Aaron's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, computers, residential furniture, household appliances, and accessories in the United States and Canada. The company operates in four segments: Sales and Lease Ownership, HomeSmart, Franchise, and Manufacturing. It is engaged in the lease ownership, lease, and retail sale of various products, including widescreen and LCD televisions, computers, tablets, living room, dining room and bedroom furniture, washers, dryers, and refrigerators. The company offers products of various brands, such as Samsung, Frigidaire, Hewlett-Packard, LG, Maytag, Simmons, JVC, Sharp, and Magnavox. As of July 15, 2014, the company had approximately 2,130 company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states of the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1955 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Altra Industrial Motion Corp. designs, produces, and markets electromechanical power transmission products worldwide. It provides clutches and brakes for material handling, forklift, elevator, medical mobility, mobile off-highway, baggage handling, and plant productivity applications, as well as for walk-behind and commercial mowers, and residential lawn tractors; and on-road refrigeration compressor and agricultural equipment clutches. The company also offers indexing and backstopping clutches for industrial applications; and heavy duty clutches and brakes for metal forming, oil and gas drilling platforms, mining, material handling, marine applications, and off-highway and construction equipment. In addition, it provides vertical and horizontal gear drives, speed reducers and increasers, high-speed compressor drives, enclosed custom gear drives, enclosed gear drive and gear motor configurations, and open gearing products for industrial, material handling, mixing, transportation, and food processing applications. Further, the company offers gear and jaw couplings, high-speed disc and diaphragm couplings, elastomeric and grid couplings, universal joints, and spindles for power generation, steel, and custom machinery industries; and ball and roller bearings, track rollers, thrust and stainless steel bearings, polymer assemblies, housed units, and custom assemblies for the general industrial and automotive markets. Additionally, it provides power transmission components to generate, transfer, or control motion from a power source to an application requiring rotary or linear motion; and engineered belted drives. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and distributor outlets through its direct sales force and independent sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Altra Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Altra Industrial Motion Corp. in November 2013. Altra Industrial Motion Corp. is headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts.
Avery Dennison Corporation produces and sells pressure-sensitive materials worldwide. It operates through Pressure-Sensitive Materials, and Retail Branding and Information Solutions segments. The Pressure-sensitive Materials segment offers pressure-sensitive label and packaging materials, graphics and graphic films, reflective products, tapes, and performance polymers. This segment markets its products under the Fasson, JAC, and Avery Dennison brands to label printers and converters for labeling, decorating, fastening, and electronic data processing applications in the home and personal care, beer and beverage, durables, pharmaceutical, wine and spirits, and food market industries. The Retail Branding and Information Solutions segment provides branding and information solutions include creative services, brand embellishments, graphic tickets, tags, labels, and sustainable packaging solutions; and information solutions, such as price ticketing and marking, brand protection, security solutions, and compliance solutions, as well as radio-frequency identification-enabled inventory accuracy, visibility, and loss prevention solutions. This segment serves retailers, brand owners, apparel manufacturers, distributors, and industrial customers. The company also offers pressure-sensitive adhesive products for surgical, wound care, ostomy, and electromedical applications to medical supply and device manufacturers, and healthcare providers. The company was formerly known as Avery International Corporation and changed its name to Avery Dennison Corporation in 1990. Avery Dennison Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Glendale, California.
Barnes Group Inc. operates as an industrial and aerospace manufacturer and service provider serving a range of end markets and customers worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Industrial and Aerospace. The Industrial segment offers precision parts, products, and systems for applications serving various customers in end-markets, such as transportation, industrial equipment, consumer products, packaging, electronics, medical devices, and energy, as well as personal care/health care industries. This segment also manufactures and supplies precision mechanical products, including precision mechanical springs and nitrogen gas products; high-precision punched and fine-blanked components, nitrogen gas springs and manifold systems, and retention rings; and high precision molds, valve gate hot runner systems, and system solutions. The Aerospace segment produces precision-machined and fabricated components and assemblies for original equipment manufacturer turbine engine, airframe, and industrial gas turbine builders, as well as for the military. It also offers jet engine component overhaul and repair services for turbine engine manufacturers, commercial airlines, and the military. In addition, this segment manufactures aerospace aftermarket spare parts, as well as provides repair services for aircraft engine components. The company sells its products primarily through its direct sales force and global distribution channels. Barnes Group Inc. was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut.
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., a radio broadcasting company, is engaged in operating radio stations in the United States. The company owns and operates 44 radio stations in various markets, including Atlanta and Augusta in Georgia; Boston, Massachusetts; Fayetteville and Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville in North Carolina; Fort Myers-Naples, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach-Boca Raton in Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Wilmington, Delaware. It also operates one radio station in the expanded AM band in Augusta, Georgia. Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is based in Naples, Florida.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company discovers, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells biopharmaceutical products worldwide. It provides chemically-synthesized drugs or small molecule products, and biologics in various therapeutic areas, including virology comprising human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV); oncology; neuroscience; metabolics; immunoscience; and cardiovascular. The company's principal products are virology products comprising Baraclude, Reyataz, and Sustiva; oncology products, including Erbitux, Sprycel, and Yervoy; neuroscience products, such as Abilify; metabolics consisting of Bydureon, Byetta, Forxiga, and Onglyza/Kombiglyze; immunoscience products, including Nulojix and Orencia; and cardiovascular products, such as Avapro/Avalide, Eliquis, and Plavix. It has various products under Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection, including Asunaprevir; Daclatasvir; BMS-791325; and Peginterferon lambda. The company also has various products under Phase III clinical trials for treatment of cancer comprising Elotuzumab and Nivolumab. In addition, it develops Baraclude and Reyataz for pediatric extensions; Erbitux for esophageal cancer; Yervoy for melanoma, prostate cancer, and non-small-cell and small cell lung cancer; Orencia for lupus nephritis and psoriatic arthritis; and Eliquis for venous thromboembolic treatment and prevention. The company sells its products to wholesalers, and directly to distributors, retailers, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, and pharmacies. It has strategic alliances and collaborations with various third parties. The company was formerly known as Bristol-Myers Company and changed its name to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in 1989. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Choice Hotels International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel franchisor worldwide. The company franchises lodging properties under the proprietary brand names of Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Cambria Suites, and Ascend Hotel Collection. As of October 3, 2014, it franchised approximately 6,300 hotels consisting of approximately 500,000 rooms in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries and territories. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Rockville, Maryland.
Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets consumer products worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. It offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as dental floss and pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising liquid hand soaps, shower gels, bar soaps, deodorants, antiperspirants, shampoos, and conditioners; and home care products, such as dishwashing liquids, laundry and dishwashing detergents, household cleaners, oil soaps, bleaches, and fabric conditioners. The company also offers pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs; a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions; and various products with natural ingredients. Its principal trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science Diet, Hill's Prescription Diet, and Hill's Ideal Balance. The company markets its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Columbus McKinnon Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets material handling products and services for various commercial and industrial end-user markets in the United States, Europe, Canada, and internationally. The company offers electric, lever, hand, and air-powered hoists; hoist trolleys; winches; industrial crane systems, such as overhead bridge, jib, and gantry cranes; alloy and carbon steel chains; and closed-die forged chain attachments, including hooks, shackles, textile slings, clamps, hammerloks, master links, logging tools, and load binders. It also provides industrial components, such as mechanical and electromechanical actuators and rotary unions, below-the-hook special purpose lifters, clamps, textile strappings, tire shredders, and light-rail systems. The company offers its products through commercial distributors and end-users under the Budgit, Chester, CM, Coffing, Duff-Norton, Little Mule, Pfaff, Shaw-Box, Yale, Herc-Alloy, Abell-Howe, and Washington Equipment brand names. It sells its products to various industries, including manufacturing, power generation and distribution, utilities, wind power, warehouses, commercial construction, oil and gas exploration and refining, petrochemical, marine, ship building, transportation and heavy duty trucking, agriculture, logging, and mining, as well as to the entertainment industry comprising permanent and traveling concerts, live theater, and sporting venues. Columbus McKinnon Corporation was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Amherst, New York.
ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Union Center National Bank, that provides various banking services to commercial, industrial, and governmental customers in New Jersey. The bank accepts demand deposits, savings accounts, and time deposits; and offers interest bearing and non-interest bearing checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and IRA accounts, as well as safe deposit boxes, Christmas club accounts, vacation club accounts, money orders, and travelers' checks. The company also provides secured and unsecured loans, mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, short and medium term loans, lines of credit, letters of credit, working capital loans, and real estate construction loans, as well as collection services, wire transfers, night depository, and lock box services. In addition, it offers various money market services, as well as deals in U.S. Treasury and U.S. Governmental agency securities, certificates of deposit, commercial papers, and repurchase agreements Further, the company, through its subsidiary, Center Financial Group LLC, provides financial services, including brokerage services, insurance and annuities, mutual funds, and financial planning. The company was formerly known as Center Bancorp, Inc. and changed its name to ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc. in July 2014. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.