ACE Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance products worldwide. The company's Insurance North American P&C segment offers casualty insurance, environmental, inland marine, professional risk, disaster protection, vacant land and building, and claims and risk management services; homeowners, automobile, valuables, umbrella liability, and recreational marine insurance; and wholesale excess and surplus lines property, casualty, environmental, professional liability, inland marine, and product recall coverages. Its Insurance North American Agriculture segment provides comprehensive multiple peril crop insurance and crop-hail insurance; and farm and ranch coverages, as well as specialty P&C coverages for companies that manufacture, process, and distribute agriculture products. The company's Insurance Overseas General segment offers traditional commercial fire coverage, as well as energy industry-related, marine, construction, and other technical products; commercial primary and excess casualty, environmental, and general liability; and specialty coverages include D&O, professional indemnity, energy, aviation, political risk, and specialty personal lines products, as well as personal accident and supplemental medical products. Its Global Reinsurance segment markets reinsurance products; and provides solutions for small to mid-sized clients and multinational ceding companies, including licensed reinsurance capabilities, property and workers' compensation catastrophe, loss-warranty, stop-loss cover, marine, and aviation programs. The company's Life segment offers protection and savings products comprising whole life, endowment plans, individual term life, group term life, group medical, personal accident, credit life, universal life, and unit linked contracts. ACE Limited was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
AIXTRON Aktiengesellschaft manufactures and sells deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. Its solutions are used by a range of customers to build components for electronic and opto-electronic applications, which are used in displays, signaling, lighting, computing, fiber optic communication systems, wireless and mobile telephony applications, and optical and electronic storage devices. The company offers production and research scale deposition systems for silicon semiconductor market applications capable of depositing material films on wafers; and a range of peripheral equipment and services, including products capable of monitoring the concentration of gases in the air and of cleaning the exhaust gas from metal organic chemical vapor deposition processes. It also assists its customers in designing the production layouts of tubing and switching devices for the gas supply to thin film deposition systems, as well as offers process technology, training, and consulting services. The company sells its products and services directly through strategically located sales and service facilities in Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Japan, South Korea, China, and Taiwan, as well as through independent sales and service representatives in Japan, India, Israel, Poland, Russia, and Taiwan. AIXTRON Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Aachen, Germany.
Antero Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores, and develops natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2014, the company had 543,000 net acres of oil and gas properties located in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. It also owns and operates 153 miles of gas gathering pipelines in the Marcellus Shale; and 96 miles of low-pressure, high-pressure, and condensate pipelines in the Utica Shale. The company was formerly known as Antero Resources Appalachian Corporation and changed its name to Antero Resources Corporation in June 2013. Antero Resources Corporation was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
AstraZeneca PLC engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection, and neuroscience diseases worldwide. Its principal products include Crestor for the treatment of dyslipidaemia and hypercholesterolemia; Seloken/Toprol-XL to control hypertension, and heart failure and angina; Onglyza for diabetes mellitus; Iressa for non-small cell lung cancer; Faslodex for breast cancer in post-menopausal women; and Zoladex for prostate cancer, breast cancer, and certain benign gynaecological disorders. The company's principal products also comprise Pulmicort Turbuhaler/Pulmicort Flexhaler for treating asthma; Symbicort for maintenance treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Nexium for treatment of acid-related diseases; Seroquel XR for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and generalised anxiety disorder; and Synagis for the prevention of serious lower respiratory tract disease caused by respiratory syncytial virus in paediatric patients. As of December 31, 2014, it had 133 pipeline projects. The company markets its products through distributors and local representative offices. In addition, it engages in the insurance and reinsurance underwriting business. The company has collaboration agreements with Celgene Corporation, Immunocore Limited, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd., Advaxis Inc., and Pharmacyclics Inc. and Janssen Research & Development, LLC. The company was formerly known as Zeneca Group PLC and changed its name to AstraZeneca PLC in April 1999. AstraZeneca PLC was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
Autoliv, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and supplies automotive safety systems to the automotive industry worldwide. It operates through two segments, Passive Safety and Active Safety. The company offers a range of products, including modules and components for passenger and driver-side airbags, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, safety electronics, whiplash protection systems, child seats, and crash sensors, as well as automotive radars, night driving assists, camera-based vision systems, brake controls, and other active safety systems. It primarily serves car manufacturers. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
California Water Service Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. The company engages in the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution, and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public, and irrigation uses, as well as for fire protection. It provides its services to approximately 477,900 customers in 83 California communities; 4,300 water and wastewater customers on the islands of Maui and Hawaii; 16,300 customers in the Tacoma and Olympia areas in Washington; and 7,600 water and wastewater customers in the Belen, Los Lunas, and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico. The company is also involved in the non-regulated water-related services, including operating water and waste water systems; providing operating and maintenance, meter reading, and billing services to private companies and municipalities; leasing communication antenna sites on its properties to telecommunication companies; billing of third-party insurance programs to its residential customers; operating recycled water systems; providing lab services for water quality testing; selling surplus property; and offering sewer and refuse billing services to various municipalities. California Water Service Group was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. The company offers broadband services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; private line services for transmission of large amounts of data between sites; and multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology to support real-time voice and video. It also provides managed hosting services comprising cloud and traditional computing, application management, back-up, storage, and advanced services; colocation services that enable its customers to install their own information technology (IT) equipment; and Ethernet services, including point-to-point and multi-point configurations that facilitate data transmissions across metropolitan areas and wide area networks (WAN). In addition, the company offers video entertainment services and satellite digital television; Voice over Internet Protocol, a real-time, two-way voice communication service; and managed services that consist of network, hosting, cloud, and IT services. Further, it provides local calling, long-distance voice, integrated services digital network, WAN, and switched access services; and data integration, which includes the sale of telecommunications equipment and providing network management, installation and maintenance of data equipment, and the building of proprietary fiber-optic broadband networks. Additionally, the company leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2014, it operated approximately 12.4 million access lines in 37 states and served approximately 6.1 million broadband subscribers; and operated 58 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. CenturyLink, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana.
The Chubb Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals. It offers personal insurance products for homes, valuable articles, homeowners, automobiles, and yachts; and personal liability, and personal accident and supplemental health insurance products. The company also provides various commercial insurance products, including multiple peril, primary liability, excess and umbrella liability, automobile, workers' compensation, and property and marine insurance products. In addition, it offers specialty insurance products comprising directors and officers liability, errors and omissions liability, employment practices liability, fiduciary liability, and commercial and financial fidelity insurance products for privately held and publicly traded companies, financial institutions, professional firms, healthcare, and not-for-profit organizations, as well as surety products. The company primarily distributes its products through independent insurance agents and insurance brokers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Latin America, and Asia. The Chubb Corporation was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Warren, New Jersey.
Delphi Automotive PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufacturers vehicle components; and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain, safety, and thermal technology solutions to the automotive and commercial vehicle markets worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Electrical/Electronic Architecture, Powertrain Systems, Electronics and Safety, and Thermal Systems. The Electrical/Electronic Architecture segment provides complete design of the vehicle's electrical architecture, including connectors, wiring assemblies and harnesses, electrical centers, and hybrid high voltage and safety distribution systems. The Powertrain Systems segment offers systems integration of end-to-end gasoline and diesel engine management systems, including fuel handling, fuel injection, combustion, electronic controls, test and validation capabilities, aftermarket, and original equipment services. The Electronics and Safety segment provides critical components, systems, and advanced software for passenger safety, security, comfort, and infotainment, as well as vehicle operation, including body controls, reception systems, infotainment and connectivity systems, hybrid vehicle power electronics, passive and active safety electronics, displays, and mechatronics. The Thermal Systems segment provides powertrain cooling and heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, such as compressors, systems and controls, and heat exchangers for the vehicle markets. The company sells its products to the original equipment manufacturers; and aftermarket for replacement parts, including the aftermarket operations of its OEM customers, and to other distributors and retailers. Delphi Automotive PLC is based in Gillingham, the United Kingdom.
Diebold, Incorporated provides financial self-service delivery, integrated services and software, and security systems primarily to the financial, commercial, retail, and other markets. The company operates in five segments: North America; Asia Pacific; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Latin America; and Brazil. It offers self-service technologies and services, including automated teller machine (ATM) outsourcing, ATM security, deposit automation, recycling and payment terminals, and software. The company also provides self-service support and managed services comprising installation and ongoing maintenance of products, remote services, availability management, branch automation, and distribution channel consulting; and outsourced and managed services, such as remote monitoring, troubleshooting, transaction processing, currency management, maintenance services, and online communication services. In addition, it offers electronic security products, such as camera and video surveillance equipment, alarms, access control systems, and biometric technologies; security monitoring solutions comprising remote monitoring and diagnostics, fire detection, intrusion protection, managed access control, energy management, remote video management and storage, logical security, and Web-based solutions; and physical security and facility products, such as pneumatic tube systems for drive-up lanes, vaults, safes, depositories, bullet-resistive items, and undercounter equipment. Further, the company engages in the provision of strategic analysis and planning for new systems, systems integration, architectural engineering, consulting, and project management services; development, training, support, and maintenance of elections and lottery equipment, personal computer equipment, networking, tabulation, and diagnostic software; and design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring of electronic security systems. The company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in North Canton, Ohio.