Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the research, development, and commercialization of oral, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering therapies for the treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia and other cardiometabolic risk markers. Its products include ETC-1002, an oral molecule therapy that is in Phase IIb clinical trials to treat lipid and carbohydrate metabolic pathways; ESP41091, which is in pre-clinical trials for type 2 diabetes and obesity treatment; and 4WF, a synthetic apoA-I therapy that is in pre-clinical trials for treating patients with acute coronary syndrome. The company is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan.
Straight Path Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, holds, leases, and markets fixed wireless spectrum licenses in the United States. Its licenses include approximately 814 licenses of 39 GHz and 133 licenses in the local multipoint distribution service (LMDS) band. The company provides point-to-point and point-to-multipoint wireless broadband digital telecommunications services to telecommunications providers and other companies. Its spectrum is primarily used to provide backhaul services for existing wireless Internet service providers, including providers that serve WiFi markets in venues, businesses, and outdoor public spaces; and for cellular mobile backhaul. The company also holds intellectual property primarily related to communications over the Internet, and the licensing and other businesses related to the intellectual property. It primarily owns 11 patents, which are related to various communications technologies, including patents facilitating the use of communications over the Internet; and the Droplet Portfolio of patents, as well as a non-sublicensable, non-exclusive right in source code for peer to peer calling applications. Straight Path Communications Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia.
Immune Design Corp., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company, focuses on the development of novel immune-based therapies based on its DCVex and GLAAS discovery platforms for cancer and other chronic conditions. Its product candidates in Phase I clinical trials comprise LV305, CMB305, and G305 for the treatment of solid tumor types, such as breast cancer, melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, ovarian cancer, or sarcoma; and G100 for the treatment of patients with merkel cell carcinoma. The company was formerly known as VaccSys Inc. and changed its name to Immune Design Corp. in June, 2008. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. operates a florist and gift shop in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Consumer Floral, Gourmet Food and Gift Baskets, and BloomNet Wire Service. It offers various products, such as fresh-cut flowers, floral and fruit arrangements and plants, gifts, popcorn, gourmet foods and gift baskets, cookies, chocolates, candies, wine, candles, balloons, and plush stuffed animals. The company provides gourmet gifts, such as popcorn and specialty treats from thepopcornfactory.com; cookies and baked gifts from cheryls.com; chocolates and confections from fanniemay.com and harrylondon.com; gift baskets and towers from 1-800-BASKETS.COM; carved fresh fruit arrangements from FruitBouquets.com; steaks and chops from stockyards.com; and invitations and personal stationery from FineStationery.com. It also offers creative party ideas, must-read articles, online invitations, and e-cards under the Celebrations brand from celebrations.com. As of June 29, 2014, the company operates one floral retail store in New York and eight floral retail stores in the Mid-West. In addition, it has 196 floral franchised stores located in the United States. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Carle Place, New York.
Handy & Harman Ltd. manufactures and sells engineered niche industrial products in the United States and internationally. Its Joining Materials segment fabricates precious metals and their alloys into brazing alloys, including gold, silver, palladium, copper, nickel, aluminum, and tin for use in electrical, appliance, transportation, construction, and general industrial industries. The company's Tubing segment provides seamless stainless steel tubing coils for petrochemical infrastructure and shipbuilding markets; small diameter coil tubing to the aerospace, defense, and semiconductor fabrication markets; and welded carbon steel tubing products for automotive, oil and gas, and heating, ventilation and cooling industries. Its Building Materials segment offers fasteners and fastening systems for the commercial low slope roofing industry; and engineered specialty fasteners for the building products industry. The company's Arlon Electronic Materials segment provides materials for the printed circuit board industry and silicone rubber-based insulation materials used in industrial, military/aerospace, consumer, and commercial markets, as well as supplies circuit substrate laminate materials and silicone rubber materials. Its Kasco Blades and Route Repair Services segment offers meat-room blade products, repair services, and resale products for the meat and deli departments of supermarkets, restaurants, meat and fish processing plants, and for distributors of electrical saws and cutting equipment; and wood cutting blade products for the pallet manufacturing, pallet recycler, and portable saw mill industries. The company sells its products and services through direct sales forces, distributors, and manufacturer's representatives to the construction, electronics, telecommunications, transportation, utility, medical, semiconductor, aerospace, aviation, military electronics, and food industries. Handy & Harman Ltd. was founded in 1852 and is based in White Plains, New York.
SL Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets power electronics, motion control, power protection, power quality, and communication equipment primarily in the United States. It operates in four segments: SL Power Electronics Corp. (SLPE), High Power Group, SL Montevideo Technology, Inc. (SL-MTI), and RFL Electronics Inc. (RFL). The SLPE segment offers power conversion products under the SL Power Electronics, Condor, and Ault brands to the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of medical, industrial/instrumentation, military, and information technology equipment. The High Power Group segment provides custom power conditioning and distribution units for OEMs of medical imaging, medical treatment, military aerospace, semiconductor, solar, and advanced simulation systems. This segment also offers harmonic filters, three-phase AC reactors, DC link chokes, and motor protection filters, as well as designs and builds customer specific and custom products for special applications that are used in industrial plants, renewable energy facilities, and commercial buildings. This segment sells its products under the Teal and MTE brands. The SL-MTI segment designs and manufactures high power density precision motors, which are used in various applications, including military and commercial aerospace, oil and gas, medical, and industrial products. The RFL segment designs and manufactures communication and power protection products/systems that are used to protect electric utility transmission lines and apparatus; and products and systems used by rail and highway industries, as well as offers systems design, commissioning, training, customer service, and maintenance services for its products. The company was formerly known as SGL Industries, Inc. and changed its name to SL Industries, Inc. in September 1984. SL Industries, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is based in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, sources, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products, principally injectable-based generic equivalents to branded products in the United States. The company offers anti-infective products, such as Cefepime, an antibiotic used to treat infections of the urinary tract, and skin and skin structures, as well as moderate to severe pneumonia, intra-abdominal infections, and as empiric therapy for febrile neutropenic patients; and Levofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone antibacterial for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria, including nosocomial and community acquired pneumonia, sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, skin and skin structure infections, prostatitis, urinary tract infection, and pyelonephritis in adults of age 18 years or older. It also provides oncology products consisting of Docetaxel, an antineoplastic agent used to treat advanced or metastatic breast cancer after chemotherapy failure; Leucovorin Calcium, a folic acid derivative used to prevent harmful effects of methotrexate when methotrexate is used to treat certain types of cancer; and Zoledronic Acid, a bisphosphonate given intravenously to prevent skeletal fractures in patients with cancers such as multiple myeloma and prostate cancer, as well as for treating osteoporosis. In addition, the company offers critical care products comprising Heparin, an anticoagulant used to prevent and treat blood clotting during and after surgery and dialysis. As of December 31, 2013, its product portfolio included 53 marketed products. It sells its products to hospitals, integrated delivery networks, and alternative site facilities through pharmaceutical wholesalers and specialty distributors. The company was formerly known as Sagent Holding Co. and changed its name to Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in April 2011. Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.
TechTarget, Inc. provides specialized online content and brand advertising that brings together buyers and sellers of corporate information technology (IT) products. It sells customized marketing programs, which enable IT vendors to reach corporate IT decision makers who are researching specific IT purchases, as well as provides conferences, seminars, and other in-person events through its Websites. The company also operates an integrated content platform that consists of a network of approximately 150 Websites that focus on media groups, including security, networking, storage, data center and virtualization technologies, chief information officer/IT strategy, business applications and analytics, application architecture and development, channels, and Internet content sites. In addition, it enables registered members to conduct their pre-purchase research by accessing vendor content, such as white papers, Webcasts, videocasts, virtual events, and podcasts across its network of Websites. The company's solutions facilitate the ability of IT professionals to find specific information related to their purchase decisions; and enable IT vendors to reach IT buyers that are researching specific solutions related to vendors' products and services. TechTarget, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.
BioSpecifics Technologies Corp., a biopharmaceutical company, is engaged in the development of an injectable collagenase for various indications primarily in the United States. It provides injectable collagenase under the XIAFLEX name for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease. The company also develops XIAFLEX injectable collagenase for frozen shoulder, cellulite, human lipoma, canine lipoma, and uterine fibroid indications, as well as for keloids, hypertrophic scars, scarred tendons, glaucoma, herniated intervertebral discs, and as an adjunct to vitrectomy indications. It has a development and license agreement with Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Lynbrook, New York.
Hormel Foods Corporation processes, markets, and sells consumer-branded meat and food products. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. The Grocery Products segment offers shelf-stable food products, including canned luncheon meats, shelf-stable microwaveable meals, stews, chilies, hash, meat spreads, flour and corn tortillas, salsas, and tortilla chips in the retail market. The Refrigerated Foods segment provides branded and unbranded pork and beef products for retail, foodservice, and fresh product customers. The Jennie-O Turkey Store segment offers branded and unbranded turkey products for retail, foodservice, and fresh product customers. The Specialty Foods segment is involved in the packaging and sale of various sugar and sugar substitute products, salt and pepper products, liquid portion products, dessert mixes, ready-to-drink products, sports nutrition products, gelatin products, and private label canned meats to retail and foodservice customers. This segment also processes, markets, and sells nutritional food products and supplements to hospitals, nursing homes, and other marketers of nutritional products. The International and Other segment manufactures, markets, and sells its products internationally. Hormel Foods Corporation sells its products through sales personnel, as well as through independent brokers and distributors primarily in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, England, Japan, Mexico, Micronesia, the Philippines, and South Korea. The company was formerly known as George A. Hormel & Company and changed its name to Hormel Foods Corporation in January 1995. Hormel Foods Corporation was founded in 1891 and is based in Austin, Minnesota.