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Companies Founded in 1989

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1989; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    Waste Management and Remediation Services
    1-800-GOT-JUNK? is a franchised residential and commercial junk removal company operating the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company's business model consists of taking an old activity,...  more
  • 2

    1st Constitution Bancorp

    Savings Institutions, Federally Chartered
    1st Constitution Bancorp is the New Jersey holding company of 1st Constitution Bank. It has 10 branches following the opening of its new Plainsboro and Fort Lee, NJ Branches. It was founded in 1989....  more
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    Founded in 1989, Abaco is a global leader of mobile solutions. Abaco enables businesses to extend the transactional integrity of their enterprises to their mobile communities...
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    ABBYY is an international software company that provides optical character recognition, document capture and language software for both PC and mobile devices. The majority of ABBYY products, such as...  more
  • 5

    Universal Abit

    Computer hardware, Electronics industry
    Universal Abit was a computer components manufacturer, based in Taiwan, active since the 1980s. Its core product line were motherboards aimed at the overclocker market. Abit experienced serious...  more
  • 6

    ABRY Partners

    Private equity
    ABRY Partners is a private equity firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts that focuses on investments in media. Since 1989, the firm has completed over $18.0 billion of leveraged transactions and...  more
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    Aeroquetzal is a defunct airline formerly based at Guatemala La Aurora International Airport. Flying only regional routes first, Aeroquetzal later became the first Guatemalan airline besides Aviateca...  more
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    Air Dolomiti S.p.A. is an Italian regional airline with its head office in Dossobuono, Villafranca di Verona, Italy and operating base at Munich Airport, Germany. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of...  more
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    Air Europe

    Air Europe was an airline based in Malpensa International Airport, Italy. It was at the time of closure part of the Alitalia S.p.A. group. Air Europe suspended operations in December 2008 after...  more
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    Air Nunavut

    Air Nunavut is an airline based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. It is the only local and Inuit-owned air carrier in the eastern Arctic, operating MEDEVAC and charter services throughout Canada's Arctic,...  more
  • 11

    Alfa Group

    Alfa Group Consortium is one of Russia's largest privately owned investment groups, with interests in oil and gas, commercial and investment banking, asset management, insurance, retail trade,...  more
  • 12

    Algorithmics Inc.

    Algorithmics was a Toronto, Ontario based company founded by Ron Dembo that provided risk management software to financial institutions. Founded in 1989, Algorithmics employed over 850 people in 23...  more
  • 13

    Allen Cars

    Automotive industry
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    AlphaStar Corporation

  • 15

    American Communications Corp

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    American Internet Services

    Telecommunications, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal
    American Internet Services is a data center and cloud service solutions provider based out of San Diego, California. AIS provides cloud computing, colocation, Internet service, disaster recovery,...  more
  • 17

    AmeriHost Inn

    AmeriHost Inn was a small chain of hotels located in the United States and Canada. The chain consisted of two-or-three story interior corridor buildings constructed based on the company's prototype...  more
  • 18

    Amigo Supermarkets

    Amigo Supermarkets is a chain of supermarkets located in Puerto Rico owned by Walmart....  more
  • 19

    Andor Technology

    Andor Technology Ltd is a developer and manufacturer of high performance light measuring solutions. It became a subsidiary of Oxford Instruments after it was purchased for £176m in December...  more
  • 20


    Clothing, Backpacking
    Arc'teryx is an outdoor clothing and sporting goods company founded in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in 1989. The name and logo of Arc'teryx refer to the Archaeopteryx, the earliest...  more
  • 21

    ASAP Tent and Party Rentals

    All Other Consumer Goods Rental, Promoters of Performing Arts
    ASAP Tent and Party Rentals is an established rental company serving Toronto, the GTA and southern Ontario....
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    Computer hardware, Electronic Computer Manufacturing
    ASUSTeK Computer Inc., usually referred to as ASUS and in Chinese Huáshuò, and trading under that name, is a Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company headquartered in Beitou...  more
  • 23

    Atlantique Air Assistance

    Atlantique Air Assistance is a French regional airline headquartered in La Chevrolière. It was created in 1989 that operates charter flights, corporate aviation, Air ambulance, non-emergency medical...  more
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    Atlas Bank

    The Atlas Group established Atlas Investment Bank in 1990 as a joint venture between Atlas Group and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Japan. With an associated company, Atlas Lease Limited formed in...  more
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    Atlas Media Corp.

    Atlas Media Corp. is a New York-based independent production company of non-fiction entertainment. The company was founded in 1989 by Bruce David Klein and produces television series and specials,...  more