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Companies Founded in 1958

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1958; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    Aero-Dienst GmbH & Co. KG is an airline based in Germany, operating corporate charter and air ambulance flights out of Nuremberg Airport. It is one of the oldest commercial airlines in Germany that...  more
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    Artemide is a design-oriented Italian manufacturer founded by Ernesto Gismondi and Sergio Mazza in 1960. Based in Pregnana Milanese, a suburb of Milan, the company specialises in the manufacture of...  more
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    Austrian Airlines, sometimes shortened to Austrian, is the flag carrier of Austria and a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group. The airline is headquartered on the grounds of Vienna International Airport...  more
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    Avalon Hill

    Avalon Hill is a game company that specializes in wargames and strategic board games. Its logo contains its initials "AH", and the company is often referred to by this abbreviation. It has also...  more
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    Barratt Developments

    Barratt Developments PLC is one of the largest residential property development companies in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1958 as Greensitt Bros. but control was later assumed by Sir Lawrie...  more
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    BNP Paribas Hong Kong

    BNP Paribas Hong Kong and BNP Paribas Private Bank are subsidiaries of BNP Paribas and licensed banks in Hong Kong. It is one of the top foreign banks operating in Hong Kong. BNP Paribas acquired...  more
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    Bradlees was a chain of discount department stores, which operated primarily in the Northeastern United States. The chain went bankrupt in 2000 and all of its stores were closed by March 2001....  more
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    Budget Rent a Car System, Inc. is an American car rental company that was founded in 1958 in Los Angeles, California by Morris Mirkin. Budget's operations are headquartered in Parsippany-Troy Hills,...  more
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    Busbetrieb Aarau AG

    Public transport
    Busbetrieb Aarau AG, trading as AAR bus+bahn, is a public transport operator serving the city of Aarau, Switzerland and the surrounding areas in the Canton of Aargau. It operates one train line...  more
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    Canadian Information Processing Society

    The Canadian Information Processing Society is the Information Technology professional society in Canada. The society certifies and regulates the Information Systems Professional designation in most...  more
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    Central Asia Insurance

    Central Asia Insurance is known as "Asuransi Central Asia" or "ACA Asuransi", and is one of the five most important Indonesian insurance agencies, with 36 branch office and 34 representative offices...  more
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    Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group

    The Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group or Chengdu Aerospace Corporation, a subsidiary of AVIC, is a Chinese aerospace conglomerate that manufactures aircraft parts as well as designs and manufactures...  more
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    CHEP is an international company dealing in pallet and container pooling services, serving customers in a range of industrial and retail supply chains. CHEP is owned by Brambles Limited. CHEP offers...  more
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    China Lucky Film

    China Lucky Film Corporation is the largest photosensitive materials and magnetic recording media manufacturer in Baoding, Hebei province, China....  more
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    Chupa Chups

    Chupa Chups is a popular Spanish brand of lollipop and other confectionery sold in over 150 countries around the world. The brand was founded in 1958, and is currently owned by the Italian...  more
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    Clairtone Sound Corporation Limited was a manufacturer of high-quality sound electronics and accessories based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1958 by Canadian-Hungarian electronics engineer...  more
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    Club Car

    Club Car is the world’s largest manufacturer of small-wheel, zero-emissions electric vehicles, as well as similarly sized gas-powered vehicles. Club Car is a business unit of the Ingersoll Rand...  more
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    Copachisa is an industrial design and construction company based in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico, with regional offices in Monterrey, Ciudad Juárez, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, and Mexico City....  more
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    Creative Food Services

    Food Manufacturing, Consulting
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    Datalink Corporation

    Computer Integrated Systems Design
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    Dräxlmaier Group

    Automotive industry
    Dräxlmaier Group is a German automotive component supplier possessing expertise in auto electric, interiors, plastics, toolmaking and logistics. Founded in 1958, the family run enterprise is nowadays...  more
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    The Edsel was an automobile marque that was planned, developed, and manufactured by the Ford Motor Company during the 1958, 1959, and 1960 model years. With the Edsel, Ford had expected to make...  more
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    Edwards Lifesciences

    Health Care, Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
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    Fay's Drug

    Fay's Drug was a chain of drug stores that was founded in 1958 in Fairmount, New York. At its height, Fay's Drugs operated its core business, along with Wheels Discount Auto and The Paper Cutter...  more
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    First Command Financial Planning

    First Command Financial Planning, Inc. is an investment adviser and a broker-dealer registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, all 50...  more