Companies Companies Founded in 1979

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1979; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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3Com is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Telephone Apparatus Manufacturing, Telephone and Telegraph Apparatus, Computer network 3Com Corporation was a digital electronics manufacturer best known for its computer network infrastructure products. The company was co-founded in 1979 by Robert Metcalfe, Howard Charney, Bruce ...more

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Abaeté Linhas Aéreas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Abaeté Linhas Aéreas Airline Abaeté Linhas Aéreas S/A is a domestic airline based in Lauro de Freitas, near Salvador da Bahia, Brazil founded in 1994. According to the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil, ...more

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Activision is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Video game industry, Prepackaged Software Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher. It was founded on October 1, 1979 and was the world's first independent developer and distributor of video games for gaming ...more

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Acuson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Acuson Acuson Corporation is a manufacturer, worldwide marketer and service provider of high-performance systems that generate, display, archive and retrieve medical diagnostic ultrasound images. ...more

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Advanced Technology Ventures is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Venture capital financing, Private equity Our History Founded in 1979, Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV) is a bi-coastal venture capital firm with more than $1.4 billion in capital under management. We work closely with entrepreneurial ...more

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Aero Contractors is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Aero Contractors Aero Contractors Ltd., a private charter company based in Smithfield, North Carolina, is said by some to provide discreet air transport services for the Central Intelligence Agency. The company ...more

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Aerovías DAP is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Aerovías DAP Airline Aerovías DAP is an airline based in Punta Arenas, Chile. It operates scheduled and charter services in the southern Patagonia area, Antarctic continent and also operates flights on behalf ...more

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Agility Logistics is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Agility Logistics Freight Transportation Arrangement, General Warehousing and Storage Agility is a publicly traded global logistics company headquartered in Kuwait. It provides freight forwarding, transportation, warehousing and supply chain management services to businesses, ...more

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Air Grand Canyon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Air Grand Canyon Airline Air Grand Canyon is an airline headquartered on the grounds of Grand Canyon National Park Airport in the Tusayan census-designated place in unincorporated Coconino County, Arizona, United ...more

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Air Nelson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Air Nelson, a subsidiary of Air New Zealand is a regional airline based in Nelson, New Zealand. It operates services on provincial routes under the Air New Zealand Link brand. The airline ...more

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Allco Finance Group is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Financial Services Allco Financial Group was a fully integrated global financial services business, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Major services provided were ...more

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Alpi Eagles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Alpi Eagles Airline Alpi Eagles SpA was an airline headquartered in Sant'Angelo di Piove di Sacco, Italy. The privately owned regional airline operated scheduled passenger services linking 15 domestic destinations, ...more

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Ameriquest Mortgage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Ameriquest Mortgage Ameriquest was one of the United States' largest sub-prime mortgage lender until it was shut down in September 2007. Its loan origination practices were at the heart of the Financial crisis of ...more

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Applied Micro Circuits Corpora... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Company Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) Stock Ticker Symbol NASDAQ: AMCC FOUNDED 1979 ISO CERTIFIED 1997 MISSION Building upon our recognized expertise, we will deliver the solutions ...more

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Aquilent Inc. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Management Consulting Services

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Arab Hellenic Bank is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Arab Hellenic Bank The Arab Hellenic Bank was an internationally owned bank based in Greece. In 1978, in advance of the founding of the bank, the Greek government granted an exemption to its usual prohibition on ...more

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Arno Political Consultants is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Arno Political Consultants Arno Political Consultants, Inc. is a company based in Lincoln, California. The company was founded in 1979 by Michael Arno. The company reports that its former and current clients include the ...more

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Atlantic Southeast Airlines is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Atlantic Southeast Airlines was an American airline based in the A-Tech Center in College Park, Georgia, flying to 144 destinations as a Delta Connection carrier and, as of February 2010, ...more

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Ballard Power Systems is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Manufacturing, Alternative energy Ballard Power Systems, located in Burnaby, British Columbia – a suburb of Vancouver – is a company that designs, develops, and manufactures zero emission proton-exchange-membrane fuel cells. ...more

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Bangladesh Telegraph and Telep... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board Telecommunications The Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Department was created in 1971. Today 'BTTB' provides land-line telephone services in the urban areas, domestic long-distance and international services. ...more

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Bavaria Sonor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Bavaria Sonor Bavaria Sonor is a licensing agency. It exploits the merchandising rights of BAVARIA FILM and represents well-known children-characters, comics, TV-productions and brands of numerous ...more

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Bengawan Solo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Bengawan Solo Bengawan Solo is a bakery in Singapore. It has 38 outlets islandwide with a factory at 23 Woodlands. The bakery makes kueh, buns, cakes, cookies and mooncakes. All products are prepared at ...more

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Bering Air is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Bering Air is an American regional airline headquartered in Nome, Alaska, USA. It operates domestic scheduled passenger and charter services, as well as air ambulance and helicopter services. ...more

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Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceutica... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals is a research-based pharmaceutical company headquartered in Montville, New Jersey, in the United States, with operations in Wayne, New Jersey; Bothell, ...more

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Boston Acoustics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Boston Acoustics Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing Founded in 1979 by Advent veterans Andy Kotsatos and Frank Reed, Boston Acoustics is a manufacturer of home and mobile audio equipment. Boston Acoustics entered the mobile audio category in ...more

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Boston Scientific is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus, Manufacturing, Health Care The Boston Scientific Corporation is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a range of interventional medical specialties, including ...more

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British Power International is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
British Power International British Power International provides design and advisory solutions to the power sector and is based in Colchester, Essex. BPI is part of the Freedom Group of Companies and is owned by EnServe ...more

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FrieslandCampina is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
FrieslandCampina Food Manufacturing FrieslandCampina is a Dutch dairy cooperative. It is the result of a merger between Royal Friesland Foods and Campina in December 2008. Main brands include Friesche Vlag, Chocomel, Fristi, Dutch ...more

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CAP Scientific is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
CAP Scientific Software CAP Scientific Ltd was a British defence software company. CAP merged with the French firm Sema-Metra SA in 1988 as Sema Group plc which was acquired by Schlumberger in 2001 to become ...more

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CareFlite is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
CareFlite

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Castle Air is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Castle Air Castle Air is a British helicopter charter and sales company which specialises in the use of helicopters in TV and film. It is based in Trebrown, near the town of Liskeard, Cornwall. Castle Air ...more

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Celulosa Arauco y Constitución is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Celulosa Arauco y Constitución Celulosa Arauco y Constitución is a Chilean wood pulp, engineered wood and forestry company controlled by Anacleto Angelini's economic group; Empresas Copec. As of 2006, CELCO/ARAUCO has ...more

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Central Charter de Colombia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Central Charter de Colombia Central Charter de Colombia is a charter airline based at El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Cerner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Computer Integrated Systems Design, Health Care, Health informatics Cerner Corporation is a supplier of health care information technology systems, services, devices and hardware. Cerner technologies optimize processes for health care organizations and are ...more

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China Overseas Land and Invest... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
China Overseas Land and Investment Limited Real Estate China Overseas Land and Investment Limited, "China Overseas" or "COLI" in short form and the subsidiary of China State Construction Engineering Corporation, was incorporated ...more

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China State Construction Inter... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Infrastructure, Construction China State Construction International Holdings Limited is the largest construction contractor in Hong Kong, mostly from the projects in the government, public organizations and large private ...more

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CIB Bank is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
CIB Bank Financial Services CIB Bank is the second-biggest commercial bank in Hungary, after the 1 January 2008 merger with Inter-Európa Bank. This follows the 2007 merger of their respective Italian parent ...more

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CITIC Group is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Finance, National Commercial Banks, Commercial Banking The CITIC Group, formerly the China International Trust and Investment Corporation, is a state-owned investment company of the People's Republic of China, established by Rong Yiren in 1979 with ...more

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CODA is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
CODA Software, Software industry CODA plc is a mid-sized international financial software company based in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1979, it was purchased in 2008 by Unit4, a supplier of Enterprise Software, based in the ...more

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CNO Financial Group is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Financial Services, Accident and Health Insurance CNO Financial Group, Inc. is a financial services holding company based in Carmel, Indiana. CNO's insurance subsidiaries provide life insurance, annuity and supplemental health insurance ...more

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Consolidated Robotics is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Defense contractor, Manufacturing Consolidated Robotics is a manufacturer and distributor of military-grade robots, and one of the chief robotics suppliers of the United States Military. Founded in 1979 by former Boeing ...more

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The Corporate Executive Board ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Management Consulting Services CEB is a publicly traded, member-based advisory firm that provides products and services to businesses worldwide. Its member clients include 89% of the Fortune 500, 75% of the Dow Jones Asian ...more

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Council on Mind Abuse is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Council on Mind Abuse The Council on Mind Abuse was a Canadian non-profit organization promoting education about "cults" from 1979 to 1992.

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Crowell & Moring is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Crowell & Moring Law Crowell & Moring is an international law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in Irvine, New York City, Los Angeles, Anchorage, San Francisco, Cheyenne, London, Brussels and ...more

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Kennedy Fried Chicken is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Restaurant, Fast food Kennedy Fried Chicken, also known as Crown Fried Chicken, is a common restaurant name primarily in the New York-New Jersey-Philadelphia area, but many other similar establishments are found in ...more

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DBTel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
DBTel Telecommunications DBTEL Inc. is a Taiwan multinational telecommunications company based in Roosevelt Rd., Taipei, Taiwan.

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DHL International Aviation ME is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
DHL International Aviation ME SNAS/DHL, incorporated as DHL International Aviation ME, is a cargo airline based in Bahrain. It is wholly owned by Deutsche Post DHL and operates the group's DHL Express-branded parcel and ...more

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Dinan Cars is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Dinan Cars Dinan Cars designs and manufactures aftermarket performance parts for BMW automobiles. The company was founded in 1979 by Steve Dinan and is headquartered in Morgan Hill, California. Its parts ...more

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Dornier Aviation Nigeria is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Dornier Aviation Nigeria Airline Dornier Aviation Nigeria is an airline based in Kaduna, Nigeria. It operates Dornier aircraft in Nigeria on a charter basis, as well as running a fixed-base and maintenance operation. It also ...more

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Dubal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1979
Dubal Aluminium Dubai Aluminium, located in Jebel Ali, is one of the largest industrial companies in the UAE. Some 16.2% of its total workforce are UAE nationals. DUBAL was incorporated pursuant to a Decree of ...more