Companies Companies Founded in 1966

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1966; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Anadol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Anadol Automobile Anadol was Turkey's first domestic mass-production passenger vehicle, and the second Turkish car after the ill-fated Devrim sedan of 1961. Anadol cars and pick-ups were manufactured by Otosan ...more

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Anbel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Anbel

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Ausway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Ausway Media, Publishing Ausway is an Australian cartography and publishing company that produces comprehensive street directories and maps. In addition to its directories, Ausway also produces laminated, folded and ...more

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B&B Italia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
B&B Italia B&B Italia SpA is an Italian modern furniture company whose products are sold worldwide. The company was founded in 1966 by the Busnelli family, who manages the company. On March 1, 2011, ...more

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Banquet Foods is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Banquet Foods Banquet Foods is a subsidiary of ConAgra Foods that sells various food products, including frozen pre-made entrées, meals, and desserts. Banquet was founded in 1953, with the introduction ...more

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Best Buy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Best Buy Consumer electronics, Retail, Radio Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics corporation headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. It operates in the United States, Puerto Rico, ...more

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Betacom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Betacom Computer Founded in 1966, Betacom is an electronics company specialising in audio and visual products. In 1992 Sir Alan Sugar's Amstrad purchased a 29.9% stake in the company from Canon Street ...more

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Birthdays is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Birthdays Retail Birthdays is a British High Street greeting cards retailer. From its beginning in 1966, Ron Wood Greeting Cards operated as a wholesaler of greeting cards and gift wrap in Bury, Greater ...more

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Black Sparrow Books is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Black Sparrow Books Publishing Black Sparrow Books, formerly known as Black Sparrow Press, is a book publisher originally founded in 1966 by John Martin of Santa Rosa, California. He founded this company in order to publish ...more

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Bluegreen Communities is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Bluegreen Communities

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Boll Weevil is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Boll Weevil Boll Weevil was a casual dining chain of hamburger restaurants located in San Diego, California, United States.

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Bottega Veneta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Bottega Veneta Fashion Bottega Veneta is an Italian luxury goods house best known for its leather goods. Founded in 1966, it was purchased in 2001 by Gucci Group, now a part of the French multinational group Kering. ...more

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Bowers & Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Bowers & Wilkins Consumer electronics Bowers & Wilkins, or B&W, is an English company that produces audio equipment, most notably loudspeakers. B&W was founded in 1966 by John Bowers at Worthing, West Sussex, England. ...more

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British Motor Holdings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
British Motor Holdings Automotive industry British Motor Holdings Limited was a British vehicle manufacturing company known until 14 December 1966 as British Motor Corporation Limited. Thirteen months later on 17 January 1968 under ...more

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Brutus Jeans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Brutus Jeans Clothing Brutus Jeans is a British clothing company founded in 1966 by brothers Keith and Alan Freedman, who were 18 and 17 years old at the time, respectively. The company started with one style of ...more

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Busy Bee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Busy Bee Airline Busy Bee of Norway, branded simply Busy Bee, was an airline that operated in Norway between 1966 and 1992. The airline was started by Braathens S.A.F.E under the name Busy Bee Air Service. The ...more

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Century Pharmaceuticals is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Century Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceutical Preparation Century Pharmaceuticals, Inc. manufactures Dakin's Solution, for the treatment of chronic wounds. Dakin's is a topical, broad spectrum antimicrobial, effective against MRSA, Vancomycin-resistant ...more

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CTBC Bank is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
CTBC Bank Bank CTBC Bank is amongst the largest privately owned banks in Taiwan. It is controlled by the family of Koo Chen-fu.

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Coherent, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Coherent, Inc. Coherent, Inc is a company with headquarters located in Santa Clara, California, USA, with other sites located in the US, Europe, and Asia. It was founded in 1966 by Eugene Watson as a spin-off ...more

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CUA is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
CUA Financial Services CUA is a credit union in Australia. It is the largest customer-owned financial institution in Australia. It provides financial services including everyday banking, home loans, insurances, credit ...more

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Automobile Dacia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Automobile Dacia Automotive industry Automobile Dacia S.A. is a Romanian car manufacturer that takes its name from the historic region that constitutes much of present-day Romania. Now a subsidiary of the French car manufacturer ...more

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DAK Industries is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
DAK Industries The DAK Catalog was published by DAK Industries, a discount electronics importer in the United States, and was named after the initials of the company's owner, Drew Alan Kaplan.

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Data Resources Inc. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Data Resources Inc. Data Resources Inc or DRI was co-founded in 1969 by Donald Marron and Otto Eckstein. Marron is best known as the former CEO of PaineWebber and founder of Lightyear Capital. Eckstein was a ...more

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DLR Group is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
DLR Group Architectural Services, Engineering DLR Group is an architectural design firm providing architecture, engineering, planning, and interior design to clients throughout the United States. The firm's focus is corporate, higher ...more

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Dylex is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Dylex Dylex Limited was one of Canada's largest retailers, involved in the operation of specialty retail stores, such as women's wear, menswear, and family stores. It was formed in 1966 as a holding ...more

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Elcom Credit Union is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Elcom Credit Union Community First Credit Union was a community-based credit union in Australia that was formed in 1966 at Newvale Colleries Doyalson as Newstan Colliery Employees Credit Union. The name was ...more

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Entegris, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Entegris, Inc. Manufacturing, Plastics Products, NEC Entegris, Inc. NASDAQ: ENTG is a leading provider of yield-enhancing materials and solutions for the most advanced manufacturing environments. Entegris’ customers include the world’s ...more

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Extrude Hone Corporation is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Extrude Hone Corporation Extrude Hone Corporation is a manufacturing company specializing in the finishing of airplane and automobile parts such as hubs, gearboxes, and a variety of metal workpieces. The company was ...more

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Fairfield Resorts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Fairfield Resorts

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Gauldal Billag is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Gauldal Billag Transportation Gauldal Billag is a Norwegian bus operator operating in the municipalities of Røros, Holtålen and Midtre Gauldal in Sør-Trøndelag. The company also operates express ...more

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Gécamines is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Gécamines Mining La Générale des Carrières et des Mines, often called simply Gécamines or GECAMINES, is a Congolese metals and mineral trading company. A diversified mining ...more

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Globe Theatre, Regina is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Globe Theatre, Regina The Globe Theatre in Regina, Saskatchewan, was founded in 1966 by Ken and Sue Kramer. It was the first professional educational theatre company.

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Hannover Re is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Hannover Re Financial Services Hannover Re, with a gross premium of around €14.4 billion, is the third-largest reinsurance company in the world. Its headquarters is in Hannover, Germany. The company was founded in 1966 under ...more

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Henley Forklift is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Henley Forklift Henley Forklift Limited was a British forklift truck manufacturing company.

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Hesburger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Hesburger Restaurant Hesburger is a fast-food chain based in Turku, Finland. Today, it is the largest Finnish hamburger restaurant chain, with a larger presence in the Finnish market than U.S.-based McDonald's. With ...more

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Higab is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Higab Higab is a municipal company wholly owned by Gothenburg Municipality in Sweden. The company was formed in 1966 as Hantverks- och Industrihus i Göteborg AB to administer and develop many of ...more

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Hoegaarden Brewery is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Hoegaarden Brewery Alcoholic beverage Hoegaarden Brewery is a brewery in Hoegaarden, Belgium, and the producer of a well-known wheat beer.

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International Bank of Commerce is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
International Bank of Commerce Financial Services International Bank of Commerce is a state chartered bank owned by International Bancshares Corporation headquartered in Laredo, Texas. It is one of the largest banks based in Texas, and is the ...more

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Jabil Circuit is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Jabil Circuit Bare Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing Jabil Circuit, Inc. is a US based global manufacturing services company. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, it is one of the largest companies in the Tampa Bay area. and the third largest ...more

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Jordan Ceramic Industries is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Jordan Ceramic Industries Real Estate, Manufacturing Jordan Ceramic Industries is a manufacturing company in Jordan. It was founded in 1966 and is based in Zarka and Amman. Jordan Ceramic produces floor and wall tiles, and vitreous sanitary ware, ...more

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K-Swiss is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
K-Swiss Sportswear, Footwear Manufacturing, Footwear Manufacturing K-Swiss, Inc. is an American footwear company based in Westlake Village, California. The company designs, develops, and markets a range of athletic shoes under the K-Swiss brand.

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Karsan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Karsan Manufacturing Karsan is a Turkish commercial vehicles manufacturer, based in Akçalar, Nilüfer, Bursa Province.

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Laker Airways is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Laker Airways Laker Airways was a wholly private, British independent airline founded by Sir Freddie Laker in 1966. It originally was a charter airline flying passengers and cargo worldwide. Its head office ...more

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Malaysia–Singapore Airlines is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Malaysia–Singapore Airlines Malaysia–Singapore Airlines came into being in 1966 as a result of a joint ownership of the airline by the governments of Malaysia and Singapore. The airline ceased operations after 6 years in ...more

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MANAŞ is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
MANAŞ Manufacturing, Automotive industry MAN Türkiye A.Ş., abbreviated to MANAŞ, is a joint company formerly known as MAN Kamyon ve Otobüs Sanayi A.Ş., founded in early 1966 in Turkey as a result of cooperation between a ...more

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MasterCard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
MasterCard Financial Services, Business Services, NEC MasterCard Incorporated or MasterCard Worldwide is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the MasterCard International Global Headquarters, Purchase, New York, ...more

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Merpati Nusantara Airlines Airline PT Merpati Nusantara Airlines, operating as Merpati Nusantara Airlines, is an airline in Indonesia based in Central Jakarta, Jakarta. It is a major domestic airline operating scheduled services ...more

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NexG PrePaid is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
NexG PrePaid Financial Services NexG PrePaid is a pre-paid credit card issued by AmBank, Malaysia. The card is available in AmBank branches and most 7-Eleven stores in the country. It was the first attempt to bring pre-paid ...more

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Eversource Energy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Eversource Energy Electric Services, Public utility Eversource Energy is a publicly traded, Fortune 500 energy company headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut and Boston, Massachusetts, with several regulated subsidiaries offering retail ...more

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Norton-Villiers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1966
Norton-Villiers Norton-Villiers was a British motorcycle manufacturer formed in the 1960s following the collapse of AMC. With the general decline of the British motorcycle industry, under a British Government ...more