Companies Companies Founded in 1968

Reference
7k views 131 items
List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1968; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

1
AEA Investors is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Private equity AEA Investors is one of the oldest private equity firms in the United States. The firm focuses on leveraged buyout, growth capital and mezzanine capital investments in manufacturing, service, ...more

2
Dentsu Aegis Network is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Media, Advertising, Search Engine Optimization Dentsu Aegis Network Ltd. is a multinational media and digital marketing communications company headquartered in London, United Kingdom, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dentsu. Its principal ...more

3
Aeropelican Air Services is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Airline Aeropelican Air Services Pty Ltd was a regional airline based in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Its main base was Newcastle Airport, with a hub at Sydney Airport.

4
Air Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Airline Air Jamaica was the national airline of Jamaica. It had been owned and operated by Caribbean Airlines since 26 May 2011. Caribbean Airlines Limited, headquartered in Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, ...more

5
Air Satellite is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Air Satellite Airline Air Satellite was an airline based in Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada. It operated scheduled, charter passenger and cargo services, as well as supplying aviation fuel, ground services and aircraft ...more

6
Ameriflight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Ameriflight Ameriflight LLC is an American cargo airline with its headquarters at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. It is the largest United States FAA Part 135 cargo carrier, operating scheduled and ...more

7
Amstrad is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Computer, Electronics industry Amstrad is a British electronics company. As of 2006, Amstrad's main business is manufacturing Sky Digital interactive boxes. Amstrad was founded in 1968 by Alan Sugar at the age of 21. The name ...more

8
Anacomp is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Computer Anacomp, Inc., is an American company that specializes in computer services and document management. It was founded in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1968 by three Purdue University professors, but is ...more

9
Anvil Press Poetry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Anvil Press Poetry Publishing Anvil Press Poetry is an independent poetry publisher based in Greenwich, south-east London. It was founded in 1968 by Peter Jay and specialises in contemporary English poets, with a leavening ...more

10
Apple Records is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Apple Records is a record label founded by the Beatles in 1968, as a division of Apple Corps Ltd. It was initially intended as a creative outlet for the Beatles, both as a group and ...more

11
Astrocom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Astrocom Technology

12
Aurigny Air Services is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Airline Aurigny Air Services Limited, styled as aurigny is the flag carrier airline of Guernsey with its head office on the grounds of Guernsey Airport in the Channel Islands, and wholly owned by the ...more

13
Automated Processes, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Automated Processes, Inc. Automated Processes Inc. are manufacturers of high-end recording studio equipment including stand-alone preamplifier designs, equalization units and mixing consoles. They are perhaps most noted ...more

14
Bally Technologies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries Bally Technologies, Inc. is a manufacturer of slot machines and other gaming technology based in Enterprise, Nevada. It is owned by Scientific Games Corporation. The company was founded in 1968 ...more

15
Bangkok Airways is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Airline Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited is a regional airline based in Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Chatuchak District, Bangkok, Thailand. It operates scheduled services to destinations in Thailand, ...more

16
BioTek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
BioTek Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing BioTek Instruments, Inc. is a privately held Vermont–based manufacturer notable for microplate instrumentation and bio-analytics software for life science. It designs, builds, and sells ...more

17
Boeing Capital is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Arms industry, Aerospace, Leasing Boeing Capital is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, providing asset-based leasing and lending services. Boeing Capital is made up of two divisions, Aircraft Financial Services and Space & ...more

18
British Leyland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Automotive industry British Leyland was an automotive engineering and manufacturing conglomerate formed in the United Kingdom in 1968 as British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd, following the merger of Leyland Motors ...more

19
Byerly's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Byerly's

20
Calvin Klein is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Calvin Richard Klein is an American fashion designer who launched the company that would later become Calvin Klein Inc., in 1968. In addition to clothing, Klein also has given his name to a ...more

21
Cambridge Audio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Cambridge Audio is a brand acquired in 1994 by Audio Partnership Plc and is used on a range of hi-fi, home cinema and multi-room products. The original Cambridge Audio company was founded in ...more

22
Casey's General Stores is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Retail, Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Casey's General Stores, Inc. is a chain of convenience stores in the Midwestern United States, primarily within the states of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, South Dakota, North Dakota, ...more

23
Cayman Airways is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Cayman Airways is the flag carrier airline of the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands. With its head office in Grand Cayman, it operates mainly as an international and domestic ...more

24
CentiMark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
CentiMark Construction CentiMark Corporation is a national roofing contractor company headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania in the United States. The company also has a flooring division, QuestMark, and a Canadian ...more

25
Chilchota Alimentos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Chilchota Alimentos Chilchota Alimentos is a cheese company founded in 1968 in Gómez Palacio, Mexico by Herrera Brothers. It makes cheese, yogurt, cream, margarine, candies and juices. In 2001 the Chilchota ...more

26
Cincom Systems is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Software, Computer, Information technology Cincom Systems is a privately held, multinational, computer technology corporation founded in 1968 by Tom Nies, Tom Richley and Claude Bogardus. Cincom Systems, Inc. is one of the first ...more

27
Cintas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Cintas Corporation is an American company which provides specialized services to businesses of all types, primarily throughout North America. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas designs, ...more

28
CKE Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places CKE Restaurants, Inc., is the parent company of the Carl's Jr., Hardee's, Green Burrito, and Red Burrito restaurant chains. Its headquarters are in Carpinteria, California. It was incorporated ...more

29
Clintons is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Clintons Clintons, previously branded as Clinton Cards, is a chain of stores in the UK founded in 1968 by Don Lewin and known for selling greeting cards, together with soft toys and related gift ...more

30
Continental Micronesia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Continental Micronesia Airline Continental Micronesia, Inc. was a company which was a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental Airlines. It operated daily flights to Honolulu, Hawaii, as well as international services to Asia, ...more

31
Coop Himmelb(l)au is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Coop Himmelb(l)au Coop Himmelb(l)au is a cooperative architectural design firm primarily located in Vienna, Austria, and which also maintains offices in Los Angeles, United States, and Guadalajara, Mexico. In ...more

32
CSK Holdings Corporation is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
CSK Holdings Corporation Software development CSK Holdings Corporation is a Japanese conglomerate formed in 1968, that primarily provides IT services to businesses. Between 1984 and 2004 they owned the video game company Sega. They also ...more

33
Daktronics is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
All Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing Daktronics is an American company based in Brookings, South Dakota that designs, manufactures, sells, and services video displays, scoreboards, digital billboards, dynamic message signs, sound ...more

34
Darden Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places Darden Restaurants, Inc. is an American multi-brand restaurant operator headquartered in Orlando. The firm owns several casual dining restaurant chains: Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama ...more

35
DBS Bank is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
DBS Bank DBS Bank Ltd is Singaporean bank, previously known as The Development Bank of Singapore Limited, before the present name was adopted in July 2003 to reflect its changing role as a regional bank. ...more

36
Dick Smith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Retail, Arts, Entertainment Dick Smith Holdings Limited is a major retailer of consumer electronics, founded in 1968 by Richard "Dick" Smith.

37
Dicomed is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Dicomed Dicomed was founded in 1968 and in the early 1970s became a leading manufacturer of precision color film recorders such as the D47 and D48.

38
DRS Technologies is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Arms industry, Search, Detection DRS Technologies, Inc. is a US-based defense contractor. Previously traded on the NYSE, the company was purchased by the Italian firm Finmeccanica in October 2008.

39
Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Compan... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company The Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company operates several petroleum and petroleum products pipelines in Israel, most notably the Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline. It also operates two oil terminal and depots ...more

40
Electric Factory is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Electric Factory The Electric Factory is a concert venue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The original "Electric Factory" venue was a converted tire warehouse at 22nd and Arch Streets, which opened in ...more

41
Entercom is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Radio Broadcasting Stations, Advertising, Arts Entercom is an American broadcasting company based in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. It is a major owner of radio stations in the United States, owning over 100 stations across 23 media markets. The ...more

42
Esprit Holdings is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Fashion, Clothing, Retail Esprit Holdings Limited is a publicly owned manufacturer of clothing, footwear, accessories, jewellery and housewares under the Esprit label. The company is headquartered in Kowloon, Hong Kong, ...more

43
Evergreen Group is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Evergreen Group Transportation, Hotel The Evergreen Group is the organizational designation used by a Taiwan-based conglomerate of shipping, transportation, and associated service companies. The Evergreen Group arose in 1975 from ...more

44
Evergreen Marine Corp. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Evergreen Marine Corp. Transportation Evergreen Marine Corporation, headquartered in Luzhu District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, is a global containerized-freight shipping company. Its principal trading routes are: the Far East to North ...more

45
Ferretti Group is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Ferretti Group Ferretti S.p.A. is an Italian multinational shipbuilding company headquartered in Forlì which specialises in the design, construction and sale of luxury motor yachts. Its products are ...more

46
FJ Management is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Restaurant, Petroleum industry FJ Management Inc., formerly known as Flying J Inc., is a privately held U.S. corporation which operates convenience stores, oil & refining, banking, and insurance businesses. Along with ...more

47
Future Electronics is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Future Electronics Future Electronics Inc. is a distributor of electronic and electro-mechanical components headquartered in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Founded in 1968 by reclusive billionaire Robert Miller, the ...more

48
Ginza Musik is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Ginza Musik Ginza Musik AB is a Swedish mail order company that sells music, movies, and computer games. The company was founded in 1968 when CEO Hans Haraldsson, still living with his parents, started ...more

49
Graphic Arts Center Publishing is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Graphic Arts Center Publishing Publishing Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company was a book publishing company based in Portland, Oregon, United States. Graphic Arts Center was one of the Northwest's largest book publishers, publishing ...more

50
Hastings Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1968
Hastings Entertainment Retail, Prerecorded Tape, Compact Disc Hastings Entertainment is a US retail chain that sells books, music, movies, and video games. As of May 2014 it has 136 superstores which are mainly located in the South Central United States, ...more