Companies 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
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
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 Farms is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1950
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
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
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 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
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
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
Tourism, Hospitality, Hotel
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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