List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1990; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
7th Carrier Air Group The 7th Carrier Air Group was part of the Fleet Air Arm and was formed on 30 June 1945. It was based on the aircraft carrier HMS Indefatigable for service in the British Pacific Fleet and ...more
A Buck or TwoRetail A Buck or Two is a Canadian-owned and -operated chain of specialty retail stores that sell party supplies, cards and wrap, school supplies, toys and crafts, seasonal items, housewares etc. and ...more
ABS Computer Technologies
Aecom Technology CorporationMining, Energy, Architectural Services AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and ...more
ENAIREAviation ENAIRE, formerly known as Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea, literally "Spanish Airports and Air Navigation", is the Spanish public body that owns and ...more
Aeromexpress Aeromexpress was an all-cargo company based in Mexico City, Mexico. It operated air cargo services transporting general cargo, perishables, printed matter, live animals, works of art, securities ...more
Aeroexpresos Ejecutivos, C.A. Aeroexpresos Ejecutivos, C.A., Is a company specialized in passenger transportation and cargo transportation. It's located in Caracas, Venezuela.
AerosudDefense contractor Aerosud is an aeronautical engineering and manufacturing company, formed in 1990 by the then key designers of the South African Denel Rooivalk attack helicopter, together with similar leaders ...more
AGCOManufacturing, Farm Machinery and Equipment AGCO Corporation is an American agricultural equipment manufacturer based in Duluth, Georgia, United States. AGCO offers a line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage and tillage ...more
Air – Transport EuropeAirline Air-Transport Europe spol. s r.o. is a specialist Slovakian airline based in Poprad. Using a business jet and a helicopter fleet, it undertakes personal transport, emergency medical services, ...more
Air VIAAirline Air VIA Bulgarian Airways is a charter airline with its head office in Sofia, Bulgaria, that operates charter flights on behalf of European tour operators. Most Air VIA flights operate from ...more
Airtours International Airways Airtours International Airways was a charter airline based in the United Kingdom with its head office in Parkway Three in the Parkway Business Centre in Manchester.
Alenia AeronauticaArms industry, Aerospace Alenia Aeronautica was an Italian aerospace company. Its subsidiaries included Alenia Aermacchi and Alenia Aeronavali. Alenia Aeronautica owns ATR, a joint venture with EADS. In January 2012, ...more
Alien Workshop Alien Workshop was an American skateboarding company that was founded in 1990 by Chris Carter, Mike Hill, and Neil Blender. Following periods under the ownership of the Burton snowboard company ...more
All Media NetworkArts, Entertainment, and Recreation All Media Network, is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllGame, AllMovie, SideReel, and Celebified. The company was founded in 1990 by popular-culture archivist Michael ...more
Alley Kat Brewing Company
Alliant TechsystemsAerospace, Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing, Defense industry Alliant Techsystems Inc. was an American aerospace, defense, and sporting goods company with its headquarters in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States. The company operated in 22 ...more
Amanda WakeleyFashion, Women's and Girls' Cut and Sew Other Outerwear Manufacturing
Ameritest Ameritest is an international advertising research firm, headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which provides its clients with worldwide market research on their advertising concepts, and ...more
Amnesty International South Africa Amnesty International South Africa is a South African organisation that works to end human rights abuses along with its affiliate organization Amnesty International. Amnesty International South ...more
Apollo Global ManagementPrivate equity Apollo Global Management, LLC is an American private equity firm, founded in 1990 by former Drexel Burnham Lambert banker Leon Black. The firm specializes in leveraged buyout transactions and ...more
ARM Holdings, plcComputer, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing ARM Holdings plc is a British multinational semiconductor and software design company with its head office in Cambridge, England. Its largest business is designing processors bearing the ARM ...more
Aukfa Industrial Co., LTD Aukfa Industrial Co., ltd Is a Chinese electronics manufacturer. They make a variety of products, including digital cameras, mp3 players, cell phones and flash memory. Aukfa was founded in 1990 ...more
AVerMedia TechnologiesComputer hardware AVerMedia Technologies, Inc. is located in New Taipei City, Taiwan, listed on the stock market in 2000. AVerMedia Technologies specializes in PC/ tablet/ mobile TV watching solutions, ...more
Bahama Buck'sRestaurant Bahama Buck's is a privately held franchise specializing in shaved ice and other frozen non-alcoholic beverages. The company is headquartered in Lubbock, Texas.
Bath & Body WorksRetail Bath & Body Works, LLC, is an American retail store under the L Brands umbrella. It was founded in 1990 in New Albany, Ohio, and has since expanded across the United States and Canada. It ...more
Bathstore Bathstore.com Ltd., trading as bathstore is a specialist bathroom retailer and is the largest in the United Kingdom. bathstore was originally started in the early 1990s by Patrick Riley and Nico ...more
Be Inc. Be Incorporated was an American computer company founded in 1990, best known for the Be Operating System and BeBox personal computer. Be was founded by former Apple Computer executive Jean-Louis ...more
BETA Cargo BETA Cargo was a cargo airline based in Brazil. It operated international cargo charters in the Americas. Its main base was Guarulhos International Airport, São Paulo.
Black Label Skateboards Black Label is a skateboarding company that was founded by its owner, John Lucero, in 1990. The company is based in Huntington Beach, California, United States.
Blitz GamesVideo game industry Blitz Games was a division of Blitz Games Studios and was responsible for producing its family titles, which were often licensed games based on well known IP. It was located in Warwickshire, ...more
Blitz Games StudiosVideo game industry Blitz Games Studios Limited was a video game developer located in Leamington Spa, United Kingdom best known for producing games based on franchises such as iCarly, Spongebob Squarepants and ...more
Book OffRetail Book Off is Japan's largest chain of used bookstores. Founded in August 1991, the company has had explosive success, expanding to 866 stores throughout Japan and eight overseas locations. In ...more
BusinessObjectsSoftware, Prepackaged Software SAP BusinessObjects is an enterprise software company, specializing in business intelligence. BusinessObjects was acquired in 2007 by German company SAP AG. The company claimed more than 46,000 ...more
Butler Capital PartnersPrivate equity Butler Capital Partners is a European private equity firm focusing primarily on investments in France and Europe. The firm operates in a variety of business sectors including distribution, ...more
CAL BankFinancial Services CAL Bank is a commercial bank in Ghana involved primarily in meeting the banking needs of small, medium and large corporations. It is one of the commercial banks licensed by the Bank of Ghana, ...more
Camber Corporation Camber Corporation is a defense contractor headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Camber Corporation is a Cyber, Intelligence, and Unmanned Systems, Engineering, and Technology company. Camber ...more
Camelot Software PlanningVideo game industry Camelot Software Planning is a Japanese video game developer established in 1990 under the name Sega CD4, but quickly renamed to Sonic! Software Planning. As Sonic!, they were closely involved ...more
Canto Software Canto Software is a publisher of digital asset management software. Canto was founded in 1990, in Berlin, Germany. In 1992, the company released Canto Cumulus digital asset management software, ...more
Central Park MediaMedia Central Park Media was an American multimedia entertainment company based in New York City, New York, that was active in the distribution of East Asian cinema, television series, anime, manga ...more
ChieftecComputer hardware Chieftec Industrial Co., Ltd. is a company established in 1990 that manufacturers computer cases and computer power supply units. The company's headquarters is in Taiwan, but has production ...more
Chuang YiPublishing Chuang Yi Publishing Pte Ltd. was a publishing company based in Singapore that specialises in producing domestic and imported comics and comics-related merchandise, in English and simplified ...more
Citadel LLCHedge fund Citadel LLC is a global multistrategy hedge fund and asset manager based in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1990 by Kenneth C. Griffin, the firm deploys capital across multiple asset classes and ...more
CITIC PacificConglomerate CITIC Pacific is a Hong Kong-based conglomerate holding company headquartered in the CITIC Tower, Admiralty, Hong Kong. It is 58% owned by the state-owned Citic Group in Beijing and has ...more
Clif Bar & Company Clif Bar & Company is an American company that produces organic foods and drinks. The company's flagship product, CLIF Bar, was created by Gary Erickson. The company is based in Emeryville, ...more
Cutter & Buck Cutter & Buck is a manufacturer of upscale clothing for golf and other sports. Founded in 1990, the company went public in 1995 and was sold to New Wave Group AB, a Swedish-based ...more