Companies Companies Founded in 1971

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1971; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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68 Publishers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
68 Publishers 68 Publishers, also called Sixty-Eight Publishers, Sixtyeight Publishers, or even Nakladatelství 68, was a publishing house formed in Toronto in 1971 by Czech expatriate Josef ...more

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Acadian Ambulance is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Acadian Ambulance Ambulance Services Acadian Ambulance is an ambulance service that covers most of the state of Louisiana, parts of Texas, and one county in Mississippi. In 1995 it was recognized as the largest privately owned ...more

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ACES Colombia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
ACES Colombia Airline ACES was an airline with its headquarters in the Edificio del Cafe in Medellín, Colombia and founded on August 30, 1971 by a group of 13 Colombian entrepreneurs, amongst them, most ...more

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Aeronáutica Agrícola Mexicana ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Aeronáutica Agrícola Mexicana SA Aeronáutica Agrícola Mexicana SA was an aircraft manufacturing company in Mexico from 1971 to 1984.

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Air Burundi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Air Burundi Airline Air Burundi is the state-owned national airline of Burundi that operated scheduled regional passenger services to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda; however, it has not been operational since 2009. ...more

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Air Florida is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Airline Air Florida was an American low-cost carrier that operated from 1971 to 1984. In 1975 it was headquartered in the Dadeland Towers in what is now Kendall, Florida in unincorporated Miami-Dade ...more

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Air Link is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Airline Air Link Pty Ltd was an airline based in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia. It operates both air charter services and scheduled services within New South Wales, including a daily scheduled ...more

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Airfast Indonesia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Airline PT. Airfast Indonesia is an air carrier based in Tangerang, Indonesia in Greater Jakarta. It specialises in contract operations, aviation management services and charter passenger and cargo ...more

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AM General is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
AM General AM General is an American heavy vehicle manufacturer based in South Bend, Indiana. It is best known for the civilian Hummer and the military Humvee, that is assembled in Mishawaka, Indiana. For ...more

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Ares Incorporated is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Ares Incorporated ARES Incorporated is an American weapons manufacturer and firearms engineering company co-founded by the renowned American weapons inventor and developer Eugene Stoner in 1971. The company is ...more

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Asylum Records is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Asylum Records Asylum Records is an American record label founded in 1971 by David Geffen and partner Elliot Roberts, who had previously worked as agents at the William Morris Agency. Founded specifically to ...more

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Austral Líneas Aéreas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Airline Cielos del Sur S.A., operating as Austral Líneas Aéreas, more commonly known by its shortened name Austral, is a domestic airline of Argentina, the sister company of ...more

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Aviva Investors Global Service... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Aviva Investors Global Services Ltd Miscellaneous Intermediation, Investors, NEC Aviva Investors is an asset management company and is part of the Aviva group. It has global assets under management of over £246 billion, including: equities fixed income investment ...more

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Barbara's Bakery is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Barbara's Bakery

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BCC Research is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Market research BCC Research is a publisher of technology market research reports, reviews, and technical newsletters. It also performs custom research. The company is an offshoot of Eli Research, owned and ...more

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Bed Bath & Beyond is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Retail, Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is a chain of domestic merchandise retail stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. Formed in 1971, the stores sell goods primarily for the bedroom ...more

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Bertrams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Bertrams Bertrams is the second largest United Kingdom based wholesaler of books, owned since 2009 by Smiths News. It has 150,000 titles available for same-day despatch and has access to over 600k books ...more

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Birka Line is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Birka Line Birka Line is an Ålandian shipping company that operates a cruise ship on the Baltic Sea with Stockholm as the starting point under the name Birka Cruises. Birka Line has a cargo-shipping ...more

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Borders Group is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Retail, Bookstore, Hobby Borders Group, Inc. was an international book and music retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The company employed approximately 19,500 throughout the U.S., primarily in its Borders and ...more

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BSX is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
BSX The Bermuda Stock Exchange was established in 1971. The exchange's 2010 'Year End Review' report stated that its aggregate market capitalization stood at $USD319 billion. A breakdown of the ...more

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C-market is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
C-market Retail C-market was a Serbian supermarket chain. In the past C market was the biggest retail chain in Serbia, today is just part of Maxi. All of the "C-market" stores were rebranded into ...more

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Cameron Balloons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Cameron Balloons Manufacturing Cameron Balloons is a company established in 1971 in Bristol, England by Don Cameron to manufacture hot air balloons. Cameron had previously, with others, constructed ten hot air balloons under ...more

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Cameroon Airlines is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Airline Cameroon Airlines was an airline from Cameroon, serving as flag carrier of the country. Based in Douala, it operated scheduled services within Africa, as well as to Europe and the Middle East ...more

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Cannondale Bicycle Corporation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
The Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, is an American division of Canadian conglomerate Dorel Industries that supplies bicycles. It is headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut with manufacturing and ...more

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Cardinal Health is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Wholesale, Health Care, Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers Cardinal Health, Inc. is a Fortune 500 health care services company based in Dublin, Ohio. The firm specializes in distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical products, serving more than 60,000 ...more

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Central Ohio Transit Authority is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Central Ohio Transit Authority The Central Ohio Transit Authority is a public sector transit agency serving Franklin County and the rest of the central Ohio area, which includes Columbus, as well as Bexley, Gahanna, Grandview ...more

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Centronics is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Centronics Data Computer Corporation was an American manufacturer of computer printers, now remembered primarily for the parallel interface that bears its name.

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Century 21 Real Estate is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Real Estate Century 21 Real Estate LLC is an American real estate agent franchise company founded in 1971. The System consists of approximately 7,100 independently owned and operated franchised broker ...more

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Cetus Corporation is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Cetus Corporation Biotechnology Cetus Corporation was one of the first biotechnology companies. It was established in Berkeley, California in 1971, but conducted most of its operations in nearby Emeryville. Before merging with ...more

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City Furniture is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Furniture City Furniture is a Florida based furniture retailer with 15 locations in Florida. The company is headquartered in Tamarac, Florida in Broward County. The company converted its older stores into ...more

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Clews Competition Motorcycles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Clews Competition Motorcycles Motorcycles, Bicycles, and Parts Clews Competition Machines or CCM for short, is a British motorcycle manufacturer based in Bolton, England. CCM was born out of the collapse of BSA's Competition Department in 1971.

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Costa Coffee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Restaurant, Hospitality, Coffee Costa Coffee is a British multinational coffeehouse company headquartered in Dunstable, United Kingdom, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Whitbread. It is the second largest coffeehouse chain in ...more

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Cross Examination Debate Assoc... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Cross Examination Debate Association The Cross Examination Debate Association is the largest intercollegiate policy debate association in the United States. Throughout the school year, CEDA sanctions over 60 tournaments throughout ...more

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DAW Books is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
DAW Books Publishing DAW Books is an American science fiction and fantasy publisher, founded by Donald A. Wollheim following his departure from Ace Books in 1971. The company therefore claims to be "the first ...more

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Dawood Hercules Chemicals Limi... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Dawood Hercules Chemicals Limited DH Fertilizers Limited is a large manufacturer of urea fertilizer in Pakistan under the Bubber Sher brand name. The company was founded in 1968, and its plant is located near Sheikhupura, about ...more

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dbx is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
dbx dbx, Inc. is an American producer of professional audio recording equipment. It was founded by David E. Blackmer in 1971. The original company goal was: "To get closer to the realism of a ...more

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Detica is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Detica BAE Systems Applied Intelligence is an international business and technology consulting firm owned by BAE Systems. It specializes in 'security and resilience', and in collecting, managing and ...more

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Devon Energy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Petroleum industry, Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction Devon Energy Corporation is among the largest U.S.-based independent natural gas and oil producers. Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the company's operations are focused on North American ...more

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Dirgantara Air Service is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Dirgantara Air Service Airline Dirgantara Air Service was an airline based in Jakarta, Indonesia. It operated scheduled domestic services, as well as charters and aerial work. Its main bases were Halim Perdanakusuma ...more

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Diversified Technology, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Diversified Technology, Inc. Diversified Technology, Inc. was a computer hardware manufacturing company. Based in Ridgeland, MS, the company, which was a subsidiary of Ergon, was formed in 1971. In 1986, Diversified ...more

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DMX is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
DMX Music DMX, a Mood Media company, is a "multi-sensory" branding agency based in Austin, Texas. DMX also provides music for cable and satellite television networks worldwide, including

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DNO ASA is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Petroleum industry DNO ASA ‘DNO’ is a Middle East and North Africa focused oil and gas company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The Company holds stakes in oil and gas blocks in various stages of exploration, ...more

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Embraco is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Embraco Manufacturing Founded in 1971 — with the purpose of supplying the Brazilian refrigeration industry which, up until then, relied entirely on imported compressors — Embraco began production in 1974. It was in ...more

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European Air Transport is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
European Air Transport Air Transportation, Nonscheduled, Other Nonscheduled Air Transportation European Air Transport N.V./S.A. was a cargo airline with its head office in Building 4-5 on the grounds of Brussels Airport and in Zaventem, Belgium. The airline is wholly owned by Deutsche ...more

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Evans is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Evans Evans is a women's clothing retailer located in the United Kingdom and Ireland. They have over 300 stores around the UK selling plus-size clothing, lingerie, wide fitting shoes, swimwear and ...more

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Extech Instruments is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Manufacturing Extech Instruments is a full-line supplier of handheld electronic measuring equipment, other handheld measuring instruments, and portable printers. Extech is based in Nashua, New Hampshire and ...more

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Falcon Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Motion Picture and Video Production Falcon Entertainment, an United States company based in San Francisco, California, is one of the world's largest producers of gay pornography. Founded in 1971 by Chuck Holmes, the company is one ...more

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FedEx Express is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
FedEx Express FedEx Express, formerly Federal Express, is a cargo airline based in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. It is the world's largest airline in terms of freight tons flown and the world's fourth ...more

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FEI Company is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
FEI Company Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing FEI makes instruments to find very small defects. The company was founded in 1971 as Field Emission Inc., referring to its use of field emission and ion technology.

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Financo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1971
Investment banking, Financial Services Financo, Inc. is a New York-based boutique investment bank focused on the merchandising and retail sector, with offices also in Los Angeles and London. It was founded in 1971 by Wharton School ...more