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Companies Founded in 1996

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1996; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    PetMed Express, Inc.

    Retail, Pharmacies and Drug Stores
    PetMeds, also known as 1 800 Pet Meds, is an online pet pharmacy offering prescription and non-prescription pet medications and other health products for dogs, cats and horses. Its parent company,...  more
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    3rd Eye Solutions is an internet-focused company providing website design and web development, SEO, internet consulting and marketing services as well as custom software and application...  more
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    AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. Most books listed are used, many are rare or out of print, and a growing number are new books. The company is based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada,...  more
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    Absorption Systems

    Pharmaceutical industry
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    Established: Acorn Cardiovascular™ is a privately held medical device company that was incorporated in 1996 and is located in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. ...  more
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    Adecco S.A. is a Swiss multinational human resource consulting company based in Glattbrugg, Switzerland. Adecco Group is the world's largest provider of HR solutions. With more than 33,000 FTE...  more
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    Zoho Corporation

    AdventNet, the Internet Management Infrastructure Company is the worldwide leader in providing Web and Java based network management software for OEMs, service...  more
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    Adventus Interactive

    Adventus Incorporated is a Canadian IT company founded in 1996 specializing in educational software. The company is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1996, Adventus began designing piano software...  more
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    AEA Technology

    Professional, Scientific
    Ricardo-AEA was formed on November 8, 2012, when Ricardo acquired the business, operating assets and employees engaged in the business of AEA Technology Plc, for a total cash consideration of £18.0...  more
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    Ahlafors Bryggerier

    Ahlafors Bryggerier is a Swedish microbrewery located in Ale, Västra Götaland county. The beers can be found in a few restaurants and be bought through the order segment at Systembolaget. The alcohol...  more
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    Air Anatolia

    Air Anatolia was a charter airline from Turkey, which was operational between 1998 and 2002....  more
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    Air Class Líneas Aéreas

    Air Class Líneas Aéreas is an airline based in Montevideo, Uruguay. It operates scheduled passenger and freight services, as well as charter flights. Its main base is Carrasco International Airport,...  more
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    Air Libya

    Air Libya is a privately owned airline based in Benghazi, Libya. It was established in 1996 as Tibesti Air Libya, and was initially based in Tripoli. The company now operates charter flights in...  more
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    Air Comet

    Air Comet was an airline based in Madrid, Spain. It operated scheduled long-haul services from Madrid to 13 destinations in Central and South America, as well as services in Europe. Its main base was...  more
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    Air Santo Domingo

    Air Santo Domingo was the flag carrier airline of the Dominican Republic. It operated scheduled domestic services and flights to Haiti. It wet-leased additional aircraft from Servicios Aéreos...  more
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    Air Tahiti Nui is a French airline and is French Polynesia's flag carrier airline with its head office in the Immeuble Dexter in Papeete, Tahiti. It operates international services for the low and...  more
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    Aker Philadelphia Shipyard

    Ship Building and Repairing
    Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, formerly Kværner Philadelphia Shipyard, is a commercial shipyard located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on part of the site of the Philadelphia Naval...  more
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    Robi Axiata Limited

    Robi Axiata Limited, DBA Robi, formerly known as AKTel, is a joint venture between Axiata Group Berhad, Malaysia and NTT DoCoMo Inc, Japan. Robi is the third largest mobile phone operator in...  more
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    Alberta Citylink

    Alberta Citylink was an airline based in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. It operated domestic passenger service for Air Canada. Its main base is Medicine Hat Airport, with a hub at Calgary...  more
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    ALDA Pharmaceuticals Corp.

    Pharmaceutical industry
    ALDA Pharmaceuticals Corp. produces and markets infection control products....  more
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    AleSmith Brewing Company is an artisan, American craft brewery founded in 1995 by Skip Virgilio and Ted Newcomb in San Diego, California that specializes in handcrafted ales in a variety of styles....  more
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    Alexa Internet

    Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal
    Alexa Internet, Inc. is a California-based subsidiary company of which provides commercial web traffic data. Founded as an independent company in 1996, Alexa was acquired by Amazon in...  more
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    AllerAir Industries

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    Air India Regional

    Air India Regional is an Indian airline which was started as a low-cost arm of Indian as Alliance Air. As part of Indian's merger with Air India, it was renamed Air India Regional. It operates 170...  more