cutlery Corp., direct sales marketing company Vector Marketing, KA-BAR Knives Inc. and Schilling Forge. Its primary ...more

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Cyprane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Cyprane

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Datong Coal Mining Group is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Datong Coal Mining Group Coal mining The Datong Coal Mining Group is a third-largest state-owned coal mining enterprise in China, after Shenhua Group and China National Coal Group Corporation. It is located at Datong City, the ...more

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Deutsche Presse-Agentur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Deutsche Presse-Agentur News media Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH is a news agency founded in 1949 in Germany. Based in Hamburg, it has grown to be a major worldwide operation serving print media, radio, television, online, mobile ...more

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Douglas Holding is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Douglas Holding Retail Douglas Holding AG is a German perfume, book, jewelry and confection retailer based in Hagen. Douglas owns more than 1,900 stores, more than 1,500 of which are in Germany, in Europe and the ...more

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Dunder-Mifflin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Office supplies Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, Inc. is a fictional paper sales company featured in the United States television series The Office. It is analogous to Wernham Hogg in the British original of the ...more

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Dusit Thani Group is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Hospitality The Dusit Thani Group of companies, also known as Dusit International is a Bangkok-based hotel and resort company. The company was founded in 1948 by Honorary Chairperson Thanpuying Chanut ...more

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Eastern Australia Airlines is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Airline Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd is an airline based on the grounds of Sydney Airport in Mascot, City of Botany Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is a regional domestic airline ...more

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Eastern Provincial Airways is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Eastern Provincial Airways Eastern Provincial Airways, also known as EPA, was the backbone of air travel in Eastern Canada in the 1970s. At its peak, the carrier operated jet service with Boeing 737s connecting many ...more

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Eat'n Park is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Restaurant Eat'n Park is a restaurant chain based in Homestead, Pennsylvania with over 75 locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The chain is known for its Smiley Cookies.

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Elco Holdings is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Elco Holdings Electronics industry Elco Holdings is one of the largest Israeli industrial groups. Elco has several production centres in Israel, Italy, France and China where it produces household appliances, air conditioning ...more

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Electroputere is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Electroputere Electroputere S.A. is a company based in Craiova, Romania. Founded in 1949, it is today one of the largest industrial companies in Romania. During the time, Electroputere has produced, for ...more

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Enbridge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Petroleum industry Enbridge, Inc. is an energy delivery company based in Calgary, Canada. It focuses on the transportation, distribution and generation of energy, primarily in North America. As a transporter of ...more

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Ericsson Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Ericsson Nikola Tesla Telecommunications Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d. is the Croatian affiliate of the Swedish telecommunications equipment manufacturer Ericsson. The company is named after the inventor Nikola Tesla and is the largest ...more

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Fox Products Corporation is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Fox Products Corporation

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Gabor Shoes AG is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Gabor Shoes AG Manufacturing

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Garuda Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Airline Garuda Indonesia is the flag carrier of Indonesia. Named after the holy bird Garuda of Hinduism and Buddhism, the airline is headquartered at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, ...more

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Gruma is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Food Manufacturing, Manufacturing Gruma is the largest manufacturer of corn flour and tortillas in the world. Its brand names include Mission, Maseca, and Guerrero. Founded in 1949 as "Molinos Azteca, S.A.", the ...more

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Harlequin Enterprises is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Harlequin Enterprises Publishing Harlequin Enterprises Limited is a Toronto-based company that publishes series romance and women's fiction. Harlequin was owned by the Torstar Corporation, the largest newspaper publisher in ...more

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Abrams Books is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Abrams Books Publishing Abrams, formerly Harry N. Abrams, Inc., is an American publisher of high-quality art and illustrated books, and the enterprise is a subsidiary of the French publisher La Martinière ...more

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Heckler & Koch is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Heckler & Koch GmbH is a German defense manufacturing company that manufactures handguns, military rifles, submachine guns, and grenade launchers. The company is located in Oberndorf in the ...more

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Ikusi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Ikusi Technology IKUSI – Ángel Iglesias S.A is a business group located in San Sebastián, Spain which develops activity in the field of Electronics and Information and Communication Technologies. ...more

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Iron Ore Company of Canada is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Iron Ore Company of Canada Mining Iron Ore Company of Canada is a Canadian-based producer of iron ore. The company was founded in 1949 from a partnership of Canadian and American M.A. Hanna Company. It is now owned by a new ...more

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JEOL Ltd. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
JEOL Ltd. Manufacturing JEOL, Ltd. is a manufacturer of electron microscopes and other scientific instruments. Its headquarters are in Tokyo, Japan, with 25 subsidiaries and two associated companies. For the year 2006, ...more

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Jordan Phosphate Mines is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Mining, Manufacturing Jordan Phosphate Mines is a mining company based in Jordan. It was founded in 1949 and its main offices are located in Amman. The company operates 3 mining facilities in Jordan and a chemical ...more

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Kemppi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Kemppi Kemppi, is a Finnish company, founded in 1949 by Martti Kemppi. The company is a manufacturer of welding equipment. It is located in Lahti city. The company has subsidiaries in 13 countries, ...more

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Knouse Foods is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Knouse Foods

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Kommunal Landspensjonskasse is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Finance, Financial Services Kommunal Landspensjonskasse Gjensidig Forsikringsselskap or KLP is a mutual insurance company responsible for the management of municipal and county pensions and insurance issues. The company ...more

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Lancaster Music Company is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Lancaster Music Company Lancaster Music Company is a Yamaha Piano dealership located in Gainesville, Georgia. Founded in 1949 by J. Wendell and Mary Lancaster, Lancaster Music Company is a musical instrument retailer ...more

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Leighton Holdings is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1949
Civil Engineering, Construction Leighton Holdings is a leading international contractor. It is active in the telecommunications, engineering and infrastructure, building and property, mining and resources, and environmental ...more