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This iconic company was founded the year you were born

Cheapism Logo By Saundra Latham of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 62: Innovation has rarely been in short supply over the past eight decades, and chances are you share your birth year with a company that has left a lasting mark on your day-to-day life. Here's a look back at some of the big names that were founded from 1940 onward, including some little-known facts about how they got their start.Related: These Are the Most Reputable Companies, According to Boomers

The Names You Know

Innovation has rarely been in short supply over the past eight decades, and chances are you share your birth year with a company that has left a lasting mark on your day-to-day life. Here's a look back at some of the big names that were founded from 1940 onward, including some little-known facts about how they got their start.

Related: These Are the Most Reputable Companies, According to Boomers

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