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Companies Founded in 1975

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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.
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    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 acquired concessions to...  more
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    Columbus and Greenville Railway

    There have been two uses of Columbus and Greenville Railway, both for the same rail line....  more
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    Control Risks Group

    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 anti-corruption...  more
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    Corporate Express

    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
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    Creative Artists Agency Los Angeles is a 2013 Clio Award winner....  more
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    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 Adult...  more
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    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 U.S.A....  more
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    Deutsche Vermögensberatung

    Financial Services
    Deutsche Vermögensberatung, which in English loosely translates as "German financial advisors", is a German Multi-level marketing investment company based in Frankfurt, Germany. The DVAG is operative...  more
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    GDF Suez Romania

    Natural gas
    Distrigaz Sud is a major player on the Romanian natural gas market being responsible for distributing gas in the southern part of Romania....  more
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    Dome Co. Ltd, literally "child's dream", is a Japanese-based racing car constructor, involved mainly in open wheel and sports car racing....  more
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    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 includes...  more
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    Dubai Islamic Bank

    Financial 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 bank...  more
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    E.ON Gaz Romania

    Natural 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 issued in...  more
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    Earth Fare

    Supermarket, 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 the ingredients and...  more
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    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 with the...  more
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    Energy 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, Barcelona,...  more
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    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
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    Fantasy Games Unlimited

    Game 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 outside...  more
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    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 brand...  more
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    Games Workshop

    Publishing, Computer
    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 Lord...  more
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    Fashion, Fashion design
    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, jewelry,...  more

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    Food 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 Dionisiadis,...  more
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    Harris Interactive Inc.

    Marketing, 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
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    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, broadcast,...  more