List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1986; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
47 StreetFashion 47 Street es una marca De ropa De Adolescentes de Argentina, foundada en 1986 en Buenos Aires, Argentina. 47 Street también tiene en Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, España, Peru y ...more
Abita Brewing CompanyAlcoholic beverage The Abita Brewing Company is a brewery in Abita Springs, Louisiana, USA, 30 miles north of New Orleans. Abita was formed by Jim Patton and Rush Cumming in 1986, in downtown Abita Springs - now ...more
Absolute EntertainmentVideo game, Video game industry Absolute Entertainment was an American video game publishing company. Through its development house, Imagineering, Absolute Entertainment produced titles for the Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, ...more
Acclaim EntertainmentVideo game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Acclaim Entertainment was an American video game developer and publisher. It developed, published, marketed and distributed interactive entertainment software for a variety of hardware ...more
Action International PicturesFilm Action International Pictures also known as West Side Studios, is a film production and distribution company founded in 1986. AIP was founded by David Winters, David A. Prior and Peter Yuval. It ...more
Adorno & Yoss
ADTRANTelephone and Telegraph Apparatus ADTRAN, Inc. is a provider of telecommunications networking equipment and internetworking products. Its headquarters are in Huntsville, Alabama. The company is ISO 9001 and TL9000 certified. ...more
Avianca EcuadorAirline Avianca Ecuador, formerly known as AeroGal, is an airline based in Quito, Ecuador. It operates passenger and cargo flights within Ecuador, between the mainland and the Galápagos Islands, ...more
African Express AirwaysAirline African Express Airways is a Somali-owned airline based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. It is a short-haul airline, which caters to business and leisure travellers ...more
Air Alpha Greenland Air Alpha Greenland was a subsidiary of Air Alpha, an aircraft company based in Odense, Denmark. Air Alpha Greenland operated flights in Greenland from Ilulissat. The subsidiary was founded in ...more
Air Aruba Air Aruba was the main air carrier from the island of Aruba. It was founded in 1986 and it declared bankruptcy in 2000. It was headquartered in the Brown Invest Building in Oranjestad, Aruba.
Air Atlanta IcelandicAirline Air Atlanta Icelandic is a charter and ACMI company based in Kópavogur, Iceland. It specialises in leasing aircraft on an ACMI /wet lease basis to airlines worldwide needing extra ...more
Air Cargo Carriers Air Cargo Carriers is a cargo airline based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. It was established in 1986 and operates contract feeder cargo services for UPS and DHL. Air Cargo Carriers, Inc. is the ...more
Air ChathamsAirline Air Chathams Limited is an airline based in Te One, the Chatham Islands, New Zealand. It was established in 1984 and operates scheduled passenger services between the Chatham Islands and the ...more
Air EuropaAirline Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A.U. is an airline in Spain, the third largest after Iberia and Vueling. The airline is headquartered in the Polígono Son Noguera in the Centro ...more
Air Hong Kong AHK Air Hong Kong Limited is the only all cargo airline based in Hong Kong, with its main hub at Hong Kong International Airport. The airline operates an express freight network to 12 ...more
Air NovaAirline Air Nova was an airline based in Enfield, Nova Scotia, Canada that became part of Air Canada Regional in 2001. In 2002 the merger of Air BC, Air Ontario, Air Nova and Canadian Regional Airlines ...more
Air People International Air People International is a cargo airline based in Bangkok, Thailand. It operates three times weekly cargo flights between Thailand and Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Air TransatAirline Air Transat is a Canadian airline based in Montreal, Quebec, operating scheduled and charter flights, serving 60 destinations in 25 countries. The airline is owned and operated by Transat A.T. ...more
Airspeed Aviation Airspeed Aviation was a small regional airline based in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The airline was in operation since 1986 and was sold to Orca Airways at Vancouver International ...more
Alaskan Brewing CompanyAlcoholic beverage Alaskan Brewing Company, a regional brewery in Juneau, Alaska, USA, was founded in 1986. The company's beers have won awards at regional, national, and international beer competitions. The ...more
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions IncSoftware, Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. is a publicly traded American company that provides physician practices, hospitals, and other healthcare providers with practice management and electronic ...more
Alta Flights Alta Flights is a charter airline based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It operates regional passenger and cargo charters throughout Canada and the USA. Its main base is Edmonton International ...more
Ambuja CementsCement Manufacturing Ambuja Cements Limited, formerly known as Gujarat Ambuja Cement Limited, is a major cement producing company in India. The Group's principal activity is to manufacture and market cement and ...more
American CapitalPrivate equity American Capital, Ltd. is a publicly traded private equity firm and global asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its asset management business, originates, underwrites and ...more
Amphetamine Reptile Records Amphetamine Reptile Records is a nationally renowned record label which was founded in 1986 by then-US Marine Tom Hazelmyer in Washington State, US. The label is best known for its roster of ...more
Amsterdam Brewing CompanyAlcoholic beverage The Amsterdam Brewing Company is a brewery in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was founded by Dutchman Roel Bramer and is now headed by Jeff Carefoote.
AntecComputer industry, Computer hardware Antec, Inc. is an American-based maker of Personal computer components and accessories. Antec's principal products are computer cases and power supplies. Antec also offers PC cooling products ...more
Applied InstrumentsTelecommunications, Manufacturing Applied Instruments, Inc. is a manufacturer of RF test and measurement equipment for the telecommunications industry. The company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was founded in ...more
AquentRecruitment, Employment agency Aquent LLC is an employment agency headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1986 by Harvard University classmates John Chuang, Steve Kapner, and Mia Wenjen, Aquent, then called ...more
Atlantic SuperstoreRetail Atlantic Superstore is a Canadian supermarket chain of 54 stores in the Maritimes of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. It is owned by George Weston Limited through Loblaw ...more
AtlusVideo game, Video game industry Atlus Co., Ltd. is a Japanese computer and video game developer, publisher and distribution company based in Tokyo and a subsidiary of Sega Corporation. It is best known for developing the ...more
Australian Ethical InvestmentFinancial Services Australian Ethical Investment Limited is an Australian owned company established in 1986 for the purpose of environmental and socially responsible investing. The company is based in Sydney and ...more
AVM GmbH AVM is a consumer electronics company founded in 1986 in Berlin, Germany. The company produces communications, networking devices such as DSL, ISDN, Wireless and VoIP products. It had sales of € ...more
Banco Alas Banco Alas Cooperativo Limitado was a commercial bank based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Inaugurated in 1979, Banco Alas became one of the first to offer ATM services in the country. The bank ...more
Baywood International, Inc.
Bethesda SoftworksVideo game, Interactive entertainment, Video game industry Bethesda Softworks, LLC is an American video game publisher. A subsidiary of ZeniMax Media, the company was originally based in Bethesda, Maryland, and eventually moved to their current location ...more
Birmingham Midshires Birmingham Midshires is a trading name of Bank of Scotland plc. It is headquartered at Pendeford Business Park, Wolverhampton and has 67 offices throughout England. Between 1989 and 2004, it ...more
Bloomsbury PublishingPublishing, Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses, Newspaper Bloomsbury Publishing plc is an independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction with its headquarters in the London Borough of Camden, and publishing offices in London, ...more
Breakthrough Entertainment Breakthrough Films & Television is a Canadian production company and animation studio founded in 1986 by Peter Williamson and Ira Levy.
British BiotechBiotechnology British Biotech was a British based biotechnology company founded as British Biotechnology Limited in 1986 by former G D Searle managers Keith McCullagh and Brian Richards. It was the first ...more
British Satellite BroadcastingMedia British Satellite Broadcasting was a television company headquartered in London, which provided direct broadcast satellite television services to the United Kingdom. The company was merged with ...more