70s Companies Founded in 1970

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1970; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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Abt Sportsline is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Automotive industry ABT Sportsline is a motor racing and auto tuning company based in Kempten im Allgäu, Germany. ABT mainly deals with Audi and the related primary Volkswagen Group brands – Volkswagen, Škoda, ...more

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Acergy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Petroleum industry Acergy S.A. was an international offshore seabed to surface engineering and construction company previously known as Stolt Offshore and Stolt Comex Seaway and was part of the Stolt-Nielsen Group ...more

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Acerinox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Steelmaking Acerinox, S.A. is a stainless steel manufacturing conglomerate group based in Spain. The company was founded in 1970, and initially received technical support from the Japanese firm Nisshin ...more

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Aer Arann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Aer Arann Aer Arann was a regional airline based in Dublin, Ireland. The airline operated scheduled services on behalf of Aer Lingus Regional. The airline had three bases in Cork, Dublin and Shannon which ...more

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Aeroperlas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Aeroperlas Airline Aeroperlas was an regional airline based in Panama City, Panama. It was the third largest airline of the country, only surpassed by Air Panama and Copa Airlines. From its hub at Marcos A. ...more

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Aérospatiale is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Aérospatiale Aerospace Aérospatiale was a French state-owned aerospace manufacturer that built both civilian and military aircraft, rockets and satellites. It was originally known as Société ...more

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Air Maldives is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Air Maldives Airline Air Maldives was the first national airline and flag carrier of the Maldives. It was established on 1 October 1974 during the presidency of Ibrahim Nasir. After operating for about 26 years, the ...more

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Aker Verdal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Ship Building and Repairing Aker Verdal AS formerly known as Aker Kværner Verdal is a construction yard for large steel constructions and substructures for offshore oil platforms. The yard is owned by Aker Solutions ...more

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Allied Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Allied Dunbar Insurance Carriers Allied Dunbar was a large British life assurance group. In its early years it was known as Hambro Life Assurance and was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was once a constituent of the ...more

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Alyeska Pipeline Service Compa... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Petroleum industry The Alyeska consortium refers to the major oil companies that own and operate the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System through the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company.

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American Management Systems is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
American Management Systems American Management Systems was a high technology and management consulting firm, founded in 1970 by a group of five former Defense Department officials who had worked under Robert McNamara in ...more

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Ansys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Software, Prepackaged Software Ansys, Inc. is an engineering simulation software developer headquartered south of Pittsburgh in the Southpointe business park in Cecil Township, Pennsylvania, United States. One of its most ...more

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Apoteket is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Apoteket Apoteket AB is the national pharmaceuticals retailing former monopoly in Sweden. Apoteket AB, formerly Apoteksbolaget, is a government owned enterprise reporting to the Ministry of Finance.

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Armadillo World Headquarters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Armadillo World Headquarters Armadillo World Headquarters was a music hall and entertainment center in Austin, Texas, from 1970 to 1980.

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BA Connect is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
BA Connect BA Connect was a fully owned subsidiary airline of British Airways. Headquartered in Didsbury, Manchester, England, it operated a network of domestic and European services from a number of ...more

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BBS Kraftfahrzeugtechnik is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
BBS Kraftfahrzeugtechnik Manufacturing, Automotive industry BBS Kraftfahrzeugtechnik AG is a high performance automobile wheel design company headquartered in Schiltach, Germany. BBS serves North America through BBS of America, located in Braselton, ...more

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Beefeater Grill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Restaurant, Hospitality Beefeater is a chain of pub restaurants in the United Kingdom, owned by Whitbread. There are over 130 Beefeater restaurants in the UK. The chain's name references both the classic English figure ...more

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VDL Berkhof is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
VDL Berkhof VDL Berkhof is a Netherlands-based bus and coach builder, founded in 1970 by Arthur Berkhof and his son Henk. They started with only 10 employees in a 1,000 m² factory. During the first 18 ...more

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Boston Properties is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Lessors of Real Estate Boston Properties, Inc. is a self-managed real estate investment trust based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. It mainly acquires, develops, and manages "Class A" office space in Boston, ...more

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Bresslergroup is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Bresslergroup

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British Caledonian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Airline British Caledonian was a private, British independent airline, operating out of Gatwick Airport in the 1970s and 1980s. It was created to give an alternative to the British government-controlled ...more

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Buffalo Airways is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Buffalo Airways Airline Buffalo Airways is a family-run airline based in Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada established in 1970 by Joe McBryan, also known as "Buffalo Joe". They operate scheduled ...more

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Cartamundi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Cartamundi Casino, Retail Cartamundi, also called Carta Mundi, is a Belgian company, based in Turnhout, that produces and sells board games, card games, collectible card games, packages and playing cards through its ...more

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Celestial Seasonings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Tea Celestial Seasonings is a tea company based in Boulder, Colorado, United States that specializes in herbal teas, but also sells green, white, chai, and black teas. Their annual gross sales are ...more

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Chedraui is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Chedraui Retail Chedraui is a publicly traded Mexican grocery store and department store chain also operating stores in California under the name El Super. It is traded on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ...more

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Christmas Tree Shops is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Christmas Tree Shops are a retail chain that started in Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts on Cape Cod in 1970 as a complex of three small stores; the Front Shop, the Back Shop, and the Barn Shop. The ...more

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Club 18-30 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Club 18-30 Club 18-30 is a holiday company working from 100 Oxford Street, London that provides holidays for people aged 17–35 in typical party island destinations. The original Club 18.30 logo and ...more

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Colonial Properties is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Colonial Properties Real Estate, Lessors of Real Estate Colonial Properties Trust, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is a diversified real estate investment trust company. Colonial manages retail, office and multi-family properties throughout the ...more

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Cotton Corporation of India is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Textile Cotton Corporation of India or CCI is a Government of India agency, engaged in diverse activities related to trade, procurement, and export of cotton. CCI is a public sector agency responsible ...more

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Daemyung Concrete Industries is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Daemyung Concrete Industries

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Danish Crown AmbA is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Danish Crown AmbA Danish Crown AmbA is a Danish food processing company, dealing primarily in meat processing of pork and beef. It is Europe's largest pork producer. Through its subsidiaries, known as the Danish ...more

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Dataindustrier AB is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Dataindustrier AB Dataindustrier AB or DIAB was a Swedish computer engineering and manufacturing firm, founded in 1970 by Lars Karlsson and active in the 1970s through 1990s. The company's first product was a ...more

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David R. Godine, Publisher is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
David R. Godine, Publisher David R. Godine, Publisher is an American book publishing company, founded in 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Days Inn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Hospitality, Hotel Days Inn Worldwide, Inc. is a hotel chain headquartered in the United States. Founded in 1970, it is now a part of the Wyndham Hotel Group, based in Parsippany, New Jersey, which was formerly a ...more

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Don Cornelius Productions is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Don Cornelius Productions Media

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Eagle Air is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Eagle Air Eagle Air is an Icelandic airline. It is based at Reykjavík Airport. It offers domestic flights, charter services, and adventure tours in Iceland.

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Edgehill Vineyard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Edgehill Vineyard Wineries

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Elvifrance is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Elvifrance Elvifrance was a French comic book publisher, specializing in digest-sized publications, often translations from Italian fumetti. Edited by Georges Bielec, it was founded in 1970 and owned by ...more

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Etec Systems, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Etec Systems, Inc. Etec Systems was an American producer of scanning electron microscopes, electron beam lithography tools, and laser beam lithography tools from 1970 until 2005. It was located in Hayward, ...more

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Extra is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Extra Retail extra was a retail store chain in the food sector that's belonged to the REWE Group since 1. July 2008. The company was formerly part of Metro Group.

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Freddie Mac is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Finance, Financial Services The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, known as Freddie Mac, is a public government-sponsored enterprise, headquartered in the Tyson's Corner CDP in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia. ...more

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FedEx Office is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
FedEx Office FedEx Office is a chain of stores that provide a retail outlet for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipping, as well as printing, copying, and binding services. Unlike its main competitor, The ...more

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Floating Point Systems is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Floating Point Systems Floating Point Systems Inc. was a Beaverton, Oregon vendor of attached array processors and minisupercomputers. The company was founded in 1970 by former Tektronix engineer Norm Winningstad.

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Flugdienst Fehlhaber is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Flugdienst Fehlhaber

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Flying Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Flying Buffalo Role-playing game Flying Buffalo Incorporated is a Scottsdale, Arizona game company that publishes role playing games, card games, gaming materials, and runs Play-by-mail games.

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Fotovista is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Marketing, Online shopping, Retail The French based FotoVista group was founded as Studio National in 1970 by brothers Pierre and Jean-Claude Rosenblum. Later in its history the brothers decided to group all of their business ...more

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Orange Sky Golden Harvest is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Film Orange Sky Golden Harvest SEHK: 1132 is a film production, distribution, and exhibition company based in Hong Kong. It dominated Hong Kong box office sales from the 1970s to 1980s and played a ...more

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Grão Pará is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Grão Pará

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Hapag-Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Hapag-Lloyd Hapag-Lloyd is a German transportation company comprising a cargo container shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd AG, which in turn owned other subsidiaries such as Hapag-Lloyd Cruises which is today ...more

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Hemdale Film Corporation is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1970
Hemdale Film Corporation Hemdale Film Corporation, known as Hemdale Communications after 1993, was an independent film production company and distributor founded in London in 1967 as the Hemdale Company by actor David ...more