Electrical Appliances & Electronic Components

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Aga Foodservice Group Plc Business Information, Profile, and History

4 Arleston Way, Shirley Solihull B90 4LH United Kingdom Company Perspectives: Strategy: A strategy for growth. Aga Foodservice Group starts with a strong balance sheet, a young and energetic management team, a strategy for growth and the determination to push it through. We continue to invest in the existing businesses and indeed, our new product developments and upgrades are testament to this. A…

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American Power Conversion Corporation Business Information, Profile, and History

132 Fairgrounds Road West Kingston, Rhode Island 02892 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: APC's mission: To create delighted customers by improving the manageability, availability and performance of information and communication systems through the rapid delivery of innovative solutions to real customer problems. American Power Conversion Corporation (APC) designs and manufactures power protection and …

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Ault Incorporated Business Information, Profile, and History

7105 Northland Terrace Minneapolis, Minnesota 55428 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: The Ault Objective is the unifying vision for the company: Our objective is to be a world class corporation using a customer driven, team approach that focuses on the prevention of waste through continuous process improvement. Ault Incorporated, the leading independent external power conversion manufacturer in North …

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Baldor Electric Company Business Information, Profile, and History

5711 R. S. Boreham Jr. Street Fort Smith, Arkansas 72908 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Our mission is to be the best (as determined by our customers) marketers, designers and manufacturers of electric motors and drives. To achieve this we must: provide better value to our customers than any of our competitors; attract and retain competent employees committed to our goals and objectives; produce go…

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Ballard Power Systems Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

4343 North Fraser Burnaby, British Columbia V5J 5J9 Canada Company Perspectives: At Ballard Power Systems, our vision is Power to Change the World. Our mission is to develop fuel cell power as a practical alternative to internal combustion automotive engines through technology leadership. Ballard Power Systems Inc. is the world leader in developing and manufacturing fuel cells based on proton-exc…

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Bell Microproducts Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

1941 Ringwood Avenue San Jose, California 95131 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Bell Microproducts' mission is to generate exceptional value for our shareholders, customers, vendor partners, and employees by continually increasing our position, and the depth of this position, as the leader in storage distribution. This growth, over the years, and in this challenging market environment, is a clear si…

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Capstone Turbine Corporation Business Information, Profile, and History

21211 Nordhoff Street Chatsworth, California 91311 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: With over 3,200 Capstone MicroTurbines worldwide, Capstone Turbine is the leading provider of microturbine cogeneration systems for clean, continuous energy management, energy conservation and biogas-fueled renewable energy. Capstone Turbine Corporation is a Chatsworth, California company that develops, manufactures, …

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Catalina Lighting, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

18191 North West 68th Avenue Hialeah, Florida 33015 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: At Catalina Lighting we are dedicated to providing today's best value in lighting products, whether decorative or functional in nature. Our knowledge and resources enable us to deliver true lighting excellence. Whether it's basic lighting products, or those on the cutting edge of style and technology, Catalina Lighti…

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Duracell International Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

Berkshire Corporate Park Bethel, Connecticut 06801 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Through the Duracell Technology Center, comprised of scientists and engineers from around the globe, the company continues to invest in ways to enhance the performance of its alkaline and specialty batteries. From its long history of innovation and its focus on best serving the needs of the consumer, Duracell continue…

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Electrolux Ab Business Information, Profile, and History

St. Gorangsgatan 143, Stockholm Sweden Company Perspectives: Our vision is for Electrolux to be the world leader in consumer durables for indoor and outdoor use, with a selected range of corresponding products for professional users. Through good growth and profitability, Electrolux shall create value for shareholders as well as for consumers, business partners, and employees. Value creation is o…

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Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

2956 Waterview Drive Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: The research and development team at ECD Ovonics, its subsidiaries, a nd joint ventures are focused on the development of new products and technology that will benefit our commercial partners. At ECD Ovonics, we invent the technology, the products, and production technology th at will bring our vision to life. Energ…

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Excel Technology, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

41 Research Way East Setauket, New York 11733 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: The unmatched precision and flexibility of laser technology offers a world of opportunity as commercial and industrial manufacturing techniques and scientific research get increasingly sophisticated. Our task is to offer superior technology coupled with cost effective solutions to our customers. Excel Technology, Inc. is t…

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Fluke Corporation Business Information, Profile, and History

P.O. Box 9090 Everett, Washington 98206-9090 U.S.A. Fluke Corporation is a leading designer, developer, manufacturer, and seller of commercial electronic test and measurement instruments for scientific, service, educational, industrial, and government applications. Its products include oscilloscopes, voltmeters, ammeters, LANmeters, and other devices. With operations in the United States and the …

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Franklin Electric Company, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

400 East Spring Street Blufton, Indiana 46714 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Mr. Edward Schaefer, Franklin's founder, believed in the ability of ordinary individuals to do extraordinary things. He understood that imagination, commitment, and persistence can open doors into worlds filled with opportunity. Over the years Franklin people have had the courage to open many such doors, and as we begin th…

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Frigidaire Home Products Business Information, Profile, and History

6000 Perimeter Drive Dublin, Ohio 43107 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: At Frigidaire, we believe appliance design isn't just about the product; it's about you, the consumer. It's about solving your time and space problems. Helping you achieve the look you want. And eliminating some of the inconveniences you deal with on a daily basis. The result is a family of appliances engineered to meet and exce…

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Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. Business Information, Profile, and History

12-1, Yuraku-cho 1-chome Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100 Japan Fuji Electric is a manufacturer of electric machinery, components, and appliances. Most of its customers are other manufacturers who either use Fuji products or incorporate them into their own products. Because Fuji does not make television sets or stereos, it is virtually unknown outside of Japan. But what Fuji lacks in public recognition, it m…

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Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. Business Information, Profile, and History

Gate City Ohsaki East Tower 11-2 Osaki 1-chrome Sinagawa-ku Tokyo 141-0032 Japan Company Perspectives: We, Fuji Electric, pledge as responsible corporate citizens in a global society to strengthen our trust with communities, customers, and partners. Our mission is to contribute to prosperity, encourage creativity, and seek harmony with the environment. Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of…

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Funai Electric Company Ltd. Business Information, Profile, and History

7-7-1 Nakagaito Daito City Osaka 574-0013 Japan Company Perspectives: The digital revolution continues throughout the world, and in the years ahead we will continue to promote the digital sector and work to attain a secure position for the Funai Group in the global marketplace. The Funai Group will continue to work together to maximize corporate value. We earnestly seek the support and understand…

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General Cable Corporation Business Information, Profile, and History

4 Tesseneer Drive Highland Heights, Kentucky 41076-9753 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: General Cable--one company with the broadest product and global reach in the wire and cable industry. It's a new power, built upon diverse resources that are ready to serve a global market. It's about new ideas sketched on all four hemispheres. And it's about the world ... connected. General Cable Corporation, wi…

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Genesis Microchip Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

2150 Gold Street Alviso California 95002 U.S.A. Company Perspectives Technology is the primary driver of Genesis Microchip's leadership position in both the flat-panel TV and LCD monitor markets. Because of the breadth of its intellectual property, from the company's initial founding as well as strategic acquisitions that contributed mixed-signal integration, Faroudja video processing and DTV tec…

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Glen Dimplex Business Information, Profile, and History

Ardee Road Dunleer County Louth Ireland Company Perspectives Founded in 1973, Glen Dimplex is now the world's largest electrical heating business and holds significant market positions in the domestic appliance industry worldwide. With an annual turnover of EUR 1.5 Billion, the Group employs 8,500 people. Fundamental to its success is a policy of continuous investment in building brands, constant…

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Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Business Information, Profile, and History

P.O. Box 2206 500 Gulfstream Road Savannah, Georgia 31402-2206 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Founded in 1958, Gulfstream Aerospace is the world leader in business aviation. The Company has produced over 1,000 aircraft for corporate, government, private, and military customers around the world. The Company's flagship products--the Gulfstream IV-SP and the Gulfstream V&mdashe the world's most techno…

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Hamilton Beach/Proctor Silex Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

4421 Waterfront Drive Glen Allen, Virginia 23060 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: It is our policy to provide quality products and services that meet or exceed both consumer and customer expectations. We will use sound practices to ensure products and services of excellent quality and value. We are committed to continuous quality improvement in all aspects of our business. Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Sile…

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Hmi Industries, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

3631 Perkins Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Our relationship with our customers worldwide adds value to the organization each and every day. We measure our growth through our customers, and our success by their continued satisfaction. And that translates directly to the bottom line. As we incorporate this annuity value into our plans, our products and our programs, we t…

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Hubbell Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

584 Derby Milford Road Orange, Connecticut 06477 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: The Combination of these--commitment to the industry, diversification of product and market, a continuing tradition of quality, partnershi p with the independent electrical distributor, and the experience of accomplishment in research and development--have forged Hubbell Incor porated's exceptional records of growth. Th…

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Hubbell Incorporated Business Information, Profile, and History

584 Derby Milford Road Orange, Connecticut 06477 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Hubbell Incorporated's commitment to the industry; diversification of product and market; a continuing tradition of quality; partnership with the independent electrical distributor; and the experience of accomplishment in research and development have forged Hubbell's exceptional records of growth. The same comprehensiv…

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In Sink Erator Business Information, Profile, and History

4700 21st Street Racine, Wisconsin 53406 United States Company Perspectives: Our sales force has always been aimed at the customer and our management team has always been focused on the industry because we think it's the right thing to do. We don't want to just look at ways of making more disposers--we want to help make the industry a better place. That commitment has been evident during our enti…

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Infineon Technologies Ag Business Information, Profile, and History

St.-Martin-Strasse 53 81669 Munich Germany Company Perspectives: We create and maximize value for our customers, shareholders, and employees by: Designing, manufacturing, and marketing the industry's most advanced semiconductor solutions and services; building upon our core competencies and our technological strength, we strive to offer our customers the industry's most comprehensive range of con…

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Johnson Controls, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

5757 North Green Bay Avenue Post Office Box 591 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0591 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Johnson Controls has expanded remarkably since Professor Warren Johnson founded the company to manufacture his invention, the electric room thermostat. Since its start in 1885, Johnson Controls has grown into a multi-billion dollar corporation, with worldwide leadership in two businesses: …

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Juno Lighting, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

1300 S. Wolf Road Des Plaines, Illinois 60017 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Juno Lighting, Inc. is committed to producing quality products and providing our customers with unsurpassed service. We are dedicated to lead the industry with innovative new products. We embrace the concept of teamwork and shared goals and aspire to achieve and maintain high standards of excellence in all that we do. Juno…

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Katy Industries, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

853 Dundee Avenue Elgin Illinois 60120 United States Katy Industries, Incorporated was born out of an acquisition of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad (MKT), a financially troubled operation that was in need of a profitable parent company. Wallace Carroll, whose knowledge of railroads dated back to his job as a section hand that helped pay his way through Boston College became acquainted with MK…

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Katy Industries, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

765 Straits Turnpike Middlebury, Connecticut 06762 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: We strive to increase the top line, reduce costs, closely manage working capital, and control capital expenditures. Successful execution in these areas will benefit not only our shareholders, but our customers as well, as a stronger company can reinvest more readily into constantly improving its customer service and i…

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Legrand Sa Business Information, Profile, and History

128, avenue de-Lattre-de-Tassigny 87045 Limoges Cedex France From its home base in Limoges, France, Legrand SA is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of low-voltage fittings and accessories. Where other companies may be tempted toward diversifying their business, Legrand has maintained a focus and dedication on this single market, producing some 30,000 different produc…

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Lennox International Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

2100 Lake Park Boulevard Richardson, Texas 75080 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: The companies that make up the Lennox International family--Lennox Industries, Heatcraft, Armstrong, and Lennox Global Ltd.--have consistently led the industry in four core businesses: unitary commercial air conditioning, residential air conditioning, commercial refrigeration, and heat transfer. Lennox also leads in the…

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Lincoln Electric Co. Business Information, Profile, and History

22801 St. Clair Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44117 U.S.A. Lincoln Electric Co., a leading producer of industrial electric motors and high-tech cutting equipment, is the world's largest manufacturer of arc-welding products. Although the majority of the company's equity remained in the hands of Lincoln family members in the early 1990s, the firm commemorated its 1995 centenary with a $100-million public …

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Linear Technology, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

1630 McCarthy Boulevard Milpitas, California 95035-7487 U.S.A. Linear Technology, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets an array of high-performance linear integrated circuits (linear circuits use analog waves, as opposed to binary digits, to measure physical properties such as sound, pressure, weight, and light). The company's products include audio amplifiers, voltage regulators, power manag…

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Mabuchi Motor Co. Ltd. Business Information, Profile, and History

430 Matsuhidai Matsudo 270-2280 Japan Company Perspectives: In the 21st century, a time when the field of competition will change dramatically, Mabuchi Motor promises to solidify our value as a corporation and become a staple enterprise to the world. Mabuchi Motor Co. Ltd. is the world's leading manufacturer of small electric motors, with a global market share of more than 50 percent. The company…

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Mag Instrument, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

1635 South Sacramento Avenue P.O. Box 50600 Ontario, California 91761 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Mag Instrument is dedicated to the highest standards of integrity. We seek performance and a reputation reflecting the very best we can achieve. Each Mag Instrument flashlight represents a culmination of more than 20 years of research, development and continuous state-of-the-art refinement in every …

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Marshall Amplification Plc Business Information, Profile, and History

Denbigh Road, Bletchley MK1 1DQ United Kingdom Company Perspectives: Marshall has been the "sound of rock" for over 40 years, used by countless musicians worldwide. Marshall Amplification plc manufactures one of the most recognized product lines in rock music. Since the early 1960s, Marshall amplifiers have produced what many musicians believe to be the sound that defines rock guitar. Succeeding …

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Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

120 San Gabriel Drive Sunnyvale, California 94086 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Maxim's mission is to continuously invent high-quality analog engineering solutions that add value to our customers' microprocessor-based electronics worldwide. We have consistently increased our stockholders' equity by meeting our cost and performance goals, minimizing time-to-market, and maximizing our engineering pr…

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Miele Cie. Kg Business Information, Profile, and History

Carl-Miele-Strasse 29 D-33332 G├╝tersloh Germany Company Perspectives: Continuous innovation is the foundation of our business. The customer, for whom we provide first-class products and services, is the center of attention. In keeping with the company motto of "Forever better," first coined over 100 years ago, we wish to continually improve all activities at our various production facilities. Th…

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Monster Cable Products, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

455 Valley Drive Brisbane, California 94005 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Already holding over 200 US and international patents, Monster is continually striving to discover and develop new, advanced technologies and designs to meet the needs of the ever-advancing consumer electronics industry. Based in Brisbane, California, privately owned Monster Cable Products, Inc. sells a wide range of mostly …

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National Presto Industries, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

3925 N. Hastings Way Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: It is the company's intention to continually provide innovative new products that meet the needs of today's changing lifestyles as well as a wide selection of basic appliances that reflect the image of quality long associated with the Presto name. National Presto Industries, Inc., based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is a le…

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Nexans Sa Business Information, Profile, and History

16 rue de Monceau 75008 Paris Cedex France Company Perspectives: In each of its three key markets, Nexans provides its expertise and can offer global solutions. France's Nexans SA is one of the world's largest manufacturers, installers, and integrators of cables and systems, holding the number three spot behind Italy's Pirelli and Japan's Sumitomo. Yet Nexans, formerly known as Alcatel Cable, hol…

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Oak Industries Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

1000 Winter Street Waltham, Massachusetts 02154 U.S.A. Oak Industries Inc. is a leading supplier of components to manufacturers and service providers in the communications industry. Two niche markets generate the company's revenues: communications components and controls components. The communications components divisions consist of Gilbert Engineering, a manufacturer of cable connectors; Laserto…

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Philips Electronics N.V. Business Information, Profile, and History

Groenewoudseweg 1 5621 BA Eindhoven The Netherlands Inspired by the visions and leadership of several generations of the Philips family, Philips Electronics N.V. (known as Philips Gloeilampenfabrieken, or Philips Incandescent Lamp Works, until 1991) has grown from a small light bulb maker into one of the largest and most successful electronics firms in the world. Throughout the company's history,…

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Potter Brumfield Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

200 S. Richland Drive Princeton, Indiana 47671 U.S.A. Potter & Brumfield Inc. (P&B) is the leading manufacturer of electronic relays--devices that control the flow of electric current--in the United States. Vital components in a wide range of products, relays are found in small appliances, automobiles, furnaces and air conditioners, and vending machines. P&B also designs and markets timers, conne…

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Reliance Electric Company Business Information, Profile, and History

6065 Parkland Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44124-6106 U.S.A. Reliance Electric Company is a manufacturer of large mechanical couplers and electrical motors and drives used in heavy industries from steel and paper mills to coal mines. The company diversified into electronic equipment for the telecommunications industry in the 1970s. Reliance's stock was returned to public equity markets in February 1…

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Rockwell Automation Business Information, Profile, and History

777 East Wisconsin Avenue Suite 1400 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Through our people and our technology partners, we deliver automation solutions in every industry, on every continent, in most countries of the world. As the world continues to move from the industrial age into the information age, there is a great need for bridges between the two. Rockwell Automation pro…

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Scott Fetzer Company Business Information, Profile, and History

28800 Clemens Road Westlake Ohio 44145 U.S.A. Scott Fetzer Company is a holding company for a variety of companies engaged in providing industrial and commercial products, perhaps the best known of which are World Book encyclopedias and Kirby vacuum cleaners. Its Campbell Hausfeld subsidiary makes air compressors and other power tools. Vacuum cleaners were the company's sole mainstay until it wen…

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Src Holdings Corporation Business Information, Profile, and History

650 N. Broadview Place Springfield, Missouri 65802 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Springfield ReManufacturing Corporation (SRC) has been at the forefront of the remanufacturing industry since the early 1980s when founder Jack Stack, known internationally for his development of The Great Game of Business, spearheaded an employee buyout of International Harvester's remanufacturing facilities. Through…

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Strix Ltd. Business Information, Profile, and History

Forrest House Ronaldsway Isle Of Man Company Perspectives: STRIX is well aware that in order to maintain its position as world leader in the supply of control systems to the domestic appliance market and to sustain its committed policy of growth, it is vital to continue to innovate and diversify into related markets. STRIX continues to strive for world class status following a philosophy of conti…

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Stuart C. Irby Company Business Information, Profile, and History

815 South State Street Jackson, Mississippi 39215-1819 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Vision: To meet or exceed the expectations of our customers with quality products and quality service. To work in partnership with our suppliers in aggressively and effectively reaching our target markets. To provide our employees opportunities for personal growth, recognition and reward, and empowerment in the co…

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The Eureka Company Business Information, Profile, and History

1201 E. Bell Street Bloomington, Illinois U.S.A. The Eureka Company is one of the oldest names in the vacuum cleaner industry and is widely acknowledged as one of its leaders, second to the Hoover Company since both companies were launched early in the twentieth century. Founded in 1909, Eureka was purchased in its 65th year by the Swedish company Electrolux and became a division of that company.…

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The Hoover Company Business Information, Profile, and History

101 East Maple Street Canton, Ohio 44720 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Mission Statement: To be the leader in market share and profitability in the floorcare industry by offering exceptional value and quality to our dealers and our customers through product innovation and internal operational excellence. A division of Maytag Corporation since 1989, The Hoover Company is the leading producer of flo…

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The Plessey Company, Plc Business Information, Profile, and History

Vicarage Lane Ilford Essex IG1 4AQ United Kingdom Plessey is one of Britain's largest electronics manufacturers. Primarily involved in the design and development of communications systems, it has in recent years been an excellent case study in corporate revivals. As late as 1979, Plessey was in such poor shape that it was touted as an industrial garage sale waiting to happen. But after a long sea…

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Thomas Betts Corp. Business Information, Profile, and History

1555 Lynnfield Road Memphis, Tennessee 38119 U.S.A. Thomas & Betts Corp. (T&B) is a global manufacturer of electrical and electronic connectors, components, and systems. As the computer age has created an ever-growing need for new electrical and electronic products, and as international markets have opened up, the company has diversified its products worldwide. Its facilities and marketing activi…

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Viking Range Corporation Business Information, Profile, and History

111 Front Street Greenwood, Mississippi 38930 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: In spite of tremendous growth and success, Viking remains essentially the same entrepreneurial company it was at its inception. This small, close-knit company culture serves Viking and its customers well, and strongly contributes to the company's on-going growth and success. Viking Range Corporation manufactures and market…

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Water Pik Technologies, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History

23 Corporate Plaza, Suite 246 Newport Beach, California 92660 U.S.A. Company Perspectives: Our Mission: To be the first choice of our global customers for innovative, high-value devices that enhance health and hygiene. Our Values: Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation, Leadership, Profitability. Water Pik Technologies, Inc. has been developing and manufacturing personal healthcare products&mdash?owerhe…

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Westinghouse Electric Corporation Business Information, Profile, and History

Westinghouse Building Gateway Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 U.S.A. Westinghouse Electric Corporation is among the country's largest electronics companies, with units committed to serving the U.S. defense industry, as well as interests in power generation and manufacturing. The company also maintains an office furniture subsidiary, The Knoll Group, and a broadcasting subsidiary, Westinghou…

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