List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1974; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
Access CommunicationsTelecommunications Access Communications Co-operative, Limited. is a Canadian cable television provider, operating in Regina, Saskatchewan and several other communities in Saskatchewan. It was previously known as ...more
Aircraft Manufacturing and Design Aircraft Manufacturing and Design Co. is a manufacturer of three aircraft- the Alarus CH2000, the Zodiac CH601, and the Patriot 150. The CH2000 is a two seat, single engine aircraft used ...more
AirNet Systems, Inc.Air Transportation, Scheduled AirNet Systems, Inc. focuses its resources on providing value-added, time-critical aviation services to a diverse set of customers in the most service-intensive, cost-effective manner possible.
AJSNational Commercial Banks AJS was the name used for cars and motorcycles made by the Wolverhampton, England, company A. J. Stevens & Co. Ltd, from 1909 to 1931, by then holding 117 motorcycle world records. After the ...more
Alberta Ferretti Alberta Ferretti is an Italian fashion designer and dressmaker. She designs for Alberta Ferretti and Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti. Her showroom is in Milan, Italy but her studio is in the ...more
Alpine Air ExpressAirline Alpine Air Express is an American airline based in Provo, Utah, USA. It operates scheduled air cargo services on over 15 routes throughout Utah, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana. Its main ...more
Amerijet International Amerijet International is an American cargo airline headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. It operates all-jet cargo services to destinations in Central America, South America ...more
ANCAManufacturing ANCA Pty Ltd is an Australia company which designs and manufactures computer numerical controlled grinding machines. The company was founded in 1974 by Pat Boland and Pat McCluskey in Melbourne, ...more
ANTEL ANTEL is Uruguay's government-owned telecommunications company, founded in 1974 as a separate legal entity after spinning off the telecommunications division of UTE, which had the monopoly of ...more
ATG ATG is the Swedish Horse Racing Totalisator Board.
AutonomediaPublishing Autonomedia is one of the main North American publishers of radical theoretical works, especially in the anarchist tradition. For many years, it was linked with Semiotext, one of the major ...more
Balter, Guth, Aloni & Co.Law Balter, Guth, Aloni & Co., founded in 1974, is one of the largest law firms in Israel. It has offices in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Tiberias and Beer Sheva. BGA is a member of Consulegis, ...more
Bar XH AirAirline Bar XH Air is an airline based in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. It operates North American charter services and air ambulance services mainly in Alberta, southern Saskatchewan and eastern ...more
BburagoManufacturing BBurago is an Italian model car manufacturer, that was based in Burago di Molgora, Italy, which made mostly diecast cars from 1976 to 2005, and then from 2007 as a brand under the May Cheong
Bergen Nordhordland Rutelag Bergen Nordhordland Rutelag is a Norwegian company based in Hordaland. The company operates a small fleet of ferries.
Bombardier TransportationManufacturing Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Canadian firm Bombardier Inc. Bombardier Transportation is one of the world's largest companies in the rail-equipment ...more
Cherry Blossoms Cherry Blossoms is the oldest and one of the largest international social networking companies in the World today. It was established in 1974 as a picture catalog specializing in women from ...more
Chicken TreatRestaurant Chicken Treat is an Australian barbecue chicken fast food restaurant chain.
Child In Need Institute CINI, or the Child in Need Institute, often known internationally as Child in Need India, is an international humanitarian organisation aimed at promoting "sustainable development in ...more
Child WorldRetail Child World was an American chain of toy stores that was founded in Avon, Massachusetts, in 1970. Child World once boasted 182 stores and revenues of approximately $830 million annually. From ...more
CiberSoftware development, Management Consulting Services Ciber, Inc. is a global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company with commercial clients. The company was founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1974 by Bobby Stevenson and ...more
Cinémas GuzzoArts, Entertainment, and Recreation Cinémas Guzzo is a regional chain of movie theaters located in the Canadian province of Quebec. There are currently 8 Méga-Plex locations and 2 Cinema locations, all within the ...more
Comcast SpectacorSports Management Comcast Sports Ventures d.b.a. Comcast Spectacor is a Philadelphia-based American sports and entertainment company. It owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League and formerly ...more
Contact AirAirline Contact Air Flugdienst was a German regional airline from Filderstadt. With flight operations based at Stuttgart Airport, it operated scheduled passenger flights under the Lufthansa Regional
CoraRetail Cora is a retail group headquartered in Belgium which owns several supermarket and hypermarket chains internationally. Formed in 1974, the corporation's brands include Match, Profi, Truffaut, ...more
Cotswold OutdoorRetail Cotswold Outdoor Ltd is an outdoor recreation retailer in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1974, the company originated in the Cotswolds, and was based out of a garage next to the Cotswold Water ...more
Country RoadRetail Country Road is a middle market clothing retailer located in Australia and New Zealand with 68 free standing stores and 77 department store concessions. South African company Woolworths Holdings ...more
Dennis Publishing Dennis Publishing Ltd. is an independent publisher founded in 1974.
Dilmah Dilmah is a brand of Ceylon tea. The company was founded in 1974 by Merrill Fernando. The name Dilmah was chosen by combining the first names of Fernando's sons Dilhan and Malik. It is available ...more
Donald Russell LtdFood Manufacturing
Dorling Kindersley Dorling Kindersley is a multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 51 languages. It is part of Penguin Random House, a consumer ...more
Eagle IndustriesBroadwoven Fabric Mills, Broadwoven Fabric Mills, Manmade Fiber and Silk Eagle Industries makes tactical gear for the military and law enforcement. The company was purchased by Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK) on March 31, 2009.
Editions Guy Trédaniel
Eenadu Eenadu is an Indian Telugu-language daily newspaper which is the largest circulated Telugu newspaper in Andhra Pradesh and in Telangana, India. According to the Indian Readership Survey Q1 2012, ...more
Elie Tahari Elie Tahari is an Israeli-American luxury fashion designer of men and women's clothing. Elie Tahari, Ltd., the company he founded, has annual revenue of more than $500 million.
Far East National Bank Far East National Bank was founded in 1974 as the first federally chartered Asian American bank in the United States. FENB has over 200 employees and total assets exceeding US$1.7 billion. It ...more
Fred. Olsen Express Fred. Olsen Express is an inter island ferry service based in the Canary Islands, Spain. The company's main colours are white and yellow, with blue and red writing. The company operates a fleet ...more
Freedom AirAirline Freedom Air is an airline based in Barrigada, Guam operating scheduled passenger and cargo services in Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Its headquarters is located in Guam's Antonio B. Won ...more
Fritt OrdMass media, Media Fritt Ord is a Norwegian private foundation, whose aim is to support freedom of expression and a free press. It was established on 7 June 1974 by Narvesen Kioskkompani's leaders Jens Henrik ...more
Gemini Sound Products Gemini Sound Products Corporation is a manufacturer of professional audio and mobile DJ equipment, including DJ CD players, DJ turntables, DJ mixers, professional amplifiers, loudspeakers, ...more
GentexMotor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Gentex Corporation manufactures automatic-dimming rear-view mirrors and camera-based driver assistance systems for the global automotive industry. The company also provides commercial smoke ...more
Gettysburg National Tower The Gettysburg National Tower was a 307-foot hyperboloid observation tower that overlooked the Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, from 1974 to 2000. The privately ...more
Vodafone GhanaTelecommunications Vodafone Ghana, formerly Ghana Telecom, is the national telecommunications company of Ghana. In 2006, it had around 400,000 customers for fixed and mobile telephony and Internet services. On 3 ...more
Glencore XstrataMining Glencore plc is an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, with its registered office in Saint Helier, Jersey. The company was created ...more
GLS BankFinancial Services The GLS Bank is a German ethical bank that was founded in 1974 as an anthroposophical initiative by Wilhelm Ernst Barkhoff and Gisela Reuther. It was the first bank in Germany that operated with ...more
Greenpeace Aotearoa New Zealand Greenpeace Aotearoa New Zealand is one of New Zealand's largest environmental organisations, and is a national office of the global environmental organisation Greenpeace.
Harvard Management CompanyFinancial Services, Investment management Harvard Management Company, Inc. or HMC is an American investment management corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard University charged with managing the university's endowment, ...more
Harvest House Harvest House Publishers is a Christian publishing company founded in 1974 in Irvine, California, United States, and is now located in Eugene, Oregon. It publishes Christian fiction and ...more