50s Companies Founded in 1950

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1950; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Aerolíneas Argentinas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Aerolíneas Argentinas Airline Aerolíneas Argentinas, formally Aerolíneas Argentinas S.A., is Argentina's largest airline and serves as the country '​s flag carrier. The airline was created in 1949 from the ...more

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Amer Sports is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Amer Sports Sports equipment Amer Sports Corporation is a Finnish headquartered sporting goods company with brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor. Established in 1950 as an industrial ...more

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Bernard Matthews is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Bernard Matthews Food Manufacturing, Agriculture Bernard Matthews Holdings Ltd., trading as Bernard Matthews Farms, is a British farming and food products business headquartered in Great Witchingham, Norfolk, England, which specialises in ...more

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Saudi Binladin Group is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Saudi Binladin Group Construction Saudi Binladin Group is a multinational construction conglomerate and is headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Considered the largest construction firm in the world, Saudi Binladin Group ...more

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Cabasse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Cabasse Consumer electronics Cabasse is a French audio manufacturer founded by Georges Cabasse in 1950. It is mainly known for its home loudspeakers but has also produced professional audio speakers for studio recording or ...more

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Cagiva is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Cagiva Cagiva is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer. It was founded in 1950 by Claudio Castiglioni in Varese, originally producing small metal components. It went into the motorcycle industry in 1978. ...more

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Centex is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Centex Operative Builders Centex Corporation was a home builder founded and headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The company was acquired by rival Pulte Homes in 2009 for 1.6 billion dollars.

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Changchun Film Group Corporati... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Changchun Film Group Corporation Changchun Film Studio Group Corporation is a Chinese film production company in Changchun, Jilin province, China. It is one of the studios transitioned from the 1940s, and has been considered ...more

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China Railway Engineering Corp... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
China Railway Engineering Corporation Infrastructure The China Railway Engineering Corporation is a large-scale state-owned construction company in the People's Republic of China under the supervision by the State Council of the People's Republic ...more

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Club Med is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Club Med Tourism, Hospitality, Hotel Club Med är en researrangör.

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Consolidated Contractors Compa... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Consolidated Contractors Company Consolidated Contractors Company is the largest construction company in the Middle East and ranks among the top 25 international contractors with a revenue of 5.3 billion USD in 2013. CCC has ...more

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Crown American is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Crown American Hospitality Crown American is a privately held American company that manages and develops commercial real estate. The corporate headquarters is in downtown Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in a building designed by ...more

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David's Bridal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
David's Bridal Retail David's Bridal is a clothier in the United States that specializes in wedding dresses, prom gowns, and other formal wear. It is the largest American bridal-store chain. David's Bridal currently ...more

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Desilu Productions is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Desilu Productions Desilu Productions was an American television production company co-owned by husband and wife Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, best known for shows such as I Love Lucy, Star Trek, and The ...more

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Diners Club International is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Diners Club International Finance Diners Club International, founded as Diners Club, is a charge card company formed in 1950 by Frank X. McNamara, Ralph Schneider, and Matty Simmons. When it first emerged, it became the first ...more

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Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Dunkin' Donuts Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage Dunkin' Donuts is an American global doughnut company and coffeehouse chain based in Canton, Massachusetts in Greater Boston. It was founded in 1950 by William Rosenberg in Quincy, ...more

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Elektra Records is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Elektra Records Record label Elektra Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group. In 2004, it was consolidated into WMG's Atlantic Records Group. After five years of dormancy, the label was revived as an ...more

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Euronics is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Euronics Retail Euronics International Ltd. is an international association of over 11,000 independent electrical retailers in 30 countries. It functions as Europe's largest electrical buying group on behalf of ...more

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Fields is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Fields Retail Fields is a brand of Canadian discount stores owned by FHC Holdings Ltd., with 64 locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the Northwest Territories.

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Finnaviation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Finnaviation Finnaviation was an airline flying domestic routes in Finland. It was based in Helsinki and also carried out nightmail and business flights, as well as wet-leasing aircraft, maintenance, flight ...more

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Fjällräven is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Fjällräven Clothing, Retail Fjällräven is a Swedish company specialising in outdoor equipment—mostly clothing and rucksacks. The name means the Arctic fox. Fjällräven was founded in 1960 by Åke ...more

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Frontier Airlines is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Frontier Airlines Airline Frontier Airlines is a United States ultra low-cost airline headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA. The carrier, which is a subsidiary and operating brand of Indigo Partners, LLC, operates ...more

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Frontier Flying Service is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Frontier Flying Service Airline Frontier Flying Service is an American airline headquartered in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. It operates an extensive network of year-round scheduled commuter services and postal services ...more

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G & R Wrenn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
G & R Wrenn G&R Wrenn was a toy company specialising in the manufacture of model railways. It was founded in 1950 by George & Richard Wrenn .

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Ganz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Ganz Ganz is a Canadian company best known for distributing plush animals and collectibles. They are the manufacturer of Webkinz, the toy with an interactive virtual-reality Internet site for ...more

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Glitterex is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Glitterex

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Gorenje is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Gorenje Retail Gorenje is the largest Slovenian manufacturer of white goods. With a continent-wide market share of 4%, it is one of the eight largest manufacturers of home appliances in Europe. Appliances are ...more

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Graham Company is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Graham Company The Graham Company was founded in 1950 by William A. Graham III, as William A. Graham & Co. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, it is a leading US insurance and surety brokerage and ...more

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Grupo Elektra is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Grupo Elektra Finance, Professional, Scientific Grupo Elektra is a Mexican financial and retail corporation established by Hugo Salinas Price and owned by Grupo Salinas. It is listed on the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores and on the Spanish Stock ...more

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Grupo Lala is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Grupo Lala Grupo Lala is a Mexican dairy company, founded in 1950 in Gómez Palacio, Durango. It is the only dairy Company that operates nationwide in Mexico. It expanded into the United States in ...more

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Gulf Air is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Gulf Air Airline Gulf Air is the principal flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Headquartered in Muharraq, adjacent to Bahrain International Airport, the airline operates scheduled services to 42 destinations ...more

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Harveys Supermarkets is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Harveys Supermarkets Supermarket, Retail J.H. Harvey Co., LLC is a supermarket chain with stores in Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina. The majority of the Harveys stores are between 18,000 and 35,000 square feet. The company is a ...more

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Head is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Head Sports equipment, Sportswear, Tennis technology HEAD NV is a sports equipment and clothing company, known mainly for their alpine skis and tennis racquets. The company includes parts of several previously independent companies, including Head ...more

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Hunt Petroleum is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Hunt Petroleum Petroleum industry Hunt Petroleum Corporation was an oil and gas exploration and production company formed in 1950. The company was originally called Petrol Production Co. and was later renamed Hunt Petroleum ...more

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Jerrold Electronics is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Jerrold Electronics Jerrold Electronics was a provider of cable television equipment, including subscriber converter boxes, distribution network equipment, and headend equipment in the United States.

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Kopp's Frozen Custard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Kopp's Frozen Custard Restaurant Kopp's Frozen Custard is a restaurant chain located in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. It specializes in frozen custard and large "jumbo" hamburgers. Founded by Elsa Kopp in 1950, the ...more

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M. Firon & Co. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
M. Firon & Co. Law M. Firon & Co., founded in 1950, is one of the largest law firms in Israel. Its offices are in Ramat Gan, and it has branch offices in Jerusalem, Beer Sheva and Haifa. With 60 years of legal ...more

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Mayr-Melnhof is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Mayr-Melnhof Paper Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG is a manufacturer in the paper and packaging industry, based in Vienna, Austria. Owner: 65% family owned, rest free-float, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange.

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MKB Bank is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
MKB Bank Financial Services MKB Bank is the fourth-biggest commercial bank in Hungary, and was the first to be privatised, in 1994. It is controlled by BayernLB. The MKB Bank is the main sponsor of the MKB Veszprém ...more

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Newman Printing Company, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Newman Printing Company, Inc. Printing The Newman Printing Company was founded in Bryan, Texas, in 1950 by Louis Newman, Jr.

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Nippon Steel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Nippon Steel Steelmaking Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, was formed in 2012 with the merger of Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal. Nippon Steel was formed in 1970 with the merger of Fuji Iron & Steel and ...more

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Orascom Construction Industrie... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Orascom Construction Industries Construction, Engineering Orascom Construction Industries SAE is a leading engineering, procurement, and construction contractor based in Cairo, Egypt, and active in more than 25 countries. The company was Egypt's first ...more

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Pic 'N' Save is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Pic 'N' Save Retail Pic 'N' Save was, at one time, the second-largest closeout retail chain in the United States. Financial troubles caused the chain to close many of the markets in the late-1990s and early-2000s.

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Pulte Homes, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Pulte Homes, Inc. Construction, Financial Services, Operative Builders PulteGroup, Inc is a company founded by Bill Pulte, based in Buckhead, Atlanta. In 2009, the company, then known as Pulte Homes Inc., bought Centex - creating the nation's largest homebuilding ...more

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PYOSA is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
PYOSA PYOSA is a Mexican multi-national industrial family-owned group Founded by Rafael Fernández Saldana and his sons Alberto Fernández Ruiloba and lately participating Rafael and Jorge ...more

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Questar Corporation is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Questar Corporation Manufacturing Questar Corporation is a company based in New Hope, Pennsylvania, which manufactures precision optical devices for consumer, industrial, aerospace, and military markets. Its telescopes produced ...more

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Racal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Racal Racal Electronics plc was once the third-largest British electronics firm. Listed on the London Stock Exchange and once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, Racal was a diversified company, ...more

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Riverboat Discovery is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
Riverboat Discovery Tourism The Riverboat Discovery is a tour company in Fairbanks, Alaska which operates sternwheel riverboats on the Chena and Tanana rivers.

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RTI International Metals is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
RTI International Metals Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling, Drawing, Extruding RTI International Metals which was founded in 1950, is a leading US producer of titanium mill products and fabricated metal components for the global market. Through its various subsidiaries, ...more

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San Juan Airlines is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
San Juan Airlines Airline San Juan Airlines is an airline operating scheduled and charter flights in the U.S. state of Washington and the Canadian province of British Columbia. Its main base of operations is Bellingham ...more