List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1975; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
Abu Dhabi AviationAerospace and Defense, Airline Abu Dhabi Aviation Co. is an airline based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It serves oil-fields and economic facilities in the United Arab Emirates and other Arab states. Its main base is ...more
Aero CóndorAirline Aero Cóndor, also known as Aero Condor Peru, is an airline based in Lima, the capital of Peru. It was founded and started operations in 1975, and provides domestic charter flights, cargo, ...more
Nouvelle Air Affaires GabonAirline Nouvelle Air Affaires Gabon is an airline based in Libreville, Gabon. It operates corporate and freight charter services. Its main base is Libreville International Airport. It started operating ...more
Aircraft Sales and Services Limited Aircraft Sales & Services Limited is a passenger and cargo air charter company based at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan. The company started its operations in 1975 and ...more
Allegany Arts Council
Apartment Investment and Management CompanyLessors of Real Estate Aimco is one of the largest owners and operators of apartment communities in the United States, with approximately 203 communities serving 250,000 residents in 23 states and the District of
ArolaAutomotive industry Arola SARL was a small manufacturing company based in Lyon-Corbas, France, which manufactured a range of microcars, designed to be driven without a licence. Arola became part of the Aixam group ...more
Automeccanica Automeccanica was a Greek automobile producing company. Founded in 1979, it was one of the companies that produced the "passenger-utility" type of vehicle popular in Greece at the time ...more
Bergen BankBank Bergen Bank was a Norwegian commercial bank in existence between 1975 and 1990. It was created as a merger between Bergens Privatbank and Bergens Kreditbank while the bank Kvam Privatbank was ...more
Black-eyed PeaRestaurant, Food Manufacturing Black-eyed Pea is a United States restaurant chain, with outlets primarily in Texas and Colorado. Two corporate entities operate the restaurants. The Texas restaurants are operated by ...more
Bridgewater AssociatesInvestment management Bridgewater Associates is an American investment management firm founded by Ray Dalio in 1975. The firm serves institutional clients including pension funds, endowments, foundations, foreign ...more
Brinker InternationalRestaurant Brinker International, Inc. is a multinational hospitality industry company that owns Chili's and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant chains. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, Brinker ...more
Britoil Britoil was originally a privatised British oil company operating in the North Sea. It was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
C-Town SupermarketsSupermarket C-Town Supermarkets is a chain of independently owned and operated supermarkets operating in the northeastern United States. C-Town was founded in 1975 with the goal of employing economies of ...more
Ceyenar Chemicals Ceyenar Chemicals Limited is a Kerala-based Rubber Chemicals and Natural Rubber Supply company with offices at Kottayam, Thrissur, Manjeri and Kozhikode in Kerala, Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh ...more
ChaosiumRole-playing game Chaosium is one of the longer lived publishers of role-playing games still in existence. Founded by Greg Stafford, its first game was a wargame, White Bear and Red Moon, which was later reworked ...more
Charlotte RusseRetail Charlotte Russe Holding, Inc. is a retail/wholesale company.
Chi-Chi'sRestaurant Chi-Chi's is a Mexican restaurant chain in operation in China, Belgium, Luxembourg, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Indonesia. The chain also once operated in the United States and Canada ...more
Chili'sRestaurant Chili's Grill & Bar is an international casual dining restaurant chain that features Tex-Mex-style cuisine. The company was founded by Larry Levine in Texas in 1975 and is currently owned ...more
CinematronicsVideo game, Video game industry Cinematronics Incorporated was a pioneering arcade game developer that had its heyday in the era of vector display games. While other companies released games based on raster displays, early in ...more
MexicanaClick MexicanaClick, formerly Click Mexicana, was Mexicana's regional operator, serving most of Mexicana's domestic routes between more than 25 Mexican cities. It was founded as a low-cost carrier, ...more
CO-OP Financial Services CO-OP Financial Services, formerly known as CO-OP Network, is an interbank network connecting the ATMs of credit unions in the United States, with locations also in Canada and certain United ...more
Coal IndiaCoal Mining Coal India Limited is an Indian state-controlled coal mining company headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is the largest coal producer company in the world and contributes around 81% ...more
Coast Aero Center Coast Aero Center A/S was a regional airline based Haugesund Airport, Karmøy in Karmøy, Norway. It had only small-plane operations and mechanical services until 1984, when it ...more
Columbus and Greenville Railway There have been two uses of Columbus and Greenville Railway, both for the same rail line.
Control Risks GroupConsultant Control Risks is a global risk and strategic consulting firm specialising in political, security and integrity risk. Operating from 34 offices, the company’s primary services include ...more
Corporate ExpressAirline Corporate Express was an airline based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It operated air taxi and executive charter services, as well as scheduled services. Its main base was Calgary International ...more
Daily PlanetBrothel Daily Planet is a licensed brothel in Melbourne, Australia. It entered the news in 2003 when it became one of the first brothels listed on a stock exchange. The brothel has won the Australian ...more
Deering Banjo Company The Deering Banjo Company was started in 1975 by Greg and Janet Deering. They are located in Spring Valley, California. Deering Banjos makes Deering, Vega, Tenbrooks, and Goodtime banjos in the
Deutsche VermögensberatungFinancial Services Deutsche Vermögensberatung, which in English loosely translates as "German financial advisors", is a German Multi-level marketing investment company based in Frankfurt, Germany. ...more
GDF Suez RomaniaNatural gas Distrigaz Sud is a major player on the Romanian natural gas market being responsible for distributing gas in the southern part of Romania.
Dome Dome Co. Ltd, literally "child's dream", is a Japanese-based racing car constructor, involved mainly in open wheel and sports car racing.
Dooney & BourkeClothing Dooney & Bourke is a company specializing in fashion accessories, such as handbags, iPod cases, luggage, bracelets, watches, and briefcases, as well as a limited clothing line, which ...more
Dubai Islamic BankFinancial Services The Dubai Islamic Bank is an Islamic bank in Dubai, established in 1975. It is the first Islamic bank to have incorporated the principles of Islam in all its practices and is the largest Islamic ...more
E.ON Gaz RomaniaNatural gas E.ON Gaz Romania is a Romanian supply company in the gas industry, specialising in natural gas supply. The base of the distribution company was laid in 1975. Based on a government decision ...more
Earth FareSupermarket, Retail Earth Fare founded in 1975 by Roger Derrough, is a Fletcher, North Carolina-based natural foods grocer. The company website explains a "Food Philosophy" and "Boot list" Among ...more
Emack & Bolio'sRetail Emack & Bolio's is a chain of ice cream stores based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The chain was founded by Robert Rook, a lawyer and self-declared hippie who has worked closely ...more
EnagásEnergy industry Enagás, S.A. is a Spanish energy company which owns and operates the nation's gas grid. The firm also owns four liquefied natural gas regasification terminals in the country, at Huelva, ...more
FairlightManufacturing Fairlight is a digital audio company based in Sydney. In 1979 they created the Fairlight CMI, the first digital audio sampler, quickly used by artists such as Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, and Jean ...more
Fantasy Games UnlimitedGame Publisher Fantasy Games Unlimited, often referred to as just FGU, is a publishing house for both table-top and role-playing games. They have no in-house design teams and rely on submitted material from ...more
Finlux Finlux is a brandname used by Turkish manufacturer Vestel for a line of consumer electronic related products, including flatscreen LED TVs and home cinema audio products. Over the years, the ...more
Games WorkshopPublishing, Computer, Board game Games Workshop Group PLC is a British game production and retailing company. Games Workshop is best known as developer and publisher of the tabletop wargames Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000 and The ...more
ArmaniFashion, Fashion design, Leisure Giorgio Armani S.p.A. is an Italian fashion house founded by Giorgio Armani which designs, manufactures, distributes and retails haute couture, ready-to-wear, leather goods, shoes, watches, ...more
Goody'sFood and Beverage Goody's S.A. is Greece's biggest fast food company. Its head office is in Building 14B, Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Spata, Attica. It was founded in 1975 by Ioannis ...more
Harris Interactive Inc.Marketing, Research, Market research Harris Interactive (NASDAQ:HPOL) is an American market research company that specializes in public opinion research using both telephone and online surveys. The company is the product of a 1996 ...more
Harrison Audio Consoles Harrison Audio Consoles is an international company based in Nashville, Tennessee that manufactures mixing consoles and other audio technologies for the post-production, video production, ...more