List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1951; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
AAR CorpAircraft Manufacturing, Aviation, Aerospace Engineering AAR CORP. is an aviation support company. Founded in 1951, AAR provides a broad range of products and services to the aerospace and government/defense industries, with a nearly even split ...more
ACHIEVA ACHIEVA, formerly Arc Allegheny, is western Pennsylvania's largest provider of comprehensive services and supports for children and adults with disabilities and their families. Each year, ...more
Advanta Advanta was an American banking company. It controlled two banks, Advanta Bank Corp and Advanta National Bank.
Air GabonAirline Air Gabon was the national, state-owned airline of Gabon, operating out of Libreville International Airport to a variety of destinations across Western and Southern Africa, as well as to Europe, ...more
Fiji AirwaysAirline Fiji Airways, formerly Air Pacific is the flag carrier airline of Fiji. It is based in Nadi and operates international and domestic services to 10 countries and 17 cities around the Pacific ...more
Angle RingManufacturing The Angle Ring Company Limited is an engineering firm based in Tipton, West Midlands, England. It was founded in 1951 at a site in Bloomfield Road, and has since expanded to become one of the ...more
Beckman Research Institute The Beckman Research Institute is a research facility located at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA, United States. It is dedicated to studying normal and abnormal biological ...more
Bob'sRestaurant, Fast food Bob’s is the first Brazilian fast food chain, founded in 1952 by the American Brazilian tennis champion Robert Falkenburg, Wimbledon tournament winner in 1948. The first store was opened in the ...more
BosnalijekPharmaceutical industry Bosnalijek is the largest pharmaceutical company in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The organisation was established in 1951 and employs ~620 workers, out of which more than 50% have university level or ...more
Central Arkansas Telephone Cooperative Central Arkansas Telephone Cooperative is a non-profit rural telephone utility cooperative serving the cities of Bismarck and Donaldson and the surrounding rural areas of Hot Spring County, ...more
DelekConglomerate, Energy industry Delek Group is of one Israel's largest companies, owned by Yitzhak Tshuva, a self-made multi-millionaire. Delek Group is involved in the energy and infrastructure, with investments in upstream ...more
DSK Bank DSK Bank is a major Bulgarian bank. It has been owned by the Hungarian OTP Bank since 2003, being transformed into a joint-stock company in 1999, and was founded in 1951 as the country's savings
FeinwerkbauArms industry Feinwerkbau, often abbreviated FWB, is a German manufacturer of firearms. It is aimed mainly at competitive ISSF shooting events, including some contested at the Olympic Games as governed by the ...more
FlightSafety InternationalAviation, Aerospace Engineering FlightSafety International is a provider of professional aviation training, simulation equipment and software, operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, who has owned the ...more
Hornbacher'sSupermarket Hornbacher's is a supermarket chain that operates six stores in Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota. Hornbacher's is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eden Prairie, Minnesota based SuperValu
International Bibliography of the Social SciencesPublishing The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences is a bibliography for social science and interdisciplinary research. The database focuses on the social science disciplines of anthropology, ...more
Intra Bank Intra Bank was a Lebanese bank, and the largest financial institution in the Middle East until its collapse in 1966.
Iron Mountain IncorporatedComputer data storage, Warehousing and Storage Iron Mountain Inc., founded in 1951, is an enterprise information management services company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Its records management, information destruction and data ...more
Jack in the BoxRestaurant Jack in the Box is an American fast-food restaurant founded in 1951 by Robert O. Peterson in San Diego, California, where it is still headquartered today. In total, the chain has 2,200 ...more
Japan AirlinesAirline Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., is the largest airline company in Japan. It is headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan; and its main hubs are Tokyo's Narita International Airport and Tokyo ...more
Jordan Insurance CompanyInsurance Carriers Jordan Insurance Company is a full-service insurance company in Jordan. JIC offers the following insurance: Marine Insurance Motor Insurance Life Insurance Casualty insurance Health Insurance ...more
Kantana GroupAnimation, Film, Television Kantana Group Public Company Limited is a film and television production company based in Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of Thailand's oldest and largest film studios. The company's ...more
Lend Lease GroupReal Estate Lend Lease Group is a multinational property and infrastructure company headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
Marimekko Marimekko is a Finnish company based in Helsinki that has made important contributions to fashion, especially in the 1960s. It is particularly noted for brightly colored printed fabrics and ...more
Max MaraFashion, Clothing Max Mara is a luxury Italian fashion house belonging to the group of companies under the Max Mara Fashion Group holding.
Meinl PercussionMusical instrument Meinl Percussion is a leading manufacturer of percussion instruments, based in Gutenstetten, Germany.
Myasishchev Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center V. M. Myasishchev Experimental Design Bureau or OKB-23, founded in 1951 by Vladimir Myasishchev was one of the chief Soviet aerospace design ...more
National Catholic Forensic League The National Catholic Forensic League is a speech and debate league that was formed in 1951. It is organized into regions which correspond to Roman Catholic dioceses. Member schools include both ...more
Park CleanersCoin-Operated Laundries and Drycleaners
Redstone Federal Credit UnionFinancial Services Redstone Federal Credit Union is a federally chartered credit union based in Huntsville, Alabama. RFCU is Alabama’s largest credit union and is regulated and insured through the National Credit ...more
Scientific AtlantaBroadband Scientific Atlanta Inc is a Georgia-based manufacturer of cable television, telecommunications, and broadband equipment. Scientific Atlanta was founded in 1952 by a group of engineers from the ...more
Suspa SUSPA GmbH is a manufacturer of gas springs, dampers, height adjustment systems, crash management systems and safety systems for many different industries. In 2014, the company, located in ...more
TAE Greek National AirlinesAirline TAE Greek National Airlines, originally branded in English as TAE National Greek Airlines, was formed by the Greek government in 1951 to be the national airline of Greece. The airline operated ...more
Tetra Pak Tetra Pak is a multinational food packaging and processing company of Swedish origin with head offices in Lund, Sweden, and Lausanne, Switzerland. The company offers packaging solutions, filling ...more
Trans Guyana AirwaysAirline Trans Guyana Airways Limited commenced operations in 1956 in Georgetown, Guyana with a single float airplane. Since then, the company has grown to become one of the leading domestic commercial ...more
TransAsia AirwaysAirline TransAsia Airways is an airline based in Neihu District, Taipei, Taiwan. Though the company started its operations focusing mainly on the domestic market, it now approaches 30 scheduled ...more
TransCanada CorporationElectricity, Natural gas, Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas TransCanada Corporation is a major North American energy company based in Calgary, Alberta, developing and operating energy infrastructure in North America. Its pipeline network includes ...more
Trondheim BilruterTransportation Trondheim Bilruter or TBR was a municipally owned bus company in Trondheim, Norway between 1951 and 1974. It was merged with the tram operators Trondheim Sporvei and A/S Graakalbanen in 1974 to ...more
URS CorporationConstruction, Architectural Services, Engineering Services URS Corporation was an engineering, design, and construction firm and a U.S. federal government contractor. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, URS was a full-service, global ...more
ValmetArms Manufacturers The Valmet Corporation is a Finnish company, a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. It was reborn through the demerger of ...more
Wang LaboratoriesComputer hardware, Computer Wang Laboratories was a computer company founded in 1951 by Dr. An Wang and Dr. G. Y. Chu. The company was successively headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, and ...more