Companies Companies Founded in 1955

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1955; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Aaron's, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Furniture, Equipment Rental and Leasing, NEC Aaron's, Inc. is a lease-to-own retailer. The company focuses on leases and retail sales of furniture, electronics, appliances, and computers. It is divided into three major divisions: sales and ...more

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AeroCóndor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Airline AeroCóndor was a Colombian airline.

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Aflac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Financial Services, Accident and Health Insurance Aflac Incorporated is an American insurance company and is the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, founded in 1955 and based in Columbus, Georgia. In the U.S., Aflac ...more

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Alberto-Culver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Manufacturing Alberto-Culver was an American corporation with international sales whose principal business is manufacturing hair and skin beauty care products under such brands as Alberto VO5, Andrew ...more

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Antibiotice Iași is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Antibiotice Iași Antibiotice Iaşi is a state-owned pharmaceutical company which is the third largest drug producing company in Romania and the second largest nystatin producer in the world. Its research center ...more

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Arçelik is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Consumer electronics, Manufacturing, Home appliance Arçelik A.Ş. is a household appliances manufacturer in Turkey. The Company engages in the production and marketing of durable goods, components, consumer electronics and after-sale ...more

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Ariana Afghan Airlines is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Ariana Afghan Airlines Airline Ariana Afghan Airlines Co. Ltd., also known as Ariana, is the largest airline of Afghanistan and serves as the country's national carrier. Founded in 1955, Ariana is the oldest airline of ...more

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Ashley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Ashley were manufacturer of body shells and chassis for specials from 1955 to 1962. They also offered a range of products for special builders: radiators, header tanks, lighting sets, steel ...more

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Atomic Skis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Atomic is an Austrian company that manufactures and sells skiing equipment under different brand names. Atomic is also a well-known manufacturer of alpine skis.

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Autocue is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Autocue Media Autocue is a UK based manufacturer of teleprompter systems. The company was founded in 1955 and licensed its first on-camera teleprompter, based on a patent by Jess Oppenheimer, in 1962. Its ...more

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Banco Safra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Financial Services Banco Safra is a Brazilian local bank, ranking tenth among the country’s largest sector financial institutions in terms of total assets. The bank is part of the larger Safra Group of banks and ...more

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Bi-Mart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Retail Bi-Mart is an employee-owned chain of retailers located in the U.S. states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. A typical Bi-Mart houses merchandise including electronics and small appliances, ...more

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Chevy Chase Bank is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Chevy Chase Bank Chevy Chase Bank, F.S.B. was the largest locally-based banking company in the Washington Metropolitan Area. It was acquired by Capital One in 2009 and rebranded as Capital One Bank in 2010. ...more

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Chief Auto Parts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Chief Auto Parts Chief Auto Parts was a United States-based auto parts store chain that had stores located in the states of Tennessee, Texas, Nevada, Arizona, Arkansas and California. Chief was founded in 1955 ...more

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Codelco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Codelco Mining CODELCO is a Chilean state owned copper mining company. It was formed in 1976 from foreign-owned copper companies that were nationalised in 1971. The headquarters are in Santiago and the ...more

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Companhia Brasileira de Alumin... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Companhia Brasileira de Aluminio Aluminium Companhia Brasileira de Aluminio CBA is the largest aluminium producer in Brazil having a total annual production of around 480,000 tonnes. It is headquartered in the city of São Paulo.

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Condor Flugdienst is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Airline Condor Flugdienst GmbH, usually shortened to Condor, is a German leisure airline based in Frankfurt. It is operating scheduled flights to leisure destinations in the Mediterranean, Asia, Africa, ...more

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Cortina Cycles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Cortina Cycles Cortina Cycles is a bicycle frame manufacturer in Santa Barbara, California. It has made frames for Italian companies such as Bennotto, and Gios.

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Corum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Manufacturing, Watch Corum is a Swiss watchmaker based in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Canton of Neuchâtel. Founded in 1955, it makes high-quality and high-price watches, many of which are limited editions. The ...more

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CTSI-Global is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
CTSI-Global Logistics, Supply Chain Solutions, Transportation management system CTSI-Global, formally Continental Traffic Service, Inc. and previously CTSI, is an international corporation that provides supply chain management solutions for all aspects of the supply chain: ...more

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Dart Drug is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Dart Drug Dart Drug is a now-defunct chain of discount drug stores in the metropolitan Washington, DC region. It was founded in 1955, by Herbert Haft and his wife Gloria in Adams Morgan. The chain ...more

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Dollar General is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Variety Stores Dollar General Corporation is a United States chain of variety stores headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. As of January 2015, Dollar General operated over 11,500 stores in 40 U.S. ...more

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Dynamics Research Corporation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Computer Integrated Systems Design Dynamics Research Corporation is a United States-based, publicly held technology and management consulting contractor headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts. With multiple offices and client ...more

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Elkins Constructors is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Construction Elkins Constructors is a privately held corporation headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida founded in 1955 by Martin Elkins. Purchased in 1984 by a group of investors which included current CEO, ...more

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Elva is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Elva Automotive industry Elva was a sports and racing car manufacturing company based in Bexhill, then Hastings and Rye, East Sussex, United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1955 by Frank G. Nichols. The name comes ...more

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Empresas Públicas de Medellín is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Empresas Públicas de Medellín Empresas Públicas de Medellín was established on 18 November 1955 as a residential public utilities company which, initially, only served the inhabitants of Medellin, its hometown. ...more

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Evia Oyj is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Evia Oyj Mass media Evia Oyj was one of the largest Finnish marketing communication agencies, founded 1955 and known as Markkinointi Viherjuuri before 2001 name change to Evia Oyj. On June 18, 2009 Evia Oyj filed ...more

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Federated Investors, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Investment banking, Financial Services, Investment Advice Federated Investors is a large financial services company headquartered in Federated Tower in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1955 and incorporated on October 18, 1957, the ...more

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Foodtown is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Foodtown Supermarket, Retail Foodtown is a northeastern United States supermarket cooperative founded in 1935 by Twin County Grocers, Inc. Currently, there are 55 Foodtown stores; 17 in New Jersey, 33 in New York and 5 in ...more

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General Atomics is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Nuclear power, Defense contractor, Aerospace General Atomics is a defense contractor headquartered in San Diego, California, specializing in nuclear physics. General Atomics' research into nuclear fission and nuclear fusion has also had ...more

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Granada Productions is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Granada Productions

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H&R Block is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Personal and Laundry Services H&R Block is a tax preparation company in the United States, claiming more than 24.5 million tax returns prepared worldwide, with offices in Canada, Australia, Brazil, and India. The Kansas ...more

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Rolf C. Hagen Group is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Hagen Inc. is a pet supplies company founded in 1955 by Rolf C. Hagen with the help of his brothers, Dieter and Horst. Dieter and Horst Hagen joined the company later after immigrating from ...more

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Helicol is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Helicol Airline Helicol is a helicopter operator based at El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia. It is a subsidiary airline of Avianca.

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hhgregg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Retail hhgregg, Inc. or Gregg Appliances, Inc. is a publicly owned and operated retailer of consumer electronics and home appliances in the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast United States. It has 5,124 ...more

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I.M. Pei and Associates is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
I.M. Pei and Associates

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Jordan Ahli Bank is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Jordan Ahli Bank Financial Services Jordan Ahli Bank is a leading Jordanian institution, with a steeped national history and heritage. It was founded in 1955 and its main offices are in Amman. Ahli Bank was the sixth public ...more

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Kappa Publishing Group is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Kappa Publishing Group Publishing Kappa Publishing Group, Inc. is a Blue Bell, Pennsylvania based publishing company concentrating on adult puzzle books and magazines as well as children's magazines and maps. It is a private ...more

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Lindsay Manufacturing is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Lindsay Manufacturing Lindsay Corporation, formerly known as Lindsay Manufacturing Co., is a manufacturer of Zimmatic brand center pivot irrigation systems, based in the U.S. state of Nebraska. It also manufactures ...more

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LTU International is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
LTU Lufttransport-Unternehmen GmbH, usually shortened to LTU, was a German leisure airline. It operated medium and long-haul routes and maintained hubs at Düsseldorf Airport, Munich Airport ...more

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LYNX Express is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
LYNX Express LYNX Express was a courier company operating principally in the United Kingdom. It was acquired in September 2005 by UPS.

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MGM Television is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Broadcast syndication Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television or Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Television Group and Digital is an American television production/distribution studio launched in 1955 and a division of ...more

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Miami Parking Authority is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Miami Parking Authority

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Mills Fleet Farm is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Mills Fleet Farm Retail Mills Fleet Farm is a retail chain of 35 stores in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, with the newest location opening in April 2015 in Mankato, Minnesota. The stores range in size ...more

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Namco is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Video game industry, Amusement park Namco Limited is a Japanese corporation best known as a former video game developer and publisher. Following a merger with Bandai in September 2005, the two companies' game production assets ...more

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Nord-Flyg is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Nord-Flyg Nord-Flyg is a Swedish cargo and passenger charter airline based at Eskilstuna, Sweden. Formed in 1955 as an air taxi operator it was launch customer for a cargo conversion of the Bombardier ...more

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Original Penguin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Clothing Original Penguin is an American clothing line. With roots in the 1950s and 60s, the brand specializes in clothing, footwear, and eyewear. It is sold in North America, South America, and Europe. ...more

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PenAir is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
PenAir Airline Peninsula Airways, operating as PenAir, is an American airline headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. It is Alaska's second largest commuter airline operating an extensive scheduled passenger and ...more

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Plectron is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Plectron Electronics industry A Plectron is a specialized VHF/UHF single-channel, emergency alerting radio receiver, used to activate emergency response personnel, and disaster warning systems. Manufactured from the late ...more

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Regal-Beloit is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1955
Regal-Beloit Motors and Generators Regal Beloit Corporation is a manufacturer of electric motors headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin. The company has manufacturing, sales, and service facilities throughout the United States, ...more