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Companies Founded in 1997

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List of the top or longest running businesses/companies/firms founded, started or launched in 1997; incl. corporations and public/private enterprises. Alphabetical. sortable by column.
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    3DV Systems is a pioneer and world leader in three-dimensional video imaging. Established in 1997 and headquartered in Yokne'am, Israel, the company has developed a unique patented technology which...  more
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    3ware was an American electronics company founded in February 1997 by Mitch Altman, J. Peter Herz and Jim McDonald....  more
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    A-Med Systems

    A-Med Systems Inc. develops products that provide circulatory support during“beating heart” cardiovascular surgery. These devised could help speed up apatient’s recovery time. Its product, the...
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    Abrizio was a fabless semiconductor company which made switching fabric chip sets. Their chip set, the TT1, was used by several large system development companies as the core switch fabric in their...  more
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    Construction, Engineering
    Acciona, S.A. is a Spanish conglomerate group dedicated to civil engineering, construction and infrastructure. The company was founded in 1997 through the merger of Entrecanales y Tavora and...  more
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    ADAS is the UK’s largest independent agricultural and environmental consultancy and provider of rural development and policy advice. ADAS provides independent science-based research, consultancy and...  more
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    Aéreo Servicio Guerrero

    Aéreo Servicio Guerrero S.A. de C.V. is a Mexican regional airline founded in 1997, based in the Hermosillo International Airport. It has Cessna 402 B, Cessna 402 C and Cessna Caravan 208 B...  more
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    Aero DaVinci Internacional, S.A. de C.V. is an airline based in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It has been in operation since 1997 and operates air taxi, cargo and charter services....  more
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    Aerolíneas Internacionales

    Aerolíneas Internacionales S.A. de C.V. is a defunct airline which operated in Mexico....  more
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    Aeronautics Defense Systems

    Arms industry, Aerospace
    Aeronautics Ltd. is an Israeli company specializing in the manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Mini, Tactical and MALE UAS categories. Since its establishment in 1997, the company's...  more
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    Africa West Airlines

    Africa West is a cargo airline based in Lomé, Togo. The company was founded in 1997 and mainly operates as an air feeder in West Africa and Central Africa. The company operates a fleet of 1 DC9....  more
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    African Safari Airways

    Africa Safari Airways was an airline based in Mombasa, Kenya. It operated charter flights and inclusive tours since 1967 from Europe, mainly to Mombasa. Its main base was Moi International Airport,...  more
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    Air D'Ayiti

    Air D'Ayiti was a short-lived airline from Haiti, which was operational between 1997 and 1999. It operated scheduled and charter flights within the Caribbean and to Miami in the United States....  more
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    Air Iceland

    Air Iceland is a regional airline with its head office at Reykjavík Airport in Reykjavík, Iceland. It operates scheduled services to domestic destinations and to Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Its...  more
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    Air Méditerranée

    Air Méditerranée is an airline headquartered on the property of the Tarbes–Lourdes–Pyrénées Airport in Juillan, France. It was established and started operations in 1997 and operates chartered...  more
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    Computer hardware
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    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

    The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is an American cinema chain founded in 1997 in Austin, Texas, USA that is famous for its strict policy of requiring its audiences to maintain proper cinemagoing etiquette....  more
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    alfabet provides a software suite that supports Business IT Management....  more
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    Software, Consultant
    Founded in 1999, Algenta Technologies is a Minneapolis-based research and development firm specializing in data management, integration services, and Internet technologies for government and business...  more
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    Allegiant Air

    Airline, Air Transportation
    Allegiant Air is an American low-cost airline owned by Allegiant Travel Co. that operates scheduled and charter flights. Allegiant Travel Company is a publicly traded company with 1,800 employees and...  more
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    Alliance & Leicester

    Financial Services
    Alliance & Leicester plc was a UK-based bank and former building society, formed by the merger in 1985 of the Alliance Building Society and the Leicester Building Society. The business demutualised...  more
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    Gaumont Animation

    Gaumont Animation is a leading, award-winning producer and distributor of children’s entertainment. The company has produced and distributes a catalogue of over 30 kids’ television series and 800...  more