List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1963; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
AAMCO Transmissions AAMCO is an American transmission-repair franchise founded by Robert Morgan and Anthony A. Martino in 1957 in Philadelphia. Martino eventually ended his affiliation with AAMCO to manage the ...more
Advantage Rent a Car Advantage Rent a Car is a car rental company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida . The brand was acquired in early 2014 by Catalyst Capital Group Inc. Advantage operates from 40 locations ...more
Sylt AirAirline Sylt Air GmbH is an airline based at Sylt-Ost, Germany, operating chartered and scheduled flights of Sylt Airport.
AlpinestarsClothing Alpinestars is a manufacturer of technical, high performance protective gear for motorcycle and auto racing, as well as action sports such as Mountain Biking and Surfing. Alpinestars has also ...more
Alro SlatinaAluminium Alro SA, established in 1963, is one of the biggest aluminium companies in Romania and in Europe. It started operation in 1965. Alro's primary aluminium facilities are located in Slatina and ...more
Ben ShermanClothing Ben Sherman is an international clothing company with British roots, selling shirts, sweaters, suits, outerwear, shoes and accessories predominantly for men. Ben Sherman designs sometimes ...more
BinnsProfessional, Scientific, and Technical Services Binns Inc. or Binns Kitchen & Bath Design is a family managed and owned kitchen & bath design firm in Pickering, Ontario, Canada, specializing in luxury kitchen & bath designs. The ...more
Boston Consulting GroupManagement Consulting Services The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm with 81 offices in 45 countries. It is one of the Big Three management consulting firms. The firm advises clients in the ...more
BPL GroupElectronics industry British Physical Laboratories Group is an Indian electronics company. It makes health care equipment. It was founded in 1963 in Palakkad, Kerala, and is headquartered at Bangalore, Karnataka.
Bulgargaz Bulgargaz is the largest Bulgarian natural gas distribution company. It is a subsidiary of Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD, a holding company established on 18 September 2008. As of November 2009 ...more
Carson HelicoptersAerospace Carson Helicopters, Inc is a helicopter operating company based in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, United States. Carson operates a fleet of Sikorsky S-61 helicopters in aerial lift services and aerial ...more
China Life Insurance CompanyLife insurance China Life Insurance Company Limited is a life insurance company in Taiwan, Republic of China, controlled by Koo Chen-fu family. It was established in 1963. The current chairman of the company ...more
ComcastMass media, Telecommunications, Cable television Comcast Corporation, formerly registered as Comcast Holdings, is a U.S.-based international mass media company and is the largest broadcasting and cable company in the world by revenue. It is ...more
Compass MapsMedia Compass Maps was a U.S. publisher of road maps. It was based in Modesto, California. It was founded in 1963 by Dick and Shirley Elke. They produced high quality maps of Northern and Southern ...more
Cook GroupMedical device, Health Care Cook Group Incorporated is an American privately held company based in Bloomington, Indiana, and primarily involved in manufacturing of medical devices. It was ranked #324 in Forbes' 2008 ...more
Crest Nicholson Crest Nicholson is a British housebuilding company based in Chertsey, Surrey. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
CVS HealthRetail, Pharmacies and Drug Stores CVS Health is an American retailer and health care company. CVS Health operates over 7,700 CVS Pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; a pharmacy benefit manager, mail order and specialty pharmacies, a ...more
Cyprus Development BankFinance The Cyprus Development Bank, was established in 1963 as a public company to promote economic development in Cyprus. Its main shareholders were the Republic of Cyprus and the European Investment
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Transamerica Retirement Solutions, is a recently renamed full service retirement firm formed via the mergers of several “AEGON” companies including Transamerica Retirement Services, The Employer ...more
Donatos PizzaRestaurant Donatos Pizza is a pizza delivery restaurant chain headquartered in Gahanna, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. It has nearly 200 locations in six states, with the majority of locations in Ohio. ...more
ECCO ECCO Sko A/S is a Danish shoe manufacturer and retailer founded in 1963 by Karl Toosbuy, in Bredebro, Denmark. The company began with only the production of footwear, but has since expanded into ...more
Engesa Engesa – Engenheiros Especializados S/A was a Brazilian company in the agriculture and defense sectors that specialized in producing tactical military trucks, armored fighting vehicles, and ...more
Fanavid Fanavid is a Brazilian glass manufacturer based in Guarulhos, São Paulo, Brazil. Fanavid specializes in all types of auto glass.
Fast RetailingClothing Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. is a public Japanese retail holding company. In addition to its primary subsidiary Uniqlo, it owns several other brands, including J Brand, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Foot ...more
Bigott Foundation Bigott Foundation is a private institution in Venezuela; it is dedicated to "preserving and making known the values of traditional culture".
GladUnlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing Glad is an American company specializing in trash bags and plastic food storage containers.
Glock Ges.m.b.H.Manufacturing, Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Glock Ges.m.b.H. is a weapons manufacturer headquartered in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria, named after its founder, Gaston Glock. While the company is best known for its line of striker-fired ...more
Grimstad Garages Grimstad Garages is a Scandinavian garage manufacturer.
Heck'sRetail Heck's Department Store, a chain of West Virginia based discount department stores, was founded by Boone County natives and businessmen Fred Haddad, Tom Ellis, and Lester Ellis and wholesale ...more
Horipro Horipro is a large Japanese talent agency. It was founded in 1963 as Hori Productions and changed to its present name in 1990. In the 1970s, one of Hori Productions' most famous stars was singer ...more
InglesSupermarket Ingles Markets, Inc. is an American regional supermarket chain based in Black Mountain, North Carolina. As of January 2011, The company operates over 200 supermarkets in the Southeastern United ...more
Institute of Ethiopian Studies The Institute of Ethiopian Studies is the oldest research institute of the University of Addis Ababa. It was founded in 1963. Its website states that its objectives are to conduct, promote and ...more
İstanbul PlakMusic, Arts, Entertainment İstanbul Plak is a music publishing company of Turkey, established in 1963 and based in Unkapanı, Istanbul.
Johnny & AssociatesMusic, Arts, Entertainment Johnny & Associates, Inc. is a talent agency formed by Johnny Kitagawa in 1962. Johnny & Associates trains and promotes groups of male idols, collectively known as "Johnny's", ...more
KB Kookmin BankCommercial bank, Finance KB Kookmin Bank or KB was among the four largest banks ranked by asset value in South Korea at the end of March 2014. In Sep, 2004, Kookmin Bank said it would restate its 2003 and 2004 earnings ...more
Kremikovtzi ADMetalworking Kremikovtzi AD was Bulgaria's largest metalworking company. The construction of its facilities began on 5 November 1960 and the first production capacities were put into operation in 1963 to ...more
Kymco KYMCO or Kwang Yang Motor Co, Ltd, is a Taiwanese company that manufactures motor scooters, motorcycles, and ATVs for worldwide distribution. Founded in 1963 after splitting from Honda, KYMCO ...more
LamborghiniManufacturing, Automotive industry Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars and, formerly, SUVs, which is owned by the Volkswagen Group through its subsidiary brand division Audi. ...more
L BrandsClothing, Retail L Brands Inc. is an American fashion retailer based in Columbus, Ohio. Its flagship brands include Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works. L Brands posted $10.5 billion in revenue in 2013, ...more
Líneas Aéreas Nacionales S. A. Lineas Aéreas Nacionales S.A. was a Peruvian commercial airline headquartered in Peru, which was established in 1963. After its last Lockheed Electra crashed at Christmas eve 1971. LANSA ...more
Mandarin Oriental Hotel GroupTourism, Hospitality Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, a member of the Jardine Matheson Group, is an international hotel investment and management group with luxury hotels, resorts and residences in Asia, Europe and ...more
MCI CommunicationsTelephone Communications, Except Radiotelephone MCI Communications Corp. was an American telecommunications company that was instrumental in legal and regulatory changes that led to the breakup of the AT&T monopoly of American telephony ...more