Companies Companies Founded in 1985

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1985; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.

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8vo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
8vo 8vo is a London-based graphic design firm formed in 1985 by Simon Johnston, Mark Holt and Hamish Muir.

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A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. Retail, Hobby, Toy A.C. Moore is an arts and crafts retail chain with 135 locations in the eastern United States, with its corporate headquarters located in Berlin, New Jersey. AC Moore sells a variety of arts and ...more

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ACE Limited is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
ACE Limited Insurance Carriers ACE Limited, incorporated in Zurich, Switzerland, is the parent company of the ACE Group, a global provider of insurance products covering property and casualty, accident and health, ...more

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Actel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Actel Actel Corporation is a manufacturer of nonvolatile, low-power field-programmable gate arrays, mixed-signal FPGAs, and programmable logic solutions. It is headquartered in Mountain View, ...more

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Actional is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Actional Progress Software: Actional Product Line Backgrounder As organizations make the shift to a service-oriented architecture (SOA), they do so expecting greater business agility, reduced IT overhead ...more

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AF Group is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Construction The AF Group ASA is the third largest civil engineering and construction company in Norway. The company headquarters is located in Oslo. The AF Group is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

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Agile Property is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Agile Property Real Estate Agile Property Holdings Limited SEHK: 3383 is a land developer with its business mainly focusing in Guangdong Province, China. It was established in 1985 as a furniture maker in Zhongshan City, ...more

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Altium is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Altium Altium Limited is an Australian owned public software company that provides PC-based electronics design software for engineers. Founded in Tasmania, Australia 1985, Altium now has regional ...more

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American Megatrends is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Computer hardware, Computer data storage American Megatrends Incorporated is an American hardware and software company that specializes in PC hardware and firmware. The company was founded in 1985 by Pat Sarma and S. Shankar, who was ...more

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Anacostia and Pacific Company is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Anacostia and Pacific Company Anacostia and Pacific Company is a transportation development and consulting firm responsible for the operations of several railroads: Chicago SouthShore and South Bend Railroad Louisville and ...more

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Andy Petree Racing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Andy Petree Racing Andy Petree Racing is a former NASCAR team. Its ownership changed hands several times over the years, with three different owners from its beginning to its close in 2004. The team was based out ...more

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AOL is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Mass media, Telecommunications, Technology AOL Inc. is an American multinational mass media corporation based in New York City which develops, grows, and invests in brands and web sites. The company's business spans digital distribution ...more

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ATI Technologies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Semiconductor industry ATI Technologies Inc., was a semiconductor technology corporation based in Markham, Ontario, Canada, that specialized in the development of graphics processing units and chipsets. Founded in ...more

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Atlantic Express is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Atlantic Express Airline Atlantic Express is an airline based at Exeter International Airport in the United Kingdom. It started operations in 2008 following the collapse in 2007 of the original airline which flew the ...more

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Auspex Incorporated is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Auspex Incorporated Auspex, Inc. was founded 1985 by Michael Henney, Burt Brockman and Terry Kisner to develop SCADA software systems. In 1986, Rich Newell joined Auspex and the company started providing software ...more

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AutoTester is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
AutoTester Computer AutoTester is a company in software test automation market founded by siblings Randy and Linda Hayes. The company claims to have produced the first commercial test tool for the PC. Founded in ...more

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AXA is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Financial Services, Direct Life Insurance Carriers, Insurance Agents AXA is a French, multinational, investment banking firm headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, insurance, ...more

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Ayit Aviation and Tourism is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Ayit Aviation and Tourism Ayit Aviation and Tourism is an Israeli domestic airline established in 2008. Ayit flies between Sde Dov Airport, near Tel Aviv, and Ben Ya'akov Airport near Rosh Pinna. As part of its agreement ...more

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Banco Comercial Português is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Banco Comercial Português Banco Comercial Português, is a Portuguese bank that was founded in 1985 and is the largest private bank in the country. BCP is a member of the Euronext 100 stock index and its current ...more

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BASIS International is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
BASIS International Software BASIS International Ltd. is the developer and supplier of the BBx family of interpreted programming languages derived from Business BASIC, the newest generation of which is BBj. In 1985, BASIS ...more

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Baxter Aviation is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Baxter Aviation Airline Baxter Aviation was an airline based in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, founded by Tom and Linda Baxter which operated scheduled and chartered services throughout the Pacific Northwest with ...more

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Bharti Airtel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Bharti Airtel Telecommunications Bharti Airtel Limited is an Indian multinational telecommunications services company headquartered in New Delhi, India. It operates in 20 countries across South Asia, Africa, and the Channel ...more

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Bharti Enterprises is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Telecommunications, Retail, Conglomerate Bharti Enterprises is an Indian business conglomerate headquartered in New Delhi, India. It was founded in 1976 by Sunil Bharti Mittal and it operates in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. ...more

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Big Island Air is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Big Island Air is a small American air tour operator serving Hawaii. It is based at Kona International Airport and visitors can fly over the active Kilauea Volcano, and the landscape and ...more

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Big Rock Brewery is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Big Rock Brewery Alcoholic beverage Big Rock Brewery is a brewery founded in 1985 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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The Blackstone Group is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Investment banking, Financial Services The Blackstone Group L.P. is an American multinational private equity, investment banking, alternative asset management and financial services corporation based in New York City. As the largest ...more

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Blockbuster LLC is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Video Tape and Disc Rental Blockbuster LLC, also known as Blockbuster and formerly Blockbuster Video Entertainment, Inc., was an American-based provider of home movie and video game rental services, originally through ...more

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Bodegas Pomar, C.A. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Bodegas Pomar, C.A. Alcoholic beverage Bodegas Pomar is an Empresas Polar subsidiary that makes still and sparkling wine. The company also set a joint venture with the French cognac manufacturer Martell and its headquarters are ...more

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Boys' Brigade, Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Boys' Brigade, Hong Kong The Boys' Brigade, Hong Kong is a branch of the Boys' Brigade. It is a uniform youth organisation founded in 1959, currently with more than 200 companies.

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Bradley Foundation is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Bradley Foundation The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is an American conservative foundation with about half a billion US dollars in assets. According to the Bradley Foundation ...more

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Bradley Pharmaceuticals is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Pharmaceutical Preparation, Pharmaceutical industry Bradley Pharmaceuticals was a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Fairfield Township, Essex County, New Jersey. The company was founded in 1985 by Daniel Glassman who was also its CEO. The ...more

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Brandywine Realty Trust is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Property management, Lessors of Real Estate Brandywine Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust in the United States that buys, sells, leases and manages approximately 225 commercial properties, no more than 25 industrial parcels of ...more

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Burger Street is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Restaurant, Fast food Burger Street is an American fast food restaurant chain specializing in hamburgers and chicken sandwiches. As of January 2015, the chain has 14 locations in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex and 4 ...more

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Cal Air International is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Cal Air International Airline Cal Air International was a charter airline that operated in the United Kingdom between 1985 and 1988.

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California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Eating and Drinking Places California Pizza Kitchen, known within the food industry as CPK, is a casual dining restaurant chain that specializes in New York-style pizza. The restaurant was started in 1985 by attorneys ...more

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Canica is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Canica Holding company Canica is a private holding company, based in Oslo, Norway, created to own the RIMI grocery store chain, owned by Stein Erik Hagen and his three children Caroline Marie Hagen, Carl Erik Hagen ...more

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Carpet One is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Carpet One Carpet One Floor & Home is a home design retailers' cooperative in the carpet, rug, and other home design products in North America, New Zealand, and Australia. It was formed in 1985 and by ...more

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CEAT is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
CEAT Auto Parts, Tire CEAT, the flagship company of RPG Enterprises, was established in 1958. Its predecessor Cavi Electrici e Affini Torino SpA was established in Italy in 1924. Today, CEAT is one of India’s tyre ...more

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CELEMI is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
CELEMI

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Centropolis Film Productions is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Centropolis Film Productions Film

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Centurion Air Cargo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Centurion Air Cargo Airline Centurion Air Cargo operating as Centurion Cargo is an American cargo airline with its headquarters on the grounds of Miami International Airport, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA at the ...more

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Certicom is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Certicom

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Cher-Mere is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Cher-Mere

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Chicago Air is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Chicago Air Chicago Air was a regional airline carrier that operated in 1986 and exchanged passengers with all-jet Midway Airlines at Chicago Midway International Airport. The carrier operated revenue ...more

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Chicken Lips is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Chicken Lips Chicken Lips and the World Humor Organization, Inc. are an improvisational comedy company which operate not only in the Denver, Colorado but nationwide across the United States of America. They ...more

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China Huaneng Group is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
China Huaneng Group China Huaneng Group Corporation is one of the five largest state-owned electric utility enterprises in China, administrated by the State Council of the People's Republic of China, engaging in ...more

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Chowking is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Restaurant Chowking is a Philippine-based chain that pioneered the Asian quick-service restaurant concept in the Philippines. The concept combines a Western fast food service style with Chinese food. ...more

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Cinemaware is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Cinemaware Video game Cinemaware was a computer game developer and publisher that released several popular titles in the 1980s based on various movie themes. The company was resurrected in 2000, before being acquired ...more

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Cló Iar-Chonnacht is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Cló Iar-Chonnacht Publishing Cló Iar-Chonnacht is an Irish language publishing company founded in 1985 by the writer Micheál Ó Conghaile, a native speaker of Irish from Inishtravin in Conamara. He set ...more

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Codemasters is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in 1985
Software, Video game, Video game industry Codemasters Software Company Limited, or Codemasters Birmingham or CodeMasters is a British video game developer and publisher founded by David Darling and his brother Richard in 1986. ...more