International Directory of Company Histories, Volume 73

International Directory of Company Histories, Volume 73

by Jay P. Pederson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558625488

ISBN-13: 9781558625488

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Gale Group

When students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world's 2,000 largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a…  See more details below

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When students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world's 2,000 largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location.

Each two- to four-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558625488
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
International Directory of Company Histories Series, #73
Pages:
674
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
List of Abbreviationsix
Company Histories
Abengoa S.A.3
AccuWeather, Inc.6
Acer Incorporated9
Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc.14
Aga Foodservice Group PLC18
Agrium Inc.21
The Anschutz Company24
ArthroCare Corporation31
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.34
The Associated Press37
Aviall, Inc.42
BAE Systems Ship Repair46
Ballard Power Systems Inc.49
Bank of Hawaii Corporation53
BE&K, Inc.57
Biosite Incorporated60
The Bisys Group, Inc.63
Bohler-Uddeholm AG66
Boiron S.A.70
Busch Entertainment Corporation73
Calgon Carbon Corporation76
China Netcom Group Corporation (HOng Kong) Limited80
City Brewing Company LLC84
Clean Harbors, Inc.88
Compass Bancshares, Inc.92
CoStar Group, Inc.95
Dairyland Healthcare Solutions99
DaVita Inc.102
Dean Foods Company106
Deluxe Corporation116
Diagnostic Products Corporation121
DSW Inc.125
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company128
Elkay Manufacturing Company134
Encore Acquisition Company137
Enersis S.A.140
Eramet144
FactSet Research Systems Inc.148
Frito-Lay North America151
General Binding Corporation159
Global Imaging Systems, Inc.163
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A.166
Granite Industries of Vermont, Inc.169
Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation173
Hong Kong and China Gas Company Ltd.177
Huttig Building Products, Inc.180
Input/Output, Inc.184
Intuit Inc.188
Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd.193
Jostens, Inc.196
Keppel Corporation Ltd.201
Klabin S.A.204
Lifetime Brands, Inc.207
Lonza Group Ltd.212
Manpower Inc.215
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.219
MBIA Inc.223
Moldflow Corporation227
NBGS International, Inc.231
Nestle Waters234
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.238
Odebrecht S.A.242
Old Orchard Brands, LLC245
Pagnossin S.p.A.248
Paradores de Turismo de Espana S.A.251
PFSweb, Inc.254
Philip Services Corp.257
Pinnacle Airlines Corp.261
PRG-Schultz International, Inc.264
Quaker Foods North America268
Real Madrid C.F.274
RedPeg Marketing277
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc.280
RONA, Inc.283
Royal Group Technologies Limited287
SEGA Corporation290
Seventh Generation, Inc.294
Shedd Aquarium Society297
Siliconware Precision Industries Ltd.300
Sistema JSFC303
Smith & Wesson Corp306
Societe BIC S.A.312
South Beach Beverage Company, Inc.316
Spear & Jackson, Inc.320
Strattec Security Corporation324
Synnex Corporation328
Techtronic Industries Company Ltd.331
Teppco Partners, L.P.335
3i Group PLC338
Timber Lodge Steakhouse, Inc.341
Tropicana Products, Inc.344
Unibanco Holdings S.A.350
United Press International, Inc.354
Value Line, Inc.358
Variety Wholesalers, Inc.362
Vauxhall Motors Limited365
Verint Systems Inc.370
Vestas Wind Systems A/S373
Viad Corp.376
Weight Watchers International Inc.379
Xcel Energy Inc.384
Xstrata PLC390
Zappos.com, Inc.394
Ziff Davis Media Inc.397
Index to Companies405
Index to Industries585
Geographic Index633
Notes on Contributors675

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