AmREIT, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It provides development, acquisitions, brokerage, leasing, construction, general contracting, asset, and property management services. The company provides various services to its portfolio of properties, advisory business, and third parties. It also manages merchant development funds in contributed capital and institutional capital under management. AmREIT's portfolio primarily consists of premier retail properties located on intersections in high-traffic and highly populated areas. As of December 31, 2007, it owned 50 real estate properties located in 15 states. It also had approximately 1.3 million square feet of retail centers in various stages of development. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and would not be subject to Federal income tax to the extent it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. AmREIT, Inc., was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures and distributes coke, diet coke, and other soft drinks worldwide. The company primarily offers nonalcoholic beverages, including sparkling beverages and still beverages. Its sparkling beverages include nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages with carbonation, such as carbonated energy drinks, and carbonated waters and flavored waters. The company's still beverages comprise nonalcoholic beverages without carbonation, including noncarbonated waters, flavored and enhanced waters, noncarbonated energy drinks, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and sports drinks. It also provides flavoring ingredients, sweeteners, beverage ingredients, and fountain syrups, as well as powders for purified water products. In addition, the company licenses its technologies to suppliers and third parties. The Coca-Cola Company sells its products primarily under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Sprite, Fanta, Minute Maid, Powerade, Aquarius, Dasani, Glacau Vitaminwater, Georgia, Simply, Minute Maid Pulpy, Del Valle, Ayataka, Bonaqua/Bonaqa, and Schweppes brand names. The company offers its beverage products through a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators, as well as through independently bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. The Coca-Cola Company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
Cree, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells lighting-class light emitting diode (LED), lighting, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications in the United States, China, Europe, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and internationally. The company's LED Products segment provides blue and green LED chips that are used in various applications, including video screens, gaming displays, function indicator lights and automotive backlighting, headlamps, and directional indicators; LED components comprising packaged LED products for lighting applications, and surface mount and through-hole packaged LED products for video, signage, general illumination, transportation, gaming, and specialty lighting applications; and silicon carbide (SiC) materials, which are used in manufacturing products for RF, power switching, gemstone, and other applications. Its Lighting Products segment offers LED and traditional lighting systems for use in settings, such as office and retail space, restaurants and hospitality, schools and universities, manufacturing, healthcare, airports, municipal, residential, street lighting, parking structures, and other applications. This segment sells its products to distributors, retailers, and customers. The company's Power and RF Products segment provides SiC-based power products, such as Schottky diodes, SiC metal semiconductor field-effect transistors, and SiC power modules that are used in power supplies in computer servers, solar inverters, uninterruptible and industrial power supplies, and other applications; and RF devices, including a range of GaN high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) for military, telecom, and other commercial applications, as well as provides foundry services for GaN HEMTs and MMICs that allow customers to design their own custom RF circuits. Cree, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.
GulfMark Offshore, Inc. provides offshore marine support and transportation services primarily to companies involved in the offshore exploration and production of oil and natural gas. The company's vessels offer various services supporting the construction, positioning, and ongoing operation of offshore oil and natural gas drilling rigs and platforms, and related infrastructure. Its vessels transport materials, supplies, and personnel to offshore facilities, as well as move and position drilling structures. The company's fleet of offshore supply vessels comprise anchor handling, towing, and support vessels; platform supply vessels; fast supply or crew vessels; specialty vessels; standby rescue vessels; construction support vessels; and utility vessels. It also manages various vessels for third-party owners; and provides support services, such as chartering assistance and full operational management services. As of February 24, 2014, the company operated a fleet of 80 vessels, including 74 owned vessels and 6 managed vessels. GulfMark Offshore, Inc. serves integrated oil and natural gas companies; independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies working in international markets; and foreign government-owned or controlled oil and natural gas companies, as well as companies that provide logistic, construction, and other services to such oil and natural gas companies, and foreign government organizations. It has operations primarily in North Sea, offshore Southeast Asia, and offshore in the Americas. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Houston, Texas.
MTS Systems Corporation supplies test systems and position sensors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. The company's Test segment provides testing solutions, including road simulators for durability simulation; tire performance and rolling resistance measurement systems; moving road-plane systems and balances for aerodynamics measurements in wind tunnels; systems for the physical characterization of materials, such as ceramics, composites, and steel; and systems to test durability and performance of implants, prostheses, and other medical and dental materials and devices. This segment also offers products, systems, and software to perform static and fatigue testing of aircraft and space vehicles; systems for structural engineering, including high force static and dynamic testing; and seismic simulation tables to test the designs of structures and set building codes. In addition, it provides installation, calibration, maintenance, training, and consulting services, as well as various accessories and spare parts. This segment serves automobile, truck, motorcycle, motorsports vehicle, construction equipment, agricultural equipment, rail, and off-road vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as power generation, aerospace, bio-medical, wind energy, structural engineering, oil and gas, and other industries. The company's Sensors segment manufactures products utilizing magnetostriction technology for manufacturers of plastic injection molding machines, steel mills, fluid power, oil and gas, medical, wood product processing equipment, mobile equipment, and energy industries. It also offers products to measure fluid displacement for customers in the process industries. The company sells its products through direct sales organization, and independent representatives and distributors, as well as through catalogs. MTS Systems Corporation was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.